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Data Feminism – Catherine D’Ignazio

Zoom

As data are increasingly mobilized in the service of governments and corporations, their unequal conditions of production, asymmetrical methods of application, and unequal effects on both individuals and groups have become increasingly difficult for data scientists – and others who rely on data in their work – to ignore. But it is precisely this power […]

Madan Sara

University of Florida Gainesville

The women known as Madan Sara in Haiti work tirelessly to buy, distribute, and sell food and other essentials in markets throughout the country. Despite all of the obstacles faced by the women working in a sector that lacks investment, infrastructure, and state assistance, the Madan Sara continue to be one of the most critical […]

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UF Synergies: Language, Policing, And Schools

Zoom

Please pre-register for the event through the Zoom link. Professor Fiona McLaughlin (Languages, Literatures, and Cultures), Rothman Faculty Fellow: “In Pursuit of Trans-Saharan Literacies” Dominant regimes of literacy in the Sahara, the Sahel, and the Maghreb are in Arabic and French, yet parallel vernacular literacies in African languages are used by many communities in this vast […]

Documenting Migration Stories: The Haitian American Dream Digital Archive

University of Florida Gainesville

Event Moderator: Dr. Manoucheka Celeste (Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research) Panelists: Ivanna Moreno, Alexandra Cenatus, and Dr. Margarita Vargas-Betancourt The Haitian American Dream Timeline examines the events and the forgotten narratives of Haitian immigrants in the United States. In so doing, it explains the reasons behind the different waves of Haitian migration, its ongoing […]

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Gainesville’s Food Producers

University of Florida Gainesville

What challenges face Gainesville’s farmers? How have they tried to circumvent the problems posed by COVID-19? What measures are they taking to protect their customers? This panel brings together farmers from Gainesville and surrounding areas to explore how they are harvesting crops

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Intersections Spring Symposium and Intersections Scholars Celebration

University of Florida Gainesville

For the last three years, faculty and students have been working across disciplines to address grand-challenge questions, such as “What would the world look like without mass incarceration?” Please join us for the first Intersections Symposium: a celebration of the achievements of the UF Intersections project, cross-disciplinary Intersections Groups, and the first graduating classes of undergraduate Intersections Scholars (Spring 2020 and Spring 2021). […]

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Decolonizing Representations Through The Curriculum

University of Florida Gainesville

Come participate in a set of free workshops designed to build a collaborative partnership between university researchers, artists, and Alachua county school teachers where you will learn how to design arts-integrated lesson plans for K-12 and undergraduate curricula about the complexity of Black lives in Florida with a lens of Afrofuturism. Alachua County teachers will […]

EFTI.TALK: BOLDLY BUILDING A BRIGHT FUTURE: STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT FROM LEADERS’ EXPERIENCES AND INSIGHTS

University of Florida Gainesville

The Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute and Department of Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management, and HHP Dean’s IDEA Council host a conversation with leaders on Boldly building a bright future through diverse talents on August 30, 2021. Topic: Boldly Building a Bright Future: Strategic Leadership and Management from Leaders’ Experiences and Insights Date: Monday, August 30, […]

Conversations In The Neighborhood: Let’s Talk About Music

University of Florida Gainesville

Conversations In The Neighborhood: Let’s Talk About Music – #Verzuz: On Carework, Storytelling, And The Black Imaginary A workshop led by Kimberly Williams (Ph.D. Student, English) Timbaland and Swizz Beatz’s’ Verzuz is a testament of Black storytelling, archiving, and improvisation. Created during the 2020 quarantine, these sonic “battles” spotlight the cultural knowledges on contemporary and […]

UF Synergies: How To Engage With The Humanities In The Virtual Environment

University of Florida Gainesville

Reports from Ph.D. Student and Faculty Residencies in Virtual Summer 2021 Workshops Please register for the event through the Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqdu2gqj0vHNEUS7Oj46n1WNWy4Ocg83Ic Dr. Neil Weijer (George A. Smathers Libraries) – “Learning How to Podcast: A Sense of Place” The text of a book is only a part of the story that it tells. As curator of UF’s […]