Calendar of Events

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

Fall 2016

8/10–19/16

Department of English Orientation, Fall 2016
See link below for dates, times, and locations

Fall 2016 Orientation begins Wednesday, August 10th, and ends Friday, August 19th. For the locations and times of each orientation session, please see the English Department Orientation Schedule.

9/30–10/1

Symposium: Colonial and Postcolonial Asian and African Diasporic Interactions
Dauer 215
See links below for event details

The UF English Department, the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere’s “Humanities Fund,” and the African American Studies Program will host a symposium on “Colonial and Postcolonial Asian and African Diasporic Interactions” with sessions on Friday, September 30th, and Saturday, October 1st. All events will be held in Dauer 215.
For more information, contact please contact Apollo Amoko or Malini Schueller. The schedule of events can be found at this link

10/7/16

Workshop for TAs: Teaching with the Harn!
Friday, October 7, 3:00–4:30
Harn Museum of Art (meet in the lobby)

Teaching assistants are invited to attend "Workshop for TAs: Teaching with the Harn!"—a special event at the Harn Museum of Art on Friday, October 7, from 3:00–4:30. Co-leaders for the event are Marsha Bryant (Director of Graduate Student Teaching, UF English), Alison Reynolds (Associate Director & First-Year Writing Program Coordinator, University Writing Program), and Eric Segal (Director of Education and Curator of Academic Programs, Harn Museum of Art).

10/20–22/16

2016 UF EGO Conference, Futures Near and Far: Utopia, Dystopia, and Futurity

This year’s English Graduate Organization conference will take place from October 20th–22nd. Our theme this year is “Futures Near and Far: Utopia, Dystopia, and Futurity,” and we will welcome nineteenth-century specialist Dr. Carolyn Lesjack from Simon Frasier University and our very own Marston-Milbaur Eminent Scholar, Dr. Phillip Wegner. Our submission deadline is September 7th. For more information, please see this link.

11/18/16

MarketWise Special Event: “The Choice is Also Yours: Getting Hired In Today's Job Market.”
Friday, November 18, 4:00 pm, Dauer Hall 215

Please join speaker Tarshia Stanley (UF PhD 1999), Chairperson and Associate Professor, Department of English, Spelman College for a MarketWise Special Event, “The Choice is Also Yours: Getting Hired In Today's Job Market,” which will be held Friday, November 18, at 4:00 pm in Dauer Hall 215.
Reception to follow.