Lecture Series 


Spring 2016 Lecture Series Poster 


Spring 2016   




 1/22, Noon–1:15 P.M. The Tourist Gaze and Cross–Cultural Cinema 

 Nicholas de Villiers, Associate Professor of English and Film. Building 58W/Room 3806. 


 1/29, Noon–1:15 P.M. Colorism in the 21st Century: Black American Implications of a Global Skin Color Consciousness and Hierarchy   

 JeffriAnne Wilder, Associate Professor of Sociology and Founding Director, Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations (SRER). Building 58W/Room 3806. 


 2/5, 1:00–2:30 P.M. The Other: Nurturing a New Ecology in Printmaking 

Brief introduction: Jim Draper, Coordinator of UNF Art Galleries and exhibition co–curator. Moderated discussion and Q&A: Sheila Goloborotko, UNF Assistant Professor of Printmaking and exhibition co–curator/participating artist, and Catherine Graffam, participating artist. MOCA Jacksonville, 333 N. Laura St. Cosponsored by MOCA Jacksonville and the UNF LGBT Resource Center.  


 2/12, 12:00–1:15 P.M. Dancing for Snow: Ski Resorts, Cultural Appropriation, and American Indian Ritual Practice  

 Brandi Denison, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies. Building 58W/Room 3806. 


 2/19, Noon–1:15 P.M. France’s “Others”: Muslim–Arabs in French Society and Culture

 Patricia Geesey, Professor of French and Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Building 51/Room 1205. 


2/26, Noon–1:30 P.M. Panel Discussion: Technology and Society  

Josh Gellers, Assistant Professor of Political Science; Mitch Haney, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair, Department of Philosophy; Margaret C. Stewart, Assistant Professor of Communication; and Karthikeyan Umapathy, Associate Professor of Information Systems. Cosponsored by the UNF Digital Humanities Initiative. Building 58W/Room 3806. 


 3/4, Noon–1:15 P.M. Faith and Politics in Enlightenment France: The Religious Roots of a Revolutionary Age

 Daniel Watkins, Assistant Professor of History. Building 58W/Room 3806. 


 3/25, Noon–1:30 P.M. Panel Discussion: China and the West/The Idea of “China” 

 Aaron Creller, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Florida Blue Center for Ethics Post–Doctoral Fellow; Sarah Mattice, Assistant Professor of Philosophy; Yongan Wu, Associate Professor of Chinese. Building 51/Room 1205. 


 4/1, Noon–1:15 P.M. Language, Community, and Participatory Ethnography among Deaf Youth in Mexico City 

 Anne Pfister, Assistant Professor of Anthropology. Cosponsored by the UNF Latin American and Caribbean Council. Building 51/Room 1205. 


 4/15, 1:30–2:45 P.M. Senior Seminar Student Research Exhibit 

 Opening remarks: Jorge Febles, Professor of Spanish and Director, International Studies Program. Thomas G. Carpenter Library, First Floor. 


Moderated discussion and Q&A with the artist: Ian Johnston and Ben Thompson, MOCA Curator of Collections. MOCA Jacksonville, 333 N. Laura St.  


12/4, 2:00–3:00. Senior Seminar Student Research Exhibit

Opening remarks: Jorge Febles, Professor of Spanish and Director, International Studies Program. 58W/3703D.