Dr. Caroline J.S. (Kay) Picart

Honors
Selected Awards and Distinctions

Dr. Picart was awarded the “Best Essay” Award in 2016, by Dapim, an Israel-based international scholarly journal on Holocaust Studies, for an essay published in 2015: Nationalities, Histories, Rhetorics: Real/Reel Representations of the Holocaust and Holocaust Trials and a Poethics of Film and Law, Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust, 2015. Vol. 29, No. 2, 1–20 (May, 2015).
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Dr. Picart was an invited speaker at a NATO-sponsored advanced workshop at Jerusalem, Israel in November 2014.
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Dr. Picart passed the July 2013 Florida Bar Exams and was sworn in by Judge Robert Roundtree, Chief Judge of the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida on September 27, 2013 in Gainesville, Florida.
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Editor-in-Chief, Florida Journal of International Law, Fall 2011-Spring 2012
Caroline Joan ("Kay") S. Picart was born in the Philippines, and has been educated in the Philippines; Cambridge, England; and the U.S.  Kay was the Sir Run Run Shaw Scholar and Wolfson Prize Winner (given to the top student) in History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge University.  She went on to finish a Ph.D. in Political Philosophy (with a minor in Aesthetics & Criticism) from the Pennsylvania State University as well as a postdoctoral fellowship on Jurisprudence with the Cornell School of Criticism and Theory.  Prior to law school, she was a tenured professor of English and Humanities, and has authored/contracted 15 books with university and scholarly presses, three of which were published or contracted, while she was a full time law student; she also published 23 peer-reviewed articles in scholarly journals (two while in law school) and 24 book chapters published by university or scholarly presses (ten while in law school). More recently, she has a forthcoming article (November 2011) on the Tokyo IMT and issues regarding the international litigation of crimes of violence against women during war with the East Asia Law Review (University of Pennsylvania) and presented an invited work in progress on Copyright, Choreography and Whiteness in American Modern Dance at the 16th Annual LatCrit Conference in San Diego in October, 2011.  In 2010, she was a Florida Bar Foundation Fellow, and worked on public interest law, dealing with the rights of prisoners and underprivileged persons under the supervision of the Florida Institutional Legal Services; in 2010-2011, she was an extern, and also completed her pro bono certification hours, with the Gainesville State Attorney's Office, Domestic Violence Unit. She won the Book Award for a seminar on Race, Law, Justice in Fall 2010. She concurrently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Florida Journal of International Law, and the Communications Executive and Former Articles Editor and Research Editor for the Journal of Technology Law and Policy, and in her spare time, as a U.S. Open Champion in ballroom dance, runs a successful dance consultancy. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities at Santa Fe College.

Dr. Picart is Communications Executive and Former Articles Editor and Research Editor for the Journal of Technology Law and Policy

 

Dr. Picart was a 3L Representative to the Honor Committee, University of Florida Levin College of Law.

 

Honor Committee, 2L Representative, 2010
http://www.law.ufl.edu/students/honorcommittee/officers.shtml

Invited Student Member, James C. Adkins Inn of Court, 2010
http://uflawccs.blogspot.com/2010/09/james-c-adkins-inn-of-court.html

Invited Board Member, University of Florida Friends of Theater and Dance, 2010
http://www.arts.ufl.edu/alumnifriends/fotd_bod.aspx

Member, Florida Journal of International Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law
http://www.law.ufl.edu/students/organizations/fjil/

Junior Research Editor (2011), Member (2010), Journal of Technology Law and Policy, University of Florida, Levin College of Law
http://www.law.ufl.edu/students/organizations/jtlp/index.shtml
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Dr. Picart has been awarded a Florida Bar Foundation Law Fellowship for summer, 2010. http://www.flabarfndn.org/grant-programs/

http://www.flabarfndn.org/grant-programs/lsa/2008-summer-fellows/
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Dr. Picart has been elected as a 1L Representative to the University of Florida Levin College of Law Honor Committee: http://www.law.ufl.edu/flalawonline/2009/10192009/

UF Law Honor Commitee

A video of the 2009 4th annual World Culture Folk Dance Competition is available here.

