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Southeastern Saxophone Summit

The University of Florida School of Music is pleased to present the 2017 Southeastern Saxophone Summit at the UF School of Music, Feb. 25, 2017. The event will feature internationally recognized guest artist Gerard McChrystal from Ireland, as well as additional artists from Florida and Georgia. The summit includes numerous master classes, recitals and performances, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 21, 2017.

HLA Presents: Y Tu…¿Que Piensas?

Y tu…¿Que Piensas? (And you, what do you think?) is a luncheon asking students to participate in discussion with professors and scholars in the field.
Join the conversation over a meal on Thursday, February 16 at noon with Dr. Nicholas Vargas, Professor of Sociology and Latin America Studies at UF.
Latinx is an ethinicity, what does that [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 13, 2017.

HLA Presents: ¡Gritos! Deconstructing Gender

Hispanic Latino Affairs’ Social Justice Committee invites you to ¡Gritos! The initiative is presenting Deconstructing Gender: Machismo & Marianismo
Gender plays an influential role in many people’s lives; it is no different for Hispanic and Latinx individuals.
For many who are masculine-identifying, the concept of machismo prohibits them from expressing themselves to the fullest. While people who [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 13, 2017.

Loud and Queer Consent

Navigating conversations on consent can be difficult as an LGBTQ+ person. How can one feel empowered as an LGBTQ person or as an LGBTQ person of color?
As a part of STRIVE’s Cupid Consent Week 2017 and LGBTQ Affairs’ Wellness Wednesday series, Loud and Queer Consent is aimed to educate our community on the importance of [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 13, 2017.

352Creates Community Forum

Join 352Creates at First Magnitude Brewery on Wednesday, February 15 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to learn more about how you can get involved on March 24-25. For more information, please visit: www.352Creates.com

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 6, 2017.

Fast-a-Thon: Free Dinner

Everyone is invited to the 14th annual Fast-A-Thon, on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Pledge to fast on Tuesday and for every person that pledges IOC will donate on their behalf to two awesome charities.
And the best part?! Come to the O’Connell Center at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.), and enjoy a free delicious [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 31, 2017.

University of Florida 2017 MLK Keynote Address with Marc Lamont Hill

Please join University of Florida’s campus-wide celebration as we remember and honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr with keynote speech delivered by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017.
A Distinguished Professor of African American Studies at Morehouse College, Dr. Hill remains as one of the leading journalistic voice [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 30, 2017.

MLK Celebration 2017

Join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with events from Jan. 12 through Jan. 28. Learn more at www.multicultural.ufl.edu/programs/mlk/about-the-celebration/

January 23 – MCDA Educational Forum
Co-sponsored with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Teaching for Social Justice will take place at 6 p.m. at [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 23, 2017.

Inauguration Events and Education

Join UF for viewing the inauguration, educational forums about the inauguration and open dialogue.
Presented by Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, What’s Next? an Inauguration Viewing and Political Action Panel is Friday, Jan. 20 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. in the Reitz Union Chamber on the ground level.
There are also other opportunities to view the Inauguration. Watch the [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 16, 2017.

MLK Celebration 2017

Join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with events from Jan. 12 through Jan. 28. Learn more at www.multicultural.ufl.edu/programs/mlk/about-the-celebration/
January 12 – MLK Celebration: Opening Ceremony and Candlelight Vigil
Candlelight Vigil begins at 6 p.m. at the Institute of Black Culture and ends with the Opening Ceremony in the J. [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 9, 2017.