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Don’t Be Late! Application Deadlines for History Majors

Published: Jan 23rd, 2018

We can’t advise you on your taxes, but if you’re planning on applying for the University Scholars Program, the History Honors Program, or any of the other awards and fellowships… Read More

Alexander Grass Endowed Lecture on the Sephardic Diaspora

Published: Jan 22nd, 2018

The History Department is pleased to announce a public talk by Dr. Jonathan Ray entitled “Merchants, Mystics, and Secret Jews: Sephardic Identities in the Age of Discovery,” in the lecture… 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

The Richmond F. Brown Graduate Student Fund

Published: Jan 10th, 2018

The History Department is proud to announce the Richmond F. Brown Graduate Fund. Dr. Brown, the Center for Latin American Studies’ former Associate Director for Academic Programs and an affiliate… 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

Pozzetta Lecture on Bicycle Racing in South Africa

Published: Oct 9th, 2017

The History Department is pleased to announce it’s first Pozzetta Lecture of the 2017-18 academic year. On Wednesday, 18 October 2017 at 3 p.m., Dr. Todd Leedy of UF’s Center… Read More

Labor History Prize in Honor of Dr. Robert Zieger

Published: Aug 21st, 2017

The Southern Labor Studies Association is currently accepting submissions for the Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies. SLSA awards the Zieger Prize at the biennial Southern Labor Studies… 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

Dr. Heather Vrana Joins UF History

Published: Jul 19th, 2017

The History Department is pleased to welcome Dr. Heather Vrana, formerly of Southern Connecticut State University, as an assistant professor beginning in Fall 2017.  Dr. Vrana received her Ph.D from… Read More

Make Your Own History–Write a Thesis

Published: May 10th, 2017

Looking for a challenge? Seeking to take your skills as a historian to the next level? Interested in working one-on-one with a faculty member? If so, consider the History Honors’… Read More