2021 Florida Humanities Speakers Directory
Engaging Speakers, Compelling Topics, and Thought-provoking Discussions
Welcome to the Florida Humanities’ Speakers Directory, a curated collection of the Sunshine State’s best and brightest experts, scholars, journalists, folklorists and more, poised to bring engaging presentations and conversations right to your local community.
Florida Humanities is the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Partnering with nonprofit organizations across the state, Florida Humanities funds a wide variety of grants and public programming that explores Florida’s rich history and culture.
How to use this directory:
Using this directory, organizations can connect with these experts to bring a wide variety of compelling humanities programming to their community. Speakers can engage the public is several ways:
Please Note: Speakers on this directory have agreed to a capped speaking fee of no more than $300 for a Florida Humanities-funded event. This fee does not include travel, so be sure to discuss those details as you plan your event.
2021 Speakers Directory
Anthony DixonHistorian, Archivist
About the speaker
Dr. Anthony Dixon is the Founder and President of Archival and Historical Research associates, LLC., Field Director for the Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network, and Adjunct Professor of History at Florida A&M University.
The African Diaspora Experience in Florida
An examination of Florida’s relationship with African descendants, from 1513 to the present, which has had a direct impact on the state’s growth. Topics include Florida maroons/black Seminoles, slavery, Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Movement.
Program format(s) available: