05/09/2017
Honors history major Jacob Bruggeman wins national History Scholar Award
Jacob Bruggeman, an honors sophomore double major in history and political science, was one of 15 students nationwide to receive a 2017 Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award
04/20/2017
Miami University Art Museum commemorates 100th anniversary of U.S. entry into WWI
On April 6, the Miami University Art Museum marked the one-hundredth anniversary of the United States' entrance into World War I with a lecture in association with one of the three current exhibitions. The museum, free and open to the public, displayed artifacts from the period, including letters, sheet music, sound recordings, and posters
04/04/2017
Lost in translation: author Safia Elhillo addresses the refugee experience
On March 16, successful Sudanese American author and poet Safia Elhillo shared her insights and experiences as the first speaker in the Department of Global & Intercultural Studies' Spring 2017 lecture series, Refuge/Refugees
03/30/2017
Two former U.S. ambassadors to the USSR and Russia to discuss current U.S.-Russia relations at Havighurst Center Lecture
Jack Matlock and John Beyrle, who both served as U.S. ambassadors to the USSR and Russia in 1987-1991 and 2008-2012 respectively, have been a part of key moments in history during the United States' continuously evolving relationship with its former Cold War rival
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
03/07/2017
Guest American studies lecturer Pamela Haag addresses "The Gunning of America"
On March 2, the American Studies Annual Lecture was given by award-winning nonfiction writer, essayist, cultural commentator, and historian Pamela Haag on the topic of her 2016 book, The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of a Gun Culture
02/20/2017
Visiting professors to discuss religion in Russian politics
A roundtable will be held on Mar. 9, "Russian Orthodoxy 1917/2017." On Mar. 10, Vera Shevzov will speak on "The Bolshevik Revolution and the Art of Spiritual Warfare."
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
02/13/2017
What Donald Trump’s rhetoric borrows from the Tea Party
Dr. Rachel Blum's article on Vox...