Events

"Race, Religion and Charlie Hebdo"

March 4; 4-6pm

Mark McKinney will give this lecture …

"Defending Biodiversity: Indigenous Women in Global Environmental Activism"

March 4; 4:30-6:30pm

Dr. Yolanda Teren gives this lecture as part of the LICA/Indigenous Speakers Series …

"Beyond the Books"

March 4; 7-8:30pm

Political Science professor, Dr. Augustus Jones is spending an evening with the Miami University Pre-Law Chapter of the National Black Law Students Association to discuss the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and other laws and legislation as they relate to the history of African Americans and their current trajectory …

African American Read-In

March 5; 11:30am-2pm

The 26th annual African American Read-In has been rescheduled from an earlier time. Our themes this year are "Movies, Music, and Migration", honoring African Americans contributions in these areas as well as commemorating the Great Black Migration beginning in 1915. You are welcome to read (or perform or show images, etc.) on these themes or on any other African American themes/authors …

Candace Hunter: "Hooded Truths"

March 5; 4-5pm

Hooded Truths is a cornucopia of images and ideas swathed in the costume of 21st Century urban America—the hoodie. In the series of works titled "Hooded Truths" Chicago artist, Candance Hunter, explores the image of the "hoodie" to retell moments of U.S. history, continuing to ask for the full truth, whether painful or not …

"Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People" (film and discussion)

March 5; 5:30-8pm

This is a 2014 documentary film directed by Thomas Allen Harris. It is based on the book Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers 1840 to the Present by Deborah Willis …

"Urban Policy and Immigration Policy in Silicon Valley"

March 6; 2-3:30pm

Dr. Aaron Cavin, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Miami University, gives this lecture as part of the Department of Geography Seminar Series …

"Out in the Night" (film)

March 6; 6-9pm

Out in the Night is a documentary that tells the story of a group of young friends, African American lesbians who are out, one hot August night in 2006, in the gay-friendly neighborhood of New York City …

Unity Day

March 7; 1-3pm

Unity Day serves as a day to honor all of those who have fought for social justice and continue to lead and unite all persons from various backgrounds. In light of the I Am Miami campaign, Unity Day begins with the "I AM…" march which symbolizes the opportunity for each individual to define who they are and where they are from …

"Can the Subaltern Learn?"

March 9; 6-8pm

Mark Peterson gives this lecture as part of the Penny Lecture Series Beyond Civil Rights—Toward a Just and Equitable Society/Institution

Fulbright Information Session

March 10; 12-1pm

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports approximately 1,900 U.S. students to engage in study, research, or English teaching assistantships abroad via the U.S. Student Program annually. Learn more about the program and application process at this information session …

"Celebrating Global Sisterhood"

March 10; 4–5:30pm

This event, designed to bring people together to celebrate the cultural diversity and accomplishments of women of color in the university and in the larger community, features a guest speaker or preformer, student testimonials, global cuisine, and awards and scholarship presentations …

"All Lives Matter": Real Talk about Race

March 10; 5-9pm

This is an evening program of speakers, music, open mic/speak out and a call to action on race in our community …

"Poverty in America"

March 10; 7-8pm

Greg Kaufmann delivers this lecture. He is a Senior Fellow with the Half in Ten campaign at American Progress and the editor of
TalkPoverty.org. Previously, he was the poverty correspondent for The Nation

"Has the Obama Foreign Policy Made Us Safer From Terrorism?"

March 11; 6-7:30pm

Guest speakers Nicholas Burns and Frances Townsend will deliver this JANUS Forum Lecture …

Women's Read-In

March 12; 11:30am-2:30pm

The 9th Annual Women's Read-In will take place on Thursday March 12th from 11:30am-2:30pm in King 320. Our theme this year is "Bringing Your Stories to the Table: Global Cuisine and Culture" …

Study Abroad Re-Entry Series: "Career Connections"

March 12; 7-9pm