Events

"Just Sustainabilities: Re-imagining E/quality, Living within Limits"

October 2, 4-6pm

Julian Agyeman, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University, delivers this lecture as part of the John W. Altman Program in the Humanities The Anthropocene

"Why the Seven Years' War is Worth Remembering"

October 6, 4:30-6pm

Fred Anderson, Professor of History, University of Colorado at Boulder, delivers this lecture as part of the A. Andrew Olson Lecture Series of Early American History in honor of Professor Andrew Cayton …

STUCK (film)

October 7, 4-6pm

This event will be a screening of the feature-length documentary film called STUCK, which explores the obstacles children face in the context of international adoptions as it follows American families on their quest to adopt from Ethiopia, Haiti, and Vietnam …

Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference

October 12-14

As the nation recognizes the 50th year of the Mississippi Summer Project, Miami University will host "50 Years After Freedom Summer: Understanding the Past, Building the Future" in Oxford, Ohio. Miami invites historic participants, along with scholars, activists, students and all other interested persons to gather Oct. 12-14 to explore the continued significance of Freedom Summer as a model for change, progress and uplift …

"People Get Ready"

October 13, 7:30-9pm

Come experience the incredible power and passion of this performance marking the 50th anniversary of the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project. Esteemed Miami faculty musicologist Tammy Kernodle and theatre scholar Paul Jackson have teamed up with local performers for a lively celebration of the fight for justice and equality …

"Seeking Justice Through Film"

October 14, 4-5:30pm

TV/film documentarian Keith Beauchamp will screen some of his work—much of it related to "cold case" racial hate crimes of the 1960s—for students and faculty in the Department of Media, Journalism & Film and other interested persons. Free and open to all …

"Oaxacan Mezcal: The Making of a Transnational Indigenous Commodity"

October 14, 4-5pm

Ronda Brulotte, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and a faculty affiliate with the Latin American and liberian Institute at the University of New Mexico, delivers this lecture. She is the author of Between Art and Artifact: Archaeological Replicas and Cultural Production in Oaxaca, Mexico