Invited Presentations and lectures:

Recovering Black Community Space: Hannibal Square and the Black Social World in Central Florida,” Humanizing Data: Data, Humanities, and the City, Urban Democracy Lab (@urbandemos), New York University, New York, NY, April 8, 2017.

“Pride, Power, and Protest?: Luke Cage and the Black Superhero Question,” Chickasaw Branch Library, Orlando, Florida, February 25, 2017.

A Hybrid Graphic Space: Thematic Explorations of Digital History Practice,” Digital Humanities Working Group, Smathers Library, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, February 23, 2017.

“Black Panther: This World Wakanda,” Eatonville Library, Eatonville, Florida, February 15, 2017.

Exploring the Black Social World in Central Florida: Visions of Diaspora in Beyond the Color Line,” Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida, February 7, 2017.

“A Black Social World: Florida and the African-American Experience,” Cape Canaveral Public Library, Cape Canaveral, Florida, February 4, 2017.
 
“AfroFantastic: Black Imagination and Agency in the United States Gallery Talk,” Cornell Fine Art Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, January 27, 2017.

“Establishing Your Personal Brand,” Orange County Library, Orlando, Florida November 6, 2016.

“Hannibal Square: The Evolution of a Dream,” Sponsored by the Casa Feliz Home Museum, Winter Park Historical Association, Hannibal Square Heritage Center, Winter Park Community Center, Winter Park, Florida, April 26, 2016.

“Amplification and Simplification: The philanthropic narrative in superhero comics,” Edyth Bush Institute, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, April 21, 2016.

“Gender and Comics,” Superheroes: The Colors of Justice -- Diversity in Comics Symposium, University of Michigan Detroit Center, Detroit, Michigan, March 12, 2016.

"Molly Danger" African American Read-In, Downtown Library, Orlando, Florida, February 21, 2016"

A World in Black and White,” James Weldon Johnson Lecture Series, Africana Studies Program, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, February 18, 2016.

“Afrofantastic: Imagination and African-American Freedom,” Main Library, Orlando, Florida, February 13, 2016. 

“African Americans in the New South,” West Oaks Branch, Orlando, Florida, February 7, 2016.

“African Americans in the West,” Washington Park Library, Orlando, Florida, February 4, 2016.

“Zora Neale Hurston and Afrofuturism: The Legacy of Future Tension in the Black Imaginary,” The Encounter: Baalu Girma and Zora Neale Hurston Installation, UCF Art Gallery, Orlando, Florida, January 15, 2016.

“Race, Space, and Power,” 2015 Fall National High School Journalism Convention, Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort Hotel, November 13, 2015.

“Heroic Icons” Washington Park Branch Library, Orlando, Florida, July 23, 2015.

“What Comes from Wakanda?” Orlando Main Library, Orlando, Florida, July 11, 2015.

“Member Monday with Future Bear,” Orlando Science Center, Orlando Florida, June 8, 2015.

“Straight Talk: All Lives Matter: A Discussion of Contemporary Race Issues,” Orange Country Regional History Center, Orlando, Florida, May 2, 2015.

“African-Americans and the Popular Imagination,” Jazz in the Hills: From Pine Hills to Paris, Greater Orlando CARES, Soiree Event and Conference Center, Orlando, Florida, April 30, 2015.

Future Bear Mission Book Panel,” MegaCon 2015, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, April 10, 2015.

“Questions of Leadership and Community: An Exploration of a Pro-Social Messages in Comic Media,” Youth Empowerment and Leadership Learning Organization (YELL), Orlando, March 7, 2015.

African Americans and the West,” Hiawassee Branch Library, Orlando, Florida, February 19, 2015.

“African Americans in the New South,” Main Library, Orlando, Florida, February 7, 2015.

"Gone with the Wind Reel to Real Straight Talk: A reel to real discussion about Gone with the Wind and it Influence on Popular Culture Panel,” Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando, Florida, September 13, 2014.

"White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books Panel," 2014 Comic-Coon International Independent Film Festival, 2014 Comic-Con International: San Diego, San Diego, California, July 25, 2014.

Julian C. Chambliss, Lee Lines, and Rachel Simmons, "Interdisciplinary Collaborations," Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, May 6, 2014.

“Captain America: An Avenger for All Seasons,” Seminole State College, Oviedo Campus, Oveido, Florida, April 3, 2014.

