An Introduction to Disability Studies Theory with Dr. Vrana

The Disability Resource Center and the inaugural DRC Faculty Fellow Dr. Hether Vrana welcomes you to a Disability Studies Seminar on Keywords and Concepts to introduce you to Disability Studies Theory.
Join us February 28th from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Disability Resource Center in Reid Hall.
If you are interested in attending our lectures and [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 18, 2019.

African American Oral History Symposium at UF

Join the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program for the celebration and opening of the Joel Buchanan African American Oral History Archive at UF on March 21-23, 2019. They invite scholars, students, educators, and community leaders to watch films and podcasts, attend book signings, and discuss the latest trends in African-American history from K-12 to higher [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 18, 2019.

Florida Museum hosts free workshop Feb. 24 to celebrate archaeology month

Archaeology Workshop: Prehistoric Hunting Technology gives guests the chance to learn about how artifacts and hunting technology change over time from 2 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 24. Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to throw darts with an atlatl and make their own to take home in this free workshop led by [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 18, 2019.

Florida Museum presents SciArt Showcase at Santa Fe College Art Gallery Feb. 8

The Florida Museum of Natural History celebrates the opening of Santa Fe’s newest gallery exhibition Feb. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. The display will feature the work of participating artists from the 2018 SciArt Meetups. All artwork was inspired by Florida Museum exhibits and the state’s nature and culture. Santa Fe will display the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 4, 2019.

February 6 Novel Reading with Anna Levi

Join us for a riveting encounter with the hottest new talent in Trinidadian letters, Anna Levi. She is going to spoil us with readings from her debut novel, Madinah Girl, plus selections from other recent work. The first print of Madinah Girl has sold-out and garnered some rave reviews: “Madinah Girl offers an unflinching depiction [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 3, 2019.

UF Performing Arts to host National Geographic presentation on Birds

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts present “National Geographic Live: Birds of Paradise” on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Phillips Center beginning at 7:30 p.m. “National Geographic Live” is a night of exploration through film, photography and discussion with acclaimed National Geographic photographers. Tim Laman, a [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 22, 2019.

iDigTRIO Biology Conference & Career Fair

On Friday, February 1 – Saturday, February 2, 2019, the UF Office of Academic Support, TRIO Student Support Services Program, and iDigBio Education Program will be co-hosting the 1st Annual iDigTRIO Biology Conference & Career Fair.
This is a free Two Day Conference for TRIO & TRIO Eligible Students (First-Generation, Limited-Income, and/or Underrepresented) to expose them [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 22, 2019.

Pam & Doug Soltis: Building, Using and Teaching the Tree of Life

This lecture and book signing are free and open to the public at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 24 at the Harn Museum of Art. Pamela and Douglas Soltis are principal investigators in the UF Laboratory of Molecular Systematics & Evolutionary Genetics (Soltis Lab) and contributing authors of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. They are major contributors [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 22, 2019.

Ruins for the Future: Materializing Memories of the 1896 Hurricane at Atsena Otie, Florida Workshop with Kenneth E. Sassaman

The workshop is noon on Monday, January 28, 2019 in Walker Hall 200 (Humanities Center).
How can virtual reality and other digital technologies be used to mobilize historical knowledge that we may find useful in mitigating the negative consequences of imagined futures? The 1896 hurricane that destroyed the Gulf coastal community of Atsena Otie and the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 22, 2019.

Author Talk with Distinguished UF Alumnus, David Lawrence Jr.

Join the College of Education for a discussion with the former publisher of the Miami Herald, David Lawrence Jr., about his new book “A Dedicated Life: Journalism, Justice and a Chance for Every Child.”
The Author Talk is Thursday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m. in Reitz Union, Room 2365.
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Filed under Academic, Events on January 6, 2019.