SPRING 2021 LECTURE SERIES:
An Evening with MLK Jr. Commemorative Week Speaker - Angela Davis
January 21st, 7PM
Please join the Campus Activities Board for an evening with the speaker for MLK Jr. Commemorative Week on Thursday, January 21, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST through Microsoft Teams. Pre-registration is not required. Born and raised in Birmingham, Ala., by parents who were active community organizers, Ms. Davis has made it her mission to share her life story and challenge audiences to join the struggle for racial, economic, and gender justice. Ms. Davis was entrenched in some monumental social movements over the last 50 years and, audience members will be able to hear Ms. Davis share her story through a 45-minute moderated conversation, and ask her questions during the final 15 minutes of the event. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity you do not want to miss! For questions, reach out to @usf_cab on Instagram or Facebook. For more information, please visit https://usf.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6641787.
Fall 2020 Lecture Series:
October 27th, 7pm
The University Lecture Series is excited to welcome Emmy and SAG nominated actor, musician, and writer, Tituss Burgess, as the first virtual speaker of the 2020-2021 series. Tituss stars as ‘Titus Andromedon’ in the hit comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and is the first-ever recipient of the NewFest Voice and Visibility Award for being a powerful force in the LGBTQ+ community. In his lecture, Tituss plans to speak on the importance of diversity in the media, LGBTQ+ identity, and his acting career. Tituss was selected after receiving a significant number of votes in a survey of the University of South Florida community and in celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month.
A Conversation with Temple Grandin, Ph.D.
October 30th, 5PM
Recently named one of the top 10 ten college professors in the country, her life's work has been to understand her own autistic mind, and to share that knowledge with the world, aiding in the treatment of individuals with the condition. Her understanding of the human mind has aided her in her work with animal behavior, and she is one of the most respected experts in both autism and animal behavior in the world.
Diane Guerrero: Latinx Heritage Speaker
November 17th, 7PM
Join us for an evening with the actress from "Orange Is The New Black" on Tuesday, November 17th from 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM via Microsoft Teams. Named one of the top 10 Latina actresses to watch by Variety magazine, Diane Guerrero, draws from her personal and professional experiences to inspire audiences that success is possible—no matter the obstacles in the way. In 2015, Diane was nominated by former President Barack Obama, to be a White House Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization. She is an outspoken advocate for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform, and has worked with Immigrant Legal Resource Center and Mi Familia Vota, a nonpartisan Latino civic engagement organization to promote citizenship and voter registration. To access the event, click on "Join Event Online". Audio and video recording are prohibited. Pre-registration is not required.
Real-time captioning provided. For reasonable accommodations, please call 813-974-1001.