“African Americans in the New South,” West Oak Branch Library, Oocee, Florida, February 15, 2014.

“Black in the Popular Mind,” Orlando Main Library, Orlando, Florida, February 8, 2014.

“Zora Neale Hurston: Digital Humanities / Virtual Reality,” The 25th Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities, Eatonville, Florida, January 30th & February 1st 2014.

“Eatonville Primary Sources: A Roundtable Discussion of History, Culture, and Identity,” The 25th Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities, Eatonville, Florida, January 25th & 29th 2014.

Exploring African American Communities Through the Art of Purvis Young,” Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, Winter Park, Florida, January 24, 2014.

Superheroes and You,” Orlando Main Library, Orlando, Florida, December 11, 2013.

“Walking in Eternity: Monsters, Symbols, and Myths in Doctor Who,” Whostock: 50 Years of Time and Space, Winter Park Public Library, Winter Park, Florida, November 16, 2013.

“Superheroes and the American Experience,” An Evening at Rollins Sponsored by the Center for Life Long Learning, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, June 27, 2013.

Rachel Simmons and Julian C. Chambliss, Future Bear, Past Imperfect #1, “Telarian” Curated by Marjorie Vecchio, PhD, Columbus State University, Corn Center for the Visual Arts (via Skype), January 29, 2013.

“Black in the Popular Mind,” History 203: The US: The Nation Divided, 1836-1876?, Wheaton College (via Skype), January 29, 2013.

“Pride, Power, and Protest?: Marvel Comics and the Black Superhero after 1970,” The Black Comic Book Festival, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY, January 12th 2013.

White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books, (Screening and Q&A with Jonathan Gayles presented by the Jacksonville Main Library, Jacksonville, FloridaSeptember 22, 2012)

“A Terrible Privilege: The Invincible Iron Man, Science, Industry, and the American Experience,” Physic Society Colloquium, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida, September 21, 2012.

Benjamin D. Brotemarkle, Executive Director, Florida Historical Society; Robert Cassanello, Assistant Professor of History, University of Central Florida; Julian C. Chambliss, Associate Professor of History & Coordinator of the Africa and African-American Studies Program, Rollins College; and N.Y. Nathiri, Executive Director of the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community,  “Eatonville’s Story: The Town That Freedom Built,” Roundtable Discussion, Florida Historical Society Annual Meeting& Symposium: Tides of Change: Diverse Florida Communities and Their Development, Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida, May 24th-26th 2012.

Julian Chambliss and Rachel Simmons, “Future Bear Exhibition,” Sequential SmArt: Teaching With Comics Conference, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, May 18th and 19th 2012.

“A Forgotten Legacy: Race, Community, and Identity in Winter Park,” Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, Rollins College, April 14, 2012.

A Sign of the Times: Rollins and the Black Student Union,” Black Student Union: Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, and Looking to the Future, Rollins College Reunion 2012, March 24, 2012.

“Rebuilding the Empire: Understanding Doctor Who in a Transnational Framework,” Introduction to Television, School of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Bath Spa University, March 16th, 2012.

“Reform and the Rise of America as a Great Power,” Florida Center For Teacher Workshop, “The Gilded Age and the Reform Era: Themes, People, and Places,” Florida Humanities Council Teachers Program, Tampa, FL, February 8, 2012

Julian C. Chambliss, Associate Professor of History, Rollins College; David Court, Independent Artist and Writer; Creston Davis, Assistance Professor Philosophy & Religion, Rollins College; Ted Gournelos, Assistant Professor, Critical Media/Cultural Studies, Rollins College; Leigh-Ann Pahapill, Artist; Dawn Roe, Assistant Professor of Art, Rollins College; and Lisa Zahar, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art History, University of Chicago, Likewise, as Technical Experts, But Not (At All) by Way of Culture Panel Discussion, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, January 28th.

Benjamin D. Brotemarkle, Executive Director, Florida Historical Society; Robert Cassanello, Assistant Professor of History, University of Central Florida; Julian C. Chambliss, Associate Professor of History & Coordinator of the Africa and African-American Studies Program, Rollins College; and N.Y. Nathiri, Executive Director of the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, “Eatonville’s Story: The Town That Freedom Built,” Roundtable Discussion, 23rd Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities, St. Lawrence AME Church, Eatonville, Florida, January 21st.

