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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

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

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