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.

 


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

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.