The 2015 Porter Fortune, Jr. History Symposium will take place February 26 – 28 on the University of Mississippi campus.
As we kick off the spring semester, our second year MA students are hard at work on theses, internships, and documentary projects. Below, a brief profile of each student. These profiles, now with a few updates, originally came from a Southern Register article by Virginia Anderson in the fall of 2013 when the students arrived… Read More >
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Southern Studies Dr. Barbara Harris Combs has a new article in Critical Sociology exploring the construct of place and its role in race relations, specifically recent changes in voting rights laws. Dr. Combs will teach a cross-listed African American Studies / Southern Studies course on Race, Place, and Space this… Read More >
Music of the South concert series continues Lee Bains III brings his distinct Southern rock and soul to the University of Mississippi for a solo performance Jan. 27 as part of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture’s Music of the South concert series. Bains, a songwriter from Birmingham, Alabama, who lives in Atlanta,… Read More >
Coming up March 25-27, 2015 The 22nd Annual Oxford Conference for the Book (OCB) will celebrate books, reading, and the significant contributions made to American letters by Mississippi writer Margaret Walker. The conference convenes fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, poets, publishers, teachers, and students for three days of readings, lectures, panels, workshops, and social events… Read More >