Miami's Ohio Writing Project celebrates 37 years of writing instruction
From June 13 to July 8, 33 K-12 teachers from all over southwest Ohio participated in Miami's 37th annual Ohio Writing Project (OWP) workshop focusing on the teaching of writing
From Project REACH to Dream Keepers: expanding access to a college education
Since 2007, Project REACH (Reaching Every Aspiration for College with Hope) has worked to expand college readiness among underserved student populations within Cincinnati-area high schools Now renamed Dream Keepers, the program is expected to expand its reach to additional schools within the Cincinnati area
Students flock to new Film Studies co-major
Since its inception in fall 2015, Miami's new Film Studies co-major has already attracted 20 students, with more expected in the near future. The co-major, which students pair with a major in another department, explores topics such as film history, global cinemas, and film theory
Digital Humanities Project Expands Research: “Prostitution and Brothel Drama in the Progressive Era”
Dr. Katie Johnson of the English department, Elias Tzoc, Digital Initiatives and Associate Librarian, and graduate students, Tory Lowe and Tyler Groff, began collaborating a year and a half ago to create a digital humanities archive.
French and Italian study abroad programs offer great immersive experiences
This past January, dozens of Miami students took part in three major study abroad opportunities sponsored by the Department of French and Italian, in collaboration with the Department of English
States of Conflict: Luongo and Roley Discuss New Collections
Associate professors of creative writing Brian Roley and Margaret Luongo shared the stage last week to launch their respective works.
Altman scholars present projects, celebrate "the senses"
To culminate a year of sensory exploration, the Miami University Altman Program convened on Friday, April 15 to honor its six undergraduate scholars and the work they accomplished over the past year.
Visiting writer Jenny Boully teaches structural cooperation
Last week, Miami University’s graduate creative writing program welcomed Jenny Boully, author and associate professor at Columbia College Chicago. Boully spent much of her time in Oxford teaching an intensive four-day sprint course in creative nonfiction.
Miami joins in international celebration of Shakespeare
This year, as the world joins in celebrating four centuries of William Shakespeare, the Miami University English Department is planning its own events to memorialize the famous playwright and his lasting influence on language and literature.