​​​​​​​FLORIDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 2021 VIRTUAL PUBLIC HISTORY FORUM

Dates: 

Thursday, 20 May 2021 (All day) to Saturday, 22 May 2021 (All day)

View our 2021 annual Awards Presentation, and the Panel Discussions

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With many Distinguished Panelists including: Dr. James M. Denham, Dr. Cher Knight, Dr. Canter Brown, Jr., Dr. Susan Parker, Dr. Julian Chambliss, and Dr. Rick Foglesong

Distinguished Panelists

THE FLORIDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY VIRTUAL PUBLIC HISTORY FORUM IS BEING PRESENTED AT NO EXPENSE TO THE PUBLIC AS A COMMUNITY SERVICE. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE THIS KIND OF FREE EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH CONTINUE, PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A DONATION TO FHS FOR THIS PURPOSE.


THURSDAY, MAY 20, ACCESSIBLE STARTING AT 9:00 AM

SESSION 1: TERRITORIAL FLORIDA IN 1821
Moderator: James Michael Denham
Panelist: James G. Cusick
Panelist: Canter Brown, Jr
Panelist: Susan Parker
Panelist: Jason Herbert

SESSION 2: EMANCIPATION DAY IN FLORIDA
Moderator: Ben Brotemarkle
Panelist: Althemese Barnes
Panelist: Jarvis Rosier
Panelist: Bob Holladay
Panelist: William “Bill” Gary

 

FRIDAY, MAY 21, ACCESSIBLE STARTING AT 9:00 AM

SESSION 3: FLORIDA LAND BOOM OF THE 1920s
Moderator: Alan Bliss
Panelist: Julian Chambliss
Panelist: Raymond Vickers
Panelist: Gary Mormino
Panelist: Luke Kasbarian

SESSION 4: FIFTY YEARS OF WALT DISNEY WORLD: FLORIDA B.D. (BEFORE DISNEY) AND A.D. (AFTER DISNEY)
Moderator: Ben Brotemarkle
Panelist: Rick Foglesong
Panelist: Cher Knight
Panelist: James C. Clark
Panelist: Francina Boykin

 

SATURDAY MAY 22, ACCESSIBLE STARTING AT 9:00 AM

SESSION 5: FLORIDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL AWARDS PRESENTATION


SATURDAY MAY 22, ACCESSIBLE STARTING AT 2:00 PM

SESSION 6: PULITZER PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR GILBERT KING

 

The Jillian Prescott Memorial Lecture, GILBERT KING

Pulitzer Prize winning author of the books Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America, and Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found. King has also written about race and criminal justice for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and The Atlantic. He attended the University of South Florida and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Presented Saturday, May 22, at 2:00 pm

 

 

 

 

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