Events

Listopad: A Memory of the Velvet Revolution (film)

November 13; 4:30 - 7:30 pm

Synopsis: Petr, Jiri and Ondrej are an unlikely trio of friends. An artist, a hockey player and a music trader, the boys survive Communism by playing sports, drinking beer, chasing girls and listening to underground music. But they are bound together by their common desire for freedom …

"Emmett Till: Why His Story Still Matters"

November 14; 4 - 5 pm

Elliott J. Gorn, Joseph Gagliano Professor of American Urban History at Loyola University Chicago, gives the 2018 American Studies Biennial Lecture…

Climate Action Campus Town Hall

November 14; 4:30 - 6 pm

Students, faculty, and community members discuss the challenges and opportunities of climate action for the Oxford/Miami community. After a brief film on climate issues, local leaders will share progress to date, followed by an open discussion about strategies towards GHG neutrality …

"Living Your Best Life: Healthful Habits"

November 14; 5 - 7 pm

Join us for a Ted Talk-style event, featuring Amanda Valentine (host of Pound This Podcast & CMA award-winning B105-FM radio personality), Kyle Timmerman (KNH faculty, Exercise Science), and Beth Miller (KNH faculty, Nutrition & Dietetics) …

Exhibition Lecture: "Understanding the Urban-Rural Divide"

November 14; 5:30 - 6:30 pm

In this Art Museum Lecture, Stephen Conn (Professor, Department of History, Miami University) will explore the urban-rural divide that has received a great deal of media attention. In fact, that divide has been a central part of American society for a long time …

"Latin America in Transition: Voices from Today"

November 14; 5:30 - 7:30 pm

A panel of Latin American students who spent the summer of 2018 at Miami's campus discuss their current political realities from countries including Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, D.R., Panama, and Nicaragua, in this segment of the Passionate About Latin America Series …

Good Kids (theatre)

November 14-18

Based loosely on an actual event that happened in Steubenville, Ohio, Good Kids is a chilling portrayal of the gravity of sexual assault and the permanence of social media…

"Documentary, Contemporary Art, and the Descriptive Power of Lens-Based Capture"

November 15; 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Erika Balsom gives this L.P. Irvin Lecture …

"How to Tame a Fox and Build a Dog"

November 15; 7 - 9:30 pm

Dr. Lee Dugatkin, The University of Louisville, will deliver the Annual Hefner Lecture — the story of an experiment in evolution that reveals steps in the domestication of dogs and resulted in foxes that crave human companionship …

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 21-25

Linda Black Elk

November 28; 5 - 6 pm

Linda Black Elk is an activist, botanist, and professor at Sitting Bull College in North Dakota. She teaches Indigenous knowledge on how to use plants for traditional medicinal uses. Black Elk was also a leading advocate against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) during the #NoDAPL movement in 2016 at Standing Rock …

"Slavery in Global Historical Perspective: Rome, Baghdad, and New Orleans"

November 29; 5 - 7 pm

Matthew Gordon, inaugural lecture of the Shriver Professor of History, Miami University, gives this public lecture …

Rockwell Kent (film)

November 29; 7:30 - 10:30 pm

Thirteen years in the making, this film examines the origins, development, and fruition of Rockwell Kent's art while tracing his globe-spanning journey through almost nine decades of vibrant living. It was directed by Frederick Lewis, Associate Professor, School of Media Arts & Studies, Ohio University …

"Healthy Cities; Just Cities: Leveraging Geography and City Planning to Support Health Equity"

November 30; 2 - 3:30 pm

Jason Reece, Assistant Professor at Ohio State University-Knowlton School, presents this Department of Geography seminar …

"Anti-Jewish Violence in the Former Lands of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth during the 19th Century"

December 4; 5 - 6:30 pm

Darius Staliunas, Deputy Director, The Lithuanian History Institute, gives this Havighurst Center Lecture …

Fall Semester Classes End

December 8

Study Days

December 8-9

Final Examinations

December 10-15

Winter Break

December 24 - January 1