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Back to School!

Published: Aug 3rd, 2018

Whether you arrive in Gainesville by plane, automobile, or a good old-fashioned donkey, the History Department welcomes you back for the 2018-19 academic year.  Be sure to check out our… Read More

Why Did You Become a Historian?

Published: Jul 5th, 2018

Dr. Lily Guerra (pictured here as a youngster) provides a compelling answer to this question in the most recent edition of the American Historical Association’s Perspectives.  Dr. Guerra responds to… Read More

Jack Davis Wins Pulitzer Prize for History

Published: Apr 25th, 2018

We are thrilled to share the news that UF History’s Jack Davis has won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for History for his book The Gulf: The History of an American… Read More

The Dog Days of the Academic Year?

Published: Apr 25th, 2018

The History Department wishes all its undergraduate and graduate students good luck as they embark on these final days of the 2017-18 academic year.  If you are graduating, congratulations and… Read More

Aaron Sheehan-Dean on the American Civil War

Published: Mar 26th, 2018

The Birth of an Icon

Published: Mar 12th, 2018

Please join us for a public lecture on Thursday, 15 March, 2018 4:00 pm at the History Department conference room in 5 Keene-Flint Hall, as Professor Azzan Yadin-Israel of Rutgers… Read More

Considering the History Honors Program?

Published: Feb 21st, 2018

For UF undergrads interested in doing a Senior Thesis on a historical subject, consider the History Honors Program.  It might not be the School of Athens, but it’s pretty close. … Read More

Gary and Eleanor Simons Lecture–Joseph Crespino on Atticus Finch

Published: Feb 20th, 2018

The History Department is proud to announce that this year’s Gary and Eleanor Simons Lecture will be on Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 5:30 in Smathers 100.  Dr. Joseph Crespino… Read More

Pippa Holloway on Felon Disenfranchisement in Florida

Published: Feb 13th, 2018

Professor Pippa Holloway from Middle Tennessee State University will give a talk in this year’s Milbauer Lecture series on the history of felon disenfranchisement in Florida on Thursday, 22 February… Read More

17th Carter Conference from UF’s Center for African Studies

Published: Feb 1st, 2018

UF’s Center for African Studies is devoting its 17th Carter Conference to creating a critical public forum about new methods and politics in curation and text-image studies. Emphasizing juxtapositions, sequences,… Read More