2017 Penny Lecture Series opens Jan. 30

Miami University’s 2017 Penny Lecture Series begins Monday, Jan. 30, with “No Way Out: Precarious Living in the Shadow of Poverty and Drug Dealing,” presented by Waverly Duck of the University of Pittsburgh.

The theme of this year’s series is Crossing Borders, and all of the lectures are at 6 p.m. in 1 Upham Hall.

Rodney Coates, professor of global and intercultural studies and director of black world studies, brings the speakers to campus for his class “Critical Inquiry and Penny Lecture Series,” and the talks are free and open to the public.

A list of the remaining lectures is online.