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

New Context for Confederate Monuments

Regina Phillips, Co-Director of the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center, an African-American history center in St. Augustine, Fla. and a SPOHP community partner, talks with NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro about how… 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

Home Away from Home: Remembering Refugees in Florida

Home Away from Home: Remembering Refugees in Florida September 20, 2018 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Pugh Hall – Ocora 296 Buckman Drive Gainesville FL 32611 Welcoming Gainesville and Alachua… 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

UF English Language Institute Presentation

SPOHP staffers Holland Hall and Lara Alqasem stopped by the UF English Language Institute to provide a presentation and oral history workshop for the program’s international students, highlighting our collections… Read More

Commemorating Black and Brown Wednesday

As we work diligently on our documentary project on the history of Institute of Black Culture and Institute of Hispanic and Latino Affairs, today we commemorate the one-year anniversary of… Read More

Ready for a Free Staycation at the Beach? Relax- SPOHP’s Here For You.

Walk along Seahorse Key beach with Steve Stancyk and John Caldwell, as well as other marine biologists, at the UF’s Seahorse Key Marine Lab. Free on SPOHP’s Youtube channel! (click image)