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SPOHP is Sponsoring this Years Latino Film Festival!

Published: Aug 29th, 2017

“Since 2005, the Gainesville Latino Film Festival has featured hundreds of groundbreaking, highly acclaimed and thought-provoking films from Latin America. In 2017, our mission continues: to afford Gainesville the unique opportunity to… Read More

2017 Virginia Fieldwork Trip Applications Are Open!

Published: Aug 29th, 2017

For the past three years, a team of student researchers has traveled with SPOHP to the Tidewater region of Virginia to gather over 150 oral histories from watermen, veterans, and… Read More

SPOHP-ed Written by Mississippi Freedom Trip Researchers Published in the Gainesville Sun

Published: Aug 8th, 2017

Marcela Murillo and Chad Chavira participated in our 10th Annual Mississippi Freedom Project trip last month. Check out their op-ed, “Effects of Till’s Murder Still Felt Today,” through which they… Read More

SPOHP FQH Project Documents DC’s Pride Weekend

Published: Jul 19th, 2017

On June 10th a group of researchers set out to document Pride weekend events in Washington, D.C. Once again in partnership with the UF Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women Studies Research,… Read More

50th Anniversary of the Attack on the USS Liberty

Published: May 22nd, 2017

On June 8th, 1967, Israeli warplanes and torpedo boats launched a ferocious two-hour attack on and attempted to sink the USS Liberty as she sailed under a U.S. Flag in… Read More

Fall 2017 Internship Applications Are Now Available

Published: Apr 3rd, 2017

The Fall 2017 Internship Application is now open!  SPOHP’s semester-long academic internship is available to graduate and undergraduate students for credit as an introduction to the field of oral history. The… Read More

Michael T. Barry Jr.: Nation needs more debates

Published: Feb 15th, 2017

SPOHP’s Michael Barry was featured in the Gainesville Sun in his Op-ed, on the heels of the Sanders-Cruz debate, about the need for more broadcasted Senate debates to enhance public… 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

Holland Hall: Share LBGTQ stories to honor Pulse victims

Published: Oct 6th, 2016

As a response to the June 12 massacre at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, project coordinator Holland Hall believes that the Queer community can be empowered through documenting their own life… Read More

North Carolina Central Features AAHP Coordinator Raja Rahim’s Sports Oral History Research

Published: Apr 5th, 2016

Raja Rahim researched the coaching years of legendary basketball coach John B. McLendon for her graduate thesis at NCCU, featured here in the “Campus Echo.” Raja will co-teach the fall… Read More