• Exhibit: Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Native Village’: Historic Eatonville Remembered

    John C. Hitt Library

    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 ...

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  • Lunch and Learn: Working in Museum Education, Collin Makamson-National WWII Museum

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 151

    UCF students interested in learning about the field of museum education are invited to join Collin Makamson, Assistant Director of Education for Curriculum at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans for a lunch and learn. Makamson holds a MA in history from the University of Southern Mississippi and has worked in museum education for the last 15 ...

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  • Faculty Book Talk: "A Satellite Empire: Romanian Rule in Southwestern Ukraine, 1941-1944" presented by Dr. Vladimir Solonari

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 351

    Dr. Vladimir Solonari, UCF Associate Professor of History will discuss his new book, A Satellite Empire: Romanian Rule in Southwestern Ukraine, 1941-1944" in the 2020 Faculty Book Talk Series. Solonari's invaluable contribution to World War II history focuses on three main aspects of Romanian rule of Transnistria: with fascinating insights from recently opened archives, Solonari examines the conquest and delimitation ...

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  • Film Screening: Hymns of Three Cities

    140 E. Wilbur Lake Mary, Florida: Lake Mary Community Center

    Join UCF professors Dr. Robert Casanello and Dr. Lisa Millis for a film screening of Hymns of Three Cities, including poetry by Dr. Stephen Caldwell Wright. In honor of Black History Month, the 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters, and Women's Sufferage presents Hymns of Three Cities. The film explores a personal narrative surronding three cities - Ocoee, ...

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  • VR Middle Passage Experience at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center

    Hannibal Square Heritage Center: 642 W New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789

    VR Middle Passage Experience is an interactive virtual reality experience where participants are asked to embody an African captive on their trip from Africa to the Americas. This experience is based on historical research from visual and archival materials, the slavevoyages.org database, and numerous primary accounts. Designers and developers of the VR Middle Passage Experience will demonstrate it at the ...

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  • John T. Washington Lecture Series: Overcoming Injustice: Why Women's Constitutional Citizenship Still Matters

    TA 117: TA 117

    The University of Central Florida History Department and the Africana Studies Program is pleased to host the second annual Dr. John T. Washington Lecture Series benefiting scholarships for Africana Studies Minors. This lecture series upholds the legacy and continues the mission of the annual Dr. John T. Washington Community Service and Scholarship Awards Luncheon. The lecture will take place on ...

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