Events

Spring Internship and Career Expo

February 10; 1 - 6 pm

Black History Month Film

February 11; 4:30 - 7 pm

Please join The Miami University Libraries in celebrating Black History Month with a documentary film introduced by Dean Conley …

"Peasants and Politics: How GIS Offers New Insights into the German Countryside" (MUH)

February 12; 4 - 6 pm

George Vascik (History and Integrative Studies) will discuss this topic …

Spanish & Latin American Film Festival

February 12; 6 - 8:30 pm

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

"The Uniate Church in the Russian Empire: Conversion, Culture, and Identity"

February 15; 11:30 am - 1 pm

Barbara Skinner, Indiana State University, will address this topic as part of the Havighurst Center Colloquia Series Religion and Identity in Russia and Ukraine

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 …

Study Abroad 101

February 15; 4 - 5 pm

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

"How Foreign Language Transformed My Life"

February 15; 4:30 - 6:30 pm

If you are interested in using your foreign language skills to improve future career options, you need to hear this talk by Tim Lu (Miami '11) …

"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 …

Mini Study Abroad Fair - Summer Program

February 18; 4 - 6 pm

Come learn about the many faculty-led study abroad programs offered in summer 2016! Program directors will be available to answer questions about specific programs …

"Pink Globalization & Asian Youth Culture"

February 18; 5:30 - 7 pm

Professor Christine Yano's (Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii) lecture will focus on 'pink globalization', the spread of cute goods from Japan to other parts of the industrial world, particularly with Hello Kitty as its mascot. The Japanese icon that has gone global represents some of the most far-reaching aspects of kawaii (cute) soft power, based in Asian youth culture …

Robert Putnam: "American Dream in Crisis"

February 18; 6 - 9 pm

Robert Putnam, author of Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis, will discuss the disturbing 'opportunity gap' emerging in America …

Hillel Purim Carnival

February 23; 6 - 8 pm

Hillel will be holding a carnival to celebrate Purim, one of the Jewish Holidays, on campus. There will be games, prizes, food, megillah reading, and more, and it's all free! …

"Understanding Trauma - How the Syrian Crisis Affects Children" (MUM)

February 24; 10 - 11 am

Dr. Khaula Sawah, CEO, Union of Medical Care & Relief Organizations-UOSSM, will give this lecture. Supplies will be collected and shipped directly by SAF/UOSSM to displaced persons in Syria …