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The Diversity Project: Dr. Kitty Oliver

  • Date & Time
    • Thursday, February 16, 2017 7:30pm

      "An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memoirs" at The Thomas Center

      2017-02-16 07:30:00 pm1969-12-31 07:00:00 pmAmerica/New_YorkThe Diversity Project: Dr. Kitty Oliver
    • Friday, February 17, 2017 2:00pm

      "Race and Change Across Cultures and Generations" at Constans Theater

      2017-02-17 02:00:00 pm1969-12-31 07:00:00 pmAmerica/New_YorkThe Diversity Project: Dr. Kitty Oliver
    • Friday, February 17, 2017 7:30pm

      "Telling YOUR Story, Changing OUR Lives: Using Oral Histories on Race and Change to Make a Difference" in Fine Arts Building B, Room 105

      2017-02-17 07:30:00 pm1969-12-31 07:00:00 pmAmerica/New_YorkThe Diversity Project: Dr. Kitty Oliver
  • Cost
    • Free
  • Description

    The Center for Arts in Medicine is pleased to host University of Florida alumna Dr. Kitty Oliver at the University of Florida from February 16-17. Dr. Oliver will present An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memoirs at The Thomas Center on February 16 at 7:30 pm, Race and Change Across Cultures and Generations at Constans Theater on February 17 at 2 pm and Telling YOUR Story, Changing OUR Lives: Using Oral Histories on Race and Change to Make a Difference in Fine Arts Building B, Room 105, on February 17 at 7:30 pm. These special presentations are intended to bring community together to share ideas and promote discussion around issues of race and diversity.

    Dr. Oliver’s visit is part of Visiting Scholar, Jeffrey Pufahl’s initiative called The Diversity Project. The Diversity Project explores issues around diversity at UF through oral histories, interviews, and story circles which will be translated into a multi-media theater presentation.

    Please consider joining us at one of these events, and if you’re interested in telling your story, please contact Jeffrey Pufahl at jeffpuf@ufl.edu.

    Presented with the generous support of The Florida Humanities Council.

    UF Partners: College of the Arts, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, The Center for African American Studies, The School of Theater and Dance.

    Community Partners: The City of Gainesville Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs