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Feb 15: Trouble in the Tribe-The American Jewish Conflict over Israel

Dov Waxman a professor of political science, international affairs and Israel studies at Northeastern University, will discuss his new book “Trouble in The Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel” on Monday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m., in the Pugh Hall Ocora as part of the annual Shorstein Lecture Series. The event is free and [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Film Screening – A Floresta Que Se Move

Film Screening – A Floresta Que Se Move (The Moving Forest) is Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Pugh Hall 120.  There will be a discussion with Brazilian film producer Elisa Tolomelli, the producer of acclaimed films such as City of God, Central Station, and Woman on Top.

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Florida Men’s Basketball

Head to the O’Connell Center this Tuesday, February 9 at 9 p.m. for 90’s night as the Florida Men’s Basketball team takes on Ole Miss! 90’s costumes are encouraged, so come dressed up with all of your friends. We are also having a Greek check-in, and the chapter with the greatest percentage of members in [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

From Charleston to Chapel Hill: Countering Islamophobia & Racial Injustice

Islam on Campus invites you to a talk with Margari Aziza Hill on the rising, intersectional problems of Islamophobia and racism, and how to combat and counter them. This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom on Wednesday, February 10 – the anniversary of [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

GatorNights: Hunger Games – The Last Tribute

GatorNights will host a Hunger Games: The Last Tribute themed event on Friday, February 12, 2016 from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the Reitz Union. The event will feature an inflatable maze, archery with prizes, and free custom dog tags. The event will also feature two showings of the movie The Hunger Games: Mocking [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Global Girls Film Screening

On Wednesday, February 17 at 4 p.m. in Smathers Library East (Room 100) the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature and the Center for Children’s Literature and Culture will present a special screening of Wind of Change, a program of short films from the Global Girls FilmFest, the first festival featuring female-focused short films juried [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Each One, Teach One: A Comprehensive Sex Workshop

Hispanic-Latino Affairs’ Latina Empowerment Series and Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs’ Women’s Empower Hour are collaborating to present Each One, Teach One: A Comprehensive Sex Workshop. Since sex is often seen as taboo in APIA and Hispanic-Latino communities, they want to provide a safe space where women can learn about having a healthy sex life.
The [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Harlem Globetrotters Discounted Ticket Offer

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Gainesville, FL on Thursday, February 25, 2016 to the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. When they come to cities they like to offer the local universities staff and students a discount on tickets. Contact 602-707-7017 or email Pittman@harlemglobetrotters.com for discount information.

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Bacardi Lecture Series with Kees Koonings

Crime, Law, and Governance in the Americas Program, The Bacardi Lecture Series present: “Criminal Governance in Latin America: the Consequences of ‘New Violence’ for power and Territoriality”
Dr. Kees Koonings, part time Professor of Brazilian Studies at the Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation (CEDLA), University of Amsterdam and Associate Professor in Development Studies
Bacardi Lecture [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Phillips Center

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance forever changed the perception of American dance. The Ailey Company has gone on to perform for an estimated 23 [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.