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Miami University faculty and staff will present “micro-talks” about their recently published books during the “New Books at Miami” event in King 320 on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 4 p.m.

A reception will follow in the Howe Center for Writing Excellence at 5 p.m., sponsored by the Miami University Humanities Center.

This year’s presenters:

  • Helanie Alessio (Kinesiology) and Kathleen Hutchinson Marron (Speech Pathology and Audiology), Health and Hearing (World Scientific, 2024).
  • Amanda Alexander (Art), The Routledge Companion to Decolonizing Art, Craft, and Visual Culture Education (Routledge Taylor & Francis).
  • John Bailer and Rosemary Pennington (STA & MJF), Statistics Behind The Headlines (Chapman & Hall, 2022).
  • Steven Conn (History), The Lies of the Land: Seeing Rural America for What It Is—and Isn’t (Chicago, 2023).
  • Anna Ghazaryan and Vahagn Manukian (Mathematics), Introduction to Traveling Waves (CRC, 2022).
  • Katie Johnson (English), Racing the Great White Way: Black Performance, Eugene O’Neill, and the Transformation of Broadway (Michigan, 2023).
  • Michele Navakas (English), Coral Lives: Literature, Labor, and the Making of America (Princeton, 2023).
  • Luis Prádanos-Garcia (Spanish & Portuguese), A Companion to Spanish Environmental Cultural Studies (Boydell & Brewer, 2023).
  • Andy Rice (MJF), Political Camerawork: Documentary and the Lasting Impact of Reenacting Historical Trauma (Indiana, 2023).
  • Andrew Peck (MJF), Digital Legend and Belief: The Slender Man, Folklore, and the Media (Wisconsin, 2023).

Authors will give brief presentations about their books, followed by a question-and-answer session. The event is free and open to the public.

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