The History Department hosts lectures, workshops and events for students, faculty and the UCF community.
The Women First at UCF Project is a collaboration between Dr. M. C. Santana (Women’s and Gender Studies), Dr. Robert Cassanello (History), Mary Rubin, Eli Jimenez, and Christopher Saclolo (Special Collections & University Archives). In this interdisciplinary project, the exhibit team envisioned documenting the legacy of women who occupied a rank, position or graduation as first in their field. Our …UCF History Department
The NEA Big Read: Central Florida, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, broadens our understanding of our world, our communities and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. This year the NEA Big Read: Central Florida is partnering with UCF's Veterans Legacy Program to celebrate The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. Dr. Bruno Cabanes, …UCF History Department
This film, born out of a UCF honors public history and documentary class, details the history of two local high school band directors—one black, one white—inspired by music to cross color lines in the deep south and work together for the sake of their students.This courageous cooperation between Chief Jim Wilson at Jones High School and Del Kieffner at Edgewater …UCF History Department