Mar
3
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: “White Kids: Growing... @ Online
SouthTalks: “White Kids: Growing... @ Online
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SouthTalks: "White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America" @ Online
American children are living in a world of ongoing public debates about race, daily displays of racial violence, and for some, an increased awareness of inequality. Based on two years of ethnographic research with affluent white kids and their families, Margaret A. Hagerman’s talk examines how white kids learn about race, racism, inequality, and privilege
Mar
5
Fri
12:00 pm SouthTalks: “Building Activism: ... @ Online
SouthTalks: “Building Activism: ... @ Online
Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SouthTalks: “Building Activism: Landscape Architecture and Stewardship of African American Communities” @ Online
Everett Fly’s presentation, “Building Activism: Landscape Architecture and Stewardship of African American Communities,” includes examples of African American historic-preservation sites and communities that utilized interdisciplinary research, implementation, and methodology. Everett L. Fly is a San Antonio, Texas, native and has worked as a landscape architect and architect for forty years. Fly is a fellow of
Mar
17
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: “Indigenous Cultures... @ Online
SouthTalks: “Indigenous Cultures... @ Online
Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SouthTalks: “Indigenous Cultures and Histories of the Southeast” @ Online
The Original Peoples of the Southeast differed culturally, politically, and linguistically from other tribes across North America. The Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee, and Seminole Nations were forcibly removed from their traditional homelands and relocated to Oklahoma. In her talk, Dwanna L. McKay will examine some of the unique cultural practices and diverse histories of Indigenous
Mar
24
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: “Traditional Crafts ... @ Online
SouthTalks: “Traditional Crafts ... @ Online
Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SouthTalks: “Traditional Crafts of Coastal Louisiana” @ Online
Arts in Barnard Lecture: “Traditional Crafts of Coastal Louisiana”  with Maida Owens and Janie Luster In the talk “Traditional Crafts of Coastal Louisiana,” Louisiana state folklorist Maida Owens will talk about the crafts made by the many traditional cultures found on Louisiana’s Gulf Coast. Some are made from native plants, such as the Spanish moss crafts, decoy carving,
Mar
31
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: “I Don’t Like the Bl... @ Online
SouthTalks: “I Don’t Like the Bl... @ Online
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SouthTalks: "I Don’t Like the Blues: Race, Place, and the Backbeat of Black Life" @ Online
In the last six years, B. Brian Foster has talked with hundreds of Black Mississippians about race, the blues, politics, memory, community, and more. In this talk, he shares with us some of what they’ve shared with him, and he considers what it all might mean both now and for the future. Some of that
Apr
5
Mon
6:00 pm SouthTalks: “Mossville: When Gre... @ Online
SouthTalks: “Mossville: When Gre... @ Online
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The MFA Program in Documentary Expression welcomes filmmaker Alexander Glustrom as its Visiting Documentarian for Spring 2021. Glustrom has directed, shot, produced, and edited a wide variety of film projects ranging from commercial, music, and art videos that have reached hundreds of thousands online, to documentaries that have been featured in film festivals internationally. He has