11/27/2018
Inaugural lecture of the Shriver Professor of History to focus on slavery in three regions and time periods in world history
On Thursday, November 29, Matthew S. Gordon, recently appointed as the new Phillip R. Shriver Professor of History, is scheduled to give the inaugural lecture, "Slavery in Global Historical Perspective: Rome, Baghdad, and New Orleans."
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
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"
04/09/2018
Ohio Public Leader fellows reflect on their experiences from this past J-term
Eighteen Miami students with majors in political science, public administration, history, and more completed their Ohio Public Leader fellowships during the three-week winter session in January 2018
04/05/2018
Geoffrion Fellowship creates networking opportunities for humanities students
An integral part of the Humanities Center’s Altman Fellows Program, the Geoffrion Family Undergraduate Fellows work with an interdisciplinary team of Miami University faculty members exploring a critical topic in the humanities
03/12/2018
Dr. Alan Lew presents on tourism and global consciousness
On Tuesday, March 6, Dr. Alan Lew from Northern Arizona University presented his lecture "Tourism and Global Consciousness" as part of the Critical Tourism course and public lecture series put on by the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC)
01/30/2018
Kimberly Hamlin receives Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics for her biography of Helen Hamilton Gardener
Associate professor Kimberly Hamlin, who teaches in both the Departments of Global and Intercultural Studies and History, has received project funding from the 2017 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics
12/05/2017
Global & Intercultural Studies, in its third academic year, looks back at a productive, exciting 2017
Miami's Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC), officially established in fall 2015, has completed many important milestones in 2017