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: Due to Hurricane Ian, some events have been canceled 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.


African & Caribbean Migration Through Florida

The Actor's Warehouse 619 NE 1st Street, Gainesville, FL

In America, the one drop rules defines individuals with even "one drop of black blood" as black. It is also erroneously assumed that black people are monolithic because they tend to agree on most political issues. Dr. Sharon Austin, UF Political Science Professor and author of The Caribbeanization of Black Politics: Race, Group Consciousness, and Political Participation in America, will discuss the one drop rule and the perceptions of Caribbean-born

Rosewood Destruction & African American Migration

The Actor's Warehouse 619 NE 1st Street, Gainesville, FL

A critical analysis of Rosewood, a predominantly black community destroyed in 1923 during a racially motivated attack, and other majority-black cities in Florida within the context of group economics and how that tradition among African Americans was destroyed. Dr. Vincent Adejumo is currently a full-time lecturer in the African American Studies program at UF teaching Intro to African American Studies, The Wire, Mentoring At-Risk Youth, Black Wall Street, and Black

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