Feb
1
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: “Blackout: The Conti... @ Virtual
SouthTalks: “Blackout: The Conti... @ Virtual
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SouthTalks: “Blackout: The Continuing Assault against Black Bodies” @ Virtual
“Blackout: The Continuing Assault against Black Bodies” a virtual SouthTalk presented by Barbara Harris Combs Blackness in a society built largely on anti-Black sentiments simultaneously renders Black bodies both a heightened sense of visibility and invisibility in society. In this talk, Combs shares insights from her new book, Bodies out of Place: Theorizing Anti-Blackness in U.S. Society,
Feb
8
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: “I Don’t Wanna Say t... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
SouthTalks: “I Don’t Wanna Say t... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SouthTalks: “I Don’t Wanna Say the Wrong Thing! How to Reconcile with Race in the Classroom” @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
“I Don’t Wanna Say the Wrong Thing! How to Reconcile with Race in the Classroom” presented by  Frederick Gooding Jr. Discussing topics centering around race can often be awkward and uncomfortable—but it doesn’t always have to be! Uncover and discover how we are closer to racial reconciliation than we think by learning the three key steps we
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