Feb
27
Mon
Brown Bag Lecture: Mary Battle on Slavery and Public History in Charleston @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Mary Battle o... @ Barnard Observatory
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Mary Battle on Slavery and Public History in Charleston @ Barnard Observatory
In this presentation, Dr. Mary Battle describes challenges and opportunities for promoting public awareness of the history of slavery and its race and class legacies in Charleston, South Carolina. Battle’s research focuses on underrepresented histories in Charleston’s twenty-first century historic tourism landscape. Until January 2017, she worked as the Public Historian at the College of… Read More >
Mar
1
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Kathleen Bond on Slavery and Public History in Natchez @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Kathleen Bond... @ Barnard Observatory
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
“William Johnson, Diarist: Concepts of Race and Class in Our Understanding of Old Natchez” The series of personal journals maintained between 1835 and 1851 by Natchez barber William Johnson, a free man of color, provide valuable and fascinating insights into the complex world of a prosperous Mississippi river town in the years before the Civil… Read More >
Mar
2
Thu
Ideas on Tap: A Community Discussion of Affordable Housing @ Proud Larry's 5:00 pm
Ideas on Tap: A Community Discus... @ Proud Larry's
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Ideas on Tap: A Community Discussion of Affordable Housing @ Proud Larry's | Oxford | Mississippi | United States
In partnership with the Mississippi Humanities Council, the Center will present “Ideas on Tap: What Happened to Affordable Housing” on Thursday, March 2 from 5pm to 6:30pm at Proud Larry’s, 211 S. Lamar Blvd. The gathering and discussion will include local leaders, educators, and activists. The event is free and open to the public.
Mar
8
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Benjamin DuPriest on Musical Pasts and Presents in the American South @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Benjamin DuPr... @ Barnard Observatory
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Ben DuPriest is a Ph.D. candidate in ethnomusicology at the University of Pennsylvania. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, he earned an MA in historical musicology from the University of Georgia in Athens, where he lived, trained, and worked as a drummer and line cook. His work examines the entanglement of musical pasts and presents in the… Read More >
Mar
15
Wed
Sara Wood Talk on Foodways in Mississippi at MDAH’s History is Lunch @ MDAH - William Winter Archives Building 12:00 pm
Sara Wood Talk on Foodways in Mi... @ MDAH - William Winter Archives Building
Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sara Wood, Oral Historian for the Southern Foodways Alliance, will give a talk on the Foodways of Mississippi as part of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s History is Lunch Series. Her talk will be at noon on Wednesday, March 15, in the William Winter Archives Building.
Mar
22
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Carter Dalton Lyon on Sanctuaries of Segregation @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Carter Dalton... @ Barnard Observatory
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Carter Dalton Lyon on Sanctuaries of Segregation @ Barnard Observatory
Carter Dalton Lyon presents “Sanctuaries of Segregation: The Story of the Jackson Church Visit Campaign.” In 2010, Lyon completed his PhD dissertation, “Lifting the Color Bar from the House of God: The 1963-1964 Church Visit Campaign to Challenge Segregated Sanctuaries in Jackson, Mississippi,” which examines a civil rights campaign by students and faculty at Tougaloo… Read More >

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