Penny Lectures

The theme for Spring 2016 Critical Inquiry and Penny Lecture Series (BWS 265) is "Innovation and Creativity". All lectures and performances are free and open to the public.

See the Spring 2016 Schedule.

Spanish & Latin American Film Festival

February 5; 6 - 8:30 pm

Screening of a recent film from Spain or Latin America; Spanish with English subtitles …

African American Read-In (MUH)

February 8; 3 - 4:30 pm

Rentschler Library will host the read-in featuring works about African American Military Veterans. Audience members are encouraged to bring materials to share with additional resources onsite for impromptu readings …

Study Abroad 101

February 8; 4 - 5 pm

Come learn about the amazing opportunities to study abroad. Lux, Summer, and Winter programs are all great options to explore …

"Parents and School Choice"

February 9; 6 - 7 pm

Kelley Williams-Bolar gives this lecture as part of the Black History Celebration …

"Men of Miami"

February 9; 7 - 8 pm

What does it mean to be a man at Miami University? The Miami Masculinities Committee invites you to a panel discussion which will include diverse perspectives from male student leaders from across campus …

Spring Internship and Career Expo

February 10; 1 - 6 pm

Fulbright Information Session

February 15; 4 - 5 pm

Join Global Initiatives to learn more about opportunities to teach, conduct research, or pursue graduate study abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program …

"The Role of Sesame Street in the Development of Cultural Awareness"

February 15; 7:30 - 9 pm

Caroll Spinney (Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969), Sonia Manzano (Maria), and Michael Davis (author of Street Gang, The Complete History of Sesame Street) will discuss this topic …

"Mystique of the Everyday": Afro-Cuban Art

February 17; 6 - 7 pm

Juan Carlos Albarrán's (Global and Intercultural Studies/Latin American, Latino/a, and Caribbean Studies) lecture will focus on the role of Afro-Cuban art at different historical moments in Cuban society, where Afro-Cuban contribuations have played a major role in Cuba at the same time the Afro-Cuban population has remained marginalized from major economic, social, and political changes taking place in the island …