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Intersections Spring 2020 Symposium

Thursday, April 23, 2-4PM Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Keynote Speaker: Tina Campt (Owen F. Walker Professor of Humanities and Modern Culture and Media, Brown University)

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Ethics Cafe on Reparations

Monday, April 7, 3-4:30 pm, Smathers 100 Ethics cafe, open to all UF students Moderator: Dr. Rachel Grant, Journalism Are you interested in learning more about reparations to historically oppressed minority groups, especially African-Americans and Native Americans?  Would you like to talk with other students about the ethical, political, and practical issues involved in reparations?  […]

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Ethics Cafe on Gender Violence

Tuesday, March 17, 3-4:30 pm, Smathers 100 This ethics cafe is open to all UF students. Moderator: Dr Kim Walsh-Childers Are you interested in learning more about the relations between gender and violence? Would you like to talk with other students about different forms of gender violence, proposals to decrease this violence, and the moral […]

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Public Ethics Panel: Immigration Reform

March 11 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm  The Thomas Center  This community panel features local experts who will address immigration reform through religious, policy, and community efforts.  After hearing from each speaker, participants will have the opportunity to engage the panelists and each other in a civil discussion about how Gainesville can respond to […]

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Intersections: Careers in the Humanities

Careers in the Humanities Tuesday, March 10, 2020 4:30-7:30PM Career Center, Reitz Union Learn about careers for students of all majors interested in the Humanities. Registration is encouraged as space is limited. Register here: https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3DA7I14jVugrOZL This event is open to UF students.

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The Google AI Impact Challenge

The Google AI Impact Challenge February 26, 2020 4-5:00PM Smathers Library, Room 100 Speaker: Oscar Wahltinez is a Developer Programs Engineer at Google working on Android, cameras and machine learning. At Google, we believe that artificial intelligence can provide new ways of approaching problems and meaningfully improve people’s lives. That’s why we’re excited to support […]

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Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants Keynote Lecture by César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

Tuesday, February 25, 2-3:30 pm, Smathers 100 Over the last thirty years, the federal and state governments have increasingly tapped their powers to incarcerate people accused of violating immigration laws. As a result, almost 400,000 people annually now spend some time locked up pending the result of a civil or criminal immigration proceeding. García Hernández […]

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Sean Kelley Keynote at the Museums Challenge Symposium

This event is part of the 2020 Museums Challenge Symposium  and is presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Mass Incarceration  Monday, February 17 at 4:00 pm in Smathers Library  Sean Kelley has run all public programming at Eastern State Penitentiary since 1995, when he was hired as the organization’s first full-time employee. He produced the […]

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Hidden Lives Illuminated Screening at the Museums Challenge Symposium

This event is part of the 2020 Museums Challenge Symposium  and is presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Mass Incarceration  Sunday, February 16, 5-8:00PM at The Wooly (20 N. Main Street) Screening of Hidden Lives Illuminated, a project commissioned by Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site of animated short films created by artists incarcerated at the […]

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Public Ethics Panel: Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation

Ethics Panel on Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation 2/12, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM, Dauer 219 Sex trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which individuals perform commercial sex through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. Did you know that sex trafficking is an issue right here, in the city of Gainesville? Since 2017, Created Gainesville […]

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Ethics Cafe on Free Speech and Hate Speech

Free Speech and Hate Speech 2/4, 3:00 PM-4:30 PM, Smathers 100   Are you interested in learning more about free speech and hate speech on campus? Would you like to talk with other students about freedom of expression and the extent to which it should or can be limited? This Ethics Cafe will provide a […]

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Intersections on Ethics In the Public Sphere Fall 2019 Poster Fair

Monday, November 18, UF Reitz Union, Rion Ballroom, 9:30am-3:30pm In this capstone poster fair, students from across the UF Intersections on Ethics in the Public Sphere fall 2019 course cluster presented posters reflecting their group research and analysis of the ethical dimensions of contemporary public issues. Courses represented include: Feminist Philosophy (PHM3123), Philosophy of Education […]

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Walls of Present and Future: The Genuine, the Imaginary, and the Fake in Global Climate Change Discourse A roundtable discussion with Susanne Götze and UF Faculty

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 4:00-5:30 pm, Pugh Hall Ocora Walls of Present and Future: The Genuine, the Imaginary, and the Fake in Global Climate Change Discourse A roundtable discussion with Susanne Götze and UF Faculty Discussants: Marcel Lewandowsky (Center for European Studies), Jasmine McNealy (Journalism), Ken Sassaman (Anthropology), and Robert T. Walker (Geography); moderated by […]

