Feb
26
Mon
Southern Music Symposium @ University of Mississippi All Day
Southern Music Symposium @ University of Mississippi
Feb 26 all-day
2018 SOUTHERN MUSIC SYMPOSIUM – FEBRUARY 26 Music from the American South has made an indisputable impact on culture and politics in the U.S. and around the world.  But who are the South’s most prominent and influential voices today?  How are they creating the “southern” in their sounds and speaking to broader matters of national… Read More >
Mar
7
Wed
Brown Bag: “A Shrine for the State: Franklin D. Roosevelt, the New Deal, and Religious Remembrance at Warm Springs, Georgia” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag: “A Shrine for the Sta... @ Barnard Observatory
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag: "A Shrine for the State: Franklin D. Roosevelt, the New Deal, and Religious Remembrance at Warm Springs, Georgia" @ Barnard Observatory
MARCH 7 at noon  Darren Grem “A Shrine for the State: Franklin D. Roosevelt, the New Deal, and Religious Remembrance at Warm Springs, Georgia” Focusing on Warm Springs, Georgia, where Franklin D. Roosevelt died in April, 1945, this talk will detail how New Dealers and other liberals memorialized their approach toward the federal state, business,… Read More >
Mar
21
Wed
The Oxford Conference for the Book @ Oxford, Mississippi All Day
The Oxford Conference for the Book @ Oxford, Mississippi
Mar 21 – Mar 23 all-day
The tentative dates for the 2018 Oxford Conference for the Book are Wednesday, March 21 through Friday, March 23.
Mar
28
Wed
Brown Bag: “Writing Histories of Environmentalism in the U.S. South” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag: “Writing Histories of... @ Barnard Observatory
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
MARCH 28 at noon Ellen Spears “Writing Histories of Environmentalism in the US South” Building on histories of environmental activism in the Southern US, Spears’s talk explores the challenges facing American environmentalism in 2017. Ellen Griffith Spears is an associate professor in the interdisciplinary New College and the Department of American Studies at the University… Read More >
Apr
4
Wed
Brown Bag: “New Orleans and the New Southern Food Movement” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag: “New Orleans and the ... @ Barnard Observatory
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag: "New Orleans and the New Southern Food Movement" @ Barnard Observatory
APRIL 4 at noon Catarina Passidomo “New Orleans and the New Southern Food Movement” Passidomo has a joint appointment in anthropology and Southern Studies, and works closely with the Southern Foodways Alliance. Her research interests include Southern foodways, critical race studies, social justice, food systems, social movements, and the connections between food and culture, identity,… Read More >
Apr
10
Tue
Visiting Documentarian Series: Emily Yellin and Darius Williams @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 5:30 pm
Visiting Documentarian Series: E... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Apr 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
On Tuesday, April 10 at 5:30pm in Barnard Observatory, Emily Yellin and Darius Williams will give a public talk on their project Striking Voices, which tells the story of the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ strike. From late March to early April, the Center’s Gammill Gallery will exhibit a series of portraits by Darius Williams that are part… Read More >

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