Tag Archives: Juan Ponce-Vázquez

Our New Department Newsletter, Historically Speaking, Now Available!

We are please to announce that issue number one of Historically Speaking is now in print and on its way to faculty, students, alumni, and friends of the Department of History at The University of Alabama. Our intention is to produce and send print copies of the newsletter each fall and another, electronic version, each […]

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J. Michael Francis Speaks With Department About Indians, Europeans, and Africans in Florida Before 1603

Dr. J. Michael Francis, Hough Family Chair of Florida Studies at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg, spoke to a group of faculty and students last week in a lecture entitled “Before Jamestown: Europeans, Africans, and Indians in La Florida, 1513-1603.” His talk highlighted work he has been involved with in early Florida […]

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USF Professor J. Michael Francis to Speak on “Before Jamestown: Europeans, Africans, and Indians in La Florida, 1513-1603”

The Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies Program and the Department of History welcome Dr. J. Michael Francis who will speak on “Before Jamestown: Europeans, Africans, and Indians in La Florida, 1513-1603,” on Friday, March 3, 2017, at 3:00 PM, in room 251 ten Hoor Hall. Dr. Francis is the Hough Family Chair of Florida […]

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Loud Speaker Session: Latino & Hispanic Heritage Discussion With Dr. Juan Ponce-Vazquez, Assistant Professor, History Department

Dr. Juan Ponce-Vazquez, Assistant Professor, History Department, will be the speaker at the next Loud Speaker Session, which will focus on Latino & Hispanic Heritage. The Loud Speaker Sessions discuss the statement: “I am _______, therefore they think ________.” Loud Speaker participants explore the identities of the faculty, staff and students at UA. Where: Intercultural […]

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A&S’s Teaching Hub Features Dr. Juan Ponce-Vázquez’s Atlatl Lesson

from The Teaching Hub As someone who teaches courses on colonial Latin American history in Alabama, and previously in the rural northeast, I have not had many chances to bring history to life for my students. In the past, I have taken students to museums when a temporary exhibit came to a nearby city. For […]

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HY 111 Students try Their Hands at the Atlatl, a Native American Spear Throwing Device

On Monday September 14, students from HY 111 – Colonial Latin America, got the opportunity to spend their class time outdoors at the Rec Fields engaged in an active learning experience. Professor Juan Ponce-Vázquez invited students to try their hands at the atlatl, a Native American spear thrower. The atlatl was a weapon commonly used […]

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