At today’s graduation lunch honoring graduating B.A. and M.A. Southern Studies students, we recognized the following students for outstanding papers and documentary projects:
The Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters has awarded Center publication The Mississippi Encyclopedia its 2018 Special Achievement Award, and John T. Edge, Director of the Southern Foodways Alliance, has received the MIAL Nonfiction award for his book The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South.
2017 SST Paper and Project Awards Announced Today at our annual Southern Studies Graduation Lunch honoring BA and MA graduates of the program, we announced paper and documentary projects awards. Kathryn James, Gray Award for undergraduate scholarship in Southern Studies: “African American Kitchen Workers in a University of Mississippi Greek House,” a SST 401 paper,… Read More >
OXFORD, Miss. – Fresh off winning this year’s Mississippi Humanities Council’s Scholar Award, University of Mississippi professor Jodi Skipper has received another accolade, this one a national honor.
Shake ‘Em on Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell, a SouthDocs film by Joe York and Scott Barretta, was selected to be part of the South Arts Southern Circuit, which screens films across the region. The circuit just kicked off, and Joe will be attending many of the screenings.
Shake ‘Em on Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell, a SouthDocs film by Joe York and Scott Barretta, has been selected as a 2016 Southern Circuit film.
With apologies for the delay, here are some photos of the graduating Southern Studies class of 2016, including BA and MA students. Awards and class photo by Jimmy Thomas, photos in gowns by me.
Jessica Wilkerson, assistant professor of history and Southern Studies, trades Oxford, Mississippi, for Cambridge, Massachusetts, during the 2016–17 academic year as part of the Visiting Scholars Program at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.