Sixth Annual Jerrell H. Shofner Lecture Series on Florida Culture and History

Monday, October 15, 2018 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Reconsidering Reconstruction: Regional, National, and Global Perspectives

Panel Presenters: K. Stephen Prince, PhD. University of South Florida and Paul Ortiz, PhD. University of Florida

K. Stephen Prince is Associate Professor in History, University of South Florida. He is the author of Stories of the South: Race and the Reconstruction of Southern Identity, 1865-1915 (University of North Carolina Press, 2015) and Radical Reconstruction: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford-St. Martins, 2015). Dr. Prince earned his Ph.D. from Yale University in 2010.

Paul Ortiz is the Director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program and Associate Professor of History at the University of Florida. He was also president of the Oral History Association for the 2014-2015 term. Dr. Ortiz's publications include the Emancipation Betrayed (University of California Press) a history of the Black Freedom struggle in Florida, and the co-edited volume, Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Jim Crow South which recently went into its 4th printing (New Press). His latest book, An African American and Latinx History of the United States was published by Beacon Press in January, 2018 as part of its Revisioning American History series. He received his Ph.D. in History from Duke University in 2000.

Panel Commentators: Barbara Gannon, Ph.D., University of Central Florida and John Sacher, Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Reception and Light Refreshments: 5pm-5:30pm

Lecture: 5:30pm

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