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UF Synergies: Literature And Music Of The East

University of Florida Gainesville

Please register for the event through the Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkdO6tqT4tEtLOCl5jyvWUSdvPnycT28oT Ingrid Kleespies (Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) – “The Necessary man: Petr Chaadaev and the Invention of Russian Literature” This study considers the role of the Russia’s “first philosopher,” Petr Chaadaev (1794-1856), in shaping Russian literature in the nineteenth century and beyond. Chaadaev was a controversial figure […]

Punkhouse In The Deep South: The Oral History Of 309

University of Florida Gainesville

Join in-person at the Matheson on Wednesday, October 13 to hear from authors Aaron Cometbus and Scott Satterwhite as they share about their book “Punkhouse in the Deep South.” In their presentation, Cometbus and Sattewhite discuss the history of the famed “309 Punkhouse” in Pensacola, while shedding light on the largely ignored lives of average […]

Sites of Transformations: Songs, Native Identity, and Healing

University of Florida Gainesville

Join us in this virtual conversation moderated by Renata Yazzie (University of New Mexico) to explore the creative process and musical influences of Lyla June and Sacramento Knoxx. Our speakers will also discuss how they express their lived experiences and relationships with healing in their works.

Free

Love Songs within Africa and the African Diaspora

University of Florida Gainesville

Join the UF Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, the A. Quinn Jones Museum, and the City of Gainesville on Saturday, February 19, to celebrate Black History Month for two events that spotlight links between Africa and the African Diaspora. Throughout Africa and the African Diaspora, Black people have expressed love in many […]

Free

Co-creating Knowledge: Collaboration and Change

University of Florida Gainesville

Joy Connolly (President, American Council of Learned Societies, The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, Distinguished Professor of Classics) Free and open to the public: Zoom Registration We invite faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students from across campus to join us for this event. The model of the solitary scholar writing articles and […]

Bodies, Art, and Protest: Puerto Rican Feminists’ Disruptive Performances

Zoom

This event is free and open to the public. This event is part of The Power of Play: Bodies, Justice & Technology Series, which invites participants to take seriously the possibilities of play through body utilization and technology. Co-Sponsored by: UF Center for Gender, Sexualities and Women’s Studies Research, UF Center for Latin American Studies.Dr. […]

Story In The Age Of AI

Zoom

Dr. Angus Fletcher is a professor of English at Ohio State University and a member of the world-renowned Project Narrative initiative. Angus has dual degrees in neuroscience (BS, University of Michigan) and literature (PhD, Yale). His most recent book–Wonderworks–has been described by one reviewer as the work of a polymath. Zoom registration:  https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYpcOirrjsoHtZsLwQtyBzdHuMoJ2GliOEF

AI Mini-Symposium: AI Ethics And Policy

Reitz Student Union 655 Reitz Union Dr, Gainesville

AI poses novel challenges to societal norms and values. Addressing these challenges requires interdisciplinary collaboration, bringing technical work in computer science into conversation with scholarship in law, the humanities, and the social sciences. This Mini-Symposium showcases the variety of research programs in AI ethics and policy across UF’s campus, and it invites reflection on how […]

Black Digital Praxis: Intersectional Tech And Black Life Online

Zoom

With this presentation, Dr. Gray illustrates a framework for studying the intersectional development of technological artifacts and systems and their impact on Black cultural production and social processes. Using gaming as the glue that binds this project, Dr. Gray puts forth intersectional tech as a framework to make sense of the visual, textual, and oral […]

“Battle For The Ballot” The Struggle For Voting Rights In Florida

Zoom

Please join the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program for a special webinar presentation on Monday, April 25 at noon on the history of voting rights struggles in Florida by Allison Mitchell, a University of Virginia PhD candidate in history. Mitchell is the recipient of SPOHP’s Julian Pleasants Travel Award for outstanding research in oral history. […]