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‘Walls in the Head’: Challenges Facing Global Action on Climate Change A public lecture by Susanne Götze

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 5:00-6:15 pm, Dauer 219 (Ruth McQuown Room) Livestream Link: https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/6f508d9c728d43c0abb606f6b4e6b5c71d Living in the shadow of the Wall as a child and coming to age in a united Berlin, Dr. Götze’s career as an environmental journalist seems to have brought her full circle. Her reporting has taken her around the world and […]

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Repurposing the Past for the Future with Digital Technologies A workshop with Professor Shannon Lee Dawdy

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 10:00 am Marston Library L136 The past has a tenuous, often contentious, relationship with the future. We fragment and sequester the past, drawing memory from only those things we have at hand and rupturing continuities with the present by forgetting. Futures discounting exacerbates this myopic condition by playing on uncertainties to […]

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Speculative Archaeology: The Politics of Disaster Debris with Shannon Dawdy

Tuesday, November 12,  2019 4pm in Smathers Library 100 The debris pile from 134,000 New Orleans buildings damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina is visible from space. Although there was some effort to recycle materials through a little-known global market in demolition debris, most of the rubble amassed in place. In the future, archaeologists might […]

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Ethics Cafe on Free College

Free College 11/7, 11:45AM-12:35PM An Ethics Cafe is an informal gathering where people with diverse perspectives and experiences can talk about issues that matter to them. The goal is to facilitate reasoned, constructive, and civil conversations in which all the participants are able to join, and from which all will learn. Facilitators will be on […]

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Ethics Cafe on Climate Change

Climate Change 10/28, 11:45AM-12:35PM An Ethics Cafe is an informal gathering where people with diverse perspectives and experiences can talk about issues that matter to them. The goal is to facilitate reasoned, constructive, and civil conversations in which all the participants are able to join, and from which all will learn. Facilitators will be on […]

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3rd University of Florida Classics Graduate Student Symposium

OCTOBER 26 @ 10:00 AM Justice Turns the Balance Scale 3rd University of Florida Classics Graduate Student Symposium For more information visit: https://classics.ufl.edu/event/3rd-university-of-florida-classics-graduate-student-symposium/ Δίκα δὲ τοῖς μὲν παθοῦσιν μαθεῖν ἐπιρρέπει (Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 250-1) “But Justice turns the balance scales, sees that we suffer and we suffer and we learn.” (trans. Robert Fagles) The importance of the […]

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Amerykah and ME: Mapping Afrofuturism within the Hip Hop Feminist Imaginary with Aisha Durham

This event was part of the Beyond Borders, Across Boundaries: Black and LatinX Knowledge Formations speaker series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Global Blackness and Latinx Identity October 22nd 5:00 pm in Smathers Library 100 Professor Durham’s talk focused on Afrofuturism (which can be described as a politically-imaginative decolonial project that fuses fictions, fantasies, […]

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Workshop: Misreading The Literature of Late Antiquity: Palatine Anthology and the politics of criticism with Simon Goldhill

Friday, October 18, 10:40-11:40AM –Dauer 219  (Ruth McQuown Room) The Palatine Anthology is a collection of Greek poems (epigrams) that were discovered in the early 17th century. The material included in the manuscripts are narratives originating from between 7th BCE to late antiquity.  The manuscripts are currently housed at the Library of the University of […]

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The Infrastructure of Tolerance with Simon Goldhill

Friday, October 18, 4pm, Smathers Library 100 This lecture examined how we might understand the relationship between urban infrastructures, and the logics of exclusion and inclusion around which the category of citizenship is understood and cultural identities are formed. It looked in particular at the role of city planners and some past urban planning projects […]

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Disability Dialogues with Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe

2-3pm, Thursday October 17, Reitz Union 3315 Disability Dialogues Event PDF An informal dialogue, meet and greet, and discussion with disability studies scholar and activist Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe, facilitated by the Disability Resource Center’s Faculty Fellow Dr. Heather Vrana.  Possible topics included: How does disability studies inform our work and our own activism? What does it […]

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Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition with Liat Ben-Moshe

Thursday, October 17, 4-5:15pm in Ustler Hall Atrium Liat Ben-Moshe event PDF Recent scholarship and activism paint a troubling picture of the American carceral state and chart a way out by utilizing the framework of abolition. But disability and madness and their histories of oppression and resistance are largely missing from as ways to inform […]

