Study Abroad 101

October 12; 4:05 - 4:35 pm

Study Abroad 101 is a great time to learn about how the process of study abroad works at Miami. Explore programs, how credits transfer and more …

Manufactured Landscapes (film)

October 12; 7 - 9 pm

This film follows Edward Burtynsky, a photographer, as he travels through East and South Asia looking for landscapes that have been heavily modified by industry and manufacture. It is part of the Human Rights & Social Justice Film Series on Global Capitalism and Consumption Networks

"Children, Charioteers and Others: A Newly Discovered Statuette of an Aftrican Auriga from Luxembourg and the Problem of Racial Categorization"

October 13; 11:30 am - 12:50 pm

Sinclair Bell gives this lecture …

"Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy"

October 14; 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Barry R. Posen, Ford International Professor of Political Science at MIT, delivers this autumn's Grayson Kirk Lecture. Dr. Posen is also Director of the MIT Security Studies Program and serves on the Executive Committee of Seminar XXI …

"To Publish and Die in Mexico: Violence against Journalists South of the U.S.-Mexico Border"

October 14; 6 - 7:30 pm

Celeste Bustamante, Associate Professor of Journalism at University of Arizona and head of the Border Journalism Network, presents an investigation on the limits of freedom of expression in one of the most dangerous areas for journalists today …

Boren Awards for International Study

October 16; 1-2 pm

Boren Awards provide up to $30,000 for U.S. graduate students and $20,000 for U.S. undergraduate students to pursue language and academic study in regions traditionally underrepresented in U.S. study abroad. Students with a strong academic record and career goals pertaining to U.S. government service are most competitive. All majors may apply …

Global Rhythms World Music Ensemble

October 17; 7-10 pm

This Family Weekend special concert is open to the public and features over 300 performers from diverse world music and dance traditions! …

Dr. Roxburgh Lecture

October 19; 7 - 8 pm

Dr. James Roxburgh is a renowned wildlife veterinarian and zoologist in South Africa. He will talk about EcoLife Expeditions, Vets-in-the-Wild, wildlife and conservation, a study abroad program, and combating African rhino poaching …

The True Cost (film)

October 19; 7 - 9 pm

Fashion is a world-wide, billion dollar industry. Following the production-consumption trail from the cotton seed to the trash heap, this documentary examines the different social and environmental aspects to corporate fashion and its alternatives. It is part of the Human Rights & Social Justice Film Series on Global Capitalism and Consumption Networks

'Black Lives Matter' ARTS Symposium

October 20; 11 am - 6 pm

A panel disscussion and set of performances centers on the topic of "Black Lives Matter"—the issue of racial profiling, police brutality and the murder of unarmed black citizens at the hands of the police …

"The Cuban Revolution" Debate

October 22; 11 am - 1 pm

Students of HST/LAS 319A - Revolutions and Social Movements in Latin America debate the Cuban Revolution and its legacy. Open to the public …

"An American-Based Study…" (MUH)

October 23; 4 - 6 pm

This study quantifiably examined the relationship between participants' demographic profiles and attitudes regarding business outsourcing techniques and strategies utilizing the chi-square and Fisher's exact tests, to gain a greater understanding of what these American-based beliefs truly are, in relation to the sample confined within this study. Significant differences were found in all of the demographic variables of ethnicity, gender, number of children (e.g. family size), age, education level, marital status, and annual household income …

"Who Got the Camera? Gangsta Rap, True Crime TV, and the Rise of 'Reality,' 1988-1992"

October 26; 4 - 5:30 pm

What if the music of NWA and Ice Cube was understood not through rap's lens of "keepin' it real" but through the looking glass of "Reality," the TV genre that emerged at the same time? In this talk, Professor Eric Harvey, Grand Valley State University, argues that we can learn a lot about the foundational documents of gangsta rap by hearing them as street-level counterprogramming to contemporaneous "true-crime" shows like COPS and America's Most Wanted

"FLOW: For Love of Water" (film)

October 26; 7 - 9 pm

How did the corporations steal our water? This film is part of the Human Rights & Social Justice Film Series on Global Capitalism and Consumption Networks