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January

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Venue:Green Library 220, FIU campus

Join the Center for the Humanities for a lecture from David Gardner.

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Venue:EC 2300, FIU campus

As the human genome is mapped many believe medicine will undergo a fundamental revolution moving from “one size fits all� diagnosis and treatment to a more individualized approach. This shift raises numerous ethical challenges such as how accurate diagnostic genetic testing should be, who should counsel patients, who will control genetic test information and how testing ought to be marketed. Dr.

March

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Venue:Graham Center Ballroom, FIU campus

The seminar will discuss aspects of the exile experience in Miami, and we thought you would be a terrific addition to the presenters.

April

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Venue:Green Library 220, FIU campus

From politicians and the media, from environmentalists, from special interest groups, and from Hollywood, the language and spectacle of crisis pervades the contemporary world, entering discussions on the economy, globalism, the military, religion, and culture. We are so deeply saturated by images of impending collapse and final reckoning that we almost feel that we have come to the end of one age, and stand on the brink of another.

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Venue:Green Library 220, FIU campus

Academics exploring human experience in urban placesfocus on many issues, including sense of place, sustainability,cognitive maps, and effects of environmental stress on humanperformance. No matter what our training, we startfrom the premise that all people receive objective inputs fromwhatever environment they are in and make them personaland relative by assessing scale, perspective and abstraction/symbolization.

August

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Venue:AHC 3 110

In conjunction with the Women's International Film & Art Festival Florida and the Women's Studies Center at FIU, we will present a pre-release screening of The Whistle Blower starring Rachell Weisz and Vanessa Redgrave with Monica Belluci and David Strathairn. This drama is based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska police officer who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia.

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Venue:Green Library 220, FIU campus

The Center for the Humanities presents a screening of Parallel Lives.

September

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Venue:Green Library 220, FIU campus

Join the Center for the Humanities for a lecture from Gepsie Metallus on the Haitian effect on the humanities.

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Venue:Graham Center 243

WPBT2 will preview the series Women, War, and Peace which PBS will begin screening in October. The series challenges the received wisdom that war and peace are the domains of men. Instead it offers a powerful stories on the impact on women of conflicts in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Columbia, Liberia, and elsewhere. A panel discussion will follow the screening.

November

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Venue:Green Library 220, FIU campus

The power of the arts and humanities in engaging our society has yet to be tapped to its full potential. Our community is increasingly diverse and as numerous measures of Miami's civic life indicate, many choose not to participate in and feel disenfranchised from public process. There are many ways for residents to be effectively engaged in the arts and humanities. These forms can broaden voices and participation on a topic that touches everyone's life.

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Venue:Patricia and Philip Frost Art Museum

Join the Center for the Humanities for a lecture from Dr. Carol Damian.

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Venue:Frost Museum, Rm. 107

Join the Center for the Humanities for a lecture from Humberto Caldaza.