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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

Nina Caputo’s New Graphic History on Medieval Religion

Published: Jul 29th, 2016

The History Department congratulates Dr. Nina Caputo on her new graphic history, published with Oxford University Press, entitled Debating Truth: The Barcelona Disputation of 1263.  This creative blend of art,… Read More

Elizabeth Dale’s New Book on Police Torture in Chicago

Published: May 27th, 2016

The History Department congratulates Elizabeth Dale on the publication of her new book, Robert Nixon and Police Torture in Chicago, 1871-1971.  We’ve all heard of Richard Wright’s famous novel from… Read More

Jessica Harland-Jacobs on Memory in Ireland and the UK

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

UF History’s Dr. Jessica Harland-Jacobs has written a piece on the politics of commemoration for the popular academic-research-turned-popular website, The Conversation.  She discusses the public discourse over the 1916 Rising… Read More