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Elegance of Science now accepting entries through Jan. 12, 2020

The Elegance of Science art competition is now accepting entries and is open to University of Florida students, faculty and staff. Submit your two-dimensional research images or photos that incorporate scientific tools or concepts for an opportunity to win cash prizes. The contest is organized by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the UF [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on December 9, 2019.

Consider adding a major in Women’s Studies

Do you want to learn about issues of diversity, power, equity, and justice and gain the scholarly knowledge and skills to change the world? Adding the Women’s Studies major can deepen your critical thinking, analysis, and skills in intersectional feminist approaches to studying and transforming gender, race, class, sexualities and other systems of power. The [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on December 9, 2019.

Spring 2020 Graduate & Undergraduate Course: Latina Narratives

Latina Narratives
WST4930-Section 49EG
WST6935-Section 65EG
R 6-8; 3 Credits
In this course we will explore how Latinx women navigate citizenship and belonging In the United States as represented in the literary narratives of Latinx women. Given the historical anti-immigrant discourse that has existed in this country and which has targeted Latinx populations in particular ways, how do Latinx [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on December 9, 2019.

New Spring Course in African Popular Music

A new course, African Popular Music and Globalization (MUH 4930/6935 and African Studies 4935), will be offered in spring 2020. This course, open to undergraduates and graduate students, engages with a wide variety of African popular musics in different contexts of transformation through readings, performance projects, and listening assignments. The course will explore popular African [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on December 9, 2019.

Call for Entries: ILR Aging Research Poster Day 2020

The Institute for Learning in Retirement invites undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows to present their research related to adult development and aging at their 10th annual exposition. Prizes will be awarded to the 5 finalists: 1st place = $1000, 2nd place = $750, 3rd place = $500, two honorable mentions = $250 ea. [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on December 9, 2019.

Spring Course: Interracial Intimacies & Mixed-Race Identities in the Americas

AML4453, Sect. 25620, MWF Period 9
This course predominantly centers cultural, historical, literary, and scientific representations of mestizaje (Indo-Hispanic mixing) and mulatez (Afro-European mixing) in the United States, Mexico, and the Hispanophone Caribbean from the mid-19th century through the 21st. By adopting a hemispheric approach to the study of mestizaje and mulatez as sociohistorical construction and [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on December 9, 2019.

Spring Course: Literature of U.S. Military Bases

As Catherine Lutz describes in her book, The Bases of Empire, the world is being increasingly defined by “the global omnipresence and unparalleled lethality of the U.S. military, and the ambition with which it is being deployed around the world” (1). Whether it is ambition or security policy, the U.S. foreign military presence takes the [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on December 9, 2019.

Call for Entries: ILR Aging Research Poster Day 2020

The Institute for Learning in Retirement invites undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows to present their research related to adult development and aging at their 10th annual exposition. Prizes will be awarded to the 5 finalists: 1st place = $1000, 2nd place = $750, 3rd place = $500, two honorable mentions = $250 ea. [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on December 2, 2019.

The Art of Getting Hired

Need to get hired? There is a class for that! The Art of Getting Hired (IDS2935) is an interactive 1 credit career course that will help you to select and pursue a career path. If you’re still wondering what field is the right fit for you, or if you’re looking to secure your first internship [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on December 2, 2019.

Re-Opened till Dec. 4: Semester of Immersion Applications!

The Spring 2020 Semester of Immersion Program is an exciting journey that allows students to experience the real science of molecular biology, epidemiology, biodiversity, and marine biology through fieldwork and lab settings! You could produce and analyze real data, and experience biology as it is truly done, by completing actual research and traveling to field [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on December 2, 2019.