• Florida and the Gulf of Mexico: History, Wisdom, and Hope

    Presented By Jack Davis Drawing from his forthcoming book, Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, University of Florida history professor Jack E. Davis will talk about the role the Gulf of Mexico has played in the course of U.S. history. He is interested in the way people, from pre-Spanish natives

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  • Paradise Lost: Reflections on Florida’s Environmental History

    Presented By Jack Davis University of Florida environmental historian Jack Davis discusses the natural side of the human saga in Florida’s history, from the early artists and writers who discovered a paradise place to the doomed landscape for which they feared and to the modern-day challenges to restore that which has

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