The History Department hosts lectures, workshops and events for students, faculty and the UCF community.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

  • Veterans Month 2019 Event: “Civil War Veterans: The Grand Army of the Republic Comes Home" Exhibit

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: Third Floor

    The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was the largest Civil War era, Union Army veterans’ organization. It was the precursor to veterans’ organizations that we know today such as the American Legion. It was also the only racially-integrated national organization in the nineteenth century. This exhibit will commemorate this organization and honor its black and white members as part …

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  • Championships and Civil Rights: Jake Gaither, FAMU, and the Early Civil Rights Movement

    TCH: 351

    Africana Studies presents the James Weldon Johnson Lecture Series Join us as Dr. Derrick E. White, Visiting Associate Professor of History, Dartmouth College uses college football at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as a means to challenge the assumptions of inferior schools as argued during the civil rights movement. From 1945 to 1969, FAMU had the best college football …

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