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: Some events may be canceled or postponed. We work 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.

Living with the Atomic Bomb: 1945-1965

Florida International University 11200 SW 8th Street Miami, Florida Green Library, Room 422 (Special Collections), Miami, FL

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FIU is hosting a lecture the explores post-war America in the mid-twentieth century. The threat of an atomic bomb attack was felt throughout the nation in the 1950s and 1960s, including in the state of Florida, especially during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. From duck and cover drills for children and youth, to family and community fallout shelters, to city and statewide civil

Documenting Caribbean Diasporic Communities: How to Archive Local Histories

Florida International University 11200 SW 8th Street Miami, Florida Green Library, Room 422 (Special Collections), Miami, FL

The Digital Library of the Caribbean will partner with the Diaspora Vibe Cultural Incubator and Nomadic Archivists Project to hold a series of workshops discussing community archives and the need for historic preservation work in the Caribbean Diasporic communities.

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