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Institute of Black Culture Anniversary and Grand Opening of the Black Enrichment Center

Institute of Black Culture (IBC) was officially dedicated on February 11, 1972 and for more than 40 years the IBC has been a home away from home for numerous students moving through the University of Florida. The IBC continues to function as a resource for all members of the university community by [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 2, 2016.

LGBT Affairs: The Black Queer Collective

Through LGBT Affairs at UF, The Black Queer Collective serves as a social and cultural discussion-based group for LGBTQ+ identified Black and African American students and folks within the Gainesville community. During this meeting, we hope to go through a pretty fundamental conversation of how gender and sexuality are perceived within the Black community and [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 2, 2016.

LGBT Affairs – New2UF

LGBT Affairs hosts a biweekly discussion group called New2UF. It takes place Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the Rainbow room in Peabody Hall. The group is open to anyone and everyone who falls under the Queer/LGBT umbrella, and is aimed toward those who are either new to the university or new to being queer/out. It [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 2, 2016.

Hispanic-Latinx Queers

Hispanic-Latinx Queers is a discussion group for Hispanic/Latinx identifying queer individuals who are seeking a safe space where they can discuss the intersectionalities of being Hispanic/Latinx and Queer, along with issues surrounding their communities.
Their second meeting, Gender, will focus on how gender is defined and intertwined in both latinidad and queerness.
Be sure to join them, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 25, 2016.

Nikki Giovanni on Campus

Join the University of Florida in the campus-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King.
The MLK Celebration Keynote Speaker, Dr. Nikki Giovanni will present on Tuesday, January 19 in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. A Distinguished Professor of English at Virginia Tech, Dr. Giovanni is an award-winning poet, author, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 19, 2016.

LGBT Affairs: The Black Queer Collective

Through LGBT Affairs, The Black Queer Collective is a social and cultural discussion group for students and community members who identify as Black/African American and LGBTQ+. The next meeting will be January 25, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. These meetings are closed to individuals who meet the intersections of these identities.

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 19, 2016.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Opening Ceremonies this Week

Join the University of Florida in the campus-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King.
Celebration events include:

Opening Ceremony and Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, Jan. 13 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Institute of Black Culture (on 15010 W. University Ave. next to Chipotle)
MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 18 at 8 a.m. [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 11, 2016.

Hispanic Latino Affairs Bienvenida

Their event will be held January 13 from 10 to 2 p.m. and will have a wide range of events from karaoke, video games, dance lesson and many more. Its to welcome back everyone for the spring semester. There will be empanadas, walking tacos and some croquetas. Come on by and enjoy some laughs and [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 11, 2016.

Museum Nights: Asia or Bust

Join the Harn Museum of Art at Museum Nights: Asia or Bust on Thursday, January 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. Celebrate the diverse arts and cultures of Asia by viewing Traditional Taiwanese and Indian Dance Performances, Martial Art Demonstrations, Yo-yo Performance, Chinese calligraphy and Shadow Puppet Play. Free food and admission.

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 11, 2016.

LGBT Affairs: Black Queer Collective

Through LGBT Affairs, the Black Queer Collective serves as a social and cultural discussion-based group for students who identify as both Black/African-American and LGBTQ+. Their first meeting for the semester will be on Monday, January 11 at 6 p.m. in Peabody Hall Room 408. There will be snacks provided.

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 11, 2016.