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 >
May
19
Fri
Screening of SHAKE ‘EM ON DOWN at the Mary C @ The Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center 7:00 pm
Screening of SHAKE ‘EM ON DOWN a... @ The Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Shake ‘Em on Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell A Documentary Film by Joe York & Scott Barretta Screening at 7pm on Friday, May 19 at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center. Shake ‘Em On Down is a one-hour documentary film that tells the story of Fred McDowell, who was first recorded by Alan… Read More >
May
20
Sat
Mississippi Encyclopedia Oxford Celebration Author Event @ Oxford City Hall 3:00 pm
Mississippi Encyclopedia Oxford ... @ Oxford City Hall
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Mississippi Encyclopedia Oxford Celebration Author Event @ Oxford City Hall | Oxford | Mississippi | United States
This event will celebrate the publication of The Mississippi Encyclopedia by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and the University Press of Mississippi. This event will include remarks by Senior Editors Ted Ownby and Charles Reagan Wilson, followed by two minute remarks by some of the Encyclopedia’s 600 contributing scholars.
Mississippi Encyclopedia Oxford Celebration and Signing @ Off Square Books 5:00 pm
Mississippi Encyclopedia Oxford ... @ Off Square Books
May 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mississippi Encyclopedia Oxford Celebration and Signing @ Off Square Books | Oxford | Mississippi | United States
The Center will kick off a series of state-wide events celebrating the May publication of The Mississippi Encyclopedia with an event at the Oxford Courthouse and Off-Square Books on Saturday, May 20. The event will begin with a panel discussion with editors and scholars of the Encyclopedia at 3:30pm at the Courthouse, followed by a… Read More >
Jun
1
Thu
Mississippi Encyclopedia Event: Turnrow Books @ Turnrow Books 5:30 pm
Mississippi Encyclopedia Event: ... @ Turnrow Books
Jun 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Mississippi Encyclopedia Event: Turnrow Books @ Turnrow Books | Greenwood | Mississippi | United States
A discussion and reading of The Mississippi Encyclopedia, followed by a signing and reception. More details to come!

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