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

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

  • Operación Pedro Pan: Honoring the Cultural, Historical Legacy of Cuba's Child Exodus (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221) and Virtual

    Free, two-day virtual and in-person bilingual program featuring panel discussions, conversation, and music, which aims to bring awareness and advance the public’s understanding of Operación Pedro Pan: Cuba’s Child Exodus. “Now that 60 years have passed since this extraordinary exodus of unaccompanied minors, it is important to revisit Operation Peter Pan/Operación Pedro Pan through the lens of humanities scholars and …

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  • Jewel of Parramore: The Wells’ Built Hotel

    John C. Hitt Library: 402: 402

    This video produced by the Honors Advanced Documentary Workshop in 2022 serves as an orientation for visitors to the Wells’Built Museum of African American History and Culture in downtown Orlando. The 15-minute viewing will be followed by a Q&A and screenings of other UCF-produced documentaries.  Honors students conducted historical and cultural research on the Wells’Built Hotel and Casino, listed in …

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