"Children, Charioteers and Others: A Newly Discovered Statuette of an Aftrican Auriga from Luxembourg and the Problem of Racial Categorization"

October 13; 11:30 am - 12:50 pm

Sinclair Bell gives this lecture …

"Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy"

October 14; 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Barry R. Posen, Ford International Professor of Political Science at MIT, delivers this autumn's Grayson Kirk Lecture. Dr. Posen is also Director of the MIT Security Studies Program and serves on the Executive Committee of Seminar XXI …

"To Publish and Die in Mexico: Violence against Journalists South of the U.S.-Mexico Border"

October 14; 6 - 7:30 pm

Celeste Bustamante, Associate Professor of Journalism at University of Arizona and head of the Border Journalism Network, presents an investigation on the limits of freedom of expression in one of the most dangerous areas for journalists today …

Hope Factory (film)

October 15; 5:30 - 7:30 pm

A docu-style, emotionally-driven coming-of-age drama, directed by Nadezhda Meshchaninova, is about a young girl desperately fighting for an escape from her life in the polluted industrial city of Norilsk. This is an entry in the Russian Film Series The New Culture Wars and the Return of Censorship in Contemporary Russian Cinema

Boren Awards for International Study

October 16; 1-2 pm

Boren Awards provide up to $30,000 for U.S. graduate students and $20,000 for U.S. undergraduate students to pursue language and academic study in regions traditionally underrepresented in U.S. study abroad. Students with a strong academic record and career goals pertaining to U.S. government service are most competitive. All majors may apply …

Global Rhythms World Music Ensemble

October 17; 7-10 pm

This Family Weekend special concert is open to the public and features over 300 performers from diverse world music and dance traditions! …

"Love at the Zero Hour: Jewish War Brides, GI Husbands, and European Strategies for Reconstruction, 1945-1950"

October 19; 4 - 5:30 pm

Dr. Robin Judd, Associate Professor of History at The Ohio State University, will present a public lecture based on her current research …

Study Abroad 101

October 19; 4:05 - 4:35 pm

Study Abroad 101 is a great time to learn about how the process of study abroad works at Miami. Explore programs, how credits transfer and more …

Dr. Roxburgh Lecture

October 19; 7 - 8 pm

Dr. James Roxburgh is a renowned wildlife veterinarian and zoologist in South Africa. He will talk about EcoLife Expeditions, Vets-in-the-Wild, wildlife and conservation, a study abroad program, and combating African rhino poaching …

The True Cost (film)

October 19; 7 - 9 pm

Fashion is a world-wide, billion dollar industry. Following the production-consumption trail from the cotton seed to the trash heap, this documentary examines the different social and environmental aspects to corporate fashion and its alternatives. It is part of the Human Rights & Social Justice Film Series on Global Capitalism and Consumption Networks

"Miami Intensive Summer in Tianjin, China" Info Session

October 21; 5:30 - 7 pm

Learn more about this 2016 study abroad opportunity …

"The New Janus: Russia's Visual Identity in the 21st Century"

October 21; 6 - 7 pm

Helena Goscilo, Professor, Department of Slavic & East European Languages and Literature, The Ohio State University, gives this presentation that illustrates the visual aspects of Russia's current advertised identity …

"The Cuban Revolution" Debate

October 22; 11 am - 1 pm

Students of HST/LAS 319A - Revolutions and Social Movements in Latin America debate the Cuban Revolution and its legacy. Open to the public …