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A Summer for the Humanities

This summer, 24 rising high school juniors and seniors will learn about the humanities as they explore the cultural history, environment and diversity of north Central Florida. Thanks to a… Read More

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UF President a History Student for a Day

Most UF undergraduates appreciate the energy and talent that Dr. Steven Noll brings to the classroom; now one of Gainesville’s newest residents knows this as well. UF President Kent Fuchs… Read More

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Matt Gallman’s New Book on Civil War Photography

The History Department is proud to announce the impending publication of Dr. J. Matthew Gallman’s new book, Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War, which he co-edited… Read More

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Lillian Guerra on Cuba After Fidel

What will happen to Cuba after the death of Fidel Castro?  UF historian Dr. Lillian Guerra addresses that question in a recent piece written for the Huffington Post.  As a… Read More

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Luise White’s New Book on Sovereignty

Congrats to Dr. Luise  White, who is publishing her new book,  Unpopular Sovereignty: Rhodesian Independence and African Decolonization, with the University of Chicago Press.  White challenges the traditional narrative that describes… Read More