FSU Amazonia Week: A call for land and cultural survival

1 month 1 week ago

Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics will welcome experts from around the world for an interdisciplinary summit on critical issues affecting the future of the Amazon Monday, March 2 through Wednesday, March 4. The summit will encourage attendees to examine the biological, environmental and humanitarian […]

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FSU among nation’s top-producing institutions of U.S. Fulbright scholars, students

1 month 3 weeks ago

Florida State University is one of the nation’s top research institutions for producing Fulbright U.S. Scholars and students, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, which publishes an annual list of top producers by type of institution. Notably, Florida State is one of only 20 in the country to be named a top producer for both […]

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Kathleen Haughney

FSU modern languages professor co-organizes Oxford colloquium to discuss environmental and political issues in the Amazon region

2 months ago

A Florida State University scholar co-hosted a colloquium that brought together indigenous leaders, politicians, NGOs, academics and other stakeholders to discuss solutions for major environmental and political problems in the Amazon region. The colloquium, “Amazon: Rising Violence and Disturbing Trends,” took place Jan. 30-Feb. 2 at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. Marcos Colón, a […]

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Amy Farnum Patronis

Environmental and indigenous rights activist to speak at FSU

2 months 3 weeks ago

Florida State University will host Marta Azevedo — Brazilian activist, anthropologist and demographer — for a talk titled “Land Conflict & Fires in Amazônia,” on Jan. 22. Azevedo will provide details on the illegal economic activities that threaten indigenous territories and ecosystems in the Amazon. She also will focus on alliances between indigenous groups and […]

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Amy Farnum Patronis

FSU students recognized as global citizens

3 months 2 weeks ago

Florida State University recognizes that today’s increasingly globalized workforce requires graduates who are both academically and cross-culturally prepared to succeed in a diverse and multicultural world. This fall, 20 FSU students were awarded the Global Citizenship Certificate (GCC) during a graduation ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 4, marking the beginning of their journey as life-long global citizens. […]

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