Oct
24
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Amira Rose Davis, “Sights Unseen: Black Women Athletes and the (in)Visibility of Political Engagement” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Amira Rose Da... @ Barnard Observatory
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Amira Rose Davis, “Sights Unseen: Black Women Athletes and the (in)Visibility of Political Engagement” @ Barnard Observatory
Amira Rose Davis will present “Sights Unseen: Black Women Athletes and the (in)Visibility of Political Engagement,” a brief history of black women’s athletic activism that focuses on how black women athletes have been hypervisible yet oft-ignored symbols of various political struggles on and off the playing field. An assistant professor of history and women’s gender,… Read More >
Oct
31
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Stephanie Rolph, “Resisting Equality: The Citizens’ Council, 1954–1989” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Stephanie Rol... @ Barnard Observatory
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Stephanie Rolph, "Resisting Equality: The Citizens’ Council, 1954–1989" @ Barnard Observatory
In this lecture, Stephanie Rolph will discuss her new book, Resisting Equality: The Citizens’ Council, 1954–1989. Rolph is a native of Jackson and a Millsaps alumna (1999). She earned her MA in 2004 and her PhD in 2009 from Mississippi State University, where she specialized in the history of the American South. An active scholar in post-1945… Read More >
Nov
7
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Visiting Documentarian Series: Lisa Richman, “‘Introducing America to Americans’: FSA Photography and the Construction of Racialized and Gendered Citizens” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Visiting Docu... @ Barnard Observatory
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Visiting Documentarian Series: Lisa Richman, “‘Introducing America to Americans’: FSA Photography and the Construction of Racialized and Gendered Citizens” @ Barnard Observatory
Lisa Richman is interested in the ways images can reinforce, script, or challenge the national imaginary of who is a citizen. Historians and artists have examined the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information (FSA-OWI) Photographic Collection as a broad and deep account of the Depression-era US experience and as a valuable collection of early documentary… Read More >
Nov
14
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Jeff Washburn, “Whose Civilization Plan Was It? Chickasaw Manipulation of Federal Agents in the Early Nineteenth Century” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Jeff Washburn... @ Barnard Observatory
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jeff Washburn is a PhD candidate and graduate instructor in the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History at the University of Mississippi. His talk will be “Whose Civilization Plan Was It? Chickasaw Manipulation of Federal Agents in the Early Nineteenth Century.”
Nov
28
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Patrick Alexander, “Writing to Survive, Writing to Revive: Death Row, Willie Francis, and Imprisoned Radical Intellectualism in Ernest Gaines’s A Lesson Before Dying” @ Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Patrick Alexa... @ Barnard Observatory
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Patrick Alexander, "Writing to Survive, Writing to Revive: Death Row, Willie Francis, and Imprisoned Radical Intellectualism in Ernest Gaines’s A Lesson Before Dying" @ Barnard Observatory
Patrick Elliot Alexander is University of Mississippi associate professor of English and African American studies and cofounder of the University of Mississippi Prison-to-College Pipeline Program. In his lecture “Writing to Survive, Writing to Revive: Death Row, Willie Francis, and Imprisoned Radical Intellectualism in Ernest Gaines’s A Lesson before Dying,” Alexander will revisit the Jim Crow–era… Read More >

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