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TODAY: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Graduate Program Exploration Fair

If interested in Graduate School in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, please visit them today, October 21, 2019 from 3 – 5 p.m. in the Reitz Union, Career Connections Center, Innovation Room.
If you are interested in Graduate School in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, please visit them today, October 21, 2019 [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 21, 2019.

My Fulbright in 7 Minutes

The UF Fulbright Lecture Committee is pleased to invite the UF community to “My Fulbright in 7 Minutes” at the International Center (The Hub) on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. The event features three guest speakers with backgrounds in art and wildlife ecology. In their presentations, they will share their unique Fulbright experiences and [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 21, 2019.

Museums and Slavery: Engaging the Past and the Present in the Public Sphere – Ana-Lucia Araujo

October 24 at 4:00 pm in Smathers Library 100 – Professor Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University) will present her lecture “Museums and Slavery: Engaging the Past and the Present in the Public Sphere.” Join the UF Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere for this discussion about the development of permanent exhibitions and museums [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 21, 2019.

Graduate and Professional Schools Fair

Join the Career Connections Center as we host graduate and professional schools from around the country who come to recruit University of Florida students and alumni interested in pursuing higher education. This is your opportunity to network with graduate school representatives from UF, around the state, and beyond. The event will be held on October [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 21, 2019.

Check out ‘Ask a Scientist: Not So Scary Science’ Oct. 27 at the Florida Museum

Florida Museum of Natural History visitors can find answers during an afternoon of discovery and learning on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants for “Ask a Scientist: Not So Scary Science” can come in costume, meet live animals and discover the science behind creatures that can seem scary. For more information, visit [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 21, 2019.

Mississippi Freedom Project Panel

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program is hosting a discussion at Pugh Hall on October 16 at noon as the MFP team reflects on the 12th annual trip to the Delta. The trip provides students with the opportunity to conduct oral history interviews with Civil Rights veterans, contemporary activists, local organizers, and more. MFP gives [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 13, 2019.

Florida Museum invites art enthusiasts to ‘SciArt Meetup: Pollinators’ Oct. 15

Calling all art enthusiasts! Visit the Florida Museum of Natural History after hours for SciArt Meetups to explore exhibits and create art inspired by Florida nature and culture! With partners Santa Fe College Art Gallery and Wayfaring Painter, join the museum on Oct. 15 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. for a brief art or science [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 13, 2019.

Panel Discussion on Premodern Walls: Literal and Figurative Functions with David Frye and UF faculty

Following his public lecture on How Ancient Walls began Modern Barriers, David Frye will participate in a Panel discussion with other UF faculty to discuss various perceptions of premodern walls.
With brief presentations by Eleni Bozia (Classics): “‘All Roads Lead to Rome’: When your Walls Include the World”; Nina Caputo (History): “Real and Imagined Walls in [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 7, 2019.

Workshop: Archaeology, Walls, and Charting Premodern Technospheres with David Frye

In this workshop, Professor Frye discusses his ongoing archeological concerns with walls and their functions and how these help us map premodern technospheres.
This event is organized by the Mellon Intersections Group on Imagineering and the Technosphere.
This event is free and open to the public.
This workshop is October 10, from noon – 1 p.m, Pugh Hall [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 7, 2019.

How Ancient Walls Begat Modern Barriers with David Frye

How do walls—man-made and otherwise—define global-cultural limits? How do the physical/material characteristics of walls bear on/inform/reflect/etc. their religious, political, social, and economic meanings, and vice versa? How do walls mark cultural relations of infinity and finiteness, abundance and lack, presence and absence, etc.? What kinds of cultural dynamics are generated in/by walls? What kinds of [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 7, 2019.