Winter College Schedule

Please note all times are tentative and subject to change.

Friday, February 27

Noon - 5 p.m.

Winter College 2015 Registration Opens

2 p.m.

Excursion – Carriage Tour of Charleston
(optional; additional fee and pre-registration required. See excursions page for details.)

2-2:50 p.m.

Denise Baszile
Counter-Storytelling for Justice:
The Politics and Poetics of the
Abolitionist Movement

Elizabeth Mullenix
Entertainment as Education:
A Look at the History of
Classroom Charleston Theatre

3-3:50 p.m.

Brian Kirkmeyer
While My Guitar Loudly
Shrieks: The Technology of
ElectricGuitars

Brooke Spangler
Light Hearts, Full Minds: The
Benefits of Playfulness in
Classroom Adulthood

4 p.m.

Hotel check-in available to all participants

6 p.m.

Welcome reception 

6:45 p.m.

Opening dinner and keynote address
Sponsored by The Knolls of Oxford

 

 

Saturday, February 28

7 a.m.-Noon

Winter College Registration Open

7-7:55 a.m.

Continental breakfast

8-8:50 a.m.

Gillian Oakenfull
The Sharing Economy:
Collective Consumption or
Disaster Capitalism?

Brooke Spangler
Light Hearts, Full Minds: The
Benefits of Playfulness in
Adulthood

 

9-9:50 a.m.

Brian Kirkmeyer
We Are Miami: Student
Success in the College of
Engineering and Computing

Elizabeth Mullenix
Theatres of War: Southern
Entertainment in the Civil War Era

Jayne Whitehead
Cooking Up an Estate Plan:
Ingredients for Success

 

10-10:50 a.m.

Gillian Oakenfull
Adapt and Advance: How to
Succeed in the Changing
Workplace

Denise Baszile
The Ghosts of South Carolina:
Race, Place and Curriculum

Brooke Spangler
From Caves to Playgrounds:
Evolutionary Reasons for Why
Bullies Bully

 

11-11:50 a.m. Elizabeth Mullenix
Entertainment as Education:
A Look at the History of
Charleston Theatre

Bruce Guiot
The Miami Promise: the Future
of Scholarship Support at Miami

Brian Kirkmeyer
While My Guitar Loudly Shrieks:
The Technology of Electric
Guitars

Noon-1 p.m.

Lunch & program

1:15-5 p.m.

Excursion – Ft. Sumter
(optional; additional fee and pre-registration required. See excursions page for details.)

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Excursion – Carriage Tour of Charleston
(optional; additional fee and pre-registration required. See excursions page for details.)

 

2-4 p.m.

Excursion – Holy City Architecture Walking Tour
(optional; additional fee and pre-registration required. See excursions page for details.)

 

6:00 p.m.

 Dinner at the Riviera Theater

Sunday, March 1

8-8:50 a.m.

Denise Baszile
Counter-Storytelling for Justice:
The Politics and Poetics of the
Abolitionist Movement

Gillian Oakenfull
Adapt and Advance: How to
Succeed in the Changing
Workplace

9:15 a.m.

Farewell Brunch 

11 a.m.

 Hotel Checkout

 
Time and content subject to change.

 


Winter College Updates

For Winter College updates and to receive the registration brochure in early December click here or email alumni@MiamiOH.edu.  Visit our website, for updated information on everything from the class schedule to ground transportation.

Questions? Contact Toni Gebhart via email or call at 513-529-8137 or toll free 866-MU-ALUMS (866-682-5867).