Jan
31
Wed
Brown Bag: “Telling Our Stories – The Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag: “Telling Our Stories ... @ Barnard Observatory
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag: "Telling Our Stories - The Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum" @ Barnard Observatory | Oxford | Mississippi | United States
January 31 at noon Katie Blount and Michael Morris “Telling Our Stories: The Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum” Katie Blount, director of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, and Michael Morris, from the department’s Programs and Communication Office, will discuss the opening of the two new museums in downtown Jackson… Read More >
Feb
7
Wed
Brown Bag: “Two Sides of the Same Diaspora: A Look at Sites of Slavery in Holly Springs, MS and Bimbia, Cameroon” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag: “Two Sides of the Sam... @ Barnard Observatory
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag: "Two Sides of the Same Diaspora: A Look at Sites of Slavery in Holly Springs, MS and Bimbia, Cameroon" @ Barnard Observatory
FEBRUARY 7 at noon Jodi Skipper “Two Sides of the Same Diaspora: A Look at Sites of Slavery in Holly Springs, Mississippi, and Bimbia, Cameroon” Jodi Skipper is associate professor of anthropology and Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi. She received her BA in history from Grambling State University, her MA from Florida State… Read More >
Feb
14
Wed
Brown Bag: “Valentine to Carolina” Film Screening @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag: “Valentine to Carolin... @ Barnard Observatory
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag: "Valentine to Carolina" Film Screening @ Barnard Observatory
FEBRUARY 14 at noon Ava Lowrey “Valentine to Carolina” Filmmaker Ava Lowrey presents two films highlighting the varying food cultures of North Carolina. Her films All Fried: Carolina Fish Camps and Siler City explore how newcomers to the region use food to create communal spaces. Lowrey is the Pihakis Foodways Documentary Filmmaker. She is a graduate of… Read More >
Feb
22
Thu
Gallery Opening Reception: FINDING MISSISSIPPI by Photographer Betty Press @ Barnard Observatory 4:00 pm
Gallery Opening Reception: FINDI... @ Barnard Observatory
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
A reception for Finding Mississippi, a documentary photography exhibit by Betty Press, which will be open in the Gammill Gallery until March 23.  Her artist statement for the exhibit follows:   This selection of images reveals a slightly surreal, hidden narrative of Mississippi’s landscape and the indomitable spirit of the people—sometimes fanciful, humorous, quirky, mysterious, and… Read More >
Fisk University Jubilee Singers Concert: Being a Harmonizing Voice for Diversity @ Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts 7:30 pm
Fisk University Jubilee Singers ... @ Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Fisk University Jubilee Singers Concert: Being a Harmonizing Voice for Diversity @ Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts | Berkeley | California | United States
The Center for the Study of Southern Culture is a presenting partner for this UM event.
Feb
26
Mon
Symposium on Southern Music @ University of Mississippi All Day
Symposium on Southern Music @ University of Mississippi
Feb 26 all-day
Music from the American South has made an indisputable impact on culture and politics in the U.S. and around the world.  But who are the South’s most prominent and influential voices today?  How are they creating the “southern” in their sounds and speaking to broader matters of national and international importance?  In what ways do… Read More >

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