Miami takes on the art of translation
On September 12th, Miami University held the third annual Symposium on Literary Translation, an event that highlights the work done by translators to bring prose and poetry from other languages and cultures into English.
English/Film Studies Course Introduces Large Lecture Format to Students
Miami English department’s ongoing plan of creating large lecture style classes was put into action this fall. The department chose to try this format in the hopes of engaging more students.
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.