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New Spring Internship on the Black Freedom Struggle in Florida

Published: Oct 25th, 2018

SPOHP’s spring 2019 internship will focus on the Black Freedom Struggle in Florida, and will dovetail with our March 21-23 national symposium, From Segregation to Black Lives Matter. Students will… 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

Home Away from Home: Remembering Refugees in Florida

Published: Aug 1st, 2018

September 20, 2018 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Pugh Hall – Ocora 296 Buckman Drive, Gainesville FL 32611 Watch on Streaming and On Demand link at: Mediasite website Welcoming Gainesville… 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

Try To Keep Up With Us! Our Summer Newsletter is Here!

Published: Jul 24th, 2018

We have packed this Summer 2018 edition of our newsletter Moving Right Along full of the many things that have been going on at SPOHP. To take a look at… 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

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