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Beer: A Journey through Past and Present

New book traces how beer influenced the world over time

A new book written by a USF anthropology professor traces the deep history of beer and its start in ancient civilizations. A staple of modern society, the refreshing, intoxicating beverage has roots going back 13,000 years. In many cultures, it was and still is, used as food.

April 7, 2022Research and Innovation

Fountain on campus

New Book Traces the Environmental Transformation of the South due to Civil War & Emancipation

The book, recently published by Oxford University Press, traces the environmental changes stemming from the rural South’s transition from a pre-Civil War plantation economy to a more intensively capitalistic farming during the late nineteenth century.

December 10, 2018Research and Innovation

Dr. Ray Arsenault

The Times Festival of Reading Brings Award-winning Authors and Thousands of Book Lovers to USFSP

Since first hosting the free festival in 2005, USFSP has provided a picturesque setting for book lovers from around Tampa Bay to explore the world of words.

December 4, 2018Events

Tyler Gillespie. Photo by Elizabeth Lynch

Florida Man Book Waxes Poetically about the Sunshine State

In February 2016, a viral TIME’s headline came out of Florida; “Florida Man Arrested for Allegedly Throwing Live Alligator into Wendy’s Drive-Thru Window.” Fox News, the Washington Post, CNN and even the U.K.’s Telegraph reported similar headlines.

May 25, 2018Campus News

Historian Jack Davis during a book signing

USF St. Petersburg Alum Awarded Pulitzer Prize in History for The Gulf

Jack E. Davis, a University of South Florida St. Petersburg alum and University of Florida professor, was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in history for his engrossing book The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea.

April 23, 2018Campus News

Cover of Book Launch and Reading Salt Creek Journal

Salt Creek Journal Reception, Reading to Celebrate Nature and Community in the Heart of St. Petersburg

he University of South Florida St. Petersburg will celebrate the publication of Salt Creek Journal with a reception and reading on January 19 from 6-7:30 p.m.

January 10, 2018Events

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