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UCF Celebrates 32nd Annual ZORA! Festival

January 13, 2021

The 32nd annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities, or ZORA!®Festival, runs now through January 31. The festival celebrates Zora Neale Hurston, beloved author and anthropologist from Eatonville. The UCF College of Arts and Humanities is a long-standing partner and is hosting events in conjunction with the festival. This year’s theme of “Afrofuturism: What is its Sound?” will feature a two-day conference from UCF, as well as supplementary Afrofuturism course... Read More

UCF Veterans History Project Goes Virtual

January 5, 2021

Interviews for the UCF Veterans History Project have gone virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This project, which is led by UCF historians and students, highlights the voices of Central Florida veterans about their experiences and time serving in the military. “It’s really just been about and honoring the veterans by listening to them,” says Barbara Gannon, associate professor of history. Continue reading the full story at Spectrum News 13. If you or someone you know in Central... Read More

Deadline extended: Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

November 17, 2020

The application deadline for applications for the 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards has been extended to December 4 at noon. The two awards of $25,000 each were founded in 2018 by philanthropists Chuck Steinmetz and Margery Pabst Steinmetz and are awarded to cross-disciplinary teams focused on the area of arts and wellness. The purpose of the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards is to build sustainable models for arts... Read More

Honor Veterans with the UCF College of Arts and Humanities

November 9, 2020

Each November, the UCF College of Arts and Humanities honors veterans with events such as lectures, plays and ceremonies, as well as initiatives like the Veterans History Project, macrame’d trees and flag displays. This year looks a little different due to COVID-19, but the college and university will still be honoring our veterans in safe events and initiatives. Please join us throughout the month as we honor the people who have fought and served for our country. Events that the UCF and... Read More

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