UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2015/11/13
Fiona Hill

Fiona Hill

Director of the Center on the United States and Europe and a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Garden Key, UCF Student Union

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This event is free and open to the public.

 
2015/11/03
Ambassador Myles Frechette

Ambassador Myles Frechette

International Trade and Investment

Former U.S. ambassador to Colombia and Cameroon, and Trade and Business Consultant, Washington, D.C.

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2015/10/29
Inauguration: Kurdish Political Studies Chair

Inauguration: Kurdish Political Studies Chair

This event serves as the formal inauguration of the Jalal Talabany Kurdish Political Studies Endowed Chair at UCF. The ceremony will be followed by a panel discussion, “Perspectives on Kurdish Political Issues.”

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Program, UCF College of Sciences

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Click here to view the event flyer and here to see the program booklet.

 
2015/10/15
Interfaith Forum

Interfaith Forum

This event will feature the Three Wise Guys discussing “Free Speech and Religious Tolerance.” Angela Oh, Zen Buddhist Priest, on her topic “East Meets West: Opportunities and Challenges of Diversity.”

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Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Key West Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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The event requires advance registration, which is provided at no cost. Anyone wishing to register should email global@ucf.edu.

 
2015/10/12
Sonia Manzano

Sonia Manzano

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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A keynote presentation of UCF’s Diversity Breakfast, and a feature of Diversity Week 2015. For more information about the breakfast, Diversity Week or UCF’s Office of Diversity Initiatives, please visit this website.

 
2015/10/05
Lou Frey Institute Symposium

Lou Frey Institute Symposium

2016 Road to the Whitehouse

Learn about the key issues leading up to the 2016 presidential elections, campaign strategies old and new and the importance of engagement at this symposium.

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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Visit http://loufreyinstitute.org/ for more information about this event.

 
2015/09/21
Ndaba Mandela

Ndaba Mandela

From Prisoner to President: The Mandela Legacy Lives On

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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This event is free and open to the public.

 
2015/07/20
Perspectives on Terrorism from the Academy and the Field

Perspectives on Terrorism from the Academy and the Field

This is event features a panel of experts from academia and the government will discuss terrorism, counterterrorism and whether current efforts are working. Panelists include Dr. Sebastian Gorka, the Major General Matthew C. Horner Distinguished Chair of Military Theory at the Marine Corps University, and Adrianne George, the National Counterterrorism Center’s Domestic Representative in Miami, among others.

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Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: Dean's Conference Room, College of Sciences Building, UCF

Sponsors: UCF Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence and the Global Perspectives Office

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This event is open to the public.

 
2015/04/18
UCF Book Festival 2015

UCF Book Festival 2015

Featuring Terry McMillan

The UCF Book Festival is an annual literary event held in the spring at the University of Central Florida.  The purpose of the UCF Book Festival is to bring a literary cultural experience to the Central Florida community from infants to seniors by fueling interest and engagement in reading and literature, and showcasing accomplished and emerging authors. The Festival features internationally recognized authors and illustrators, book signings and sales, exhibitors, cooking demonstrations, book appraisals, and literary activities for all ages

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Morgridge International Reading Center

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The UCF Book Festival is open to the public. Visit the official website for additional information. Click here to read more about Terry McMillan.

 
2015/04/18
Terry McMillan

Terry McMillan

Speaking from the Heart

Keynote presentation of the 2015 UCF Book Festival.

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Morgridge International Reading Center, UCF

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The UCF Book Festival is open to the public. Visit the official website for additional information. Click here to read more about Terry McMillan.