Center for American and World Cultures
The Center for American and World Cultures (CAWC) is an interdisciplinary hub for studying race, class, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, nationality, and religion, both domestically and internationally. Our wide range of courses covers topics from the definitions of prejudice and discrimination to how to prepare for study abroad experiences. Join us for a journey that will change your perspective personally and professionally.
Advocating for All
The CAWC champions the expansion of Intergroup Dialogue at Miami in partnership with the President's Diversity & Inclusion (DEI) Task Force. #BeTheChangeMiami. Understand how we're taking action.
Explore Intergroup Dialogue
Watch videos highlighting the benefits and impact of the Voices Intergroup Dialogue program at Miami
Learn about the Global Readiness Certificate
Students and faculty discuss the benefits and impact of the Global Readiness Certificate (GRC) at Miami
What is the Global Readiness Certificate?
Why Should I Consider the GRC?
Explore Annual Programs
Join us for programs that bring us closer together and promote a global perspective
How the CAWC Has Helped
Our Mission and Vision
The Mission of the Center for American and World Cultures is to provide spaces of investigation and encounter about American and world cultures to build students’ multicultural competencies and prepare them for informed global engagement.
Our vision is to provide all students with a transformational experience that prepares them for meaningful civic engagement and fulfilling careers in today's increasingly diverse democracy and global community.