Events

Convocation: Wil Haygood's Tigerland

August 24; 9 - 10 am

Described as "one of our most accomplished alumni," Wil Haygood ('76) will debut his latest book, Tigerland: 1968-1969 A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing, at Convocation. Miami's Class of 2022 will be the first in the world to receive copies of the book due to a special arrangement with the publisher for an early delivery …

Fall Classes Begin

August 27

Women's Equality Day

August 29; 10 am - 2 pm

The Women*s Center partners with the League of Women Voters of Oxford to celebrate Women's Equality Day. This voter education and registration event features information on voting rights and issues with particular focus on women …

"Politics and Propaganda in Russia"

August 29; 4:30 - 6 pm

The Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies will be sponsoring events throughout the Fall semester on the theme of Truth and Power. This symposium will introduce that theme through a short program featuring Stephen Norris, professor of history and director of the Havighurst Center, and Hannah Chapman, assistant professor of political science …

"Graphic Witness: Evidence and Testimony in the #MeToo Movement"

August 30; 5 - 7 pm

Guest speaker Leigh Gilmore's articles on life writing, feminist theory, law, trauma, testimony, and graphic narrative appear in SIGNS, Feminist Studies, Women's Studies Quarterly, Biography, Profession, and Law & Literature, among others, and in numerous collections. She is Distinguished Visiting Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Wellesley College …

How Do I Study Abroad?

August 30; 6 - 7 pm

Come learn the basics of the study abroad process today …

Labor Day

September 3

Legend No. 17 (film)

September 4; 4:30 - 7 pm

The Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies will be sponsoring events throughout the Fall semester on the theme of Truth and Power. Legend No. 17 is a 2013 Russian biographical sports film (dir. Nikolai Lebedev) based on real events and tells of the rise to fame of the Soviet hockey player Valeri Kharlamov and about the first match of the Summit Series USSR — Canada 1972 …

Gilman Scholarship Information Session

September 6; 12 - 1 pm

The Gilman International Scholarship can provide up to $5000 to support Pell Grant recipients who study abroad. Join Global Initiatives at this information session to learn more about eligibility and the application process …

Department of Psychology Open House

September 7; 11 am - 1:30 pm

This open house and information fair gives prospective and current students the opportunity to learn and become involved in the numerous academic and non-academic opportunities available to students within the Department of Psychology …

Miracle (film)

September 11; 4:30 - 7 pm

The Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies will be sponsoring events throughout the Fall semester on the theme of Truth and Power. Starring Kurt Russell, Miracle is a 2004 American sports docudrama about the United States men's hockey team, led by head coach Herb Brooks, that won the gold medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics …

Paths to Research in the Humanities

September 12; 5 - 6 pm

Each year the Humanities Center offers a talk to undergraduate humanities majors interested in research. Whether these students are coming with research projects in mind, or are simply curious about how academic research works, The Path to Research in the Humanities will introduce students to the benefits and purpose of research in the humanities and connect students with resources to get their projects started …

GRAMELAC Open House

September 13; 4:30 - 6 pm

Are you interested in an East Asian Languages and Cultures major with a concentration in China or Japan? How about a German major or a Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies major? This is your chance to speak one-on-one with the Chief Departmental Advisors for the above mentioned majors …

"Reporting on Russia"

September 20; 4:30 - 6:30 pm

The Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies will be sponsoring events throughout the Fall semester on the theme of Truth and Power. Meduza is a Riga-based online newspaper and news aggregator, which launched an English version in February 2015. Anna Veduta, Global Outreach Director for Meduza's English version, and former press secretary for Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, will speak on the role of journalists and reporting on Russia …