Feb
1
Wed
Brown Bag: Ed Croom on The Land of Rowan Oak: An Exploration of Faulkner’s Natural World @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag: Ed Croom on The Land ... @ Barnard Observatory
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Ed Croom will discuss his recent book of photographs The Land of Rowan Oak: An Exploration of Faulkner’s Natural World. Brown Bags occur on select Wednesdays during the school year in Barnard Observatory.
Feb
10
Fri
“When the South STILL Got Something to Say: A Conversation about Hip Hop in the South” @ Barnard Observatory 2:00 pm
“When the South STILL Got Someth... @ Barnard Observatory
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
"When the South STILL Got Something to Say: A Conversation about Hip Hop in the South" @ Barnard Observatory
On Friday, February 10 at 2pm in Barnard Observatory, the Center will host a conversation between Regina Bradley and Kiese Laymon, “When the South STILL Got Something to Say: A Conversation about Hip Hop in the South.” Southern Studies and Sociology faculty member Brian Foster will provide an introduction. Dr. Regina N. Bradley Dr. Regina… Read More >
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
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
Kathleen Bond of the National Park Service’s Natchez National Historical Park will give a talk on the William Johnson House. Brown Bags occur select Wednesdays throughout the school year in the Tupelo Room of Barnard Observatory.
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
In partnership with the Mississippi Humanities Council, the Center will present an “Ideas on Tap” gathering and discussion on affordable housing with local leaders, educators, and activists. More details to come.
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 >

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