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How Michelle Obama Became the Most Beloved Black Woman in America: A Look at Our Forever FLOTUS Before “Becoming”

March 19, 2019, 4:30 pm Ustler Hall Atrium followed by book signing and reception
How, in the course of a few short months, did Michelle Obama journey from being the presidential candidate’s wife who much of the media dismissed as the reason that her husband wouldn’t be elected president, to being one of the most beloved [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 11, 2019.

Postracial Resistance: Black Women, Media and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity

March 19, 2019, 12:30PM Smathers Library 100
Dr. Joseph will offer insightful examination of the media landscape and its impact on African American women. Using the experiences of Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and television producer Shonda Rhimes, media scholar Joseph explores the lives of women whose professions are intricately tied to the production and dissemination of [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 11, 2019.

Research at the Museum

Have you always wondered what kind of research happens at the Florida Museum of Natural History? Now is your chance to find out! The Florida Museum of Natural History is hosting a mini-expo to share with you the exciting work being done at the institution. Whether you are looking to get started with natural-history research [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 11, 2019.

The River Unaligned: The Danube Across Nations and Media 

Tuesday, March 12 at 4-5 p.m. in Fine Arts C 0127.
Marijeta Božovi? is an Assistant Professor at Yale University teaching in the Slavic Languages and Literatures, Film and Media Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies departments.
She is the author of Nabokov’s Canon: From Onegin to Ada, editor of Watersheds: Poetics and Politics of the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 11, 2019.

Check out ‘Ask a Scientist: Bulla Cubana’ March 10 at the Florida Museum

Florida Museum of Natural History visitors may bring specimens and find answers during an afternoon of discovery and learning on March 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants for “Ask a Scientist: Bulla Cubana” may talk one-on-one with Florida Museum researchers about their fieldwork in Cuba. For more information, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/event/ask-a-scientist or call 352-273-2062.

Filed under Academic, Events on March 3, 2019.

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 on February 24, 2019.

Research at the Museum

Have you always wondered what kind of research happens at the Florida Museum of Natural History? Now is your chance to find out! The Florida Museum of Natural History is hosting a mini-expo to share with you the exciting work being done at the institution. Whether you are looking to get started with natural-history research [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 24, 2019.

Creativity Boosting Workshop with Judah Pollack

Join the Cade Museum for a Creativity Boosting Workshop lead by Judah Pollack, author of “The Net and the Butterfly: The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking”
Check in will begin at 8:30am and a light breakfast will be provided. The workshop will begin at 9:00am and conclude by 12:00pm. Participants are required to have a [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 24, 2019.

Florida Technologies Exhibit Unveiling

The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention is pleased to invite you to the unveiling of an exhibit celebrating Florida’s incredible story of innovation and invention, showcasing inventors from the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame (FIHF), National Academy of Inventors (NAI) ,and University of South Florida (USF), and featuring inventor Dr. Paul Sanberg, USF Senior [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 24, 2019.

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 on February 18, 2019.