Events - Black World Studies - Arts & Science - Miami University


LYLAS Women's Conference

November 2, 10:30am-5pm

The conference brings attention to the mental, physical, and social health of women on campus through a series of small workshops and lectures. Men are invited to attend as well …

Indian Film Festival

November 4-7

Long-term Impact of Study Abroad

November 6, 4-6pm

Many of the 18 of the last 9 Outstanding Young Alumni honored on campus this week studied abroad. Come learn about their experiences, and the long term impact the experiences on them, both personally and professionally …

"The Evolving Interface of U.S. Spanish: Language Mixing as Hybrid Vigor"

November 6, 5-6:30pm

"No Justice, No Peace: Violence, Ignorance, and Racial Insensitivity"

November 6, 6-8pm

Professor José Medina delivers this Robert T. Harris Lecture in Philosophy …

Multicultural Leadership Conference

November 7-8

The Opening Ceremony kicks off the Multicultural Student Leadership Conference and serves as a social networking event for student organizations. Diversity Affairs Council hosts this event as way to introduce other organizations to one another as well as first-year students to DAC …

"In the Heat of the Night"

November 8, 7:30-9:30pm

L.A. Theatre Works returns with this gripping murder mystery set in a1960s small Southern town. In the Heat of the Night follows wrongly accused black homicide detective Virgil Tibbs and police Chief Gillespie as they wrestle with the fear, hatred, and prejudices that fueled the mid'60s social upheaval …

"Humans and Things in Deep Time"

November 13, 4-6pm

The speaker Daniel Lord Smail is professor of history at Harvard University, where he works on deep human history and the history and anthropology of Mediterranean societies between 1100 and 1600. Deep history draws on multiple disciplines to tackle the very long-term story of us, taking our gaze back before the written word  …

Steel Band

November 17, 7:30-10pm

The Miami University Steel Band is pleased to host legendary composer-performer Ray Holman as a special guest artist for their annual fall concert. Holman, a native of Trinidad, the birthplace of the steel pan, is widely recognized as an innovator in terms of steel band performance and composition, having been active in the art form since the late 1950s …

MacMillan Hall Open House

November 19, 3:30-5pm

Global Initiatives and the Interdisciplinary Programs invite you to participate in an open house at MacMillan Hall. Learn about the exciting opportunities offered by Miami's Interdisciplinary Programs, and opportunities for global learning through Study Abroad and International Student and Scholar Services …

"Brains, Networks, and the Evolution of Human Thought: The Coming Scientific Revival of the Humanities"

November 20, 4-6pm

Steve Farmer, Cultural Modeling Research Group, Palo Alto, CA, delivers this lecture …