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Nova Southeastern's NSU Lifelong Learning Institute Civics & Democracy Series is free and open to the community. Lecture 7 is the final lecture of this 8-parts series and will focus on Ideological Polarization. The lecture will explore two periods of high political and ideological polarization in American history: the Antebellum period prior to the Civil War and the politics of the 21st century. The emphasis will be on what happens
Nova Southeastern's NSU Lifelong Learning Institute Civics & Democracy Series is free and open to the community. Lecture six of this eight-part series will explore "The Power of Protest." Using the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s as its model, this lecture will focus on the power of protest to bring about change — and its limits in doing the same — with a special emphasis on voting
Escuela de Bomba y Plena Tata Cepeda and Valencia College are partnering together to provide a series of panel discussions called "African Influence in the Caribbean." During this second panel discussion, the panel of experts will be discussing the Transatlantic Trade; Caribbean DNA research with a focus on Puerto Rican genealogy; and case studies of Folkloric practitioners. There will be musical demonstrations of Puerto Rican and African rhythms. For those
The "Voices of Immigration" is the newest exhibition designed and created by the Humanities Department at Valencia College-Osceola Campus. This exhibition is based on "Valencia Voices," an oral history project started in 2018 that has been collecting interviews from local Valencia residents with a focus on the impact of immigration in Osceola County. To open the exhibition, the Humanities Department will host a roundtable discussion with four students and staff