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Internships and Careers at USHMM Workshop

This workshop will introduce interested students to the general and practical issues around internship, fellowship and job opportunities at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Krista Hegburg (Ph.D. in anthropology, Columbia University) and Emil Kerenji (Ph.D. in history, University of Michigan) will also speak about their own academic trajectories and experiences of working in a [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 19, 2018.

Latin American Resources at the USHMM

This seminar will examine the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s research resources related to Latin America. The Museum’s Rescue the Evidence initiative has collected materials from Jewish community archives, ministry repositories, state agencies, survivor organizations, and private institutions from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Uruguay. In conjunction with the archives of the International Tracing [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 19, 2018.

Midnight Fun Run

Take on the largest 5k at UF on April 25. The race will begin at 11:59 p.m. and is open to faculty, staff, students and guests.Registration can be found on http://bit.ly/MNFR2018 and includes an event t-shirt and post-race breakfast.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on March 19, 2018.

Hear Incredible Miss Major Speak at PAM Opening Ceremony

Come out to PAM Opening Ceremony for free food and the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear the incredible Miss Major Griffith-Gracy, renowned LGBT activist and veteran of the Stonewall Riots, speak at the University of Florida!
Miss Major is an influential activist who is still doing valuable work in the gay and trans communities and you don’t [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 19, 2018.

Free Advanced Screening of Blockers Film for UF Students

Universal Pictures is offering a free advanced screening of their upcoming comedy film Blockers for UF students. The screening will be held at the Regal Stadium 16 on Newberry Road on Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m. Don’t forget your student ID!

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

Florida Men’s Tennis This Week

The Florida Men’s Tennis team has another great weekend of matches coming up. The Gators will take on Ole Miss on Friday night at 5 p.m. The first 200 fans will receive Gators koozies. It is also a Greek Dollar Night where members of Greek organizations can check-in to earn $1 per person towards their [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on March 19, 2018.

Moral Leadership Symposium

Join us in a journey through leadership evolution and how leaders influence behavior to shape history.
Attendees can present their perspectives and develop solutions addressing systems of social inequity with members form the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on March 22nd 2018, from 1:30-4:30 PM in Bryan 130. These interactions will have far reaching implications and [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 19, 2018.

Sovereignty in Ruins

In 2009, the Peruvian legal authorities completed a six-year forensic archaeological investigation at Los Cabitos, the former regional headquarters of the 1980s and 1990s counterinsurgency campaign in Peru’s central southern Andes. This investigation uncovered dozens of clandestine mass graves containing the shattered remains of an unknown number of “disappeared” suspects during Peru’s “war on terror.” [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 19, 2018.

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.