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, Poetry Out Loud, Prime Time, and more.
Alert: Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), some events have been cancelled or postponed. We are working 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.
Join David Schmidt, curator of the State of Florida Civilian Conservation Corps Museum, as he presents an overview of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the projects, from the Keys to the Panhandle, that were accomplished during this historic period. This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the Broward Public Library Foundation. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the
Dr. Constanza López speaks with "El Aka," a community leader from Comuna 13, Medellín, Colombia. This presentation will discuss the history of Comuna 13, el Aka's experience growing up in a place devastated by armed conflict, his fight to obtain a voice through art and hip hop, the link between hip hop and agriculture, and El Aka's vision of community and governance. Hosted by the University of North Florida, "The
Join the Florida International University's Center for Women's and Gender Studies for a lively, virtual discussion of "Battling over Birth: Black Women and the Maternal Health Care Crisis" by J. Oparah, H. Arega, D. Hudson, L. Jones, and T. Oseguera. A free copy of the book is available to all participants. Let's read together and share our thoughts on this critical topic! This program is funded in part by a
Join the Humanities Institute at the University of South Florida for an online conversation with disabled activist, writer, media maker, and consultant, Alice Wong. Wong will discuss her work to amplify disabled voices through the "Disability Visibility Project" which contains dozens of oral histories, articles, visual art, books, podcasts, and other resources. She will explain her work as a scholar and activist with particular focus on discrimination, the intersection of