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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

Heather Vrana’s New Book on Student Activism in Latin America

Published: Jan 17th, 2018

Dr. Heather Vrana, a recent addition to UF’s History Department, has published her first book with the University of California Press entitled, This City Belongs to You: A History of Student… Read More

Jack Davis Wins 2017 Kirkus Prize

Published: Nov 3rd, 2017

The History Department is proud to recognize that Dr. Jack Davis has won the 2017 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction for his book, The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea. … Read More

Honoring a Legend in Florida History

Published: Jul 26th, 2017

This April, the History Department was sad to learn of the passing of our former colleague, Dr. Michael Gannon. In recognition of his long career and his many contributions to… Read More

Pozzetta Lecture: Steve Noll on Disability Rights Activist Ed Roberts

Published: Apr 3rd, 2017

The History Department is pleased to announce the final installment in its annual Pozzetta Lecture, as Dr. Steve Noll presents “Who is Ed Roberts and Why Should We Care?” at… Read More

Jack Davis’ New Book on the Gulf of Mexico

Published: Feb 20th, 2017

History Professor Jack Davis will publish his long awaited book, The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea in March 2017 with W.W. Norton.  The official launch will be on… Read More

Internationalizing Reconstruction, 16-17 February 2017

Published: Feb 2nd, 2017

The History Department is proud to announce the inaugural Richard J. Milbauer lecture series in the history of the US South. The 2017 program will engage scholars from diverse perspectives to rethink… Read More

Round Table Discussion on Biography and History

Published: Feb 1st, 2017

Please join us for a round table discussion on “Biography as/and History” on Monday, 6 February at 4:00 pm in the History Department conference room, 005 Keene-Flint Hall. History as… Read More

Stamped From the Beginning Racking Up the Honors

Published: Jan 23rd, 2017

It has been an exciting couple of months in UF’s History Department.  Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s most recent book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in… Read More

Nancy Hunt’s New Book on Violence and Medicine in Colonial Congo

Published: Aug 31st, 2016

The History Department congratulates our new colleague, Dr. Nancy Rose Hunt, on the publication of her book entitled, A Nervous State: Violence, Remedies, and Reverie in Colonial Congo with Duke University… Read More