Dr. Caroline Joan ("Kay") S. Picart

Honors
Invited Lectures

Copyright for Artists and Museum Curators, University of Florida, February 8, 2017.

Indigenous Peoples, Trade, Human Rights and Intellectual Property, University of Florida Levin College of Law, November 10, 2015.

The Radicalization of American Lone Wolves in Real/Reel Worlds:  Strategically Mapping the Role of the Internet in the Cases of Colleen LaRose (Jihad Jane) and the Tsarnaev Brothers (the Boston Marathon Bombers), NATO Sponsored Conference on Lone Wolf Terrorism:  An Emerging Threat, TAM-C Solutions, Jerusalem, Israel, November 2014.
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Law In/As Culture: Intellectual Property Law and Indigenous Peoples, Florida A & M University Law School, November 14, 2013.

"Dialogues that Deliver: Generative Practices in Collaboration, Conflict, and Community." Taos Institute, Sarasota, Florida. Sept. 27, 2008.
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"Meditation Practices in Light, Sound and Color," Stand-alone Workshop, Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee, December 9, 2007

"On Myth: Campbell, Bolen, Erdman," Stand-alone Workshop, Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee, September 18, 2007

FSU Book Signing FSU Campus Strozier Library Exhibit Room, February 16, 2007 3:30 PM;
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"Looking Back, Looking Forward," Plenary Address (Guest Speaker), James S. Rickards High School National Honor Society, April 27, 2006, Induction Ceremony, Richards High School Auditorium, April 27, 2006.

"Inside Notes from the Outside: Bodies, Culture and Ballroom Dance,"Lion's Club, Tallahassee, FL, January 2006

“Bodies as Texts:  The History and Character of Ballroom Dances,” Rotary Club-Northeast, Tallahassee, October 2005

"Bodies in Motion," an exhibition-performance involving a collaboration with dancers and artists, Gallery 621, Tallahassee, FL, March 2005

Conjunctions between Holocaust and Horror Films, Florida Atlantic University, Center for the Study of Values and Violence after Auschwitz, Boca Raton, FL, November 15, 2004.

The Cinematic Legacy of Frankenstein: Gender, Power, Horror, Laughter Invited Keynote lecture in keeping with a traveling Frankenstein exhibit created by the National Library of Medicine and the American Library Association, which covers all the aspects of Frankenstein-- the novel, the films, ethical and philosophical issues, University of Central Florida, November 17, 2004.
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Fact, Fiction and Film in Teaching and Remembering the Holocaust: A Survey of Films and Pedagogical Techniques, and Teaching Schindler's List: Fact, Fiction and Film in Remembering the Holocaust, Florida State University Holocaust Institute for Educators, July 2004.

Monsters Among and Within Us: Evil, Crime and the Gothic in Film and Media, FSU Dept. of Communication, Fall '03 Colloquium Series, 108 Williams, 12:10-1:10 p.m. [link to presentation]

Fact, Fiction and Film in Teaching and Remembering the Holocaust: A Survey of Films and Pedagogical Techniques, and Teaching Schindler's List: Fact, Fiction and Film in Remembering the Holocaust, Florida State University Holocaust Institute for Educators, June 2003.

"Thomas Mann and Friedrich Nietzsche: Eroticism, Death, Music and Laughter in Deaths in Venice." Lit 2020, English Department, Florida State University, February 11, 2003

"The Monstrous Gaze in Horror and Holocaust Films," Texas A & M University, January 13, 2003.

"Holocaust as Horror-Psychological Thriller in American Holocaust Fictional Films," FSU English Department Brown Bag Works in Progress Series, October 10, 2002.

Teaching Schindler's List, Florida State University Holocaust Institute for Educators, June 2002.

"Performing the Interactive Body and Virtual Emotions in Ballroom Dance," invited lecture-performance, Performing the World: Communication, Improvisation and Societal Practice, Sponsored by the Taos Institute and Performing for the World, October 12-14, 2001, Montauk Yacht Club, Long Island, New York.

The Philippines: Three Hundred Years of Spanish Influence in Dance, Music and Cuisine, invited guest lecture/performance, Global Gatherings, Florida State University, October, 2001.

The Politics of Being Asian and Not-Quite So Asian in the U.S., talk sponsored by the Florida State University Filipino Student Association, March 24, 2001.

Resentment and "the Feminine" in Nietzsche's Politico-Aesthetics and Thomas Mann and Friedrich Nietzsche: Eroticism, Death, Music and Laughter, book talk, Borders Bookstore, November 18, 2000.

Introduction to Slavoj Zizek's lecture on "Death Drive in the Digital Age," English Department Colloquium Series, Florida State University, September 15, 2000.

Resentment and "the Feminine" in Nietzsche's Politico-Aesthetics and Thomas Mann and Friedrich Nietzsche:  Eroticism, Death, Music and Laughter, book talk, Chapters Bookstore, Ottowa, Canada, March 25, 2000.

Resentment and "the Feminine" in Nietzsche's Politico-Aesthetics and Thomas Mann and Friedrich Nietzsche:  Eroticism, Death, Music and Laughter, book talk, Friends of the ODY Library, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617, March 3, 2000.

The Rebirths of Frankenstein, invited lecture, sponsored by the Departments of English, Speech Communication and Modern Languages, and the Humanities and Women's Studies Programs, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, January 13, 2000.

Resentment and "the Feminine" in Nietzsche's Politico-Aesthetics, invited lecture, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, January 14, 2000.

