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
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
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
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."
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
What Donald Trump’s rhetoric borrows from the Tea Party
Dr. Rachel Blum's article on Vox...
Dr. French speaks on panel about the immigration ban
french-75x75.jpgThe panel discussion will be held Thursday, Feb. 2, 7:00-9:00 p.m., in FSB 1000 (Taylor Auditorium)
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
"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