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UF Grad Student Wins Polish-American History Award

Published: Oct 30th, 2014

The UF  History Department is proud to announce that graduate student Rachel Rothstein (Hart/Freifeld), has just won the Polish American Historical Association’s Graduate Student Research Paper Award for her essay… Read More

Florin Curta on the Real Dracula

Published: Oct 30th, 2014

Dr. Florin Curta recently added a historical perspective to the Dracula myth. As it turns out, there’s no real connection between Transylvania and Vlad III, who most believe served as… Read More

UF Oral History Students Open Shop in Virginia

Published: Oct 28th, 2014

Thanks to grants from the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of Research, UF history students traveled to eastern Virginia to discuss folklore, traditional crafts,… Read More

UF History Prof in New York Times

Published: Oct 27th, 2014

Dr. Norman Goda, the Norman and Irma Braman Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Florida, was quoted recently in an article in the New York Times on the… Read More

Simons Lecture: Journalist Lynne Olson on Churchill, Roosevelt, and World War II

Published: Oct 15th, 2014

The History Department is pleased to announce that  bestselling author and journalist Lynne Olson will be the speaker at the in this year’s Gary C. and Eleanor G. Simons Lecture… Read More

Pozzetta Lecture: Michelle Campos on Jerusalem’s History in the Digital Age

Published: Oct 9th, 2014

The History Department is pleased to announce the first of  the 2014-15 George E. Pozzetta Lectures.  Dr. Michelle Campos, Associate Professor of History, will present on “Urban History in the… Read More