The Florida Humanities Council has added a number of new and exciting speakers to our Directory. Learn more about topics like our state’s black political history or the story behind the “Florida – Florida State” rivalry.
In addition to the Humanities Speaker Series, FHC is also featuring a new program called Florida Talks. Small community organizations can apply to bring a presenter to their community for a single speaking engagement. More information for both programs can be found on our Speaker Program page. Learn more.
May 23 @ 11:00 am, Miami
In conjunction with the Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America exhibit, Theatre Professor Andy Quiroga will address how sports training enhances acting performance. After the presentation, Professor Quiroga will provide all with a guided tour…
May 25 @ 4:00 pm, Winter Park
Join Orlando’s Poet Laureate, Susan Lilley, for a reading from her new poetry collection, Venus in Retrograde, which explores various stages of womanhood while parsing the beauty and decay of Lilley’s beloved home state of…
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