Portraits of Artists as Philosophers and Writers:  Gender, Myth and Politics in Nietzsche and Thomas Mann, a lecture and book signing, Brewer Bookstore, November 12, 1999.

Philosophy and Literature:  Friedrich Nietzsche and Thomas Mann, a lecture and book signing; St. Lawrence University Library, March 3, 2000.

Thomas Mann and Friedrich Nietzsche: Eroticism, Death, Music and Laughter, a lecture and book signing, Border's Books and Music, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, October 10, 1999.

Resentment and "The Feminine" in Nietzsche's Politico-Aesthetics, a lecture and book signing, Border's Bookstore, May 12, 7 p.m.; and Little Professor Book Center, May 6, 5 p.m., Eau Claire, WI.

The Body as Text in Ballroom Dancing, a performance-lecture, The English Festival, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, April 28, 1999.

Politico-Aesthetics in Nietzsche, Mann and Visconti, Department of Philosophy, St. Lawrence University, February 24, 1999.

The Scandal of the Female Monster, Department of Philosophy, St. Lawrence University, February 25, 1999.

Organizer and Chair of a Faculty-Student Collaborative Panel of Talks on Hybrid Voices, an art video, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies' Colloquium, Co-Sponsored by the Art Department, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, February 5, 1999.

Organized and Chaired a Faculty-Student Collaborative Panel of Talks on Violence in Frankensteinian Films,  Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies' Colloquium, Co-Sponsored by the Art Department, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, December 11, 1998.

Travel Notes of an Insider-Outsider, Office of University Research FORUM, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, September 23, 1998.

Gender, Authority and the Politics of Representation in Science and Art, Network for Excellence in Teaching Talks, November 19, 1998.

Inside Notes from the Outside, Philosophy and Religious Studies Department Colloquium, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, March 1998.

The Ethics of Cloning, "Living on the Edge" Controversial Topics Television Program, T.V. 10 and the United Hall Council, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, March 1998.

The Politics of Representation in Science and Art, Honor's Program Recruitment Panel, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, March 1998.

Deaths in Venice:  Nietzsche, Mann and Visconti, Philosophy Department and College of Letters Colloquium Series, Wesleyan University, February 1998.

Nietzsche as Masked Romantic, Philosophy Department Colloquium Series, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, December 1997.

Deaths in Venice:  Nietzsche, Mann and Visconti, Philosophy Department Colloquium Series, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, December 1997.

The Internet:  Global Village or Global Pillage?, panelist, Freshman Year Experience Colloquium, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, December 1997.

Radical Masculinity in James Whale's Frankenstein, Arts, Humanities & Science Seminar Series, Florida Atlantic University, April 9, 1997.

The Nietzschean Inheritance:  Love, Death, Music and Laughter in Thomas Mann's Death in Venice, Seminar on World Literature, Sponsored by the Dept. of English, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, March 7, 1997.

On the Conditions of Possibility of Pure and Practical Reason:  On Kant, Plato and Hume, Seminar on Modern Philosophy, Sponsored by the Dept. of Philosophy & Religious Studies, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, March 6, 1997.

The Politics of Myth, Gender and Spatiality in bell hooks and Margaret Fuller, Seminar on Critical Approaches, Sponsored by the Dept. of English, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, March 5, 1997.

The Song of the Exiled in Maxine Hong Kingston's "The Woman Warrior", Asian American Literature Seminar, Sponsored by the Dept. of English, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, March 4, 1997.

Radical Masculinity in James Whale's Frankenstein, Public lecture sponsored by the Depts. of Philosophy & Religion, and English, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, March 4, 1997.

Politics and Gender in Fuseli's Nightmare and Shelley's Androgynous Monster, Dept. of English, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, March 3, 1997.

The "Feminine" in Nietzsche's Politico-Aesthetics, Philosophy Club, Sponsored by the Dept. of Philosophy and Religion, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, February 27, 1997.

Nietzsche as Masked Romantic, Seminar on Aesthetics, Sponsored by the Dept. of Philosophy and Religion, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, February 26, 1997.

Portrait of an Artist as a Minority Scholar:  Inside Notes from the Outside, Honors Colloqium, Sponsored by the Dept.  of Philosophy and Religion, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, February 26, 1997.

Asian Art at the Palmer, Gallery Talk (presented a second time by invitation to do so), The Palmer Museum of Art, April 20, 1996.

Orientalism and Occidentalism:  Gender, Politics and Culture in Art, Guest Speaker, Chinese Culture Club, Penn State University, March 27, 1996.

Allegory and Eros in Plato's Phaedrus, presented at the Dept. of Philosophy, University of San Francisco, California, February 1996.

The Cave and the Charioteer:  Allegory and Epistemology in Plato, presented at the Dept. of Philosophy, Wofford College, South Carolina, February 1996.

Zarathustra:  Phallic Mother, Anti-Christian Redeemer, Dis-eased Oedipus of Modernity, presented at the Dept. of Philosophy, Hamline University, Minneapolis-St. Paul, February 1996.

"Give Us This Day":  Philippine Art as Protest and Prayer, presented at The Palmer Museum of Art, October 26, 1995.

Asian Art at the Palmer, Gallery Talks, presented at The Palmer Museum of Art, September 15;  October 13;  November 10;  December 2, 1995.

Science and Aesthetics in Gaston Bachelard, presented as a lecture sponsored by the Philosophy Department, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, March 1993.

Scientific Controversy as Farce,  presented as a lecture sponsored by the Sociology Department, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, March 1993.

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