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The Revolution in Catholic Thinking on the Jews

John Connelly, professor of History at the University of California Berkeley, will speak about the revolution in catholic thinking about the Jews on March 27 at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora. Connelly will illuminate the baffling silence of the Catholic Church during the Holocaust and showcase how the ancient teachings of the church [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 19, 2018.

Yiddish Travel Writer

Kalczewiak takes his audience to South America of the early twentieth century. Focusing on the work of the Yiddish author Peretz Hirshbein, Kalczewiak explores how Yiddish literature, especially travel literature, contributed to the construction of cultural ties between Europe and the Americas.
Tuesday, March 20 in the Judaica Suite at noon.

Filed under Academic, Events on March 19, 2018.

Voting Rights and Women’s Rights Activist Dierdre Macna

Voting rights activist Dierdre Macnab will be speaking with students on Tuesday, March 20 at 6:00 pm on the second floor of Pugh Hall in the O’Neil Reading Room. As the former president of the Florida League of Women Voters and a current member of Florida’s Federal Judicial Nominating Commission, she will be speaking on [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 19, 2018.

2018 Family Day at the Dairy Farm

The University of Florida’s Dairy Unit invites you to the 2018 Family Day at the Dairy Farm to be held this year on Saturday March 31, at the University of Florida Dairy Unit near Gainesville! This now annual event is an Open House for the general public to come visit a working dairy farm. We [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on March 19, 2018.

Team Handball Flash Tournament

The Team Handball Flash Tournament at Southwest Recreation Center is March 20 and 21! Handball is a combination of basketball, soccer and squash and is played with 7 team members. Tournament winners will receive RecSports champion t-shirts! Registration is open now on IMLeagues.com\UFL.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on March 13, 2018.

Swamp Shootout

At the 2018 Swamp Shootout Basketball Tournament, take on the best competition the region has to offer and see if you can bring home a championship! Teams will compete in pool-play games prior to being seeded into a bracket. Registration will end March 19 at 5 p.m. on IMLeagues.com/UFL.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on March 13, 2018.

Portuguese Jews in the Atlantic of the Early Modern Period

Presented by Hilit Surowitz-Israel as part of the Jews in the Americas Speaker Series. Surowitz-Israel’s research focuses on the early modern Atlantic and scrutinizes the institutions and regulatory practices of Portuguese Jewish communities in the Caribbean and beyond. It also examines the formation of diaspora consciousness among Portuguese Jews, and the entanglement of race and [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 13, 2018.

Music in the Park

Join RecSports on March 17 for Music in the Park at Lake Wauburg’s North Shore. The afternoon will be filled with live musical performances by UF’s Jazz and Steel bands. Drop in between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. No registration required! Admission and activities are free with a Gator 1 Card, cardholders may bring up [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on March 13, 2018.

Digital Resources Showcase

The showcase brings librarians and students together to highlight steps for finding the best research online and organizing your work quickly, plus the One Button Studio, 3-D printing, video streaming access, digital newspapers, maps and mapping tools, institutional repository and digital archival collections and more. Join them on the Colonnade outside Library West this Friday [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 13, 2018.

Discover Gainesville with Off Campus Life

Join OCL as they attend the Spring Garden Festival at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens!  The event will be from 12:30 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 24!  Transportation will be provided from campus, and OCL will cover the price of entrance!  RSVP with JakeD@offcampus.ufl.edu

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on March 13, 2018.