Mar
27
Wed
Oxford Conference for the Book Visiting Documentarian @ Overby Center Auditorium 3:00 pm
Oxford Conference for the Book V... @ Overby Center Auditorium
Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
During the Twenty-Sixth Oxford Conference for the Book, photographer-filmmaker-geographer David Zurick will present an illustrated talk at 3 p.m. based on his new book A Fantastic State of Ruin: The Painted Towns of Rajasthan. A Q&A will follow his talk. Zurick earned his PhD in geography from the University of Hawaii and the East-West Center,… Read More >
Oxford Conference for the Book @ Oxford, Mississippi 7:11 pm
Oxford Conference for the Book @ Oxford, Mississippi
Mar 27 @ 7:11 pm – Mar 29 @ 8:11 pm
 
Apr
3
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: A Soul Comes Home to Her Mississippi Roots @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: A Soul Comes ... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: A Soul Comes Home to Her Mississippi Roots @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Joye Hardiman is a faculty emerita, educational architect, cultural custodian, world traveler, and ancestral storyteller. She served as the executive director of the Evergreen State College’s Tacoma Campus from 1990 to 2008 and is currently the interim director of the Washington Center for Improvement in Undergraduate  Education. She has done substantive research in Africana history, cultural… Read More >
Apr
10
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Saravah! A Trip to the World of Samba de Roda from Bahia @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Saravah! A Tr... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Saravah! A Trip to the World of Samba de Roda from Bahia @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Samba de Roda, which involves music, dance, and poetry, is a popular festive event that took place in the State of Bahia, in the region of the Recôncavo and Sertão in the seventeenth century. The dance is performed on several occasions, such as popular festivities or Afro-Brazilian religious ceremonies, but also performed in more spontaneous… Read More >
Apr
11
Thu
Visiting Documentarians Series: Rachel Boillot: Moon Shine: Photographs of the Cumberland Plateau @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 4:00 pm
Visiting Documentarians Series: ... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Apr 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Visiting Documentarians Series: Rachel Boillot: Moon Shine: Photographs of the Cumberland Plateau @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Moon Shine is a collection of photographs by Rachel Boillot that focus on the unique musical traditions of the Cumberland Plateau. This region is home to a rich storytelling heritage, showcased in historic fiddle tunes, balladry, religious gospel pieces, and other songs passed down as part of a formidable oral tradition. Today, this old-time tradition… Read More >
Apr
17
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing Voters in the White South Changed American Politics @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: The Long Sout... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing Voters in the White South Changed American Politics @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Beginning with Barry Goldwater’s Operation Dixie in 1964, the Republican Party targeted disaffected white voters in the Democratic stronghold of the American South. To realign these voters with the GOP, the party capitalized on the white racial angst that threatened southern white control. However—and this is critical—that decision was but one in a series of… Read More >

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