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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 Dr. Stanley Fish.

February

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Venue:Graham Center 243

Join the Center for the Humanities for a lecture from Dr. Marjorie Agosin.

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Venue:Green Library 220, FIU campus

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

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Venue:Graham Center 243

Join the Center for the Humanities for a lecture from Dr. Zsuzsanna Osváth.

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Venue:Green Library 220, FIU campus

Join the Center for the Humanities for a lecture from Professor Martha Vicinus.

March

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Venue:Graham Center 243

Join the Center for the Humanities for a lecture from Mr. David Markish.

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Venue:Green Library 220 on the FIU campus

Mitchell Kaplan, founder of the bookstore chain Books and Books and of the Miami International Book Festival, will offer his views on how books and writing, among other things, shape our ongoing sense of the humanities and facilitate our evolving understanding of the power of the imagination on our everyday lives. This event is free and open to the public.Through the courtesy of WPBT2, PBS Miami, we have a recording of this talk.

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Venue:Black Box Theater, Werthiem Performance Complex

In preparation for the April 13th campus visit by Sister Helen Prejean, the Honors College is offering a staged reading of The Exonerated a play by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen that offers a series of monologues by wrongfully convicted death row inmates. A talk back, featuring the director and actors, will follow the performance

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Venue:Black Box Theater, Werthiem Performance Complex

Join the Center for the Humanities for a staged reading of Oleanna, a play by David Mamet.

April

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Venue:Graham Center 243

As part of the Exile Studies Program Spring 2012 lecture series, Panel discussion on Exile and the Humanities featuring prominent South Florida exiled public intellectuals, business leaders, artists and academicians will be co-chaired by Dr. Michael Patrick Gillespie, Director of the Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment (FIU) and Dr. Asher Z. Milbauer, Director of the Exile Studies Program (FIU)

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Venue:Green Library 220, FIU campus

On Wednesday, April 4th, Ruth Shack, former Metro-Dade County Commissioner, former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Dade Community Foundation, and now President Emerita of the Miami Foundation, will present a public lecture that explores the topic why the humanities are important in the public sector of a community.This event is free and open to the public.

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Venue:Black Box Theater, Werthiem Performance Complex

Join the Center for the Humanities for a staged reading of Dead Man Walking, a play by Tim Robbins.

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Venue:Graham Center 140

Join the Center for the Humanities for a lecture from Sister Helen Prejean.

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Venue:Green Library 835, FIU campus

John Stuart, Professor of Architecture and Department Chair, will offer the inaugural CHUE Advisory Board Lecture. Professor Stuart has a long and distinguished career as a teacher and is an internationally recognized scholar. He will speak on the aesthetics of edifices.

June

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Venue:DM 150

Join the Center for the Humanities for a staged reading of Ariel Dorfman's Death and the Maiden.

August

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Venue:ACH II 170

There will be a panel discussion on the Business of Medicine at noon on Friday, August 24th, in ACH II 170. It will feature prominent members of the healthcare field from academics and the private sector. The aim of the discussion will be to explore the economic, professional, and social issues and conditions that shape the way practitioners and patients view our current healthcare system.

September

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Venue:Wertheim Conservatory

Join the Center for the Humanities for a screening of Manufactured Landscapes.

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Venue:GableStage, Coral Gables, FL

CHUE will begin its year long series on representations of violence in the arts with a lively panel discussion at the GableStage, Coral Gables, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday , September 12th. The panel features individuals from academics, journalism, theater, and broadcasting with long associations with theater in Miami and a broad knowledge of the issues that shape current production practices.

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Venue:ACH II 170

On September 28th at noon in ACH II 170, Dr. John Rock, the distinguished Dean of the College of Medicine will follow up the panel discussion of the previous month with a formal lecture on the topic of the Business of Medicine. Dr. Rock, as educator, researcher, and practitioner, brings a unique perspective to the complex issue of the intersection of economic, professional, and ethical practices. This event is free and open to the public.

October

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Venue:Wolfe Auditorium, BBC Campus

Join the Center for the Humanities for a screening of Cuban America.

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Venue:GL 220

On Wednesday, October 10th, at 7 p.m. in room 220 of the Green Library on the FIU campus, Dr. Stepehen Di Benedetto of the Theater Department of the University of Miami will present a formal lecture that follows up on the issues introduced in the panel discussion held the previous month at the GableStage.

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Venue:VI Ballroom, 19333 West Country Club Drive Aventura, FL 33180

We live in era of highly competitive and close national elections between increasingly ideologically polarized national political parties.

November

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Venue:GL 220

This one-day symposium on gender, sex, and sexuality brings together prominent scholars, writers, artists and activists from Africa, the Caribbean, and the African diaspora.