10/18/2017
A summer in the Balkans: Impactful internships in a developing democracy
One interdisciplinary program Miami offers takes students to Pristina, Kosovo for two months during the summer. Kosovo is a developing nation in the Western Balkans that declared independence from Serbia in 2008 following a series of wars and ethnic cleansing in the late 1990s
08/15/2017
Kimberly Hamlin receives NEH Public Scholar Award for Woman Citizen
Kimberly Hamlin, associate professor of history and global & intercultural studies, has been awarded with a prestigious Public Scholar Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her biography of suffragist Helen Hamilton Gardener, 'Woman Citizen'
03/08/2017
Refuge/Refugee Lecture Series highlights the plight of some of the world's most vulnerable people
This spring semester the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC) is hosting a series of lectures, Refuge/Refugee, to call attention to the world's refugee crisis, overwhelmingly Syrian, which in 2016 became the largest since World War II
02/14/2017
Faculty and students meet to discuss implications of the federal government's immigration ban
The Departments of Political Science, Comparative Religion, and Global and Intercultural Studies recently hosted a special "pop-up" lecture in which students and professors came together to discuss President Trump's recent immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority countries
01/03/2017
Miami students immerse themselves in unique programs this January term
Miami's 4th annual Winter Term, which began this week, offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of different immersive study abroad and study away programs, including some on campus and online
12/21/2016
"What the L?": CAS faculty from diverse fields provide insight into their latest language research
During the fall 2016 semester, Miami faculty from three different CAS departments presented previews of their current language research projects for the "What the L?" series of lectures, which was held in October, November, and December and covered different related topics
12/15/2016
Human Rights and Social Justice Film Festival one of the highlights of International Education Week at Miami
In observance of International Education Week this past November, Miami's Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC) collaborated with the Center for American and World Cultures (CAWC) and Global Initiatives to host a number of events and activities
10/04/2016
Miami's Constitution Day Conference brings in nationally recognized scholars to provide modern context to the U.S. Constitution
On September 22, the Miami University Janus Forum, in partnership with the Jack Miller Center, presented the Constitution Day Conference in Armstrong Student Center
09/16/2016
Janus Forum celebrates Constitution Day with roundtable discussions and special guests
On Thursday, September 22, Miami's Janus Forum will partner with the Jack Miller Center to present its first Constitution Day Conference, a day-long event involving moderated, roundtable discussions focusing on both historical and modern interpretations of the U.S. Constitution