The History Department hosts lectures, workshops and events for students, faculty and the UCF community.
The UCF History Department exhibit, Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Native Village’: Historic Eatonville Remembered, hosted on the first-floor gallery wall in the John C. Hitt Library, explores Hurston’s anthropological research into the people, history, and culture of Eatonville. Curated by UCF Associate Professor of History and Director of Public History Dr. Scot French, the exhibit features photographs related to Hurston’s investigation …UCF History Department
What is Afrofuturism? How does it connect to the literary legacy of Zora Neale Hurston? The Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities has embarked on a five-year exploration (Festival 2020-2024) of the meaning and practice around Afrofuturism. Join us for this two-day inaugural conference featuring literary elder Ishmael Reed and a roundtable discussion among leading Afrofuturism scholars …UCF History Department