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SPOHP Staff Members Featured in The Loop article, will soon appear in Muse Magazine

Published: Sep 14th, 2018

Under the direction of Jeffrey Pufahl, the College of the Arts presented the premier of the documentary play Voices from the March in January 2018 during the closing ceremonies of… Read More

Visting Scholar: Indigenous Experience in Guatemala

Published: Sep 6th, 2018

We’d like to extend a big thank you to Dr. Oscar Llanque for coming to visit our Testimonio in the Americas class today, sharing his experiences and knowledge as an… Read More

Check out SPOHP’s YouTube Channel!

Published: Sep 6th, 2018

For an easy way to navigate to SPOHP’s wonderful collection of videos, click on the YouTube icon in the upper righthand corner of our website. SPOHP’s YouTube channel can also… 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 Seeking Volunteers

Published: Aug 30th, 2018

The Veterans History Project is currently seeking volunteers for transcription, archival assistance, and organizing interviews. Please contact SPOHP Office Manager Tamarra Jenkins ( with inquiries. Further contact information is below:… 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

NEH Digital Humanities Grant Awarded

Published: Aug 8th, 2018

Smathers Libraries and the Digital Library of the Caribbean has been awarded a $231,093 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to host a week-long in-person workshop and five additional virtual… Read More

New Context for Confederate Monuments

Published: Aug 6th, 2018

Regina Phillips, Co-Director of the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center, an African-American history center in St. Augustine, Fla. and a SPOHP community partner, talks with NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro about how… Read More

UF Student Collects Oral Histories From Community Elders in Fort Myers

Published: Aug 3rd, 2018

SPOHP hopes you enjoy listening to a radio interview with UF history student Julian Valdivia on Gulf Coast Live on WGCU from July 31st, “UF Student Oral Histories From Community… Read More

Home Away from Home: Remembering Refugees in Florida

Published: Aug 1st, 2018

Home Away from Home: Remembering Refugees in Florida September 20, 2018 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Pugh Hall – Ocora 296 Buckman Drive, Gainesville FL 32611 Watch on Streaming and… Read More