University of Mississippi

Porter Fortune, Jr. History Symposium

February 20, 2013 – February 23, 2013 all-day
Dr. Joseph P. WardE-mail

The 38th Annual Porter L. Fortune, Jr. History Symposium will address the theme “European Empires in the American South.” The Symposium, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and the University of Mississippi Department of History, began as an annual conference on southern history in 1975.  In 1983, it was named for Porter L. Fortune, Jr., chancellor emeritus, to honor his contributions to the success of the symposium. Past events have examined topics such as the southern political tradition, childhood, religion, and the role of gender in shaping public power.

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