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Panel Discussion on Premodern Walls: Literal and Figurative Functions with David Frye and UF faculty

October 10, 2019, at 5:00-6:45 pm in Dauer 219 (Ruth McQuown Room) Following his public lecture on How Ancient Walls began Modern Barriers, David Frye  participated in a Panel discussion with other UF faculty to discuss various perceptions of premodern walls. With brief presentations by Eleni Bozia (Classics): “‘All Roads Lead to Rome’: When your […]

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A Conversation on the Racial Formation and Colonialism in Puerto Rico with Marisol LeBrón and Ileana Rodriguez-Silva

This event was part of the Beyond Borders, Across Boundaries: Black and LatinX Knowledge Formations speaker series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Global Blackness and Latinx Identity October 10th at 5pm in Ustler Hall Atrium   This talk was lead with two leading scholars whose research has advanced and complicated our understanding of Puerto […]

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Workshop: Archaeology, Walls, and Charting Premodern Technospheres with David Frye

  October 10, 12:00-1:00 pm, Pugh Hall 302  In this workshop, Professor Frye discussed his ongoing archeological concerns with walls and their functions and how these help us map premodern technospheres.                   David Frye is Professor of History at Eastern Connecticut State University and author of Walls. […]

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How Ancient Walls Begat Modern Barriers with David Frye

   October 9, 2019, at 5:00-6:45 pm in Dauer 219 (Ruth McQuown Room) How do walls—man-made and otherwise—define global-cultural limits? How do the physical/material characteristics of walls bear on/inform/reflect/etc. their religious, political, social, and economic meanings, and vice versa? How do walls mark cultural relations of infinity and finiteness, abundance and lack, presence and absence, […]

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Ethics Cafe on Immigration: What’s on your mind?

IMMIGRATION 9/16, 1:55-2:45 An Ethics Cafe is an informal gathering where people with diverse perspectives and experiences can talk about issues that matter to them.  The goal is to facilitate reasoned, constructive, and civil conversations in which all the participants are able to join, and from which all will learn.  Facilitators will be on hand […]

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CLE Information Session on Amendment 4

 Saturday 15 June, 11am-1pm Library West, UF (Nygren Suite) event speakers: Cecile Scoon, First VP of the Florida League of Women Voters, received a Visual and Environmental Studies undergraduate degree from Harvard in 1981. She is currently a civil rights lawyer in Panama City, Florida. This event focused on the voter re-enfranchisement charter amendment that […]

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Local Impacts of Mass Incarceration: A Community Round Table

 Wednesday April 24, 6:30-8pm Reitz Union Room 2355, University of Florida campus, 686 Museum Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611 Between 1980 and 2015, the number of people incarcerated in America increased from near 500,000 to over 2.2 million. Today, 1 in every 37 adults in the United States is under some form of correctional supervision. While […]

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Loud and Proud: An Alternative Literary History of Haiti’s Women Writers with Nadève Ménard

This event was part of the Beyond Borders, Across Boundaries: Black and LatinX Knowledge Formations speaker series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Global Blackness and Latinx Identity   April 16, 2019 at 12:30PM in Smathers Library 100 Dr. Nadève Ménard engages literary criticism specifically as it pertains to Haiti’s female authors and their works. […]

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What Language does the Authentic Haitian Speak?: Linguistic Rights and Choices in the Haitian literary context with Nadève Ménard

This event was part of the Beyond Borders, Across Boundaries: Black and LatinX Knowledge Formations speaker series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Global Blackness and Latinx Identity     April 16, 2019 at 4:30PM in Ustler Hall Atrium In this talk, Dr. Nadève Ménard examined Haiti’s complex linguistic landscape in order to dispel the […]

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The Embodiment of Techne: Remarks on Martin Luther’s “Open Letter on Translating” (Sendbrief zum Dolmetschen) with Will Hasty

Thursday, April 11, 12PM-1PM in Pugh 302 Based on examples from Genesis, the Gospel according to John, and the Bible-translation of Martin Luther and his own comments about it – on which my main attention is focused, I explore in this workshop the validity of the proposition that culture generally and within it the technosphere […]

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Advocacy: Building relationships with community to work on complex public issues

This event was part of the Intersections on Ethics in the Public Sphere Workshop Series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Ethics in the Public Sphere April 9, 2019 at 10:40AM-11:30AM in Dauer 215 With Elaine Giles (David and Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service), Kevin Baron (Bob Graham Center for Public Service), Mona […]

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The Mobility of Belonging: How Black People Construct Indigeneity on Turtle Island with Kyle Mays

