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Upcoming Speakers

Michael Render


January 20, 2016

Doors open at 7:30 PM


Michael Render, nicknamed Killer Mike for “killing the microphone” is known as a socially conscious and politically engaged rapper. He made his music debut on OutKast's 2000 album Stankonia, and later appeared on OutKast’s Grammy-winning song The Whole World. In 2013, Killer Mike and rapper-producer El-P formed Run the Jewels and released their self-titled debut...   
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Michael Uslan

November 17, 2015

Doors open at 7:30 PM


Michael Uslan is best known as the Originator and Executive Producer of the Batman movie series—starting with Tim Burton’s 1989 film, continuing through Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy, and most recently into Warner Bros. Pictures’ The Lego Movie (2014) and Zack Snyder’s forthcoming Superman vs Batman (tentative title), due for a summer 2016 release.  In 2012, Chronicle Books published Uslan’s fully illustrated memoir, The Boy Who Loved Batman. ...   

"Orange is the New Black" Actress Laverne Cox Cancels Lecture at USF

Due to the taping schedule for Fox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show, actress Laverne Cox has cancelled her appearance at the University of South Florida on March 21, 2016. The student-run University Lecture Series is currently exploring other options for the March lecture.
Soledad O'Brien


MONday, MARCH 21, 2016

Doors open at 7:30 PM

MSC Ballroom

Laverne Cox is an Emmy-nominated actress who can be seen in the Netflix original series “Orange is The New Black” where she plays the ground breaking role of Sophia Burset. The critically acclaimed show returns for its third season on Netflix June 12th. Laverne is the first trans woman of color to have a leading role on a mainstream scripted television show. ...