Calendar of Events

Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to the public and free of charge.

Spring 2015


“Imagining Climate Change: Science & Fiction in Dialogue”

This international, interdisciplinary colloquium will bring noted climate scientists and science fiction authors and scholars to the UF campus to discuss the effects of climate change on the physical environment and the human imaginary. Confirmed speakers include Christian Chelebourg, Jean-Marc Ligny, and Nathaniel Rich, and UF faculty from the Department of English, the Center for African Studies, the UF Climate Institute, and the UF Water Institute. A second colloquium in the series will take place in February 2016. For more information contact Terry Harpold.


The English Graduate Organization’s 2015 conference, “How to Talk About Horror,” will take place Thursday, October 22–Saturday, October 24.


Katrin Sieg (Georgetown University), Talk: Migration to Europe on Film (Title TBA)

October 30, 2015 @ 4:00pm
Room TBA
For questions, contact Barbara Mennel or Amie Kreppel.


Visit by Shannon Silva

Filmmaker and Associate Professor of Film Production at the University of University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Period 5-6: Masterclass for undergraduate production students about documentary filmmaking
Period 9: Workshop for graduate students on curriculum building in film studies
7:00-10:00pm: Screening of films by Shannon Silva with Q&A with the filmmaker
Places and film titles to be announced.
For further questions, please contact Associate Professor Barbara Mennel.