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
05/15/2018
Afro-Futurism as the "liberation genre"
On April 25, the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies hosted a packed discussion entitled "Black Feminist Theory & Afro-Futurism in Black Panther and Beyond," hosted by Miami associate professor of history Tammy Brown and featuring speakers Celia C. Peters and Dr. Holly McGee
04/13/2018
Miami professor Nicole Thesz publishes book on famous German novelist
Associate professor of German Nicole Thesz published The Communicative Event in the Works of Günter Grass: Stages of Speech, 1959-2015 in January
04/05/2018
Geoffrion Fellowship creates networking opportunities for humanities students
An integral part of the Humanities Center’s Altman Fellows Program, the Geoffrion Family Undergraduate Fellows work with an interdisciplinary team of Miami University faculty members exploring a critical topic in the humanities
12/19/2017
Dear World brings members of the Miami community together to share their stories
Dear World, a catalyst for starting conversations and uniting people from various backgrounds, was hosted by Miami’s Performing Arts Series on December 7
10/09/2017
Perspectives on Paper: Understanding Its History, Culture and Art
On Wednesday, September 27, the Department of Spanish & Portuguese and the Office of Liberal Education co-sponsored a workshop for students called The History, Culture and Art of Paper
05/15/2017
Faculty explore the humanities’ role in medicine in 2016-17 Altman Program
Three English Department professors, Cynthia Klestinec, Kaara Peterson and Daisy Hernández, explored the intersection of medicine and humanities through this year's Altman Program.
12/15/2016
Human Rights and Social Justice Film Festival one of the highlights of International Education Week at Miami
In observance of International Education Week this past November, Miami's Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC) collaborated with the Center for American and World Cultures (CAWC) and Global Initiatives to host a number of events and activities