• Afrofuturism Conference - ZORA! Festival

    Communication and Media Building: 127

    What is Afrofuturism? How does it connect to the literary legacy of Zora Neale Hurston? The Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities has embarked on a five-year exploration (Festival 2020-2024) of the meaning and practice around Afrofuturism. Join us for this two-day inaugural conference featuring literary elder Ishmael Reed and a roundtable discussion among leading Afrofuturism scholars ...

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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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