SPOHP Staff Members Featured in The Loop article, will soon appear in Muse Magazine

Under the direction of Jeffrey Pufahl, the College of the Arts presented the premier of the documentary play Voices from the March in January 2018 during the closing ceremonies of… Read More

Visting Scholar: Indigenous Experience in Guatemala

We’d like to extend a big thank you to Dr. Oscar Llanque for coming to visit our Testimonio in the Americas class today, sharing his experiences and knowledge as an… Read More

Check out SPOHP’s YouTube Channel!

For an easy way to navigate to SPOHP’s wonderful collection of videos, click on the YouTube icon in the upper righthand corner of our website. SPOHP’s YouTube channel can also… Read More

Video of Dr. Ortiz Book Talk

Click this photo for a videotaped version (87 min.) of the 8/28 book talk presented at Smathers Library East by Dr. Paul Ortiz, Director of SPOHP, on his recent book:… Read More

SPOHP Contributes Travel Support for OHA Conference Attendees from Hurricane-Affected Areas

The OHA’s Day of Giving last year raised money for scholarships to fund travel to the Annual OHA Conference for those in hurricane-affected areas. With matching funds provided by the… Read More

NEH Digital Humanities Grant Awarded

Smathers Libraries and the Digital Library of the Caribbean has been awarded a $231,093 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to host a week-long in-person workshop and five additional virtual… Read More

UF Student Collects Oral Histories From Community Elders in Fort Myers

SPOHP hopes you enjoy listening to a radio interview with UF history student Julian Valdivia on Gulf Coast Live on WGCU from July 31st, “UF Student Oral Histories From Community… Read More

Check Out Our Students’ Reflections On Our Annual Mississippi Freedom Trip

Our students just got back from another successful and exciting trip doing oral history fieldwork in the Mississippi Delta as part of our Mississippi Freedom Project! The Mississippi Freedom Project… Read More

Try To Keep Up With Us! Our Summer Newsletter is Here!

We have packed this Summer 2018 edition of our newsletter Moving Right Along full of the many things that have been going on at SPOHP. To take a look at… Read More

March 21-23rd, 2019: African American History Project Symposium

From Segregation to Black Lives Matter: A Symposium and Celebration of the Opening of the Joel Buchanan Archive of African American Oral History. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the… Read More