In the Loop

Florida Tourism | Sunshine and Shadows Reception and Panel Discussion

  • Date & Time
    • Thursday, December 07, 2017 4:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Cost
    • Free
  • Description

    To celebrate the exhibit Florida Tourism | Sunshine and Shadows, the George A. Smathers Libraries will host a reception and panel discussion on Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Smathers Library (East), Room 100. The panel will feature UF scholars Diedre Houchen, Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations; Lori Pennington-Gray, Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management; Raja Rahim, Samuel Proctor Oral History Program African American History Project Coordinator; and Briley Rasmussen, School of Art and Art History Museum Studies.

    The panel discussion will explore key questions addressed in the exhibition such as:
    - Who gets to be a tourist?
    - How do race and economics impact one’s experience as a tourist?
    - How have people and cultures been consumed by tourists to and in Florida?

  • Links
  • Venue
    Smathers Library
    Room #
    1508 Union Road
    FL 32611
    Smathers Library Website