A Classroom Odyssey? Exploring the Humanities with Student Vets

Historian Matthew Smith recently secured a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ “Dialogues on the Experience of War” initiative. The project aims to build public programming and curricula for student veterans at Miami University regional campuses. It focuses on a team-taught seminar, “From War Zone to Home,” engaging student veterans and non-veteran students … Continued

Welcome Dayton Plan

Dr Migwe Kimemia, Program Director of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Dayton office will be speaking at Hopedale on the Welcome Dayton Plan: My Reflections on Extending Hospitality to Refugees in Dayton. The Welcome Dayton Plan is a community-driven initiative designed to transform Dayton into an immigrant-friendly city. The Dayton City Commission passed the … Continued

Día de Muertos

Vanessa Rivas & Berenice Acevedo will join us to discuss “Commemorating dead loved ones: Día de Muertos”. Their presentation will provide a description of the holiday, its origin & use. They will analyze its practice and perspective in the culture, as well as its transnational spread  across the world. Service Leader:  Linda Amspaugh.  Fall Congregational … Continued