Events in the College of Arts and Humanities

Thursday, January 30, 2020

  • Exhibit: Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Native Village’: Historic Eatonville Remembered

    John C. Hitt Library

    The UCF History Department exhibit, Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Native Village’: Historic Eatonville Remembered, hosted on the first-floor gallery wall in the John C. Hitt Library, explores Hurston’s anthropological research into the people, history, and culture of Eatonville. Curated by UCF Associate Professor of History and Director of Public History Dr. Scot French, the exhibit features photographs related to Hurston’s investigation …

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  • Afrofuturism Conference - ZORA! Festival

    Communication and Media Building: 127

    What is Afrofuturism? How does it connect to the literary legacy of Zora Neale Hurston? The Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities has embarked on a five-year exploration (Festival 2020-2024) of the meaning and practice around Afrofuturism. Join us for this two-day inaugural conference featuring literary elder Ishmael Reed and a roundtable discussion among leading Afrofuturism scholars …

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  • Knights Write 2020

    Student Union Pegasus Ballroom

    The Knights Write Showcase provides a chance for students and faculty from across campus to get a glimpse of the exciting work currently going on in UCF's First-Year Writing Program, housed in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric. Activities include student displays, student panels, a faculty panel and the Stylus Awards Ceremony.

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  • Gaudnekolor Pop by Walter Gaudnek (Recurring Event)

    UCF Art Gallery

    GAUDNEKOLOR POP, a solo exhibition by Walter Gaudnek, celebrates the artist’s 50th and final year as a professor in the School of Visual Arts and Design at the University of Central Florida. Walter Gaudnek and his daughter Yve Gaudnek (a current UCF film student) selected works for the exhibition that highlight the use of color in poetic figurative settings between …

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  • Learn Quechua! (Free Incan language classes) (Recurring Event)


    These sessions will be held online. Free Quechua classes at UCF UCF offers free classes in basic Quechua, taught by Department of Modern Languages & Literatures instructor Ms. Norma Ledesma. With an emphasis on Quechua vocabulary and expressions related to medicine, food, and travel, these classes will give students a lively, robust introduction to the language of the Inca Empire, …

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  • A Pop Art Primer: What it is; What it’s not.

    UCF Art Gallery

    “A Pop Art Primer: What it is; What it’s not.” with Dr. Bradford CollinsThursday, Jan. 30 from 6-7:30 p.m.RSVP: Pop Art was a revolutionary development in the history of modern art, but the fundamental nature of that revolution remains badly misunderstood. Dr. Bradford Collins will discuss the shift in consciousness that made Pop possible and the understandable misconception that …

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  • Guest Artist Recital/Masterclass: Kim Hagelstein, horn

    Rehearsal Hall: Auditorium

    Dr. Kim Hagelstein, professor of Horn ant Tarleton State University, presents a recital featuring works by Mozart, Baadsvik, Yenque, and Gillie. Following the recital, Dr. Hagelstein will work with UCF horn students in a masterclass setting. Free and open to the public, no ticket required.

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  • Theatre UCF presents: The Rover (Recurring Event)

    Theatre UCF: Main Stage: TH 6

    By Aphra Behn Directed by Christopher Niess Travel to Italy where love, lust and sword fights bring this restoration comedy about a band of banished Englishmen to life. Love, lust and confusion set in when a band of banished English Cavaliers, including Colonel Belvile and Captain Willmore, arrive in Naples during Carnival. One is in search of love and the …

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