Events

Chinese Festival

September 22; 2 - 8:30 pm

The Chinese Festival will feature kung fu and kite flying in Cook Field from 2-4pm, followed by cultural booths, performances, music, and food in Uptown Park from 5:30-8:30 pm. All events are free and open to the public …

"Their Footprints Are Still Visible"

September 22; 3 - 4 pm

George Ironstack is presenting this Department of Geography seminar — "eehkwa mihtelowe peepamihkaweewaaci - Their Footprints Are Still Visible: Landscape, Stories, and Myaamia Miami Indian' Language and Culture Revitalization" …

"Modeling Delta9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Response in the Mouse"

September 22; 3 - 5 pm

Stephen Boehm, Indiana Univeristy - Purdue University Indianapolis, gives this Department of Psychology Colloquium Series lecture …

Hike-A-Thon Plus

September 23; 9 am - 3 pm

Discover our local natural resources, learn from various demonstrations, and explore by hiking on marked trails at the Miami University Natural Areas (Rt. 73). All ages welcome, no registration required and all activities are free …

Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival

September 23; 4 - 8 pm

The UniDiversity Festival is a collaborative effort to promote diversity and inclusion in our community, and it is also a chance to learn more about the valuable contributions of the Latin American, Latino and Caribbean peoples and cultures that are quickly emerging as one of the largest ethnic groups in the United States. This festival is the kick-off of a month full of activities encompassed within the National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month at Miami University, and Oxford Ohio …

"The Other Bloodlands: Central Asia in War and Revolution"

September 25; 11:30 am - 1 pm

Matthew Payne, Emory University, gives this lecture as part of the Havighurst Colloquia Series: The Russian Revolution, Religion, and Society

Very Young Girls (film)

September 25; 6 - 8 pm

This film highlights personal stories of teenagers in New York City who are victims of sex trafficking. This is the second segment of a program on Conversations About Sex Trafficking …

American & Muslim Women's Collaborative

September 26; 4 - 6:30 pm

This event will be an opportunity for Muslim and Middle Eastern women to connect with domestic women, gather together, build community and make plans for the upcoming events and activities. All are welcome to attend this gathering …

A United Kingdom (film, MUH)

September 26; 5 - 8 pm

This film is based on extraordinary true events. In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged …

"It's Not Just Television Anymore: A Public Broadcasting Perspective" (MUM)

September 26; 6 - 8 pm

David Fogarty, President of CET, Cincinnati and ThinkTV, Dayton and Jim Wiener, the stations' Chief Programming Executive, take a look at television yesterday and today: Where we've been and where we're going …

Discussion: Queer People of Color

September 26; 7 - 9 pm

This event will focus on the challenges queer people of color face and the things they would like to discuss …

"Tourism Collaborative Governance and Rural Community Development in Turpan"

September 27; 1:45 - 2:45 pm

Dr. Parhad Keyim is presenting this Department of Geography seminar …

The Flick (theatre)

September 27 - October 1

Meet the staff at The Flick, a run-down movie theatre in New England. Sam has a thing for Rose, but she's not much interested. Rose is drawn to newcomer Avery, who finds the movies a perfect escape from life. Sometimes funny, sometimes poignant, this Pulitzer prize-winning play explores the boundaries of class and race as the characters search for connection in the face of change …

Apollo Astronaut Charlie Duke

September 28; 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Astronaut and moonwalker Charlie Duke (Brigadier General, USAF, Ret.), a lunar module pilot of Apollo 16, Apollo 10 support crew, and CAPCOM for Apollo 11, will share his experiences and present the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation award …

"China's Silk Road Economic Belt Initiative and Sino-Kazakhstan Cross-border Tourism"

September 29; 1:45 - 2:45 pm

Dr. Parhad Keyim is presenting this Department of Geography seminar …

"Intention Signals in Prefrontal Cortex and Compulsive Drinking"

September 29; 3 - 5 pm

Dr. Christopher Lapish, Indiana Univeristy - Purdue University Indianapolis, gives this Department of Psychology Colloquium Series lecture …

"Confession in a Time of Revolution: The Sacrament and the Secular"

October 2; 11:30 am - 1 pm

Nadieszda Kizenko, State University of New York, Albany, gives this lecture as part of the Havighurst Colloquia Series: The Russian Revolution, Religion, and Society

"Is the Future Urban?"

October 2; 5 - 6 pm

Neil Brenner, Harvard University, gives this 2017-2018 Humanities Center Altman Program lecture …

"Personal Experiences as a Victim of Sex Trafficking"

October 2; 6 - 8 pm

Dr. Barbara Amaya's discussion concludes the program on Conversations About Sex Trafficking …

"Legacy of Frida Kahlo" (MUH)

October 3; 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Dr. Lori Parks will discuss Frida Kahlo's legacy as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month. This event is open to students, faculty, staff and the public …

"Hawai'i Is My Haven: Race and Indigeneity in the Black Pacific"

October 3; 4:30 - 6 pm

Dr. Nitasha Sharma, Northwestern University, charts how Hawai'i's Black residents including Black hapas negotiate race, indigeneity, and culture …

The Mask You Live In (film)

October 3; 7 - 9 pm

This showing of the documentary The Mask You Live In is in concert with the upcoming Jackson Katz lecture on October 16th. This event includes the screening and a general conversation around masculinity both at Miami and broadly …

Clothesline Project

October 4-6; 10 am - 3 pm

Each year the Women's Center highlights Domestic Violence Month by hosting "The Clothesline Project". This project began as a way to bring awareness and attention to the issue of violence against women. Over the years the event has expanded to include trans women, and those affected by violence due to the gender identity …