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04/03/2020
CAS faculty adapt to new challenges offering immersive online instruction to students during the pandemic
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing unprecedented levels of change and disruption across the globe, Miami faculty have had to quickly shift their classes online and find new and creative ways to keep their students engaged.
03/03/2020
Why anthropology matters now: Dr. Augustín Fuentes gives the International Anthropology Day lecture
The Department of Anthropology presented its International Anthropology Day lecture on Thursday, February 27. University of Notre Dame professor Dr. Augustín Fuentes spoke about his experience as a bio-cultural anthropologist and the ways in which anthropology helps us understand human history and culture.
01/30/2020
Freedom Summer 55 Conference
This conference, exploring the local history of Freedom Summer in 1964, and also current lessons and ideas to continue to address voting rights and social inequalities, was held in November 2019 at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in downtown Cincinnati
12/11/2019
Letting go and hoping the ship floats: sitting down with history authors Dr. Lindsay Schakenbach Regele and Dr. Andrew Offenburger
Lindsay Schakenbach Regele (PhD Brown, '15) and Andrew Offenburger (PhD Yale, '14) of the Department of History have recently published their own books, but it was no easy task. Turning graduate school dissertations into published works meant both scholars endured a lot of rethinking, recrafting, breakthroughs, self-doubt, and feelings of reward.
10/29/2019
Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1: 140 presentations, posters and art displays
Graduate students from all divisions will present more than 140 oral sessions, poster presentations and art displays at the Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1.
10/14/2019
Miami/CAS and Cincinnati Museum Center to present "Art, Nature and You!"
On October 19 from noon to 2pm, professors from Miami University's College of Arts and Science will return to Cincinnati Museum Center for their ever-popular interactive gallery talks. This time, their goal will be to highlight the intersection of art and science in the natural world
07/22/2019
Latin American students visit Oxford to share interdisciplinary and intercultural experiences with Miami faculty and students
Twenty students from Panama, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic will soon be wrapping up three weeks in Oxford as part of Miami's annual Study of United States Institutions (SUSI) program, sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the Department of Education
07/01/2019
Frontiers in the Gilded Ages
This book begins in an era when romantic notions of American frontiering overlapped with Gilded Age extractive capitalism. In the late nineteenth century, the U.S.-Mexican borderlands constituted one stop of many where Americans chased capitalist dreams beyond the United States.
06/03/2019
Offenburger Frontiers in the Gilded Age
This book begins in an era when romantic notions of American frontiering overlapped with Gilded Age extractive capitalism. In the late nineteenth century, the U.S.-Mexican borderlands constituted one stop of many where Americans chased capitalist dreams beyond the United States.