11/07/2018
Guest lecturer and political scientist Graeme Robertson discusses Vladimir Putin and the future of Russia
As part of the biannual Grayson Kirk Distinguished Lecture Series, Graeme Robertson was invited to present the lecture "Putin V. The People? The Precarious Politics of A Divided Russia" on Tuesday, October 23 in the Harry T. Wilks Theater
09/18/2018
Thinking about Thoreau: History professor Steven Conn addresses a summer audience of 1500 at New York's Chautauqua Institution
This summer, W. E. Smith Professor of History Steven Conn was invited as a Miami Faculty Fellow to the renowned Chautauqua Institution in southwestern New York state. There he gave a lecture following the theme of "Ethics of Dissent"
05/29/2018
CAS students embark on extraordinary summer adventures: social sciences
CAS students in a spectrum of liberal arts majors have already begun their adventures in study abroad programs, undergraduate research experiences, and internships. In this second article of a 3-part series, students from the social sciences discuss their 2018 summer opportunities
05/27/2018
With Experiential Learning Grants, students go places
In 2018, the Department of Comparative Religion awarded four students $4600 to help them pursue learning experiences from Topeka, Kansas, to Akko, Israel.
05/27/2018
Highlights from an eventful year
The 2017-2018 school year was a productive one for the Department of Comparative Religion and our students. Check out some of the highlights.
05/23/2018
2018 College of Arts and Science graduation ceremony features student Max Leveridge and alum Scott Hess
On the evening of Saturday, May 19, new student graduate Max Leveridge and 1989 Miami alum Scott Hess took the stage in a packed Millett Assembly Hall to address the College of Arts and Science's graduating Class of 2018, along with their families and friends
05/01/2018
Guatemalan guest speaker describes how Ixil-Maya knowledge and resistance led an environmental justice movement
On April 11, Baltazar de la Cruz Rodriguez, a member of the Alcaldía Indígena ancestral authorities of Cotzal, Guatemala, gave a talk entitled "Maya-lxil Cultural Rights and Megaprojects in Guatemala"
04/23/2018
Spark Foundry CMO and Miami alum Scott Hess chosen as CAS commencement ceremony featured speaker
Scott Hess has been chosen as this year's featured speaker for the College of Arts and Sciences Recognition Ceremony on May 19
04/10/2018
How can a hymn divide a religious community?
Dr. Hoenes del Pinal, assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, gave a lecture based on his ethnographic research about how language and nonverbal communication drive social and religious change in Guatemala