During childhood and adolescence youth spend significant portions of their lives at school. But what if school is an uncomfortable space where they feel harassed or even bullied? Sadly this is the reality too many LGBT youth face while in school. Join them on October 21 as Dr. Elizabethe Payne hosts a discussion about the [...]
Colloquium on Islam (sponsored by ISN, Ismaili Student Network) presents their very first event at the University of Florida, co sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Affairs. Come out and engage in a thought provoking seminar with Michael Muhammed Knight, “Representing Islam in America,” followed by a facilitated discussion and dinner (Indian [...]
Indigenous Knowledge, Spirituality and the Future of Humans in Nature is October 13 from 3 to 6 p.m. in Keene-Flint Hall 0105.
Opening Prayer Marcus Briggs-Cloud (Maskoke Nation)
1. “Indigenous Ceremonialism”, by Marcus Briggs-Cloud (Maskoke Nation, UFL);
2. “Peyote women”, by James Treat (Illinois);
3. “The Interface of Quantum Mechanics and Magic”, by William Lyon (Missouri);
4. “Maya Spirituality: the [...]
Trans* at UF is a discussion group open to folks who identify as transgender, gender variant and/or genderqueer, and their intimate partners. Trans* at UF meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Rainbow Room located on the fourth floor of Peabody Hall.
The Arab Students’ Association at UF cordially invites you to the first annual Arab Heritage Week at UF. ASA seeks to promote the unity, awareness and culture of Arabs and Arab Americans at UF and in Gainesville. The Arab Heritage Week will be an exploration of their roots and culture, and an attempt to eradicate [...]
Join La Casita for their 2nd Café Cultural of the semester. They will be having a Chips & Salsa Night on Thursday, October 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. The living room will be transformed into a dance floor, and they’ll have it open for you to dance the night away with salsa, merengue, and [...]
ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida, Pride Student Union and the Asian American Student Union will bring actor and activist George Takei to campus Oct. 7.Takei’s visit coincides with Pride History Week and Asian Kaleidoscope Month. The program starts at 8 p.m. at the University Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m., and admission [...]
Do you have a dance troupe or an a cappella group? Would you like to paint for an audience or read your poetry for all to
Share your talent and come out and celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month by joining the “Pop-up Culture” events on Wednesday, October 15.
From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., spontaneous acts [...]
The State of the UF LGBT Union meeting is Tuesday, September 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Ustler Hall for a recap on the state of LGBT Affairs at the University of Florida. Refreshments will be provided. This event is co-sponsored by the Provost’s Office, the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, and [...]
On Tuesday, September 16, from noon to 1 p.m., La Casita will be hosting this semester’s first small-group discussion about first-generation students and what it means to be one at UF.