The Public Welfare Schism in U.S. Planning,” Urban ReThink, ReThinking the City Lecture Series, Orlando, Florida, June 28th 2011.

“The City On the Edge: Blade Runner and the Urban Future,” Invited Lecture, CLAS 3930: Classics and Science Fiction, Department of Classics, University of Florida, October 26th 2010.

Iron Man, Corporatism, and American Military Defense,” The Center for Interdisciplinary Writing and Research (CIWR), Daytona State College, September 24, 2010.

Julian C. Chambliss and Denise K. Cummings, “The Dream Deferred: Iconic Memory and the Consumer Experience in Post-war Florida,” Winter Park Historical Association, Winter Park, FL, April 20th, 2010.

“Black Heroes and Black Power: The Problem of Representation in American Media,” Seventh Annual Moore Heritage Festival of the Arts and Humanities, Brevard Community College, Titusville, FL, April 15th, 2010.

“Black Power in More Ways Than One: Black Superheroes, the Market, and Marvel Comics,” America on the Decline? Integrating International Business into the Curriculum, A Symposium sponsored by The Center for International Education and Research at the University of Florida and the Center for Interdisciplinary Writing and Research at Daytona State College, November 6th 2009, Daytona State College.

 

Conference Presentations:

Advocate Recovered: Reclaiming a Lost African-American Newspaper,” 57th Annual Florida Conference of Historians, Punta Gorda, Florida, March 10th-12th 2017.

“Transforming Winter Park’s Hannibal Square: Race and Class in Gilded Age Florida,” 131st Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Denver, Colorado, January 5th-8th 2017.

“Paradise Lost: Race, Community, and the New South Florida Economy,” 2016 Urban History Association Meeting, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, October 13th-16th 2016.

“Exploring the Community: Developing a Mobile Academic Research Application,” 56th Annual Florida Conference of Historian, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, February 18th-20th, 2016.

“Advocated Recovered: Reviving an African American Voice,” 2016 THAT (The Humanities and Technology) Camp Florida, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, February 18, 2016.

Julian C. Chambliss, Lloyd Benson, Camilio Garzon, Andy Gurka, Amy Howard, and L. Ryan Musgrave, “The Liberal Arts Mind: Tool for the 21st Century & Global Context,” 2016 Association of American Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 20th-24th 2016.

“Mobile Academic Research Application (MARA),” 130th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, January 7th-9th, 2016.

“Race and Place in Hannibal Square,” 16th National Conference of the Society for American City and Regional Planning History, Los Angeles, California, November 5th-8th, 2015.

The Comic Book City: The Making, Re-Making, and Un-Making of the American City,” 100th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Atlanta, Georgia, September 23rd-27th, 2015. 

Julian C. Chambliss and Michael Gunter, Jr., “Space, Place, and Digital Tools: Creating A Semester Long Digital Assignment,” 55th Annual Meeting of the Florida Conference of Historians, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida, February 13th, 14th, and 15th, 2015.

“A Complex Legacy: Planning, Community, and Identity in Central Florida,” Seventh Biennial Urban History Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October 9th – October 12th, 2014.

“ThirdSight History: Visualizing and Mapping History,” THAT (The Humanities and Technology) Camp Florida, Sponsored by The Regional Initiative for Collecting the History, Experiences and Stories of Central Florida (RICHES)_University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, February 15th & 16th 2014.

“A Civil Right Roundtable: Commentary and Screening,” 54th Annual Meeting of the Florida Conference of Historians, Renaissance Resort and Convention Center, St. Augustine, Florida, January 31st –February 1st, 2014.

“A Blended Space: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Diversification in Project Mosaic,”128th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Washington, DC. January 2nd-5th.

Julian C. Chambliss, Rachel Simmons, and Lee Lines, “Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Two Models for Creating Engaging Art,” 27th Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and The Education of Artists, The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, October 16th-18th 2013.

“Complex Legacies in Black and White: Planning, Community, and Identity in Winter Park,” 98th Annual Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Jacksonville, Florida, October 2nd-6th 2013.

The Whovian Evolution: Doctor Who, Fandom, and the Anglo-American Experience,” Doctor Who: Walking in Eternity 50th Anniversary Conference, University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire (UK), September 3rd-5th 2013.

Greg Cavenaugh and Julian C. Chambliss, “The Saga of the Dark Phoenix: Gender, Power, and Identity in the X-Men,” 53rd Annual Florida Conference of Historians, New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida, March 1st-2nd 2013.

