Events

Lyla June Lecture

February 18; 5 - 6 pm

Lyla June is a poet, musician, human ecologist, public speaker and community organizer of Diné (Navajo), Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) and European lineages. Her dynamic, multi-genre performance style has invigorated and inspired audiences across the globe towards personal, collective and ecological healing …

"Discipline, Control, and the Black Body"

February 18; 6 - 7:50 pm

Robert Turner II, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University, delivers this segment of the Penny Lecture Series Race, Sport, and Social Justice

"The Student Voice: Parkland Students Speak"

February 18; 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Parkland High School students David Hogg and Alex Wind speak as part of the Miami University Lecture Series. Free tickets are available at the Miami box office beginning February 13 …

Spring Career Fair Basics

February 19; 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Stop by Armstrong 0045 for Spring Career Fair guidance …

CAS Networking Night

February 20; 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Meet with Miami alumni and recruiters to learn about opportunities the evening before the Spring Career Fair. Open to all students and majors. College of Arts & Science students are especially encouraged to attend …

Black History Month Banquet

February 20; 6 - 9 pm

The third annual Black History Month banquet features keynote speaker Courtney Allen, a Doctoral Student in the Educational Leadership Ph.D. program at Miami University. This year's theme is "I'm Black and I'm Proud" …

An Evening with Author Paul Skenazy

February 20; 7:30 - 9 pm

Author Paul Skenazy will read from his prize-winning novella Temper CA

Career Fair

February 21; 1 - 5:30 pm

Explore internships and/or full-time employment with regional and national employers. For all interested students …

"Women After All: Health, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy"

February 21; 4:30 - 6 pm

Dr. Melvin Konner (Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Anthropology and of Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology at Emory University), author of Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy, gives this Anthropology Day Lecture …

"Robert Indiana and the Selfie: Image, Text, Place"

February 21; 5:50 - 6:50 pm

Incorporating a Robert Indiana painting owned by the Miami University Art Museum and the surge in popularity of Indiana's LOVE sculptures, Annie Dell'Aria's exhibition talk explores how and why text populates our images of places …

"Is History a Myth? The Meaning of 'The Family of Man'"

February 21; 7 - 9 pm

National Humanities Medal Winner, Professor Louis Menand will speak about the value of humanities. Louis Menand is the Lee Simpkins Family Professor or Arts and Sciences and the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English at Harvard, where he also holds the title Harvard College Professor, in recognition of his teaching …

Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Symposium

February 22; 7:30 am - 8 pm

The theme of this year's day-long symposium is "Scholarship, Creative Work, and Activism for Social Justice" and features papers, panels, and roundtables. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Sami Schalk, Assistant Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison …

Gilman Scholarship Information Session

February 22; 12 - 1 pm

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship can provide up to $8000 to help students with high financial need pursue study abroad or intern abroad opportunities. Join Global Initiatives at this information session to learn more about eligibility requirements and how to submit a competitive application …

"Making America Great Again: Inhibiting the Conversion of Athletic Capital into Political Capital"

February 25; 6 - 7:50 pm

Dr. Billy Hawkins, professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance at the University of Houston, delivers this segment of the Penny Lecture Series Race, Sport, and Social Justice

"For Whom the Bot Tolls: Theorizing, Finding, and Analyzing Russian Political Twitter Bots"

February 25; 2:30 - 4 pm

Joshua Tucker, New York University, gives this lecture as part of the Havighurst Colloquia Series: Russian Media Strategies at Home and Abroad

Denice Frohman Poetry Performance

February 26; 7 - 8 pm

Denice Frohman is an award-winning poet, educator, and performer from New York City. She is a Canto Mundo Fellow, former Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion, and National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures grant recipient. Her poems have appeared in The Adroit Journal, Nepantla: An Anthology for Queer Poets of Color, Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism, and garnered over 10 million views online …