11/30/2017
From Marco Polo to Machiavelli to museums: exploring Renaissance art in Cincinnati
Professor Cynthia Klestinec’s ENG 364 students recently had the opportunity to see the work of an innovative Renaissance printmaker AND enjoy some delicious gelato.
10/23/2017
Urbanization Much More Than City Growth, Expert Says
The Humanities Center featured Neil Brenner,a professor of urban theory at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, in a lecture sponsored by the John W. Altman Program
10/16/2017
Students gain new insights at the Folger Shakespeare Library
Students of the English department’s literature capstone course, ENG 495: The Afterlife of Hamlet and Ophelia, had the unique opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C., over Fall Break 2017 and visit the Folger Shakespeare Library.
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
09/19/2017
Students spend the summer on both sides of the Atlantic for unique "inside" looks at careers in PR, media, and advertising
During the summer of 2017, juniors Katy O'Neill (strategic communication and American studies) and Olivia Prosser (strategic communication and professional writing) participated in the Inside London and Inside New York workshops respectively to learn about potential career paths focused on the worlds of PR, media, journalism, and advertising
09/15/2017
Creative Writing MFA students pursue passions with alternative courses
Have you ever wanted to take a class on fanfiction? Have you ever wanted to teach that class? Or, introduce kids to creative writing in the outdoors, in a place teeming with inspirational opportunities? Creative Writing MFA students are doing all of this, and will soon be doing more.
08/15/2017
Miami's Ohio Writing Project boosts writing and teaching skills
Housed within the Department of English, the Ohio Writing Project provides professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers, offers graduate workshops, a free teacher conference, and holds a Youth Writing Camp for fifth through eighth graders every summer
05/31/2017
Humanities and social sciences make a strong showing at Miami's 2017 Undergraduate Research Forum
For many, the term "research" often connotes images of chemistry labs, biology specimens, and physics experiments -- but students in the humanities and social sciences demonstrated the significance of their own research as well at Miami's annual Undergraduate Research Forum
03/21/2017
New certificate prepares students to teach English as Second Language
This year, for the first time, Miami University’s English department is offering a new opportunity for students—the chance to earn a graduate certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, or TESOL.