Department of History
On May 20, FSU alumna Tameka Bradley Hobbs was awarded the Florida Historical Society’s Harry and Harriette Moore prize for her book, Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida (University of Florida Press: 2015).
The Department of History's 3rd Annual James P. Jones Lecture which will be given on April 21st at 5pm at the Rendina Room, FSU Alumni Center. This year's lecturer will be Jane Kamensky, Professor of History and Pforzheimer Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at Harvard University.
Professor Maxine Jones was honored last week by Three Rivers Legal Services and Southern Legal Counsel for her work as principal investigator for the Rosewood Academic Study. In a week-long 1923 rampage, whites murdered eight black residents of Rosewood, Florida, burning the town to the ground, following a false accusation against a black man by a white woman.