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APAHM Kick-Off: “Unwritten”

APIA Affairs is celebrating the Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) Kick-Off. APAHM is a celebration of Asian and Pacific Islanders in the United States. This month was created in commemoration of the first Japanese immigration to the United States on May 7, 1843. It also honors the Chinese immigrants who worked to complete the transcontinental [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on April 7, 2015.

The 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, “Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media”

The 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, “Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media,” will be held on April 10-12, 2015. Panels and presentations commence on Friday, April 10 at 11 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 12. This event is free and open [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on April 7, 2015.

Travel the World Without Leaving Gainesville

Would you like to volunteer with international students? Volunteer as a Conversation Volunteer through the English Language Institute at UF. No foreign language experience is needed. The program is designed to help students practice English in a friendly setting while meeting Americans and making friends. Volunteers should plan on spending about an hour each week [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Opportunities, Service on April 7, 2015.

¿Qué Pasa? – Moving Forward – What Will the Move to the New Center Mean To Students?

The monthly ¿Qué Pasa? series is on Tuesday, April 21 noon to 1 p.m. at La Casita.
They will have an open dialogue focusing on MCDA’s move to the Reitz Union next year.
Co-sponsored by ASPIRE and La Casita, the ¿Qué Pasa? series is an interactive discussion on a variety of topics and issues that impact the [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on April 7, 2015.

Café Cultural: Chips and Salsa Night

Join the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures “La Casita” for our 2nd Café Cultural of the semester. They will be hosting a Chips and Salsa Night on Thursday, April 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be LIVE music by Los Panas 352.
Los Panas 352 is a high energy party band that blends Latin genres [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 30, 2015.

¿Qué Pasa? – Moving Forward – What Will the Move to the New Center Mean To Students?

Join them for their monthly ¿Qué Pasa? series on Tuesday, April 21 from noon to 1 p.m. at La Casita.
They will have an open dialogue focusing on MCDA’s move to the Reitz Union next year.
Co-sponsored by ASPIRE and La Casita, the ¿Qué Pasa? series is an interactive discussion on a variety of topics and issues [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 30, 2015.

Pakistani Student’s Association 19th Annual Cultural Show

Join the University of Florida’s Pakistani Students Association for their 19th annual cultural show, “Humara Saturday Night Live” featuring a performance by international musical sensation: IMRAN KHAN!
The show will take place April 4, 2015 at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Gainesville, Florida. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 30, 2015.

Table of Abraham

The Silk Road Club is organizing a panel discussion event – Table of Abraham. The theme for this event is ““Respect for the sacred and freedom of speech.” In this panel, three speakers of Judaic, Christian and Islamic faiths will be engaging in a dialogue about the commonalities of and common issues concerning the communities.
The [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 30, 2015.

APIA Spotlight: Lights and Colors, A Discussion of Borrowing cultures

Lights, color, fun, festivities. What do you think of when you hear the word “Holi”? What about when you hear “Color Run”? What’s the difference between the two? Come join us March 26th, 2015 for a discussion on Indian culture. While we’re at it, we’ll learn about [...]

Filed under Cultural, Student Organizations on March 23, 2015.

Ballet 352 Featuring UF Symphony Orchestra

The UF Symphony Orchestra will join Dance Alive National Ballet for a spectacular evening of dance. This program brings you the best of the best with guest pianist Kevin Sharpe and well-known local musicians Gosia and Ali. George Balanchine’s most joyous and pure dance work, Allegro Brillante, the luminous “Transfigured Night” created by Judy Skinner, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 17, 2015.