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From Segregation to Black Lives Matter Symposium: free registration available now!

Published: Nov 6th, 2018

Event Dates: Thursday, March 21, 2019 to Saturday, March 23rd Location: George A. Smathers Libraries, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida & Locations yet to be decided Free registration… Read More

New Course Offered: A Black and Latinx History of the Gator Nation

Published: Oct 25th, 2018

For the Spring Semester 2019, SPOHP and African American Studies will be offering a course titled “A Black and Latinx History of the Gator Nation.” Students will be able to… Read More

Video of Dr. Ortiz Book Talk

Published: Sep 6th, 2018

Click this photo for a videotaped version (87 min.) of the 8/28 book talk presented at Smathers Library East by Dr. Paul Ortiz, Director of SPOHP, on his recent book:… Read More

SPOHP Contributes Travel Support for OHA Conference Attendees from Hurricane-Affected Areas

Published: Aug 27th, 2018

The OHA’s Day of Giving last year raised money for scholarships to fund travel to the Annual OHA Conference for those in hurricane-affected areas. With matching funds provided by the… 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 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 at the University of Florida Free registration… 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

Our Mississippi Freedom Project Summer 2018 Fieldwork Trip

Published: May 4th, 2018

We will be continuing our Mississippi Freedom Project this Summer to travel to the Mississippi Delta for our annual fieldwork trip July 15th – 22nd. The Mississippi Freedom Project (MFP) is… 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