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10/24/2018
Former U.S. Representative Steve Driehaus returns to Miami
Steve Driehaus (‘88), former U.S. Representative for Ohio's 1st Congressional District, visited the Department of Political Science from October 1-4 as this year's Visiting Fellow in Public Leadership to give lectures and teach a 3-day short course on the legislative process
10/19/2018
Legal expert Benjamin Wittes gives 7th Annual Darrell West Lecture for the Dept of Political Science
Benjamin Wittes, a nationally renowned expert on legal and US national security policy and Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at Brookings Institution, came to Miami on Sept. 26 to give the 7th annual Darrell West Lecture in American Politics
10/16/2018
"Locate, excavate, and contextualize": collaborative-community research in Indigenous communities
On October 1, Mindy Morgan presented a lecture, "Untangling the Web: Indigenous Linguistic and Cultural Knowledge and Americanist Anthropology," which explored the synthesis of her work from the last 20 years focusing on the opportunities and challenges of linguistic and cultural revitalization of Native American communities
10/12/2018
Commitment to democracy and challenges to sovereignty in Lithuania
Many students, as well as university faculty and members of the Lithuanian Club, attended a September 26 lecture and luncheon with His Excellency Rolandas Kriš?i?nas, the Ambassador of Lithuania to the United States and Mexico
10/11/2018
Explore the rich, sweet world of one of history's most popular foods in "Chocolate: The Exhibition"
On Saturday, October 20, faculty and staff from Miami's College of Arts and Science (CAS) will host "Miami University Gallery Talks" at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) from 12 noon to 2 pm. They will give informal presentations, tours, and Q&A sessions to explore the chemistry of chocolate, how chocolate farming has changed ecosystems, the impact of chocolate on international politics over the centuries, and more
10/10/2018
Janus Forum examines the Supreme Court and state of our democracy
On Wednesday, October 17, the Janus Forum will welcome two political and judicial experts to publicly discuss these latest occurrences in the context of the U.S. Supreme Court's important legacy: GOP strategist, political news contributor, and lawyer Ana Navarro and former Acting Solicitor General and Georgetown law professor Neal Katyal
09/28/2018
Media and policy advocate Anna Veduta talks about reporting on "the real Russia"
On September 20, Anna Veduta, global outreach director for the English version of the online newspaper Meduza, spoke to a packed room in Harrison Hall about her work with the most reliable media outlet covering Russia
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"
09/17/2018
"Pictorial Prosthetics" Lecture by Dr. Bradley Boovy
“Pictorial Prosthetics: Martial Masculinity and Veteran Amputees in Early 1920s European Visual Culture”