Events

Winter Term

January 2-25

"The Mandalorian and the Public Humanities"

January 23; 5 pm

Guest speaker Christopher Schaberg is the Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans. He is the author of The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of Flight (2011), The End of Airports (2015), Airportness: The Nature of Flight (2017), as well as The Work of Literature in an Age of Post-Truth (2018), which was a Prose Award finalist …

Spring Classes Begin

January 27

"Building Sacred Connections: Understanding How Implicit Biases Can Get In The Way Of Building Meaningful Relationships"

February 2; 2 - 3:30 pm

In honor of World Interfaith Harmony Week, join us for this 60 minute interactive session with Priya D. Klocek which will focus on the impact of our culture on how we see the world and how we can identify and manage our unconscious bias/blind spots. Tools and techniques on how we can mitigate unconscious bias will be shared during the session. The event is free and open to the public …

World Hijab Day

February 4; 10 am - 3 pm

The Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion will host an informational table on Slant Walk in the Armstrong Student Center. At this table we will have Muslim women helping non-Muslim women try on the Hijab in support and solidarity of Muslim women who choose or chose not to wear the Hijab. All are welcome to view the educational display and to be a part of the International World Hijab Day celebration …

February Spring Street Reading

February 5; 7:30 pm

This reading features writing by 3 creative writing MFA students: Louisa Pavlik, Chris Murphy, and Sara Baxter. Spring Street Readings are organized by Oxford Magazine, a graduate student-run lit magazine, with sponsorship from Miami University Press …

Lunar New Year Gala

February 8; 7 - 9 pm

Come celebrate the Lunar New Year and learn about Chinese culture with this annual event. Admission is free and open to the public …

What Job Can I Get With My College of Arts and Science Major?

February 10; 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Degrees in the College of Arts and Science mean unique and marketable skill sets. Graduating seniors want to find a job. First-year, sophomore, and junior students want to know their major is for them. This lab event will feature practical tools and hands-on work to ensure success in knowing all that your major can mean for you. All students are welcome …

CAS Career Fair Networking Night

February 11; 4 - 6 pm

The College of Arts & Science Networking Night is for students to network with select recruiters and alumni prior to the Spring Career Fair. Additionally, this event will provide you with the opportunity to learn about career paths, build connections and develop your networking skills …

Spring Career & Internship Fair

February 12; 1 - 5 pm

Get your job search underway at Spring Career Fair 2020. This all-majors event is a great way to land the perfect job or internship as well as network with employers and alumni eager to connect with you …

"We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."

February 12; 7:30 pm

Inspired by the words and actions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., "We Shall Overcome" is a joyful celebration of music from across the African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders. Interwoven with spoken word from Dr. King's recorded speeches, the production ties together a living lineage of music and culture that includes traditional and modern gospel, classical, jazz, Broadway and spirituals. From Aretha Franklin to Wynton Marsalis, Duke Ellington to Stevie Wonder, and Nina Simone to Donny Hathaway, Damien will lead his all-star ensemble in a show guaranteed to lift your spirits …

Reading: Clancy McGilligan & Rachel Levy

February 13; 7:30 pm

Clancy McGilligan is the winner of the 2019 Miami University Press Novella Prize with History of an Executioner. His writing has appeared in publications such as Slice Magazine, Sycamore Review, Columbia Journal, Santa Monica Review, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, and Film International. Rachel Levy is a founding editor of Dreginald magazine and the author of A Book So Red (Caketrain). Short fictions appear in Atticus Review, Black Warrior Review, DIAGRAM, Fence, Tarpaulin Sky, Western Humanities Review, and others …

"Russia and the West"

February 17; 11:40 am - 1 pm

Yoshiko Herrera, University of Wisconsin-Madison, gives this lecture as part of the Havighurst Colloquia Series: Russia and the World

"The Art and Science of Storytelling"

February 20; 3 - 6 pm

Communicating effectively with data is a skill imperative to master for influence in today's business climate. It is through data stories that organizational change happens. To begin, it's imperative to know the problem you are trying to solve. Knowing the question to be answered helps you interpret the results, and know what type of data you need to collect to solve the problem. Exploring this data allows you to compare expectations to reality, a vital step in any data analytics project. Formal modelling of the data highlights the insights, the stories, told by your data. These collective stories are the most influential way to ensure the insights are understood, socialized and acted upon …