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March

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Venue:CBC (College of Business) room 232-235
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Venue:CBC (College of Business) room 232-235

Two-day event celebrating the Barbara Gordon Memorial Lecture Series Thursday, March 6 at 6:30pm (College of Business Complex Special Events Center 232-235) by Kemp Williams, IBM, Inc."Finding Nemo/ Nemeau/ Nimoe: The case for analytical name scoring" Friday, March 7, 2014 (CBC 232-235) - ALL DAY FESTIVAL "Linguistics Matters," featuring further research by Kemp Williams and FIU Faculty and other researchers BOTH EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO FIU STUDENTS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC

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Venue:Graham Center - Room 243

The Life of the Mind Lecture series is pleased to present renowned author, professor and Urban Studies theorist, Dr. Richard Florida "Opportunities and Challenges of the Creative Economy/ Thursday, June 20, 2014 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm in GC (Graham Center) 243/ First 100 students to arrive will receive a complimentary copy of Dr. Richard Florida's book

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Venue:SIPA 125 (MMC)

In the 2nd annual Our Common Future lecture, Annie Griffiths will discuss her effort to document the aid programs that are empowering girls and women in the developing world as they deal with the devastating effects of climate change.

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Venue:GL (Green Library) 220

Center for the Humanities in an Urban Enviroment invites you to the last Food for Thought lecture series for this semester, Thursday, March 20,2014 at 7:00 pm with special guest speaker Dr. Miguel de la Torre. The event is FREE and open to the public.

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Venue:DM (Deuxieme Maison) 150

FIU Theatre welcomes everyone to our 2014 installment of our annual New Plays Festival. The Festival offers the FIU Community the chance to see the newest creative works by student playwrights before anyone else. The new plays will be presented in the form of staged readings, which offers the playwrights the chance to see and hear their work on stage.

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Venue:Green Library- Room 220

The painted and gilded illustrations in European medieval manuscripts tell a story of both artistry and trade. The illuminators who created them made use of minerals, spices, and even bugs, materials which came from throughout the known world, having traveled along the trade route known as the Silk Road. In this interactive talk, Janice McCoy, from the Morgan Library and Museum, will lead a hybrid lecture and workshop

April

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Venue:BLT Steak at The Betsy

The Writer's Room at The Betsy is proud to present Breakfast Arts Salon with novelist Amy Tan

September

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Venue:Graham Center (GC)-316

English Department Advisors, Alumni, Career Services, and others will talk to English majors about preparing for careers well before graduation. Come find out what resources and strategies will work best for you!

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Venue:Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center

FIU THEATRE PRESENTS "AN IDEAL HUSBAND" by Oscar Wilde and directed by Phillip M. Church

October

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL

The exhibit offers a narrative account of the experiences of exiled Jewish academics who fled Nazi Germany, found refuge and took teaching positions at historically black colleges and universities in the American South.

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Venue:FIU-Football Stadium

Come out and show support at our annual tailgating event. Special thanks to Continental National Bank and Akerman for sponsoring our delicious food.

November

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Venue:Coral Gables Congregational church (across from the Biltmore hotel)

Richard Blanco, 2013 Inaugural Poet and FIU MFA alumn, will read from his work on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8PM in the Coral Gables Congregational Church (across the street from the Biltmore Hotel). Richard’s memoir, The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood, was published by Ecco Press on October 1. Please join us for this special event. A book signing and reception will follow.