In response to coronavirus and to help minimize its spread, many UCF events are being canceled.

If you have questions about what’s still open around campus, please check out this regularly updated guide.

  • Introduction to Bookbinding Workshop - Diversity Week

    Virtual

    Are you interested in learning about bookbinding? UCF Libraries' Book Conservator, Christopher Saclolo, will demonstrate a fun option for getting started with the supplies you have at home. Please register at: Bookbinding @ Home - Diversity Week 2020 Long Stitch Binding with Slot Cover Materials: Cereal box/thin cardboard 8.5 x 11" computer/copy paper (12 sheets) Binding thread, embroidery thread, sewing ...

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  • Diversity in Comics - Diversity Week

    Virtual

    Join us as we review various forms of comics and discuss the importance of representation in literature and art. Register at Diversity in Comics - Diversity Week 2020. For more information on Diversity in Comics, check out this guide from the UCF Curriculum Materials Center on diverse representation in the Libraries' collection: guides.ucf.edu/diversityweekgn

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  • Beginner’s Crochet: Show Your Pride with Crochet - Diversity Week

    Virtual

    Crochet a flag to show pride in your community. Learn the basics of crochet from creating your first stitches to switching colors seamlessly in your work. Choose your colors to create a flag that represents you and your communities. Register at: Beginner’s Crochet: Show Your Pride with Crochet - Diversity Week 2020 Suggested Materials: Students should have the following materials ...

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  • Stronger Together Showcase - Diversity Week

    Online

    Join us as fellow Knights share how they proving to the world we are Stronger Together. UCF Libraries and UCF Alumni will showcase Knights who own or are part of an organization actively giving back to the community. This can be in response to COVID, Racial Equity and Inclusivity efforts, LGBTQ efforts etc. A panel discussion will conclude the event. ...

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  • Henna Art with Priya - Diversity Week

    Virtual

    A Zoom presentation explaining the history, origin and significance on henna, along with a demonstration/tutorial on the art of henna. Register at: Henna Art by Priya on Zoom

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  • Weaving History: Connecting our Present to our Past - Diversity Week 2020

    Virtual

    Join UCF Libraries and the Weavers of Orlando for a virtual discussion and step into the local community of fiber arts. Local weavers and artisans will connect family histories to practices still being used today. Participants will learn about connections to cotton that came from India and true quilts from the Underground Railroad. Register at: Weaving History: Connecting our Present ...

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  • Film Discussion: The Talk: Race in America - Diversity Week

    Virtual

    Discussion of the documentary, The Talk: Race in America. Please watch the film before the discussion on Alexander Street Press. Register for the discussion at Film Discussion - The Talk: Race in America - Diversity Week 2020 Film Description:The Talk – Race in America is a two-hour film about “the talk” that parents have with their children of color (primarily ...

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  • Family Fiber Arts: Pipe Cleaner Crafts - Diversity Week

    Virtual

    Turn your pipe cleaners into fun accessories, decoration and toys. Learn to braid bracelets, create mini flower arrangements and twist dinosaurs. Register at Family Fiber Arts: Pipe Cleaner Crafts - Diversity Week 2020 Suggested Materials: Students should have the following materials to complete the class*: Pipe cleaners in a variety of colors Black permanent marker *If you do not have ...

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  • Open Heart Open Mic - Diversity Week

    Virtual

    Experience the creative works of Knights around the world sharing what Stronger Together means to them. Walk-in presentations are welcome. Any original work presented at an Open Heart Open Mic event will be eligible to be listed in STARS KnightVerse. STARS is UCF’s digital repository designed to disseminate, publicize, and share works by, for, and about UCF. KnightVerse is the ...

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  • Diverse Families Bookshelf - Diversity Week

    Virtual

    Identifying picture books and young adult literature titles that mirror the wide range of diverse readers and the unique characteristics of a family unit can be a difficult task. Join us to learn about the Diverse Families Bookshelf which was created by UCF librarians as a finding tool to help bridge the gap between readers and books. This database connects ...

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  • Film Discussion: Don't Be Nice - Diversity Week

    Virtual

    Discussion of the documentary, Don't Be Nice. Please watch the film before the discussion on Alexander Street Press. Register for the discussion at: Film Discussion - Don't Be Nice - Diversity Week 2020Film Description:The upstart Bowery Slam Poetry Team, (offensive language) made up of five young African-American, Afro-Hispanic and queer poets, prepares for the national championships. Mentored by a demanding ...

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