Events and Public Programs Archive

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program works diligently to share oral history resources by offering public programs that feature interviews and researchers associated with collection. The Public Programs Archive documents events that SPOHP organizes and co-sponsors, highlighting event photo and press coverage.

Events and Public Programs Archive

50th Anniversary of the Attack on the USS Liberty

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

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

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

February 27, 2015, A Tale of Three, Female Activists: Women in the Civil Rights Movement Panel at the Museum of Florida History

Mar 18th, 2015

By African American History Project Graduate Coordinator Randi Gill-Sadler On February 27, 2015, as Black History Month was coming to a close and the eve of International Women’s History Month… Read More

April 25, 2014, “Nuestras Historias” Documentary Screening

April 25, 2014, “Nuestras Historias” Documentary Screening

Jun 11th, 2014

April 25, 2014, “Nuestras Historias” Documentary Screening On April 25, 2014 SPOHP premiered “Nuestras Historias,” a film produced by SPOHP Digital Humanities Coordinator Deborah Hendrix and Latina/o Diaspora in the Americas… Read More

March 12, 2014, “The Florida Civil Rights Struggle: Past & Present”

Mar 26th, 2014

March 12, 2014, “The Florida Civil Rights Struggle: Past & Present” panel discussion By Emily Nyren, Intern alumni and Volunteer Event Press Release In the News: “UF students get immersed in… Read More

March 12, 2014, “Scott Camil: Resistance & Liberation” Panel

Mar 20th, 2014

March 12, “Scott Camil: Resistance & Liberation” By Eugenia Hawk, Intern On March 12, 2014, SPOHP hosted a presentation by Vietnam veteran and political activist Scott Camil. The UF Center for Women’s… Read More

February 25, 2014, “No Spic for President”

Feb 28th, 2014

February 25, 2014, “No Spic for President” Oral History Event By Latina/o Diaspora in the Americas Project Coordinator Génesis Lara This event featured UF Alumnus Gil Sanchez interviewed by Dr.… Read More

January 15, 2014, “Trouble the Water” Film Screening & Symposium

Feb 7th, 2014

January 15, 2014, “Trouble the Water” Film Screening & Symposium By Emily Nyren, Intern Alumni and Volunteer  On January 15, 2014, SPOHP hosted renowned documentary filmmaker Tia Lessin for a film… Read More

October 22, 2013, “Stetson Kennedy: Re-Imagining Justice in the 21st Century” Panel Event

Nov 1st, 2013

October 22, 2013, “Stetson Kennedy: Re-Imagining Justice in the 21st Century” By Emily Nyren, Intern Alumni and Volunteer To celebrate the donation of Stetson Kennedy’s personal documents to the University… Read More

October 1, 2013, “Siempre Adelante” Official Premier Screening

Oct 22nd, 2013

October 1, 2013, “Siempre Adelante” Official Premier Screening By Emily Nyren, Intern Alumni and Volunteer Event News Release Every fall semester, the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP) creates events… Read More

September 17-22, Sixth Annual Mississippi Delta Research Trip

Oct 22nd, 2013

September 17-22, 2013, The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program returned to the Mississippi Delta to continue research on the civil rights movement in Mississippi with veteran civil rights activists and leading… Read More

March 13, 2013, Stephanie Coontz and “The Feminine Mystique” Symposium

Jul 5th, 2013

March 13, 2013, Stephanie Coontz and “The Feminine Mystique” Symposium Acclaimed author, historian, and faculty member at Evergreen State College Stephanie Coontz visited the University of Florida on March 13… Read More

February 21-22, 2013, McComb Legacies Student-Led Conference and Documentary Premiere in Mississippi

Jul 5th, 2013

February 21-22, 2013, McComb Legacies Student-Led Conference and Documentary Premiere in Mississippi Event News Release From February 21-22, the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program joined the McComb Legacies group of… Read More

February 12, 2013, Dr. Alan Rosen Presents “The Wonder of their Voices”

Jul 5th, 2013

February 12, 2013, Dr. Alan Rosen Presents “The Wonder of their Voices” On the evening of February 12, Dr. Alan Rosen presented a program at the University of Florida about… Read More

January 15, 2013, SPOHP in the Delta, Mississippi Project Report for Year Five

Jul 5th, 2013

January 15, 2013: SPOHP in the Delta, Mississippi Project Report for Year Five On January 15, SPOHP students and staff presented a panel at 6 p.m. at Gainesville’s Civic Media… Read More

November 14, 2012, Dr. Larry Rivers Presents “Rebels and Runaways”

Jul 5th, 2013

November 14, 2012: Dr. Larry Rivers Presents “Rebels and Runaways” On the evening of November 14, the University of Florida hosted Dr. Larry Rivers, President of Fort Valley State University,… Read More

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