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Sunshine State Book Festival 2024: Keynote Address with Jack Davis

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Sunshine State Book Festival 2024 hosts a keynote address with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jack Davis. Davis discusses his writing and research process and his latest book The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of America’s Bird. Jack E. Davis is a professor of history at the University of Florida. He holds the Rothman Family Endowed Chair in the Humanities and teaches environmental history and sustainability studies at UF. He is the author and editor of ten books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea.

Free parking is available at the venue.

Visit the book festival website for a complete schedule of activities. Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Writers Alliance of Gainesville. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

January 27 @ 1:00 pm -
January 27 @ 2:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Jack E. Davis, Professor of History, University of Florida
Event Fee:
Event Type:

Event Contact:

Pat Caren
(352) 339-3673

Event Venue:

Hilton UF Conference Center
Venue Phone:
(352) 339-3673

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