This event was part of the Beyond Borders, Across Boundaries: Black and LatinX Knowledge Formations speaker series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Global Blackness and Latinx Identity   April 8, 2019 at 4:30PM in Smathers 100 Whiteness in the United States has always been constructed through an ‘Other.’ Writers and scholars such as Toni […]

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Dream Empire

Film screening and discussion with the Filmmaker David Borenstein Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at 5:15 to 7:45pm in the The PICT Theater of Research Education and Visualization Environment at the Digital Worlds Institute (624 SW 12th Street, Norman Gym Building, 2nd FL) Yana’s company uses actors to turn remote Chinese ghost towns into temporary “international booming cities,” […]

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Gender, Disability, and the Chinese Muslim’s Encounters with Cultural Traditions and a Modernized World with Liu Miaomia

Tuesday, April 2 at 5:15 to 7:30pm in the The PICT Theater of Research Education and Visualization Environment at the Digital Worlds Institute (624 SW 12th Street, Norman Gym Building, 2ndFL) Film screening of Red Flowers and Green Leaves* and discussion with the filmmaker and director Liu Miaomiao. Shot in a village of the Hui people, an […]

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Teachings of Rastafari in the Age of Trump with W. Gabriel Selassie I

This event was part of the Beyond Borders, Across Boundaries: Black and LatinX Knowledge Formations speaker series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Global Blackness and Latinx Identity April 1, 2019 at 7:00 at the Civic Media Center (433 S. Main Street) Black Americans are facing the most dangerous times in our history. We have inculcated […]

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Chant Down Babylon: Rastafari-Its Roots, Its Legacy with W. Gabriel Selassie I

This event was part of the Beyond Borders, Across Boundaries: Black and LatinX Knowledge Formations speaker series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Global Blackness and Latinx Identity   April 1, 2019 at 4:30pm in Smathers Library 100 In the 1970s’ Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, and numerous other Jamaican musicians exported Afro-Jamaican culture […]

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Ethical Reflection: Thinking and talking morally about complex public issues

This event was part of the Intersections on Ethics in the Public Sphere Workshop Series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Ethics in the Public Sphere March 28, 2019 at 11:45AM-12:35PM in Dauer 215 With Maddy Coy (Women’s Studies) and Ben Lowe (Evangelicals for Social Action)  

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From Inscribing to Emoticoding: A workshop on human-readable information encoding with Angelos Barmpoutis

12pm-1pm, Friday, March 22 Research Education and Visualization Environment at the Digital Worlds Institute (NRG building). Human-readable information encoding has transitioned throughout human history utilizing the available technologies. During this evolution, humans familiarized themselves with various encoding schemes beyond natural language alphabets, such as Braille, Tally marks, and much more recently Morse code, Cellphone texting in 4×3 numerical keypads, […]

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How Michelle Obama Became the Most Beloved Black Woman in America: A Look at Our Forever FLOTUS Before “Becoming” with Ralina Joseph

This event was part of the Beyond Borders, Across Boundaries: Black and LatinX Knowledge Formations speaker series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Global Blackness and Latinx Identity   March 19, 2019 at 4:30pm, followed by book signing and reception in Ustler Hall Atrium How, in the course of a few short months, did Michelle […]

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Postracial Resistance: Black Women, Media and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity with Ralina Joseph

This event was part of the Beyond Borders, Across Boundaries: Black and LatinX Knowledge Formations speaker series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Global Blackness and Latinx Identity     March 19, 2019 at 12:30 pm in Smathers Library 100 Dr. Joseph offered insightful examination of the media landscape and its impact on African American […]

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Information Literacy: Finding and learning from information we can trust

This event was part of the Intersections on Ethics in the Public Sphere Workshop Series presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Ethics in the Public Sphere March 14, 2019 at 11:45AM-12:35PM in Dauer 215 With April Hines (Smathers Libraries) and Kim Walsh-Childers (Journalism)  

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Ethics in the Public Sphere Spring 2019 Focus Groups

This event is part of the Intersections on Ethics in the Public Sphere Focus Groups presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Ethics in the Public Sphere  

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A Reading of Madinah Girl with Author Anna Levi

  Wednesday, February 6 at 3:00 pm in Keene-Flint 0105 The event was a riveting encounter with the hottest new talent in Trinidadian letters, Anna Levi. She read from her new novel, Madinah Girl, plus selections from other recent work. The first print of Madinah Girl has sold-out and garnered some rave reviews: “Madinah Girl […]

