Events

"The Pythia's Oracles and the Nymph's Dice: Types of Divination at Delphi"

February 19; 4:15 - 6 pm

Lisa Maurizio, Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Classics, gives this lecture …

"Tryin' Times: Black Women, Soul, and Narratives of Resistance in the Age of Black Power"

February 19; 6 - 8 pm

Tammy Kernodle, Professor of Musicology at Miami University, delivers this segment of the Penny Lecture Series …

"Tourism at Miami University"

February 20; 5 - 6 pm

Dr. Robert Wicks, Miami Art Museum, will speak on "Making Meaning in a University Art Museum" and Steve Gordon, McGuffey Museum, will speak on "Why McGuffey Matters". This is part of the Critical Tourism Lecture Series, a global, intercultural, and critical examination of tourism through the perspectives of academics and professionals …

Aisha Sabatini Sloan: Creative Nonfiction Reading

February 20; 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Aisha Sabatini Sloan, distinguished visitor to the Creative Writing Program, will be teaching the 2018 Sprint Course in Creative Nonfiction to MFA Creative Writing Students and visiting the Capstone in Creative Writing. Author of Dreaming of Ramadi while in Detroit and The Fluency of Light, she will give a reading from her work while she is in Oxford …

Fulbright Information Session

February 21; 4 - 5 pm

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students. This information session will provide an overview of the program and application process …

Spring Ice Breaker Networking Event

February 21; 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Meet with Miami alumni and recruiters for a meet and greet to learn about opportunities for CAS majors the evening prior to Spring Internship & Career Expo (Spring ICE) …

"The Alt-Right and the Medieval Roots of White Supremacy"

February 21; 5:45 - 7:30 pm

Cord Whitaker delivers this L. P. Irvin Lecture …

Writing Research Proposals

February 21; 7 - 8 pm

The Student Organization for Undergraduate Research & Career Exploration (SOURCE) invites you to drop in for this presentation …

Spring Internship & Career Expo

February 22; 1 - 7 pm

"Before the Future Disappears: Southeast Asian Cities"

February 22; 5 - 6 pm

AbdouMaliq Simone gives this Humanities Center Altman Program lecture. Simoe studies urban institutions in Africa and Southeast Asia. His work examines how the inhabitants of cities navigate economic, transportation, governmental, and social systems to forge meaningful lives and collaborative partnerships. …

The Intimate Realities of Water (film)

February 22; 5 - 9 pm

This documentary provides small glimpses into the everyday realities of water in two of Nairobi's slums: Kibera and Dagoretti. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the director and producer Adrian Parr …

Tea Tasting from All over the World

February 22; 7 - 9 pm

A world of teas is provided from China, India, Iraq, Japan, Malawi, Nepal, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam and other countries with snacks, music, activities, and more. Come and join us for this great opportunity to experience different tea-drinking cultures …

Gilman Scholarship Information Session

February 23; 12 - 1 pm

The Gilman Scholarship awards 2,900 scholarships of up to $5,000 to help students with limited financial resources study abroad. This information session will provide an overview of the program and application process. Students must receive the Pell Grant to be eligible …

"Pain Assessment During Surgery"

February 23; 3 - 5 pm

Dr. Meryem Yucel's (Boston University) Department of Psychology Colloquium Series talk focuses on the potential for near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) to provide a means of assessing pain in individuals not able to communicate (e.g., infants, under surgery, or following stroke) …

"Not a Puppet: Tremors, Tempos, and the Feeling of Being Animated"

February 26; 11:30 am - 1 pm

Alaina Lemon, University of Michigan, gives this lecture as part of the Havighurst Colloquia Series: The Intimacy of Power: Politics and Everyday Life in Russia and Eastern Europe

"From Ferguson to France: Understanding BlackLivesMatter in France"

February 26; 6 - 8 pm

Jean Beaman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Purdue University, delivers this segment of the Penny Lecture Series …

Patricia Grace King: Fiction Reading

February 26; 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Patricia Grace King will be reading from her 2017 Miami University Press Novella Prize winning novella Day of All Saints, selected by Brian Ascalon Roley …

"National Parks with Dr. Tammie Gerke: Yellowstone National Park" (MUM)

February 27; 4:30 - 6 pm

Dr. Tammie Gerke, a professor of Geology at Miami Regionals, will discuss the geology and other interesting information about the park …

"Fun at the Zoo"

February 27; 5 - 6 pm

Rhiannon Hoeweler from the Cincinnati Zoo, will give this lecture. This is part of the Critical Tourism Lecture Series, a global, intercultural, and critical examination of tourism through the perspectives of academics and professionals …

"Brother Outsider: The Life of Freedom Fighter Bayard" (MUH)

February 27; 5 - 8 pm

This lecture is presented by the Office of Diversity & Multicultural Services …

"Freedom Stations"

February 28; 12 - 1 pm

Carl Westmoreland, Senior Historian for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, discusses the Freedom Stations program in this African-American History Month lecture …

"What is Fascism Anyway and Why Should I Care?"

February 28; 4:30 - 6 pm

This informal talk is part of the Department of History's Understand the Past, Understand Present 3-part series on some of the most pressing contemporary issues. It will be followed by a discussion …

"Sonic Space in Ten Thousand Waves"

February 28; 5:30 - 7 pm

Elisabeth Hodges gives this Works-in-Progress talk …

"World War 1: Ohio Journeys" (MUM)

February 28; 6 - 7 pm

Cheri Brinkman (local author and former Miami Hamilton faculty member) will bring historic photos of the war and documents together to make history of this event come to life through the experiences of local people …