Racial Consciousness 101
When: Monday 9/24 3-4:30pm
Where: Harry T. Wilks Theatre
Description: “This initiative consists of panelists surveying students about racial ‘myths’ and then hosting panels to share with these students their own experiences and insights as students of color at Miami University.”
Bridging the Gap: Race in America
When: Monday 9/24 7:30-9:30pm
Where: Hall Auditorium Green Room
Description: Ice T will present a lecture on the topic of race in America.
Pictorial Prosthetics: Martial Masculinity and Veteran Amputees in Early 1920s European Visual Culture
When: Tuesday 9/25 4:30-6pm
Where: Harrison Hall 111
Description: “Dr. Bradley Boovy analyzes a selection of paintings by German artist, Otto Dix, from the years following World War I. He focuses on the ways in which the painter used depictions of veteran amputees to critique the gendered impacts of war on German and European society.”
Reception for New Faculty/Staff Women
When: Wednesday 9/26 4:30-6pm
Where: Armstrong 1066
Description: “The Women*s Center, in collaboration with the Provost’s Office and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, hosts an annual fall gathering to welcome new faculty and staff women to the University. All are welcome. This year’s event will be held in Armstrong 1066.”
Latinx Student Welcome Reception
When: Wednesday 9/26 6-8pm
Where: Cultural Center, Room 2030, Armstrong
Description: “All members of Miami University are invited to a Meet and Greet Opportunity with a focus of connecting Latinx students and members of the association of Latino/a faculty and staff.”
When: Thursday 9/27 10am-4pm
Where: Armstrong Student Center
Description: Hillel: Association of Jewish students will build a sukkah on campus. A sukkah is a “temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long Jewish festival of Sukkot.”
When: Friday 9/28 2-4pm and 5:30-8:30pm
Where: Cook Field (2-4pm) and Oxford Uptown Park (5:30-8:30pm)
Description: Miami’s Confucius Institute will host its annual Chinese Festival. From 2-4pm Chinese Martial Arts will be performed and a kite flying competition will be held at Cook Field. From 5:30-8:30pm, games, food, Chinese language learning, and cultural performances will take place at Oxford Uptown Park.
When: Friday 9/28 6-8pm
Where: 11 E. Walnut St, Oxford, OH
Description: Hillel: Association of Jewish Students will host its weekly Shabbat.
Vietnamese Board Game Night
When: Saturday 9/29 5-8pm
Where: Shideler 52
Description: The Vietnamese Student Association is hosting a game night, where people will play traditional Vietnamese games and sample Vietnamese snacks, coffee, and tea. This event is open to everyone.