OXFORD, Ohio -- The following events are scheduled in October at Miami
University as part of a yearlong celebration of Native American culture.
- 7 p.m. Thursday, October 1, basement of Scott Hall. Discussion with Reed
Anderson (Arts and Science) of video, "Gathering Up Again: Fiesta in Santa Fe."
Video is shown on cable Ch. 17 Sept. 26-30.
- 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, Hall Auditorium. Lakota-Sioux Indian Dance Theatre.
part of Performing Arts Series. Tickets $12-$18. Call (513) 529-1847.
- 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, Bachelor Reading Room. First of a three-part series
about history, memory and storytelling. Discussion of Mary Rowlandson's
Captivity Narrative from 1682. Free copies of the text are available in the
history and English departments, and the offices of student activities and
- Noon Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the Miami University Art Museum. Illustrated talk
by Robert McWilliams (geology emeritus), "Native American Symbols and
- 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, Bachelor Reading Room. Discussion, "Telling Tales?
Speculation and Argument in History Writing," with Jill Lepore, professor of
history at Boston University and author of The Name of War: King Phillip's
War and the Origins of American Identity.
- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the art museum. "Wiping the Tears: Returning
a Young Man to the Land of the Hunkpapa," presentation by Gary Wheeler (art) on
returning the skull of a young man to the North Dakota tribe to which he
- 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, Bachelor Reading Room. Follow-up discussion to