Dr. Joseph Spillane Wins Book Award

Dr. Joseph Spillane’s recent book, Coxsackie: The Life and Death of Prison Reform (Johns Hopkins, 2014) has been selected to receive the 2014 New York State Archives Annual Award for… Read More


Lecture on Rindoon Castle in Ireland

The UF History Department welcomes Dr. Kieran D. O’Conor of the National University of Ireland, who will present, “New Work at Rindoon Castle, Co. Roscommon, Ireland” in Room 100 of… Read More


SPOHP In the Spotlight

The Oral History Association recently highlighted UF’s Samuel Proctor Oral History Program as its Featured Institutional Member.  This is yet one more accolade for the SPOHP, which has been getting… Read More

Opening of the University

Welcome Back Students!

The Department of History welcomes back our undergraduate and graduate students to Gainesville for the 2014-15 academic school year. Be sure to stay tuned here for upcoming events and find… Read More

Jackson T Loop

History Major Receives “Best Paper” Award

UF History major Jackson Loop ('14) has just been named the winner of the "Best Qualitative Research Paper" from The Center for Undergraduate Research at the University of Florida.  His paper, entitled "The Astor Place Riot: Anti-Aristocratism Voiced with a Cobblestone," will be published next year in the Center's journal, Journal of Undergraduate Research.… Read More