Mar
29
Wed
Oxford Conference for the Book @ Oxford and the University of Mississippi All Day
Oxford Conference for the Book @ Oxford and the University of Mississippi
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day
Oxford Conference for the Book @ Oxford and the University of Mississippi
The 2017 Oxford Conference for the Book will take place Wednesday, March 29 – Friday, March 31. For more details, visit oxfordconferenceforthebook.com.
Apr
6
Thu
Radical South Brown Bag Lecture: Ellen Spears on Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Radical South Brown Bag Lecture:... @ Barnard Observatory
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Radical South Brown Bag Lecture: Ellen Spears on Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town @ Barnard Observatory
“Writing Histories of Environmentalism in the US South” Building on histories of environmental activism in the southern US, Ellen Griffith Spears’s talk explores the challenges facing American environmentalism in 2017. Spears is an associate professor in the interdisciplinary New College and the Department of American Studies at the University of Alabama. Her research is broadly… Read More >
Apr
12
Wed
Radical South Brown Bag: Byron D’Andra Orey on Implicit Bias @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Radical South Brown Bag: Byron D... @ Barnard Observatory
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Byron D’Andra Orey, Professor of Political Science at Jackson State University, will present a Brown Bag lecture on Wednesday, April 12 at noon in Barnard Observatory. Dr. Orey’s talk will be “Does the Confederate Flag Make You Sick?” Recently, a plaintiff filed a federal court case alleging that seeing the Confederate flag caused him harm.… Read More >
Apr
17
Mon
Radical South Brown Bag: Wesley Hogan on Documenting Southern Activists @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Radical South Brown Bag: Wesley ... @ Barnard Observatory
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dr. Wesley Hogan of Duke University will present a Brown Bag talk at noon on Monday, April 17 as part of the Radical South Brown Bag series. Wesley Hogan is the director of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and teaches the history of youth social movements, African American history, women’s history and… Read More >
Apr
26
Wed
Radical South Brown Bag Lecture: Eva Walton Kendrick on the Human Rights Campaign @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Radical South Brown Bag Lecture:... @ Barnard Observatory
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Radical South Brown Bag Lecture: Eva Walton Kendrick on the Human Rights Campaign @ Barnard Observatory
Eva Walton Kendrick “Lobbying the Heart of Dixie: LGBTQ Advocacy in the Alabama State House” As we look ahead to a Trump administration, achieving state nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ Alabamians is more critical than ever. Eva Kendrick will discuss the realities she and her staff have faced and lessons learned in their work to achieve… Read More >
May
1
Mon
Brown Bag by Jerusa Leao: “The Mississippi River Is to the Blues as the São Francisco River Is to Forró” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag by Jerusa Leao: “The M... @ Barnard Observatory
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
On Monday, May 1, Jerusa Leão will present “The Mississippi River Is to the Blues as the São Francisco River Is to Forró” at noon in Barnard Observatory. Jerusa Leão’s Both Sides of the River is an audio-visual project of cultural exchange and documentation. It aims to discuss and reveal the sociological and cultural environment… Read More >

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