English careers: beyond Bachelor Hall 2015
What can you do with an English degree? Miami University English majors and minors gathered on Tuesday, November 3rd to find answers to this and other career questions at the annual Beyond Bachelor Hall event.
Pouring Tea “In the Next Room”
From October 21st through 25th, the Miami University Department of Theater presented In the Next Room (The Vibrator Play). The production focused on the first uses of the vibrator to relieve feminine hysteria to explore themes of feminism, female sexuality, and how technology has influenced our lives.
Visiting writer Chris Bachelder teaches pacing and patience in prose
"This week is about pacing and slowing down, as both writers and readers" Chris Bachelder, visiting writer and professor, told a room of MA creative writing students.
Wil Haygood presents his new book on Thurgood Marshall at his alma mater
Miami University alum, journalist, author and professor Wil Haygood (Miami '76) returned to the birthplace of his writing career to share his story behind his latest book to a packed audience of students and faculty in Wilks Auditorium as part of his new book tour
Humanities Center provides invaluable opportunities for English majors
Nestled on the second floor of Bachelor Hall, English majors have a place to convene with experts from all the humanities disciplines to discuss culture and the human experience.
Dennis Childs lecture: slaves of the state
The Miami English Department recently welcomed Dr. Dennis Childs, associate professor of African American Literature at UC San Diego, to discuss his book "Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from the Chain Gang to the Penitentiary."
Literary London study abroad program now offering internships
The Literary London study abroad program celebrates its tenth year in 2016. The program provides students with a six-week immersive experience in the historical and contemporary city of London. Now the trip offers something new: internships.
Ohio Writing Project holding teacher conference at Miami's VOA Learning Center on September 12
Miami’s Ohio Writing Project, a professional network for the teaching of writing to K-12 teachers, is holding a free teacher conference on September 12 offering practical ideas for the classroom
New ACE director Carol Olausen prepares to bridge the gap between American and international students at Miami
Carol Olausen is beginning her first year as director of the American Culture and English (ACE) progam. Olausen believes that the presence of international students on campus is a mutually beneficial relationship for both the American and international students