Events

"World History: A Long Story Short"

September 23, 4-5:30pm

History Professor Renée Baernstein, College of Arts and Science Distinguished Educator, will deliver this lecture …

"Fixing a Broken Food System: Some Ideas"

September 24, 7-9pm

Claire Kremen, University of California, Berkeley, presents this talk as a Willeke Lecture and part of the 2014-15 Altman Program in the Humanities …

Study Abroad Fair

September 29, 2-9pm

The study Abroad Fair is held yearly to demonstrate the wide variety of options that students can have to study abroad while at Miami …

"Orange + Black = Gray: Injustice in the Criminal Justice System"

September 29, 7-9pm

In her memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Woman's Prison, Piper Kerman recounts the year that she spent in the Danbury Correctional Facility for a crime she committed 10 years prior in a brief dalliance in drug trafficking. The memoir was adapted into an original Netflix series in 2013 and renewed for a second season; the series has been called "the best TV show about prison ever made" by the Washington Post

"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 …

"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 …