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January 2021

Jan 15

UF History Workshop: Betty Smocovitis Vassiliki

3:30 PM

The Devil’s Heritage: Masuo Kodani, the “Nisei Problem,” and Social Stratification in the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission in Japan (1948-1954) Betty Vassiliki Smocovitis Historian of science, UF Biology & UF History Contact Prof. Nancy Hunt (nrhunt@ufl.edu) for the Zoom link and draft paper to be discussed.

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Jan 16

Conversations in the Neighborhood: The Ecology of Food

1:00 PM

In this panel, activists, and scholars present on the fight for access to healthy, native food and sustainable food production. It highlights connections between food availability in the Gainesville community and the larger dynamics of production and distribution worldwide. It also explores the native roots of food production, and connections between food diversity and land ownership. Register here. More information here.

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Jan 20

UF Synergies: Histories of Security and Solidarity

5:00 PM

Please pre-register for the event through the Zoom link. Daniel Fernandez (History), Rothman Doctoral Fellow: “Circumventing Conservative Nativism: Transnational and National Efforts to Resettle Spanish Republican Refugees in Cuba, 1939-1945” In 1939, more than 500,000 Spanish Republicans crossed into France after the destruction of Spain’s Second Republic. Subsequently, Spanish refugees attempted a second exodus from Europe to places like Cuba, where a rising tide of anti-immigration decrees prevented their resettlement. However, Daniel Fernandez argues that a burgeoning transnational community of…

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Jan 24

Voyages across Borders: A film Festival

12:00 AM

A virtual film festival presented in the context of the France-Florida Research Institute project 'Inscriptions of the Self in the French and Francophone World' Organized by Dr. Sylvie Blum, Languages, Literatures and Cultures and Dr. Kole Odutola, Languages, Literatures and Cultures The program is available here: https://franceflorida.clas.ufl.edu/voyages-across-borders-a-film-festival/ To obtain a ticket and make an account, use this link: https://viewstub.com/VAB2021

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Jan 22

Online Workshop: Remapping the Study of Islam & Muslim Cultures in Nigeria

9:00 AM

Speakers include Adeyemi Balogun (U Bayreuth), Sara Katz (Loyola U, New Orleans), Carmen McCain (Westmont College), Musa Ibrahim (UF), Murtala Ibrahim (Utrecht University), and Kabiru H Isa (Bayero University, Kano). Our distinguished discussants are Murray Last (University College London), Amidu Sanni (Fountain University), and Muhammad Sani Umar (Ahmadu Bello University). The workshop concludes with a lecture in the UF Center for African Studies baraza series by Alex Thurston (U Cincinnati) entitled “Northern Nigerian Intellectuals, Sudan, and the 'Eclectic Style' in…

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Jan 22

Florida Digital Humanities Consortium (FLDH) – Hélène Huet

2:00 PM

Hélène will be discussing the Florida Digital Humanities Consortium (FLDH). She will highlight what it is currently doing and what the next steps for the Consortium are. Zoom link coming soon.

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Jan 26

Data Feminism – Catherine D’Ignazio

4:00 PM

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 that makes it worth asking: Data science by whom? Data science for whom? Data science with whose interests in mind? These are some of the…

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Jan 27

The Bible With and Without Jesus

2:00 PM

A conversation with Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler Join the UF Center for Jewish Studies for a conversation with Professors Amy-Jill Levine (Vanderbilt University) and Marc Zvi Brettler (Duke University) about their new book, The Bible With and Without Jesus. Zoom registration. More information here.

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Jan 28

Data Feminism and Machine Learning Virtual Faculty Workshop with Catherine D’Ignazio (MIT)

10:00 AM

This workshop navigates questions of feminist ethics, machine learning, and data practices. Prof. D’Ignazio will use her own current project on feminicide, counterdata collection, and social activism in Latin America to discuss projects involving human subjects, missing data, and feminist activism with faculty members. Faculty members interested in data, computation, and feminist approaches with different levels of expertise are welcome. This workshop will allow scholars familiar with feminist approaches but not with data science to engage with scholars familiar with…

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Jan 28

Data Science | Humanities Doctoral Master Class with Catherine D’Ignazio (MIT)

2:00 PM

This master class will provide feedback and a discussion of dissertation projects by graduate students in the areas of data science and the humanities and humanities oriented social sciences and data sciences. Participating graduate students will provide an abstract of their dissertation project to all participants and Prof. D’Ignazio prior to the workshop and ready to discuss their projects and receive feedback in a workshop setting. Catherine D’Ignazio (@kanarinka) is a scholar, artist/designer and hacker mama who focuses on feminist technology,…

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