Jan
23
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Mississippi Today: Covering the Fall 2018 Senate Race: A Discussion @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Mississippi T... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Mississippi Today: Covering the Fall 2018 Senate Race: A Discussion @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Mississippi Today is a news and media company with a forward-facing mission of civic engagement and public dialog through service journalism, live events, and digital outreach. Adam Ganucheau covers politics and state government for Mississippi Today. A native of Hazlehurst, Ganucheau has worked as a staff reporter for the Clarion-Ledger in Jackson and the Birmingham… Read More >
Jan
30
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Banking on Fr... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
  Shennette M. Garrett-Scott is an Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Mississippi. Her work as a historian of gender, race, and business focuses on black women in the financial industry. Her talk will be on her forthcoming book Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal,… Read More >
Feb
6
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: The Lesbian S... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Jaime Harker is a professor of English and the director of the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Mississippi, where she teaches American literature, LGBTQ literature, and gender studies. She has published essays on Japanese translation, popular women writers of the interwar period, Oprah’s book club, William Faulkner, Cold… Read More >
Feb
13
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: Patrolling the Border: Theft and Violence on the Creek-Georgia Frontier, 1770–1796 @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Patrolling th... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: Patrolling the Border: Theft and Violence on the Creek-Georgia Frontier, 1770–1796 @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Joshua S. Haynes is an ethnohistorian who researches, publishes, and teaches early American and Native American history focusing on themes such as colonialism, violence, and state formation. His book, Patrolling the Border: Theft and Violence on the Creek-Georgia Border, 1770–1796, was published by the University of Georgia Press in 2018. The Brown Bag Lecture Series… Read More >
Feb
20
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: An Unseen Lig... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Charles McKinney is Neville Frierson Bryan Chair of Africana Studies and an associate professor of history. In addition to An Unseen Light, he is the author of Greater Freedom: The Evolution of the Civil Rights Struggle in Wilson, North Carolina. Aram Goudsouzian is chair of the Department of History at the University of Memphis. He… Read More >
Feb
25
Mon
Special Monday Brown Bag Lecture: Sin and Salvation in Baptist Town @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Special Monday Brown Bag Lecture... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Special Monday Brown Bag Lecture: Sin and Salvation in Baptist Town @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
With his long-term project Sin and Salvation in Baptist Town Matt Eich has documented life in Baptist Town, one of Greenwood, Mississippi’s oldest African American neighborhoods, where the legacies of racism continue to impact the people economically and culturally. Sin and Salvation is the culmination of seven years of photographic work and engagement with the… Read More >

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