Mar
1
Wed
Brown Bag by Kathleen Bond: “William Johnson, Diarist: Concepts of Race and Class in Our Understanding of Old Natchez” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag by Kathleen Bond: “Wil... @ 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
The Center will partner with the Mississippi Humanities Council to host a free and open to the public conversation on issues related to equitable access to affordable housing on March 2. The Ideas on Tap event, “Ideas on Tap: What Happened to Affordable Housing?” will be held at Proud Larry’s from 5pm to 6:30pm. The… Read More >
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 >
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.

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