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03/03/2020
Why anthropology matters now: Dr. Augustín Fuentes gives the International Anthropology Day lecture
The Department of Anthropology presented its International Anthropology Day lecture on Thursday, February 27. University of Notre Dame professor Dr. Augustín Fuentes spoke about his experience as a bio-cultural anthropologist and the ways in which anthropology helps us understand human history and culture.
10/29/2019
Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1: 140 presentations, posters and art displays
Graduate students from all divisions will present more than 140 oral sessions, poster presentations and art displays at the Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1.
09/04/2019
Miami's updated Critical Race & Ethnic Studies major offers students a powerful new cognitive tool to confront today's global challenges
This fall, the Department of Global & Intercultural Studies (GIC) in the College of Arts and Science has unveiled the Critical Race & Ethnic Studies (CRES) major. Along with its associated minor, the major will serve as one of the most prominent new initiatives at Miami to tackle issues related to diversity and inclusion
05/30/2019
Honoring Miami "roots and wings": Rebecca Messina '94 addresses nearly 1700 bachelor's and master's graduates at annual CAS spring recognition ceremony
On May 18, the College of Arts and Science, highlighted by speeches by Rebecca Messina '94 and Jacob Bruggeman '19, celebrated the achievement of 1521 bachelors and 176 masters graduates at the 2019 Recognition Ceremony
05/17/2019
New majors, a new department, approved by Miami trustees
Miami University trustees at their May 17 meeting approved the establishment of two bachelor of arts degrees — one with a major in data analytics and one with a major in organizational leadership — both in the College of Arts and Science.
03/12/2019
Miami's annual Race, Class, Gender & Sexuality Symposium features important conversations about the influence of individual identity on contemporary society
On February 22, the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program hosted its 17th annual Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality (RCGS) Symposium, an all-day event with paper presentations, panels, roundtable discussions, and performances at Miami University's Shriver Center in Oxford
02/12/2019
Differences between European and Brazilian Portuguese as explained through music and song
On Monday, February 4, Miami professor of Lusophone studies Paula Gândara sang and talked about the differences of the Portuguese language in both Portugal and Brazil
10/25/2018
Misinterpretation of Early Archaeology Led to Stories of Aliens and Witches
Dr. Jeb Card discusses his latest book, "Spooky Archaeology: Myth and Science of the Past"
10/16/2018
"Locate, excavate, and contextualize": collaborative-community research in Indigenous communities
On October 1, Mindy Morgan presented a lecture, "Untangling the Web: Indigenous Linguistic and Cultural Knowledge and Americanist Anthropology," which explored the synthesis of her work from the last 20 years focusing on the opportunities and challenges of linguistic and cultural revitalization of Native American communities