St. Petersburg, Fla. — Florida’s 2013 Quincentennial


January 23, 2014


Recognizing 500 years since Ponce de Leon’s first Florida landing, the Florida Humanities Council landed a fat grant. To speculate on how the money should be spent, scholars gathered in St. Petersburg for a one-day conference.
We each got five minutes. I took on literature The FHC generously funded the online anthology I put together with my students, Imagining Early Florida.

For a longer description of the project, check out my article in the Spanish journal Camino Real, sponsored by the Instituto Franklin at the venerable Universidad de Alcalá de Henares.


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