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Episode from the podcastLevel Up on Presence and Belonging

071 David Canton

Released Tuesday, 2nd February 2021
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As we begin the celebration of Black History Month, Antonio speaks with Dr. David Canton, the newly arrived Director of UF’s African American Studies Program. Dr. Canton is a renowned historian who brings to UF his rigorous eye for research and passion for the history of Black Studies, the commonalities across the African diaspora and for connecting the academy with the community. He talks about his vision for building a department of African American Studies at UF on the shoulders of the program’s storied 50-year history.