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Ruins for the Future: Materializing Memories of the 1896 Hurricane at Atsena Otie, Florida with Kenneth E. Sassaman

12:00 pm Monday, January 28th, 2019 in Marston Science Library Visualization Lab (MSL 136) How can virtual reality and other digital technologies be used to mobilize historical knowledge that we may find useful in mitigating the negative consequences of imagined futures? The 1896 hurricane that destroyed the Gulf coastal community of Atsena Otie and the […]

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Carceral Conversations: New Work on Prisons and/or Mass Incarceration with Srimayee Basu and Ryan Thomson

Friday, Nov. 30 12-1pm at the Center for Humanities and the Public Sphere, 200 Walker Hall This informal overview and discussion of work by UF doctoral students will featured: Srimayee Basu (Department of English): “Fugitives, Travelers, Émigrés: Citizenship and its Discontents in Black Atlantic Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century” on how the carceral is intrinsically bound to […]

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Tentacles of the Technosphere: The Protest against Frankfurt Airport 1962-1987 with Michael Schuering

29 November 2018 – 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm in Pugh Hall 302 The expansion of Frankfurt airport was a fiercely contested issue in the 1970s and early 1980s. The construction of a new runway galvanized the German ecological movement and the residents of the surrounding area in a long conflict with airport managers and politicians. […]

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Panel Discussion with Simon Richter “Polder-Geist: Dutch Responses to Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Cities in the Netherlands, the United States and Asia”

  Panel Discussion, November 14, Dauer 215 (12:00-1:30 pm) Simon Richter is the Class of 1942 Endowed Term Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania. Richter is a Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures and member of the Graduate Groups in Comparative Literature and Religious […]

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Getting Creative: Translation and Etymology as Cultural Narratives of Sustainability and Resilience with Simon Richter

November 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Dauer 219 (Ruth McQuown Room) Simon Richter is the Class of 1942 Endowed Term Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania. Richter is a Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures and member of the Graduate Groups in […]

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Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration with Reuben Miller

Halfway Home: Race, Punishment and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration Reuben Miller (University of Chicago) with a respondent who shared their own personal experience Ustler Hall Atrium Thursday, October 11th, 3:30-5:00pm While more people are incarcerated in the United States than in any other nation in the history of the western world, the prison is […]

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Panel Discussion on “Cyberspace and Communities of Learning: International and Interdisciplinary Collaborations.” with Caroline Bruzelius

Oct. 9, 5:00-6:30 pm Dauer 219 (Ruth McQuown Room) Caroline Bruzelius is the Anne M. Cogan Professor of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at Duke University. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, London, and the Medieval Academy of America.  Bruzelius […]

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Lecture on “Generating New Knowledge with Technologies: Case Studies in the Field and the Classroom.” with Caroline Bruzelius

October 8th, 5:00-6:30 pm Dauer 219 (Ruth McQuown Room) Caroline Bruzelius, Anne M. Cogan Professor Emerita of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at Duke University. Watch recording of livestream:  https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/4f155def11cc44a18f38731dced51d0e1d This talk looks at the use of ground-penetrating radar, laser scanning, 3D modeling and animations and other digital technologies as new ways of understanding […]

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Ethics in the Public Sphere Fall 2018 Focus Groups

This event is part of the Intersections on Ethics in the Public Sphere Focus Groups presented by Mellon Intersections Group on Ethics in the Public Sphere  

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Libby Roderick’s Public (Interactive) Lecture

Libby Roderick Let’s Talk: Meaningful Dialogue in Difficult Times View the Event Video Here WHEN? This event was held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Alachua County Library District Headquarters, 401 E University Ave., Meeting Room A WHO? Libby Roderick is Director of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative and Associate Director of […]

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Libby Roderick’s Workshop on Difficult Dialogues

Libby Roderick Controversial Topics and Difficult Dialogues: Effectively Engaging Students in Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom   WHEN? This event was held on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Smathers Library WHO? Libby Roderick is Director of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative and Associate Director of the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence at the […]

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Collaborating with Strangers Events

Intersections: Animating Conversations with the Humanities is a 3-year program of the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere at the University of Florida funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Throughout the 2017-2018 academic year, the Humanities Center will assist faculty members with identifying shared research and teaching interests in the humanities and beyond […]

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Slavery and the Humanities in the University Alfred Brophy (University of Alabama) View the event video here When This event was held on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in Smathers Library at the University of Florida. Who Alfred L. Brophy holds the Paul and Charlene Jones Chair in Law at the University of […]