Dr. Picart has been a member of the Big Bend Filipino American Association since 2000. http://www.bbfaa.org/bbfaa/page.html
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See Dr. Picart's entry as a First Filipina here:
The Online Reference on Pioneers of Filipino Lineage

Judge, 4th Annual Georgia International Folk Fair, March 2009, http://www.gainternationalfolkfair.org/
See pictures from the event here: AIFF pictures
Here is a YouTube video of the AIFF judges.
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Director, 2008 FSU Film and Literature Conference
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Overall Supervisor, FSU Film and Literature Conference
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Fundraiser for the Northside Rotary Club's 2008 Daddy-Daughter Dance, the Armory, February 2, 2008
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Spokesperson for "Women Wearing Red," Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, February 2008.
http://www.tmh.org/womenRed08.cfm?id=434
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2006 Honored Member, Empire Who's Who Executive and Professional Registry

Co-director, 2006 Conference on Literature and Film: 'Documenting trauma, documenting terror' at FSU

2005 “Horror and the Holocaust: Genre Elements in Schindler’s List and Psycho,” co-authored with David Frank, The Horror Film, ed. Stephen Prince. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2004, 206–223 has been nominated for the 2005 National Communication Association Best Essay/Book in Visual Communication.

2006 Research & Creativity Award, English Department, Florida State University, to work on Terror and Trauma ($559)

2005 Research & Creativity Award, English Department, Florida State University, to work on Frames of Evil: Holocaust as Horror in American Film (Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press) ($500)

2005 FSU ODDL Grant for Faculty Development (.375 FTE)

2004 FSU ODDL Grant for Faculty Development (.375 FTE)

2003 FSU COFRS research grant to support research during summer to complete the Holocaust Film Sourcebook ($8000)

2003 Florida State University’s Strozier Library Primary Sources Grant, to acquire film scripts and DVDs/VHSs on Expanding the Library’s Holocaust Film Collection to include Pre- and Post-Holocaust related films; co-awarded with Nathan Stoltzfus, History Department, Florida State University, ($3263.90)

2002 Florida State University's Provost Travel Grant, for conference presentations at the National Communication Association on: "The Monstrous Gaze in Holocaust and Horror Films: A Comparison of Schindler's List, Psycho, Silence of the Lambs and Apt Pupil;" "Sirens' Songs;" and "Inside Notes from the Outside: Philosophy and Rhetoric as Politico-Aesthetic" ($350)

2002 Florida State University's Council for Research and Creative Activity Planning Grant for Holocaust as Horror Film, $8000

2002 Florida State University's Strozier Library Primary Sources Grant, to acquire film scripts and DVDs/VHSs on the Holocaust, Horror and Science Fiction Films, $12,845

2002 Nominated for the National Communication Association Golden Anniversary Monograph Award for "Through the Lens of an Insider-Outsider: Gender, Race and (Self) Representation in Science," A New Generation of Feminist Science Studies (Routledge, 2001)

2002 Nominated for a Florida State University Honor's Teaching Award

2002 Nominated for a Florida State University Teaching Award

2002 Nominated for a Florida State University Technology Award

2002 Nominated for Current Research Session, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy for “Resentment and ‘the feminine’ in Nietzsche’s Politico-Aesthetics” and “The Cinematic Rebirths of Frankenstein: Universal, Hammer and Beyond”

2002 Nominated for the National Communication Association Diamond Anniversary Award and the National Communication Association Critical Cultural Studies Book of the Year Award for “The Cinematic Rebirths of Frankenstein: Universal, Hammer and Beyond”

2001 Florida State University's Council on Research and Creative Activity Planning Grant Award to complete a book on The Holocaust as Horror-Psychological Thriller: "Working Through" Schindler's List ($8,000)

2001 Florida State University's Council on Instruction Grant to develop a virtual version of HUM 3321; and create teacher and student edition CDs that will contain accompanying powerpoints and video or DVD clips for both the virtual and live multicultural film courses (which have an annual enrollment of at least 1,3000 students per year) ($10,000)

2001 Florida State University's First Year Assistant Professor Research Award, to do a summer of research and writing on "Nietzsche As Masked Romantic" ($10,000)

2000 Florida State University's Provost Travel Grant Award, for conference presentation at National Communication Association on --"Autoethnography and a Post-Modern Politics of Narrativity and the Gaze" ($660)

2000 Nominated for the 2nd American Philosophical Association Book Prize for Younger Scholars for "Thomas Mann and Friedrich Nietzsche: Eroticism, Death, Music and Laughter" and "Resentment and 'the Feminine' in Nietzsche's Politico-Aesthetics"

2000 Nominated for American Philosophical Society, John Findlay Prize for "Resentment and the Feminine in Nietzsche's Politico-Aesthetics"

2000 Research and Creative Activity Award, English Department, Florida State University ($815).

2000 St. Lawrence University Small Grants for Research Awardee, to do a video project on Autoethnography and Ballroom Dance ($1200).

