Oxford Featured Events

RSS XML iCal Oxford, OHEastern Time
This hCalendar-compliant page is optimized for search engines. View this calendar as published at miamioh.edu.

Aeolus Quartet

Aeolus Quartet, Oxford Chamber Series, Oxford Community Arts Center, 10 S. College Ave. , Details at the Performing Arts Series, Ticket Prices, Regular Price: Adult $15 | Senior $14 | Youth/Student $10, "This is clearly a quartet to watch.” –Cleveland Plain Dealer, The award-winning Aeolus Quartet has received accolades worldwide.  The Baltimore Sun praised them for “smoothly meshed technique with a sense of spontaneity and discovery.”  The Aeolous Quartet has collaborated with leading artists such as Renee Fleming, Ida Kavafian, Joel Krosnick, and Paul Neubauer. They have released two critically acclaimed albums of classic and contemporary works, and they bring a sound that is all at once familiar and fantastic. In collaboration with the Department of Music and the Oxford Community Arts Center. Event Title: Performing Arts Series, Chamber Series. Monday, March 18, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

Women's Herstory Month Lecture

n celebration of Women's History Month, the University Libraries are hosting "Indigenous Women Rising in the Age of the Anthropocene," a presentation by Dr. Roxanne T. Ornelas, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography. Environmental challenges in what is now being called the "Age of the Anthropocene" are increasingly driving many communities to respond through public activism and protest. The rising voices of indigenous women in the Americas are increasingly being heard as the call for environmental justice and human rights. Dr. Ornelas will discuss her work on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the empowering environmental leadership of indigenous women. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

University Awards Celebration

Held at the Marcum Conference Center, 5:00-6:30 PM, the University Awards Celebration honors Miami faculty and staff who have been selected to receive the following University Awards: Assessment, Career Development, Distinguished Scholar, E. Phillip Knox Distinguished Teaching, Distinguished Professor, and Benjamin Harrison Medallion. Event Title: University Awards Celebration. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Wind Ensemble

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Oxford - Hall Auditorium.

War, Fiction, and the Ethics of Memory

This event will take place in the Heritage Room, Shriver Center and will be followed by a reception. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer is a New York Times best seller and won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Other honors include the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the Edgar Award for Best First Novel from the Mystery Writers of America, the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction from the American Library Association, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, a Gold Medal in First Fiction from the California Book Awards, and the Asian/Pacific American Literature Award from the Asian/Pacific American Librarian Association. His other books are Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (a finalist for the National Book Award in nonfiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award in General Nonfiction) and Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America. He is a University Professor, the Aerol Arnold Chair of English, and a Professor of English, American Studies and… Event Title: War, Fiction, and the Ethics of Memory. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Spring Break

Event Title: No classes; Offices open. Monday, March 25, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Spring Break

Event Title: No classes; Offices open. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Spring Break

Event Title: No classes; Offices open. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Spring Break

Event Title: No classes; Offices open. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Spring Break

Event Title: No classes; Offices open. Friday, March 29, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Diversity & Inclusion Awards Reception

Armstrong Student Center - Fritz Pavilion - 4:00-5:30pm, We hope you will join us as we celebrate our colleagues who have demonstrated a commitment to inclusive excellence through their leadership and vision.  Click here to RSVP for the reception! Event Title: Inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Awards Reception. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

César Chávez Day -Transforming America

          The César Chávez Day Celebration          Transforming America: Civil disobedience, social change and environmental justice. The César Chávez Day at Miami University is celebrated during Spring Semester each year. This year we will honor César Chávez’s significant contributions and impact in the U.S. through the lenses of Dolores Huerta and today’s American labor leaders and activists committed to the struggle for social justice. They are living testimonial of “La Causa (Long Live Our Cause)” and “Sí se puede (Yes We Can).” Wednesday, April 3, Dolores. Film directed by Peter Bratt -90 min                  Film screening followed by a panel discussion, 6pm – 8pm, Great Room, MacMillan Hall, Reception begins at 5:45pm, Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm worker union with César Chávez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for… Event Title: Civil disobedience, social change and environmental justice. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Oxford - MacMillan Hall 212.

CANCELED: Alex Wasserman, piano

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox, 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 4, Hall Auditorium, 101 S. Campus Ave, Sponsors, I Am Miami, Western College Alumnae Association, Miami Activities & Programming, Office of Diversity Affairs, Part of the Presidential Series on Inclusivity, Ticket Prices, Free but ticketed! Ticket release date to be announced at a later date. Ain’t I A Woman: My Journey to Womanhood, Actress Laverne Cox rose to fame with her role as Sophia Burset on Orange Is the New Black, becoming the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in an acting category. As Cox says, "My life changed when I realized I deserve to be seen, to dream, to be fully included, always striving to bring my full humanity." With various 'firsts' in her already impressive career, the Emmy-nominated actress, documentary film producer and prominent equal rights advocate, continues to make history in her career and significant strides in her activism. An advocate with an empowering message of moving beyond… Thursday, April 4, 2019, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Oxford - Hall Auditorium, Oxford - Hall Auditorium Green Room.

25th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum

Miami University's 25th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum A Two-Day Event, Shriver Center 701 E. High Street Oxford OH 45056, The event is free and open to the public. Tuesday April 23, 2019, Plenary: 9:15am-10:00am Undergraduate Research @ Miami: What value does it add to the success of students, faculty and the institution? Centers & Research Support Showcase: 1:00-4:00pm, Themed Panel Discussions: 10:15am, 11:45am, 1:15pm, 3:00pm, Panel Format: Each one-hour panel will start with a 15-minute featured presentation followed by three 10-minute presentations selected from submitted abstracts. THEMED PANEL DISCUSSION, Analytics and Data Science, Collaborative, multidisciplinary research and experiential learning to solve real world challenges. First Year Research Experience [FYRE] Student and Faculty Perspectives, How does FYRE promote entry into undergraduate research? What are the benefits for faculty? Graduate Students as Undergraduate Research Mentors, Grad-undergrad collaborations… Event Title: Miami University's 25th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 5:00 PM.

Red Brick Run

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.