Breaking Bread: An Intercultural Conversation Dr. Zeynep Arda


November 16th, 2022 – 11:00AM- 12:30PM UCF Global Room 101A The Middle Eastern Studies Program and GPII are excited to host Dr. Zeynep Arda for an in-person event titled: “Breaking Bread: An Intercultural Conversation.” This workshop aims at creating an intercultural conversation that starts with the simple act of breaking bread together. Centered around the […]
Posted October 25, 2022

International Education Week Opening Reception


Monday, November 14, 2022 4:00PM – 5:30PM Registration required Join UCF Global as we recognize the outstanding contribution of our international students and faculty and celebrate the rich cultures they bring to campus. This event serves as a grand opening to International Education Week and is highlighted by the presentation of awards, guest speakers, and […]
Posted October 25, 2022

Championing Women Through UCF and Beyond


Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 11:00am – 12:30pm Virtual Event via Zoom. The UCF Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives (GPII) is excited to announce its upcoming virtual event: “Championing Women’s Issues Across UCF & Beyond.” The panelists, comprised of UCF Faculty, will highlight their work on women’s issues locally and globally, and its importance. This […]
Posted September 27, 2022

Five Years After Hurricane Maria: A Conversation with Dr. Fernando Rivera, Director of the UCF Puerto Rico Research Hub


Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 10:00am – 12:00pm UCF Puerto Rico Research Hub, Barbara Ying Center (BYC) Join us for this exciting event at the UCF Puerto Rico Research Hub with Dr. Fernando Rivera. Hosted by Kristin Delgado, News Anchor for Eyewitness This Morning on WFTV. Vengan a compartir un cafecito a UCF! Puerto Rico Research […]
Posted September 13, 2022

An Evening with Kal Penn


Monday, September 26, 2022, 6:00pm – 7:30pm Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union Kal Penn is a writer, producer and actor from House, Designated Survivor and the Harold and Kumar franchise. He also served as an Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. Penn will read from his national bestseller You Can’t […]
Posted August 30, 2022

HTMS – Humanitarian and Human Rights Crisis in Ukraine


September 7, 2022  at 10:00AM Barbara Ying Center (BYC), Room 101 Please join the UCF Center for the Study of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery and our guest, Shawn Sullivan, President of Mission 823, for a discussion on the current humanitarian and human rights situation in Ukraine. Mission 823 is actively involved in the reduction […]
Posted August 20, 2022

Dances and Discussion: An Evening with the Ukrainian National Ballet


August 29, 2022, 5:30pm – 7:30pm  UCF Pegasus Ballroom Hear a first-hand perspective of how war has affected artists in Ukraine. Dancers from the Ukrainian National Ballet will perform a short exhibition followed by an interactive conversation with the performers and the Director of the Ukrainian National Opera House. Moderated by Katie Coronado, UCF Nicholson School of […]
Posted August 19, 2022

Cultural Inquiry: New Spaces, New Objects: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry


May 19, 2022 at 9:00AM EST (4:00PM Jeddah) Virtual Event – Participants can join the event through the Zoom link. Please join this exciting event titled: “Cultural Inquiry: New Spaces, New Objects: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry.” Cultural Inquiry is an innovative series of interdisciplinary research events that promotes fruitful exchanges and interactions between the Middle East […]
Posted May 9, 2022

Understanding the Role of the United States in Expos


May 25, 2022  at 11:00AM Virtual Event – Registration is required Join us for a conversation on a groundbreaking oral history project to explore the future of International Expositions and the United States’ role in them. Oral historians, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and State Department, will discuss their findings from interviews […]
Posted May 2, 2022

Botswana: Politics, Environment, and Education


April 14, 2022 from 12:00PM to 1:30PM In-person Event – Barbara Ying Center – Room 101 Join us for lunch and a discussion with Prof. Agreement Lathi Jotia, Dr. Lucretia Wame Hambira, and Dr. Kebapetse Lotshwao on climate change adaptation, politics, economy, globalization and higher education. Hosted in partnership with the UCF College of Community […]
Posted April 11, 2022

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