New MISSISSIPPI STORY: Documenting Southern Foodways in Film

MS Story SST 598

New on Mississippi Stories, films created by Southern Studies graduate students Victoria De Leone and Rebecca Lauck Cleary as part of SST 598: Documenting Southern Foodways Class in spring 2017. Southern Foodways Alliance Pihakis Film Fellow Ava Lowrey taught the course.

Wilkerson Receives Award from the Southern Association of Women Historians

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Assistant Professor of History and Southern Studies Jessie Wilkerson received an award at the recent meeting of the Southern Association for Women Historians (SAWH). Organized in 1970, the organization meets annually and has over 700 members. The SAWH strives to stimulate interest in the study of Southern and women’s history as well to advance the status of women historians.

Apply to our MA Program in Southern Studies

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The Center welcomes applications to our Master’s degree program in Southern Studies, the first and only degree of its kind. The program offers an intense interdisciplinary curriculum touching on many facets of Southern life, history, and culture.