“In a Mirror Darkly: The Black Superhero and the Struggle for Justice in Marvel Comics, 1970s-1985,” The Heist: Community, Identity, and Meaning in the New Millennium, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, February 19th, 2013.

“Mobile Application For Humanities Research,” THAT (The Humanities and Technology) Camp Florida, Sponsored by the Regional Initiative for Collecting the History, Experiences and Stories of Central Florida (RICHES)_University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, February 16th & 17th 2013.

“A Terrible Privilege: The Invincible Iron Man and the Burden of Hegemonic Power,” The Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association in the South Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, September 27th, 28th and 29th 2012.

Julian Chambliss and Martha Cheng, “The 1909 Plan of Chicago as Representative Anecdote: Envisioning Citizenship at the Turn of the Century,” 15th Biennial Rhetoric Society of America (RSA) Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th 2012.

Superhero Comics: Artifacts of the U.S. Experience,” Sequential SmArt: Teaching With Comics Conference, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, May 18th and 19th 2012.

“Project Mosaic: Zora Neale Hurston and African-American Studies in the Digital Age,” NITLE Symposium: Inventing the Future, Arlington, Virginia, April 16th and 17th 2012.

A Good Man in a Questionable Empire: Doctor Who and the Anglo-American Experience,” The 33rd International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, Florida, March 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, and 25th 2012.

Gregory Cavenaugh and Julian Chambliss, “The Darkness in the ‘Dark Phoenix Saga’: Gender, Power, and Identity in the X-Men,” The 33rd International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, Florida, March 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, and 25th 2012.

Where is the Black Panther From?: Wakanda and the Question of Postcolonialism in Marvel Comics,Florida Conference of Historians Annual Conference, Florida Gateway College, Lake City, Florida, February 23rd, 24th, and 25th 2012.

“Mobile Application For Humanities Research,” THAT (The Humanities and Technology) Camp Florida, Regional Initiative for Collecting the History, Experiences and Stories of Central Florida (RICHES)_University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, February 18th & 19th 2012.

Julian C. Chambliss and Martha Cheng, “The Plan of Chicago: Envision Citizenship at the Turn of the Century,” Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, October 21st and 22nd 2011.

Re-Building the Empire: Doctor Who, Post-war British Identity, and the U.S. Experience,” Alien Nation: A Conference on British Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy Television, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, July 20th and 21st 2011.

“Africa and African-American Studies in the Digital Age: Project Mosaic and Zora Neale Hurston,” Florida Conference of Historians Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th 2011.

“After Chicago: The Comprehensive Plan, Atlanta, and Remaking the Southern City,” Social Science History Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Ill, November 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st 2010.

“Historicizing Community: History, Culture, and Community Vitality,” Association for Graduate Liberal Studies Program(AGLSP) Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, October, 7th, 8th, and 9th 2010.

“Beautiful America: The American Civic Association and the Push for Conservation,” Agricultural History Society Meeting, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, June 10th, 11th, 12th 2010.

“Teaching Race Through International Fantasy and Science Fiction,” Jennifer Rea, Department of Classic, University of Florida; M. Elizabeth Ginway, Department of Spanish, University of Florida; Julian Chambliss, Department of History, Rollins College; William Svitavsky, Olin Library, Rollins College; J. Scott Perry, Department of History, University of South Florida, Kostas Kapparis, Department of Classic, University of Florida, The 31st International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL, March 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th 2010.

“Imagined Power: Superheroes and the American Experience,” A symposium sponsored by the Africa and African-American Studies Program at Rollins College Florida.  Presenters: Julian Chambliss, Department of History, Rollins College; Jon Donovan, Department of History, United States Air Force Academy; Claire Jenkins, Department of Film and Television Studies, Warwick University at Coventry, UK; William Svitavsky, Olin Library, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL March 19th, 2010.

“Making Weapons Right: Tony Stark/Iron Man and the Cold War in Marvel Comics,” Florida Conference of Historians, Wakulla Spring Lodge, February 18th, 19th, and 20th 2010.

“Forward Atlanta: Planning and Civic Activism in the New South,” Social Science History Association, Long Beach, CA November 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th 2009.

“Shaping the Civic Ideal: The Struggle for Municipal Identity in Chicago, 1909-1920,” Social Science History Association Annual Meeting, Miami, FL October 23rd, 24th, 25th, and 26th 2008.