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Led by top scholars, writers, and artists, Florida Conversations explores everything from history, art, and architecture to politics, archeology, and literature. Florida Conversations is free and open to the public. It is underwritten by the Tampa Bay History Center Endowment Fund at USF. The series is co-sponsored by the USF Libraries Florida Studies Center and the Tampa Bay History Center. More information and driving directions: (813) 228-0097 or http://flasc.lib.usf.edu
D.P. Davis and the History of Davis Islands, presented by TBHC Saunders Foundation Curator of History Rodney Kite-Powell. Thursday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m.
Behind ‘Charting the Land of Flowers’: An Inside Look at the History Center’s Latest Exhibition, presented by J. Thomas Touchton, founding board chair of the Tampa Bay History Center and map collector. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m.
Panel discussion and documentary film screening—The Importance of John F. Kennedy’s Visit to Tampa: A Look Back 50 Years Later, by Lynn Marvin Dingfelder. Thursday, Nov. 21, 6 p.m.
World's First Airline: 100th Anniversary of the Tony Janus Flight with Will Micheals. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 6 p.m.
Florida's Seminole Indians: Past, Present and Future
with Brent Weisman. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 6 p.m.
Suited for Space: An Astronaut's View with NASA Astronaught Nicole Scott. Wednesday, March 19, 2014.