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UF Student Collects Oral Histories From Community Elders in Fort Myers

Published: Aug 3rd, 2018

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

Published: Aug 1st, 2018

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

Published: Jul 24th, 2018

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

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

Published: Jul 24th, 2018

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

Commemorating Black and Brown Wednesday

Published: Jul 12th, 2018

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

SPOHP Scholars present at the 8th Annual National Civil Rights Conference in Mississippi, June 2018

Published: Jun 25th, 2018

SPOHP Undergraduate Research Coordinator Oliver Tesluma and undergraduate Political Science major, as well as SPOHP alums Assistant Professor Jessica Taylor of Virginia Tech and George Washington University doctoral student Candice Ellis,… Read More

SPOHP featured in “American Tales” article in CLAS’s Ytori Magazine

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

“Samuel Proctor became the first UF Historian and Archivist when he was still a PhD student. He never left the role. Proctor was heavily involved with UF, so much so… Read More

Intersections Grant Awarded!

Published: Jun 21st, 2018

Dr. Paul Ortiz and SPOHP will take part in developing UF undergrad courses on Intersections of Global Blackness and Latinx Identity through an Intersections Research-Into-Teaching Grant from the Center for… Read More

“Puerto Ricans find new home in Alachua County”

Published: May 7th, 2018

“Marta Rivera felt uneasy a few weeks ago when she arrived at Pugh Hall on the University of Florida campus. She was there to watch, for the first time, a… Read More

Laura Dixie: Remembering a ‘Mother of the Movement’

Published: Dec 18th, 2017

Laura Mae Dixie, known as “the Mother of the Movement in Tallahassee, Florida,” passed away last month at the age of 92. Her life is a testament to the oft-forgotten… Read More