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

Sunday, September 15, 2019

  • RICHES History Harvest: Diverse Stories. Inclusive Archives.

    LGBT+ Center Orlando: 946 N Mills Ave. Orlando, FL 32803

    The LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida and the University of Central Florida RICHES project ask for your help to ensure that we preserve the stories and experiences of queer people of color in Central Florida’s history. Though we have several thousand images in our archives, we’ve identified gaps that leave our local Latinx, Black, and Asian Pacific Islander communities …

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  • Beyond Tacos, Salsa, and Sombreros: Latin America’s Cultural Wealth

    Orange County Regional History Center

    Despite its geographical proximity to the United States, Latin America remains barely an afterthought within the scope of U.S. foreign policy. This is paralleled by a generalized disinterest in the history and culture of Latin Americans and Latinos/Hispanics, 60 million of whom live in the United States. Prof. Luis Martínez-Fernández, professor of history will explore issues including: • Deeper definitions …

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