Miami Regionals Celebrates Women's History Month

Miami University Regionals will be hosting several events next month in conjunction with Women’s History Month.

March 2, Walking the Red Road: American Indian Movement Leader Anna Mae Aquash's Legacy on Stage, 1:15 p.m. in Room 012 Johnston Hall, Middletown campus. Visiting assistant professor of Theater, Christiana Harkulich, will present her findings on 20th century Native American activist Anna Mae Aquash. 

March 2, Michael J. Colligan History Project: 100 Years of the 19th Amendment, 7 p.m., Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Hamilton campus. Award-winning broadcaster and best-selling author Lynn Sherr will reflect on the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution’s 19th Amendment, which guaranteed voting rights on the basis of sexual equality. Her presentation weaves together the historical significance of the 19th Amendment with an appreciation of women such as Susan B. Anthony in the movement for change. While this event is free and open to the public, an RSVP is requested to ensure seating. RSVP online at

March 5, Women's History Month Read-In, 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m in the Office of Diversity & Multicultural Services on the first floor of Rentschler Hall, Hamilton campus. Come by anytime to read from and listen to a selection of women's words. Books will be on hand or you can bring your favorite. Refreshments will be served!

March 5, The Power in Unity, 5:30 p.m. in Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Hamilton campus. Ebony M. Brock, director for the Booker T. Washington Community Center, will focus on the power of female leadership and expression among diverse religious, spiritual and secular traditions and what happens when all women come together with one cause, one purpose and unite. RSVP encouraged online: (For special accommodations to attend the event or help to sign up please contact

March 10, Free Thinker, 12:00 p.m in Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Hamilton campus. Join Kimberly Hamlin, associate professor of History and American Studies, for a presentation on the extraordinary life of the suffragist, lecturer and author Helen Hamilton Gardener, “the Harriet Beecher Stowe of fallen women." Drawing from research from her forthcoming biography, Dr. Hamlin explores the scandals surrounding Gardener’s personal life, her campaigns to raise the age of sexual consent for girls (from 12 or younger) and her vital role in persuading President Woodrow Wilson to support the 19th Amendment. This event is free and open to the public; sponsored by Miami University Department of Languages, Literatures, and Writing. RSVP encouraged online:

Canceled -- March 12, Women’s Journeys, Women’s Voice, 10:00 a.m. in Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Hamilton campus. Refugees are among us; in many cases, they may be invisible and their voices not heard. This program offers the opportunity for us to hear the voices of women refugees living in Southwest Ohio. By hearing refugee voices, Southwest Ohio moves closer to becoming a welcoming community for refugees.

March 17, Hidden No More Panel Discussion, 1:15 p.m. in Room 002 Thesken Hall, Middletown campus. Panelists will share their research findings spotlighting The Founding Women: Members of the Association of Black Psychology by Yvette Harris, Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema: A Hidden History by Kay Sloan, and Erased: Ann Davis by Gina Petonito. 

March 31, MUM Book Discussion: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath, 12 p.m. in the blue chairs area, Gardner-Harvey Library, Middletown campus. The Bell Jar is set in 1953 and focuses on the story of 19-year-old Esther Greenwood, the breakdown she experiences, and the beginnings of her recovery.

In honor of Women's History Month, enjoy a special display at the Middletown campus Gardner-Harvey Library where there will be women in STEM, Arts, Education, and Politics slides featured. On display during normal business hours.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information on events at Hamilton campus, located at 1601 University Blvd., call (513)785-3277. For more information on events at the Middletown campus, located at 4200 N. University Blvd., call (513) 217-4177.