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December 2021

VIRTUAL DSS | African American Politics by Sharon Austin

2-December from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | African American Politics by Sharon Austin Thursday, December 2, 2021, from 4 pm to 5 pm REGISTER Join us for a presentation by Sharon Austin that examines the social and political relationships among African Americans and people of black Caribbean descent. Other topics include Haitian political behavior, general African American political behavior, and the history and politics of black women.   About the Presenter: Sharon Austin is an American political scientist, currently a professor of…

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VIRTUAL DSS | Disease and Its Impact on Key West History by Fred Borch

16-December from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Disease and Its Impact on Key West History by Fred Borch Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 4 pm to 5 pm REGISTER for Virtual Event As Key West grew in population in the early to mid-1800s, a number of incurable diseases were a constant threat to the city. Historian Fred Borch talks about how cholera, smallpox, tuberculosis, yellow fever, and other diseases arrived in Key West and how the city was affected. He will also talk…

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January 2022

THE COST $10.00 - $15.00

DSS | January 22, 1912: The Greatest Day of the Greatest Week in the History of Key West with Seth Bramson

17-January from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Casa Marina Resort, 1500 Reynolds Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Distinguished Speaker Series | January 22, 1912: The Greatest Day of the Greatest Week in the History of Key West with Seth Bramson Monday, January 17, 2021, from 6 pm to 7 pm, at the Casa Marina  What a way to celebrate our grand bi-centennial, with a presentation about the day that the first FEC train arrived from the north –January 22, 1912– complete with Henry Flagler and every prominent Florida politician on board his or one of the other…

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