Oct
25
Wed
Brown Bag: ‘That’s for the White Folks’: Race, Culture, and (Un)Making of Place in the Rural South by Brian Foster @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag: ‘That’s for the White... @ Barnard Observatory
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag: 'That's for the White Folks': Race, Culture, and (Un)Making of Place in the Rural South by Brian Foster @ Barnard Observatory
On Wednesday, October 25 at noon, Dr. Brian Foster will present a Brown Bag lecture entitled ‘That’s for the White Folks’: Race, Culture, and (Un)Making Place in the Rural South. Dr. Foster is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Southern Studies.
Premiere Screening of FLAG FLAP OVER MISSISSIPPI @ Overby Center 6:00 pm
Premiere Screening of FLAG FLAP ... @ Overby Center
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Premiere Screening of FLAG FLAP OVER MISSISSIPPI @ Overby Center  | Oxford | Mississippi | United States
The Southern Documentary Project, an Institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, has a new documentary film titled Flag Flap Over Mississippi by director Rex Jones that explores tensions around the divisive Mississippi state flag. There will be a premiere screening and discussion of the film at… Read More >
Nov
1
Wed
Brown Bag: Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition by Adam Gussow @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag: Beyond the Crossroads... @ Barnard Observatory
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag: Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition by Adam Gussow @ Barnard Observatory
On Wednesday, November 1 at noon, Dr. Adam Gussow will discuss his new book, Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition. The book will be published in October 2017 by UNC Press. The devil is the most charismatic and important figure in the blues tradition. He’s not just the music’s namesake (“the devil’s… Read More >
Nov
2
Thu
Mississippi Encyclopedia Event at the Carolyn Vance Smith Natchez Literary Research Center at Copiah-Lincoln Community College @ Carolyn Vance Smith Natchez Literary Research Center at Copiah-Lincoln Community College 5:00 pm
Mississippi Encyclopedia Event a... @ Carolyn Vance Smith Natchez Literary Research Center at Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mississippi Encyclopedia Event at the Carolyn Vance Smith Natchez Literary Research Center at Copiah-Lincoln Community College @ Carolyn Vance Smith Natchez Literary Research Center at Copiah-Lincoln Community College
A discussion and reading of The Mississippi Encyclopedia, followed by a signing and reception. More details to come!
Nov
6
Mon
Jackson Screening of FLAG FLAP OVER MISSISSIPPI @ Millsaps College - Academic Complex 215 6:00 pm
Jackson Screening of FLAG FLAP O... @ Millsaps College - Academic Complex 215
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Jackson Screening of FLAG FLAP OVER MISSISSIPPI @ Millsaps College - Academic Complex 215 | Jackson | Mississippi | United States
The Institute for Civil and Professional Engagement at Millsaps College will host a screening of Southern Documentary Project film Flag Flap Over Mississippi on Monday, November 6 at 6pm in Academic Complex Room 215. A discussion of the film will follow. The screening and discussion are free and open to the public. Flag Flap includes interviews with… Read More >
Nov
8
Wed
Brown Bag: Bobbie Gentry’s Odes to Mississippi by Kristine McCusker @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag: Bobbie Gentry’s Odes ... @ Barnard Observatory
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
On Wednesday, November 8 at noon, Dr. Kristine McCusker of Middle Tennessee State University will present “Bobbie Gentry’s Odes to Mississippi.”

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