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

Upcoming Events

  • Professor David Head presents Founding Florida

    Winter Park Public Library: Community Room

    Two hundred years ago, a group of pirates and privateers invaded Florida. Join UCF Professor David Head at the Winter Park Public Library as he illuminates how these revolutionary rogues tried to free Florida from Spanish rule and how the United States thwarted them. For more info or to register, call 407-623-3300, ext. 3, or visit View flyer here.

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  • Guest Speaker David Staley, PhD presents "On the Creative Humanities"

    Visual Arts Building 117 - SVAD Conference Room

    In conjunction with the display of FHQ III, a 3-D printed data sculpture of the Florida Historical Quarterly, David Staley will discuss the emergence of "the creative humanities." With digital fabrication tools, 3-D printers and CNC routers a potential part of the humanist’s tool kit, what will humanists create with these tools? What sorts of things and objects will humanists ...

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  • PAULEY SPEAKER SERIES ON GLOBAL AFFAIRS: Only America Left Her Negro Troops Behind. The African American Military in the First World War

    Fairwinds Alumni Center

    THE UCF HISTORY ENDOWMENT FUND PRESENTSPAULEY SPEAKER SERIES ON GLOBAL AFFAIRS Only America Left Her Negro Troops BehindThe African American Military in the First World Warpresented by Dr. John Morrow, Franklin Professor of History The University of Georgia Dr. John H. Morrow, Jr. (BA with Honors in History, Swarthmore College, 1966; PhD in Modern EuropeanHistory, University of Pennsylvania 1971) is ...

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  • Phi Alpha Theta presents A Brown Bag Lunch with Dr. John Morrow

    Colbourn Hall: 516: Colbourn Hall: 516

    Following his lecture, “Only America Left Her Negro Troops Behind: The African American MilitaryExperience in the First World War” on Monday, April 3, join us for a brown bag lunch. Bring your lunch! Light refreshments will be served! This is a great opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to talk with and ask questions of aprominent historian in a ...

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