Feb
17
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: The Emmett Till Memory Project @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: The Emmett Ti... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dave Tell, communications professor at the University of Kansas, explains how the digital humanities may revolutionize how we remember Emmett Till. Brown Bag Lectures take place on select Wednesdays during the fall and spring semesters in the Tupelo Room in the west wing of Barnard Observatory. Brown Bags last one hour and are free and… Read More >
Feb
19
Fri
Food Media South Presented by the Southern Foodways Alliance All Day
Food Media South Presented by th...
Feb 19 – Feb 20 all-day
Food Media South Presented by the Southern Foodways Alliance @ Birmingham | Alabama | United States
The second annual Food Media South symposium, offered by the Southern Foodways Alliance, is set for February 19–20 in Birmingham, Alabama. Learn more here.
Feb
22
Mon
Symposium on Clothing and Fashion in Southern History @ University of Mississippi All Day
Symposium on Clothing and Fashio... @ University of Mississippi
Feb 22 – Feb 23 all-day
The Center will host a symposium on Clothing and Fashion in Southern History on February 22 – 23. The symposium will convene scholars from the fields of history and cultural studies who will contribute essays to a forthcoming book on the subject. The scholars include Laura Edwards (Duke University), Grace Elizabeth Hale (University of Virginia),… Read More >
Feb
24
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: “Seeking Social Justice in Unjust Carceral Systems: Women of Color, Mass Incarceration, and the Complex History of Class, Race, and Gender in the Prison Politics of the American South.” @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: “Seeking Soci... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dionne Bailey, UM adjunct history professor, discusses how African American women are major actors in the implementation, development, and growth of Mississippi’s notorious Parchman Penitentiary. Bailey illustrates that race along with class and gender significantly influenced how penology functioned in the South. Bailey’s work takes a detailed look into not only the often overlooked history… Read More >
Feb
26
Fri
Lecture: Cultural Tourism and Selling Mississippi Blues @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room 12:00 pm
Lecture: Cultural Tourism and Se... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lecture: Cultural Tourism and Selling Mississippi Blues @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
A talk by Scott Barretta, host of Highway 61 Radio, blues historian, adjunct instructor of sociology and anthropology, and recipient of the 2016 Mississippi Arts Commission Governor’s Arts Award for Mississippi Heritage. Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.
Mar
2
Wed
23rd Oxford Conference for the Book @ University of Mississippi and Oxford All Day
23rd Oxford Conference for the Book @ University of Mississippi and Oxford
Mar 2 – Mar 4 all-day
23rd Oxford Conference for the Book @ University of Mississippi and Oxford
The 23rd Oxford Conference for the Book, presented by the Center and Square Books, will take place Wednesday, March 2 – Friday, March 4. Check the OCB website for more information.

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