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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

Undergraduate Awards Deadline Extended to March 8, 2015

Published: Feb 27th, 2015

Attention Undergrads!  Sorry for any confusion as to the deadline for submitting your application for 2015 undergraduate awards.  Your humble web editor neglected to update the due date.  So we… Read More

Luise White’s New Book on Sovereignty

Published: Jan 7th, 2015

Congrats to Dr. Luise  White, who is publishing her new book,  Unpopular Sovereignty: Rhodesian Independence and African Decolonization, with the University of Chicago Press.  White challenges the traditional narrative that describes… Read More

Fifth Annual History Honors Conference

Published: Apr 5th, 2014

Fifth Annual History Honors Conference & Awards Luncheon Pugh Hall on the University of Florida Campus  April 12, 2014 Schedule of Panels Morning Sessions Social, Intellectual, & Religious Currents in… Read More

Consulting History and Historians to Solve Florida’s Water Crisis?

Published: Sep 28th, 2013

We’ve all read stories in the newspaper about the recent pollution problems in Lake Okeechobee, the continued degradation of Florida’s iconic springs, water wars between Florida, Alabama, and Georgia over… Read More

Fall 2013 Undergraduate Seminars and Practicums

Published: Mar 23rd, 2013

Registration for fall 2013 begins soon. Look here for descriptions of the 4930s (Undergraduate Research seminars) that we are offering, and look here for descriptions of the 3942s (History Practicums)… Read More

Bert Wyatt-Brown and Robert Zieger Memorial Service–Friday, 22 March at 3:30 pm

Published: Mar 8th, 2013

The Department of History at the University of Florida will host a memorial service for former colleagues Bertram Wyatt-Brown and Robert Zieger on Friday, 22 March, at 3:30 pm, at… Read More

UF: The Past is Prologue–The 150th Anniversary of the Morrill Act

Published: Dec 7th, 2012

In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act, there will be a community-wide historical retrospective titled UF: The Past is Prologue. The event is the formal contribution from… Read More

Congratulations to Graduate Students Scott Huffard and Diana Reigelsperger

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

Congratulations to Scott Huffard and Diana Reigelsperger, who both have received Graduate School Dissertation Awards to complete the writing of their dissertations.

Professor Betty Smocovitis Honored

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

The Department of History is pleased to announce that Betty Smocovitis has received the Hazen Prize from the History of Science Society. Remarkably Betty is the third member of the… Read More