Florida Talks

Do you know the little-known story of U-2 pilots who flew from Orlando to Cuba? Or how the Jim Crow era still influences the collective American mind? Or the story behind a black-market orchid-smuggling scheme in Miami? Or the culture of the Florida Seminoles, and the history (and myth) of Chief Osceola? These are examples of more than 100 compelling topics available to you through our Florida Talks program, Florida Talks: At Home! series, and through our archives.

Florida Humanities is proud to provide a range of speaking programs across the state. Whether you attend an in-person program or join us for a remote lecture, each program provides rich content and compelling stories. As the statewide affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Florida Humanities is committed to supporting local communities by offering various funding opportunities. Please see below for the current Florida Talks opportunities that available with Florida Humanities.

Florida Talks Funding Opportunity

2021 Florida Talks Grant Program, Cynthia Barnett Speaking

Florida nonprofits, apply for up to $1,000 in funding to host informative and thought-provoking presentations in your community (or virtually) through our 2021 Florida Talks programs.

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Florida Talks: At Home!

Florida Talks: At Home!

Bringing the humanities directly to you! Tune in with your computer or smart device as we connect you with some of our state’s preeminent historians, authors, storytellers, and scholars.

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Florida Talks: At Home! Archive

Florida Talks: At Home! Archive

Did you miss a Florida Talks: At Home! program? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back.  Some talks are only available for a limited time, so make sure to check back often!

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