Oct
23
Wed
Southtalks Lecture: “Dish Pit Panorama with Angie Mosier” @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Southtalks Lecture: “Dish Pit Pa... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Southtalks Lecture: "Dish Pit Panorama with Angie Mosier" @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Angie Mosier in conversation with Mary Beth Lasseter Throughout service, while the chefs, prep, pastry, and front of house workers play solos and make harmony together, a backbeat player keeps them in step, working at a low drone that gives stability to the composition. That player is the dishwasher. Most of these folks work multiple… Read More >
Oct
29
Tue
SouthTalks Visiting Documentarian: “Radical Reimaginings in Documentary Filmmaking” @ Malco Oxford Commons Cinema 6:00 pm
SouthTalks Visiting Documentaria... @ Malco Oxford Commons Cinema
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SouthTalks Visiting Documentarian: “Radical Reimaginings in Documentary Filmmaking” @ Malco Oxford Commons Cinema
Sophia Nahli Allison, visiting documentarian, filmmaker: “Radical Reimaginings in Documentary Filmmaking” Sophia Nahli Allison will screen her short hybrid documentary, A Love Song for Latasha, as well as a few shorter documentary works. The evening’s discussion will center on reimagining documentary and the archives, finding one’s style and voice, and the utilization of experimental methods… Read More >
Nov
1
Fri
SouthTalks Visiting Documentarian: “A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas)” @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 3:00 pm
SouthTalks Visiting Documentaria... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SouthTalks Visiting Documentarian: "A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas)" @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Anne Lewis, filmmaker A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas) A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas) is an experimental documentary film based on two events: the San Antonio pecan shellers’ strike of 1938, which was led by Emma Tenayuca, and the Jobs with Justice march, led by Nacogdoches cafeteria workers, groundskeepers, and housekeepers in 1987.… Read More >
Nov
6
Wed
SouthTalks Lecture: “‘The Positive Duty to Aid Them’: Segregated Health, Federal Responsibility, and the Mississippi Choctaws during the 1918–1919 Influenza Pandemic” @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
SouthTalks Lecture: “‘The Positi... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mikaëla M. Adams: “‘The Positive Duty to Aid Them’: Segregated Health, Federal Responsibility, and the Mississippi Choctaws during the 1918–1919 Influenza Pandemic” After ignoring the Mississippi Choctaws for decades, Congress finally established an agency for them in 1918. This effort came none too soon: within months a deadly new strain of influenza struck. Yet, finding… Read More >
Nov
13
Wed
SouthTalks Lecture: “Jewish Radicals in New South Cities: The Southern District of the Workmen’s Circle” @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
SouthTalks Lecture: “Jewish Radi... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SouthTalks Lecture: “Jewish Radicals in New South Cities: The Southern District of the Workmen’s Circle” @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Josh Parshall: “Jewish Radicals in New South Cities: The Southern District of the Workmen’s Circle” From 1908 until after World War II, small groups of East European Jewish immigrants operated branches of the Workmen’s Circle (Arbeter Ring) in more than fifteen southern cities. These local branches of the national fraternal organization promoted secular Yiddish culture,… Read More >
Dec
4
Wed
Making and Unmaking Mass Incarceration (MUMI) Conference All Day
Making and Unmaking Mass Incarce...
Dec 4 – Dec 6 all-day
The Making and Unmaking Mass Incarceration (MUMI) Conference will bring together scholars, activists, policymakers, lawyers, students, and Mississippians to better understand the history of mass incarceration and shape the future of prison abolition. Organized by the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History with support from the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, this national… Read More >

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