02/26/2019
Poetry and production: Two CAS professors unite on a podcast to discuss sound through a humanities perspective
Like many areas of niche academia, the field of "sound scholarship" may sound dry to those not familiar with it. Professors cris cheek (English/Creative Writing) and Mack Hagood (Media, Journalism & Film) are working to change that preconception with their podcast Phantom Power
02/12/2019
Cho awarded prestigious Cornell Society for the Humanities fellowship
Yu-Fang Cho, associate professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, is the recipient of a Cornell Society for Humanities fellowship appointment for the 2019-2020 year.
01/28/2019
Miami's Committee on Faculty Research (CFR) awards grants to 22 CAS faculty for 2018-2019
The University Senate Committee on Faculty Research Grants Program awards 3 types of funding — summer research appointments, research graduate assistantships, and grants to promote research. 22 CAS faculty have received funding for their research projects for the remainder of the 2018-2019 academic year
11/15/2018
Professor elected to Oral History Association exec council
The Oral History Association (OHA) recently elected professor and linguistics program director Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis to its national executive council.
10/25/2018
Oxford University fellowship allows close study of Elizabeth I
Associate professor Kaara Peterson was recently elected to a Spring 2019 Plumer Visiting Research Fellowship at St. Anne's College, and an appointment as a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Early Modern Studies, both at Oxford University.
10/22/2018
Literature professor to study Renaissance bodies, health, and medicine in Venice
Starting this coming spring, Cynthia Klestinec will be a senior visiting professor at the University of Venice, Ca'Foscari, where she will collaborate with faculty and students and conduct research on her project: The Officina* of the Surgeon: Bodies, Health, and Medicine in Renaissance Venice.
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
09/18/2018
Thinking about Thoreau: History professor Steven Conn addresses a summer audience of 1500 at New York's Chautauqua Institution
This summer, W. E. Smith Professor of History Steven Conn was invited as a Miami Faculty Fellow to the renowned Chautauqua Institution in southwestern New York state. There he gave a lecture following the theme of "Ethics of Dissent"
09/10/2018
Latin American students study US institutions at Miami University
This summer, the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC) hosted 20 students from 6 Latin American countries (Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic) in the Study of the U.S. Institutes on Social Entrepreneurship (SUSI) program on July 14 – August 18