USF Library Presentations and Lectures

USF Library Presentations and Lectures

Every year, the University of South Florida Libraries proudly hosts scholar presentations, author talks, and symposia supporting a variety of disciplines, including Holocaust & Genocide Studies, LGBT Studies, Florida Studies, Young Adult Literature, and Science Fiction & Fantasy. This growing digital collection presents video records of those events.


Submissions from 2016

Elan Justice Pavlinich oral history interview, Elan Justice Pavlinich and Special & Digital Collections

Submissions from 2014

Pigs, Pot, and Policy: The Creation of Florida's Modern Constitution, Mary Adkins and Patrick Riordan Memorial Research Fellowship

Faith and the LGBT Community, Equality Florida and USF Pride Allliance

A Painter in a Strange Land: The story of Jaques LeMoyne, Miles Harvey

War & Ethnic Cleansing : The Case of Armenian Smyrna/Izmir, Richard Hovannisian

Tampa's Rebels and Revolutionaries: Looking Beyond the Gangsters and Pirates, Andy Huse

Holocaust Survivors As Educators: Making a Difference For the Future, Jack Chester Foundation, USF College of Education, Michael Berson, Jerry Rawicki, Judith Szentivanyi, John Rinde, and Toni Rinde

Gay Landslide: Victories For Human Rights, PNC Bank, USF Committee on Issues of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, USF Alumni Association, Equality Florida, Michael Katine, Kevin Beckner, and Sara Crawley

Submissions from 2013

Writing for Children and Teens, K. L. Going

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - A USF Faculty Discussion, Richard Pollenz, William Mark Goodwin, Christina Partin, Kevin Yee, and USF Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence

Submissions from 2012

Remembering the Holocaust, Rachel N. Baum

Dr. Deborah Lipstadt on "The Eichmann Trial", Congregation Kol Ami and Deborah Lipstadt

Interview with Michael Hirsch, author of The Liberators: America's Witnesses to the Holocaust, Michael Hirsch and Mark I. Greenberg

'Un-American' Americans: Latina Working-Class Activism in Ybor City, Florida, Sarah McNamara and Patrick Riordan Memorial Research Fellowship

Escaping the Influence of Narnia: Children's Fantasy Before the Second World War, Farah Mendlesohn

Persistent Past, Ronald Grigor Suny

USF's 4th Science Fiction Symposium, USF Humanities Institute and Florida Humanities Council

Submissions from 2011

The Politics of Genocide, Taner Akcam

Concentration Camp Liberators -- Author Talk with Michael Hirsch, Michael Hirsch

The Armenian Genocide as Prototype, USF Honors College, Manougian Manougian, and Richard Hovannisian

Submissions from 2010

Science Fiction Symposium 2006, Elizabeth Hand and John Clute

The Question of Genocide in America : Meaning, Debate and New Frameworks, USF Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity and Benjamin Madley

Submissions from 2009

Obama Presidency & Genocide Prevention, Edward Kissi

Colonial Violence in Kenya and Algeria, Fabian Klose

Religion and Genocide in Bosnia, Michael Sells and USF Humanities Institute

Darfur: First Genocide of theTwenty-First Century, Rebecca Tinsley

Ogbeosowa: Rise from the Dead - Dr. Ify Uraih, Witness Testimony, Ify Uraih

Submissions from 2008

Knifemaking & Native American Descent, Edgar Chattin

Writing the Wrongs, Gabriel Horn

Look Where He Brought Me From, Mabel Sims and USF Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity

A Tale of Two Cities - Tampa and St. Petersburg, USF Libraries, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, Rick Baker, Gary Mormino, and Ray Arsenault

Seminole Creek Indian History, USF Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity and Willy Johns