Dr. Duffy lectures for the Institute for Learning in Retirement
John-Charles Duffy, a lecturer in the Department of Comparative Religion, will deliver a talk on April 25 to celebrate the ILR's 20th anniversary. His talk is titled, "Obergefell and Its Fallout: What Does the Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Decision Mean for Religious Freedom?"
Dr. Wilson is appointed an Altman Scholar for 2016-2017
Together with half a dozen other Miami faculty, professor Liz Wilson has been selected by the Humanities Center to be an Altman Scholar for 2016-2017, working on the theme "Medicine and the Humanities."
John Corrigan to deliver 2016 Wickenden lecture
john-corrigan.jpgJohn Corrigan of Florida State University--and a Miami alum--will deliver this year's endowed Wickenden memorial lecture. His talk is titled, "Why Christians in America Today Feel Empty And Why They Like It That Way."
Dr. Kenworthy garners "most-read article" ranking
Associate professor Scott Kenworthy guest-edited a special issue of a Slavonic studies journal. His introduction to the issue now ranks as the journal's most-read article.
Paula Kane to deliver 2016 Puff lecture
paula-kane.jpgDr. Paula Kane, of the University of Pittsburgh, will give this year's endowed Puff memorial lecture. Her subject: The mysterious sufferings of an early 20th-century American Catholic mystic.
CRSA hosts mini-lectures by religion faculty
On March 15, the Comparative Religion Student Association will host an event that lets students sample the instruction provided in religion courses at Miami.
Dr. Wilson speaks at Wright University
At the annual Race, Gender, Class, Sexuality Symposium, professor Liz Wilson spoke about coerced suicide among Jain women in contemporary India.
Dr. French to debate the ethics of drone warfare
Assistant professor Nathan French will debate the ethics and legality of drone warfare with a retired U.S. Air Force general at an event organized by the Alexander Hamilton Society.
Oman/UAE trip featured in "Al Bawaba"
A Middle East news site operating out of Jordan has reported on the study abroad trip that assistant professor Nathan French led to Oman/UAE during the 2016 Winter Term.