Feb
9
Thu
5:30 pm SouthTalks Film Screening: “Prom... @ Overby Auditorium, Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics (555 Grove Loop)
SouthTalks Film Screening: “Prom... @ Overby Auditorium, Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics (555 Grove Loop)
Feb 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Film Screening: Promised Land: A Story about Mound Bayou   In 1887 two formerly enslaved cousins bought 840 acres of swampland in the Mississippi Delta. Benjamin T. Green and Isaiah T. Montgomery used the site to found Mound Bayou, which went on to prosper as the largest and most self-sufficient all-Black town in the United States. Promised
Feb
15
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: “Great Fiction Needs... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
SouthTalks: “Great Fiction Needs... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
“Great Fiction Needs More Than One Translation: Translating Welty’s Delta Wedding into Japanese”  presented by Koji Motomura and Annette Trefzer Koji Motomura, who is currently working on the translation of Eudora Welty’s Delta Wedding into Japanese, will take up various issues surrounding his translation and discuss them with Annette Trefzer. His topics include the overall reception
Feb
16
Thu
1:00 pm SouthTalks: “Vietnamese, Cubans,... @ Virtual
SouthTalks: “Vietnamese, Cubans,... @ Virtual
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
SouthTalks: “Vietnamese, Cubans, and Mexicans in the South: An Intertwined History” @ Virtual
“Vietnamese, Cubans, and Mexicans in the South: An Intertwined History”  a virtual SouthTalk presented by Perla M. Guerrero How are the histories of Vietnamese, Cubans, and Mexicans in the South articulated through national policies but defined through regional specificities? Perla M. Guerrero’s talk will focus on the Asian and Latinx communities in Arkansas in the last quarter of
Feb
22
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: “Reconciliation: The... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
SouthTalks: “Reconciliation: The... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SouthTalks: “Reconciliation: The University and the History of the Ole Miss 89” @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
“Reconciliation: The University and the History of the Ole Miss 89″ presented by Ralph Eubanks and Amirhea Bishop On the evening of February 25, 1970, during a performance of the clean-cut and upbeat traveling musical ensemble Up with People, members of the Black Student Union (BSU) engaged in a peaceful protest to get the university to
5:00 pm SouthTalks: Gallery Walk with Al... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
SouthTalks: Gallery Walk with Al... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
SouthTalks: Gallery Walk with Allison Grant @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Gallery Walk: “Within the Bittersweet” with Allison Grant Within the Bittersweet is a dark, pastoral narrative about raising children amid concerns about the impacts of climate change and environmental contamination. All the photographs in the exhibition were taken in and around Grant’s home in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where dense vegetation and natural beauty intersect with industrial and fossil-fuel
Mar
1
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: Visiting Documentari... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
SouthTalks: Visiting Documentari... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SouthTalks: Visiting Documentarian Sarah Garrahan @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Join documentary editor Sarah Garrahan as she talks about strategies for editing documentary feature films, including working with a team, how not to get overwhelmed, and practical skills that help get films to the finish line. Sarah Garrahan is a documentary producer and editor from San Antonio, Texas. She is based in Los Angeles, California.