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September 2018

Study Abroad Fair

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Reitz Union North Lawn

Mark your calendars and make sure to stop by the Study Abroad Fair on September 26 hosted by UF Study Abroad Services! CES will be there to talk about UF in Brussels and UF in Prague.

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October 2018

ILR: Emily Theobald

October 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Oak Hammock Gainesville, FL United States + Google Map

The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) presentation by Emily Theobald, MA student in Music   The Art of Music of War: Polish Music Responds to World War II   This discussion will explore the numerous ways that Polish composers responded to World War II from the perspectives of both self and nation. We will then ask what this music means to listeners today as we consider whether music can serve as a historical document of human experience.

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ILR: Peter Gitto

October 8 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Oak Hammock Gainesville, FL United States + Google Map

The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) with Peter Gitto, Ph.D. candidate English   European Art Cinema   This session will cover the unique genre that is European art cinema. We consider its style, thematic concerns, and circulation in film festivals such as Cannes.

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ILR: Agata Kowalewska

October 15 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Oak Hammock Gainesville, FL United States + Google Map

The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) by Agata Kowalewska, CES & IFAS   What to Eat When Not in Italy   This presentation will give you a taste of a few European countries from a perspective of food and food customs. Among others we will talk about Czech Republic, Turkey, and Poland.

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ILR: Shannon Butts

October 22 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Oak Hammock Gainesville, FL United States + Google Map

The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) by Shannon Butts, Ph.D. candidate, English   Mobilizing Paris: Mapping History and Art Through New Media   This talk examines the art, history, and geography of Paris as part of a digital walking tour that connects the spread of images with the spread of people and protest.

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ILR: Ralf Remshardt

October 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Oak Hammock Gainesville, FL United States + Google Map

The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) by Ralf Remshardt, Theater & Dance   No Show Business as Usual: European Theater in the Age of Populism   This presentation will discuss the effect of the rise of European populism on modern theater.

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November 2018

ILR: Michael Leslie

November 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Oak Hammock Gainesville, FL United States + Google Map

The Institute of Learning in Retirement (ILR) by Michael Leslie, Telecommunication   Victims, Villains, or Heroes: Images of Europe's Black Immigrants in Film   Film is a powerful vehicle for shaping both consciousness and behavior. This talk explores how key films by both African and European filmmakers are shaping our political imagination, and their potential for stimulating social change.

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