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LGBT Affairs:Gainesville Pride 2014 Community Lecture on LGBTQ Bullying

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 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Colloquium on Islam with Michael Muhammed Knight

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 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Indigenous Knowledge, Spirituality and the Future of Humans in Nature

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);
Interval
4.    “Maya Spirituality: the [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 13, 2014.

Trans* at UF

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.

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 13, 2014.

Arab Heritage Week at UF

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 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 13, 2014.

Café Cultural: Chips & Salsa Night

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 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 13, 2014.

ACCENT, PSU, and AASU Present: An Evening with George Takei

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 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 5, 2014.

Celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month with “Pop-Up Culture”

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
hear?
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 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 29, 2014.

The State of the UF LGBT Union: Faculty/Staff/GA Reception & Stakeholder’s Meeting

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 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 22, 2014.

¿Que Pasa?

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.

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 16, 2014.