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Applications Open for Mississippi Freedom Project Summer 2018 Fieldwork Trip

Published: May 4th, 2018

Interested in social justice, the Civil Rights Movement, and Oral History? Join our Mississippi Freedom Project this Summer to travel to the Mississippi Delta for our annual fieldwork trip July… Read More

Our Summer B Intro to Oral History Course Will Focus on FL Farmworker History

Published: Apr 10th, 2018

Summer B 2018, July 2 – August 10 AMH 3593: Introduction to Oral History Course Overview This course will introduce students to the theories and methods of oral history. Oral… Read More

Trinidad Study Abroad Registration Deadline Extended – March 30

Published: Mar 28th, 2018

There is a registration deadline extension for our summer study abroad course in the historic and scenic Trinidad & Tobago. If interested please apply at: https://internationalcenter.ufl.edu/ (University of Florida International Center UFIC)… Read More

“Voices of Dreamers” Students fundraising for SOHA Conference in LA

Published: Mar 28th, 2018

Since launching the “Voices of Dreamers” project to conduct interviews with undocumented students, our students are now fundraising to share their research at the Southwestern Oral History Conference at Cal State… Read More

Safe Spaces: Episode 3 – “Miracle On 13th Street”

Published: Feb 15th, 2018

In this latest episode of our podcast series Safe Spaces, Anupa Kotipoyna looks back at the creation of the India Cultural and Education Center (ICEC) in Gainesville, Florida.

Art of Aging

Published: Jan 31st, 2018

In the summer of 2017 SPOHP partnered with UF College of Medicine, to develop an oral history segment for the Geriatrics Medicine Clerkship, a required rotation for all 4th year… Read More

Now on UFDC: “Keep Your Trash” (1971) First Documentary on Memphis Sanitation Worker’s Strike

Published: Jan 12th, 2018

“Keep Your Trash” 1971 Documentary on Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike Newly Released for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations on UF Digital Collections Gainesville, FL—Award-winning PBS documentarian Churchill Roberts was… Read More

Our Year-End Journal is Available Now

Published: Dec 15th, 2017

Dear Friends of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, As you will read in this exciting end-of- year progress report, SPOHP has reached more students, scholars, and members of the… Read More

Telling Gainesville: A Film Screening

Published: Nov 1st, 2017

Please join military veterans and their families for a special Veterans Day film screening of the play “Telling Gainesville.” Telling Gainesville is part of a nationwide initiative by the National… Read More

Black and Latinx History of the Gator Nation: Spring 2018 Course

Published: Nov 1st, 2017

AFA 4931: A BLACK AND LATINXHISTORY OF THE GATOR NATION This upcoming Spring, the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program is offering a oral history methods course course called Black and… Read More