Events Calendar

In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, and more.

Alert: Some events may be canceled or postponed. We work to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Lost Voices from St. Augustine’s Parish with Dr. J. Michael Francis

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lost Voices from St. Augustine's Parish Archive, 1594-1821

The Florida Studies program at University of South Florida St. Petersburg hosts Dr. J Michael Francis to explore the early history of colonial St. Augustine focusing on the rich corpus of baptism, confirmation, marriage, and death records housed in St. Augustine’s Diocesan Archive. Dr. Francis highlights some of the stories that emerged from the damaged pages and introduces audiences to a digital archive that provides unparalleled public access to this remarkable collection.

Dr. Francis received his PhD in History from the University of Cambridge. In 2012, he was named the Hough Family Chair of Florida Studies at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. In 2016, he was appointed Chair of the Department of History and Politics at USFSP, a position he held until 2020. Dr. Francis has written and edited five books and numerous book chapters and articles.

This event is free and open to the public. Complimentary parking is available in Lot #19 and in the 5th Avenue parking structure. Books will be available for sale with a signing to follow the lecture.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

April 20 @ 6:00 pm -
April 20 @ 8:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. J Michael Francis, Florida Historical Commission
Event Fee:
Event Type:
Event Registration Link:
Click Here to Watch

Event Contact:

DeeLynn Rivinius
(727) 873-4490

Event Venue:

Lynn Pippenger Hall
50-378 7th Ave S.
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
+ Google Map
Venue Phone:
(727) 873-4490

has been added to the cart. View Cart
/* */