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10/03/2019
Michael Bess discusses how historians can avoid realist ideology to better predict the future
On September 26, the Department of German, Russian, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Culture (GRAMELAC) sponsored a lecture, "Why So Many People (Including Me) Failed to Foresee the Revolutions of 1989," by historian Michael Bess
09/24/2019
English department celebrates National Translation Month with professional authors and translators
The Department of English welcomed three creative writers and translators to Miami on September 16 and 17, 2019 in honor of National Translation Month. The translators, Poupeh Missaghi, Roy Kesey, and Martin Corless-Smith, participated in a reading from their creative work on the 16th and a Q&A panel for students and faculty on the 17th
09/10/2019
Lecture by Professor Michael Bess (Vanderbilt University)
Professor Bess will give a public lecture titled "Why so Many People (Including Me) Failed to Foresee the Revolutions of 1989."
09/04/2019
GRAMELAC Open House
GRAMELAC Open House set for Thursday, September 12, 4:15-5:15 in Irvin 124.
09/04/2019
Miami's updated Critical Race & Ethnic Studies major offers students a powerful new cognitive tool to confront today's global challenges
This fall, the Department of Global & Intercultural Studies (GIC) in the College of Arts and Science has unveiled the Critical Race & Ethnic Studies (CRES) major. Along with its associated minor, the major will serve as one of the most prominent new initiatives at Miami to tackle issues related to diversity and inclusion
07/09/2019
Award-winning collaboration “HumanitiesWorks” uses data to disprove public perception
Student working on architecture project in the studio at Alumni Hall. Major at your own risk. That’s often the public perception of students who choose to study philosophy over finance or English over engineering.
05/30/2019
Honoring Miami "roots and wings": Rebecca Messina '94 addresses nearly 1700 bachelor's and master's graduates at annual CAS spring recognition ceremony
On May 18, the College of Arts and Science, highlighted by speeches by Rebecca Messina '94 and Jacob Bruggeman '19, celebrated the achievement of 1521 bachelors and 176 masters graduates at the 2019 Recognition Ceremony
05/23/2019
Nobel Prize winner speaks of the power of truth in the shadow of a dictatorship
On April 23, the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies welcomed 2009 Nobel Prize winner Herta Müller for its annual lecture event. Müller's literature, described as depicting an individual's vulnerability under oppression and persecution, is rooted in her experiences in Romania as a German-speaking ethnic minority