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Chicano Poet Matt Sedillo Brown Bag and Workshop

Published: Mar 15th, 2017

We are excited to announce that SPOHP will be hosting the visit of Chicano slam poet Matt Sedillo during which he will be hosting two public programs on Tuesday March 28th. The first event… Read More

Line Wraps Around Theater in Tacoma, WA for “Love and Solidarity”

Published: Feb 9th, 2017

Filmmaker Michael Honey raves about a successful turn out at a screening of Love and Solidarity at The Grand Cinema in Tacoma, Washington.   Friends, In Tacoma last night, the Grand… Read More

Public Screening of “Gator Tales”

Published: Jan 30th, 2017

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program in conjunction with Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency will host a free film screening of “Gator Tales,” the award-winning theatrical performance which highlights the experiences of… Read More

Love and Solidarity: A Film Screening and Q/A with Michael Honey

Published: Jan 10th, 2017

What can people do to change a world full of violence and hate? Is nonviolent revolution possible? Love and Solidarity explores these questions through the life of Reverend James Lawson,… Read More

Telling: Gainesville– Veterans Share Life Experiences

Published: Oct 13th, 2016

Join the friends of SPOHP from November 10-19, 2016, for a special performance by veterans in the Gainesville area! Telling: Gainesville will feature five veterans sharing their experiences of war in… Read More

A Book Talk With Mike Butler

Published: Oct 5th, 2016

Join us for a talk with Flagler College Professor Michael Butler as he discusses his new book, Beyond Integration, the Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980, on Wednesday, October 26… Read More

The Secret Game: An Event with Dr. Scott Ellsworth

Published: Aug 29th, 2016

Dr. Scott Ellsworth, professor of history at the University of Michigan, will discuss the importance of using sports history to understand race relations in American history. HIs talk will coincide… Read More

Pops for SPOHP

Published: Aug 1st, 2016

We are gearing up for our second annual benefit party on Thursday, September 1, 2016. Come celebrate with us, SPOHP supporters! Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the… Read More

Feb. 17, Award Reception for Eastside American History Teacher David Jones

Published: Feb 15th, 2016

SPOHP and the Center for European Studies will host a reception for Mr. Jones in recognition of his Martha Ross Teaching Award from the Oral History Association last fall. The… Read More

UF School of Theatre and Dance to Stage Encore Performance of “Gator Tales” at 2015 Oral History Association Annual Meeting in Tampa

Published: Jul 28th, 2015

On Thursday, October 15, 2015, an encore performance of “Gator Tales” will be performed at the Oral History Association Annual Meeting at the Tampa Bay History Center in Tampa, Florida.