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

Friday, January 29, 2021

  • “Afrofuturism — What is its Sound?” Conference - 2021 ZORA! Festival of the Arts and Humanities

    Virtual

    Inspired by Zora Neale Hurston's legacy of valuing the voices and sounds of black culture, "Afrofuturism -- What is its Sound?" is a two-day event that will marry elements of futurism or science fiction to the oral tradition and music technology evident in black history and culture. This event is hosted by the University of Central Florida’s College of Arts …

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  • Faculty Research Lecture: Technē Culture of the Gauchos & Caudillos in Nineteenth Century Argentina

    Virtual

    Sponsored by Center for Latin American Studies at Stanford University, this virtual research presentation features Dr. Yovanna Pineda, UCF Associate Professor of History and author of Industrial Development in a Frontier Economy: The industrialization of Argentina, 1890-1930 (Stanford, 2009). Dr. Pineda's upcoming book, Sensational Machine: Technē-Culture in Argentina, examines the ritual and myth-making in the design, maintenance, and repair of …

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