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January

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139

Lecture by Dr. Tudor Parfitt and Dr. Nathan Katz on the African Jewish Experience.

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Venue:Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th St. Miami, FL 33132

Dr. Nathan Katz, internationally renowned scholar and Bhagwan Mahavir Professor of Religious Studies at Florida International University will present an overarching view of global spirituality as it has evolved into its present manifestations.

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Venue:GL 220

This year, Dr. Joe Greer, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and Chair of the Department of Health and Humanities at FIU's College of Medicine will present the annual Life of the Mind lecture, sponsored by the Office of the Provost

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Venue:GC 140

As part of Florida International University's 22nd annual celebration of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dr. Tudor Parfitt, President Navan Professor of Sephardic and Mizrahi Studies at FIU's School of International and Political Affairs

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Venue:Books & Books Coral Gables

The discussion will consider how violence enhances or detracts from one's viewing experience, the limits, if any, that should be imposed on representations of violence, and the responsibilities of filmmakers who integrate representations of violence into their work.

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Venue:GC 150

As part of Florida International University's 22nd annual celebration of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Ediberto Roman, JD, Professor of Law at FIU's College of Law will offer a lecture

February

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Venue:Green Library, Room 220

A long time journalist and commentator on the complex and conflicted Miami political scene, Ms. Helen Ferre will turn her attention to the role of the humanities in public life.

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Venue:Green Library, Room 220

Dr. Soroush Dabbagh will discuss Medical ethics in Islamist societies.

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Venue:Graham Center, 243

Fiction writer, memoirist, essayist, anthologist, editor, documentary filmmaker, educa- tor, and human rights activist, Edwidge Danticat will be giving a lecture reflecting on the relationship between art and exile and examine the role a displaced artist plays in modern society.

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum

The Coral Gables Museum will host a lively interchange on economic issues relating to healthcare, particularly in the Miami area.

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139

Mr. Modreck Zvakavapano Maeresera will discuss the Ba-Lemba Jewish community which migrated to Zimbabwe from Ethiopia.

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Venue:Graham Center, FIU

Internationally known educator, composer, conductor, and writer, Dr. Leon Bottstein, President of Bard College, will talk about the university's role as patron of the arts and of artists.

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Venue:DM 333

On February 28th the Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment, Florida International University, will host an all day regional workshop on grant writing for funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

March

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Venue:U.S. Century Bank GPA 117

Sun Come Up is an Academy Award® nominated film which shows the human face of climate change through the relocation of the Carteret Islanders, some of the world’s first environmental refugees.

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Venue:Green Library, Room 100

A Documentary Film about artist Humberto Calzada directed and written by Anabel Leal and Reinaldo Cruz.

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Venue:FIU Barnes & Nobles Bookstore

This lecture by one of the world's leading feminist theologians will discuss the past, present and future of scholarship and activism in the realm of women, gender, and religion.

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Venue:Green Library, Room 220

Dr. Kenneth Johnson, Associate Professor of English at FIU will share his thoughts on the nature of violence in the imagery of World War II propaganda material from the archives of the Wolfsonian Museum.

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Venue:Graham Center West Ballroom

The School of Environment, Arts and Society is hosting their "Common Future" series, featuring Dr. Robert W. Corell.

April

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Venue:Green Library, Room 220

As part of the annual advisory board meeting, Professor Clement Fatovic will give a talk that will examine early American debates over the government’s proper role in dealing with economic inequality.

May

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Venue:Graham Center (GC) Ballroom

This classic of the cinema of the Cuban diaspora humorously chronicles the life of a Cuban Family in the United States.

September

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Venue:Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will host a lively discussion over which matters more: preservation or beauty?

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Venue:Books & Books in Coral Gables

Four well-known commentators on food cultivation, presentation, and consumption will address timely issues relating to how, what, and why we eat.

October

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Venue:Village Garage-Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Nationally known chef and FIU faculty member, Mark D'Alessandro will examine concepts of Italian and Italian-American food in terms its evolution in this country.

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Venue:MMC-CBC 142

Please join us for a night of poetry read by acclaimed poet Dorothea Smartt.

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Venue:MMC-GC 243

Please join us as we co-sponsor the opening lecture from Zimbabwean author Chenjerai Hove.

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Venue:MMC-GL 220

Please join the Center for the Humanities as we host a panel discussion on exile literature.

November

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Venue:Frost Museum

The Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment is proud to co-sponsor the second annual Mahavir Nirvan lecture

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Venue:MMC-GL 100A

Please join us for a roundtable discussion on the future of Zimbabwe led by Chenjerai Hove.

December

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida

The Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment is happy to announce their co-sponsorship of the 4th annual Sufi Poetry and Music program.