1999 St. Lawrence University Large Grant for Research Awardee, to finish work on The Frankenstein Film Sourcebook ($2500).

1999 Andrew Mellon and St. Lawrence University’s Grant for Teaching and Technology ($7500).

1999 Best Paper, Critical Theory Division:  “Brides of Frankenstein:  Gender, Technology and Myth in Frankenstein Films,” 97th Annual Convention of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, November 6, 1999 (to be published).

1998 Cornell University’s Summer Institute of Criticism and Theory, partially funded by Cornell University, St. Lawrence University and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1999 Institute on Race and Ethnicity Research Grant, “The Hybrid Body”.

1998 Office of University Research Summer Grant for Faculty-Student Collaboration, “Exploiting Human Suffering:  Representations of Holocaust,” University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1999 Office of Activities & Programs, Dedicated Faculty Advisor Award, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1998 Institute on Race and Ethnicity Reading Seminar Grant (for faculty, students and staff of different departments), competitively applied for in keeping with initiatives as convenor of Committee on Curricular Initiatives and Intellectual Climate, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1998 Network for Excellence in Teaching Award to purchase materials for a newly developed course, Philosophy and Film, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1998 Office of University Research Travel Award for Faculty-Student Collaborative Panel, “Violence in Frankensteinian Films,” Florida State University’s 24th Annual Film and Literature Conference, January 1999 ($500).

1998 Award for University Research and Creative Activity, deloaded to half-time teaching and awarded$1,900 to complete a manuscript, The Rebirths of Frankenstein, forthcoming with Greenwood Press.

1998 Extra-Merit Increase based on scholarship, teaching and service, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1998 Nominated for a Teaching Award, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1998 Research Grant of $1,400, “Inside Notes from the Outside:  Attempts at a Post-Colonial Politics of Representation,” Institute on Race and Ethnicity, University of Wisconsin System.

1998 Network for Excellence in Teaching Award, “Postmodernisms and Feminisms in the Interpretation of Literature, Philosophy, Science and Law,” University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1997 Internal Research Grant, “Resentment and the ‘Feminine’ in Nietzsche,” University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire ($500).

1997 Internal Research Grant, “The Rebirths of Frankenstein,” University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire ($500).

1997 Faculty-Student Research Collaboration Grant, “Postmodern Perspectives in Philosophy, Literature & Film,” University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1997 Network for Excellence in Teaching Award, “Gender, Authority, and the Politics of Representation in Science and Art,” University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1997 Visiting Minority Scholar/Artist, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1996 Humanities and Fine Arts Section, 1996 Graduate Research Exhibition, The Pennsylvania State University, Third Place.

1995 Awardee, grant from the Organizing Committee, XIIIth International Congress on Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Florence, Italy.

1993 Scholarship Candidacy Awardee, Goethe Institute, Seoul, Korea.

1991 Awardee, Reuben Levy Travel Awards Scheme, Christ's College, Cambridge University (500 pounds).

1991 Wolfson Prize for Academic Excellence, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge University (unanimously awarded) (100 pounds).

1989 Awardee, Reuben Levy Travel Awards Scheme, Christ´s College, Cambridge University (500 pounds).

1989-91 Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholar, Sir Run Run Shaw Awardee.

1989-90 Overseas Research Student Awardee, Cambridge University.

1989 Graduated with Honors, M.A. Philosophy, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.

1987-89 Ateneo de Manila University, M.A. Philosophy University Scholar.

1987 Graduated Magna Cum Laude, B.S. Biology, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.

1987 Departmental Awardee for Academic Excellence and Extra-Academic Involvement, Department of Biology, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.

1987 Awarded a National Civil Exam Exemption.

1984-87 Ateneo Scholarship Foundation Grantee, B.S. Biology (Honor's course).

1984-87 Ateneo de Manila University Merit Scholar for Academic Acceleration

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