2021 Virtual Annual Meeting and Symposium

Dates: 

Monday, 11 October 2021 - 9:00am

FLORIDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
2021 VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING
AND SYMPOSIUM 

On Monday, October 11, starting at 9:00 am click the links below to view sessions: 

  • SESSION 1: THE ANNUAL FHS MEMBERSHIP MEETING
    Florida Historical Society President Emily Lisska leads this meeting with Executive Director Ben Brotemarkle, Recording Secretary KC Smith, and Incoming President Maurice "Socky" O'Sullivan. See what your Florida Historical Society has been up to for the past year.
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  • SESSION 2: INDIGENOUS FLORIDA
    Denise Bossy from the University of North Florida and Andrew Frank from Florida State University moderate a discussion about Florida's native people with Aubrey Lauersdorf from Auburn University, Jason Herbert from Seminole Heritage Services, James Hill from the University of Pittsburgh, and Kristalyn Shefveland from the University of Southern Indiana.
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  • SESSION 3: QUEER HISTORY AND PRECARIOUS MEMORY
    Connie Lester from the University of Central Florida moderates a discussion with UCF graduate students Nikki Fragala Barnes and Alexis Rodriguez, who both work with the LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida. A focus of the research discussed is the Parliament House Resort in Orlando.
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  • SESSION 4: DIFFICULT HISTORY, PRESERVING THE PAST, AND PROTECTING THE FUTURE
    Moderator: Ben Brotemarkle, FHS. Presenters: Myles William Sullivan, University of Florida, "Amateur Minstrel Shows and Blackface Amusements at the University of Florida in the Jim Crow Era"; Holly Baker, Library of Florida History, "Documenting Diversity: Collecting Folk Songs in Depression Era Florida"; and Levi Watson, University of Central Florida, "Florida's Vanishing Heritage: Climate Adaptation at Florida Heritage Sites."
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The online conference, Oct 11th at 6:30pm, is presented in conjunction with the Jerrell Shofner Lecture on Florida History and Culture.


9th Annual Jerrell H. Shofner Lecture Series
on Florida History and Culture

Celebration, Reflections, and Anticipation: 100 volumes of FHSQ

Join us for an insightful conversation with four esteemed journal editors on topics ranging
from the role of the discipline of history in the 21st century, to the future of history journals,
and the study of history in difficult times.

Monday, October 11, 2021 6:30pm
University of Central Florida Morgridge International Reading Center
4143 Andromeda Loop, Orlando, FL 32816
Free and Open to the Public
In-person and virtual registration at:
https://tinyurl.com/ns5wa3vj

Claire Strom, Professor of History Rollins College, Past Editor, Agricultural History
Craig Thompson Friend, Professor of History North Carolina State University, Past Editor, Florida Historical Quarterly
Randal Hall, William P. Hobby Professor of American History Rice University, Editor, Journal of Southern History
Alex Lichtenstein, Professor of History Indiana University, Editor 2017-2021, American Historical Review

 

 

 

 

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