Feb
19
Tue
Visiting Documentarian Series: Lynne Sachs @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room 5:30 pm
Visiting Documentarian Series: L... @ Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Feb 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Lynne Sachs makes films, installations, performances and web projects that explore the intricate relationship between personal observations and broader historical experiences by weaving together poetry, collage, painting, politics, and layered sound design. Strongly committed to a dialogue between cinematic theory and practice, she searches for a rigorous play between image and sound, pushing the visual… 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 >
Feb
27
Wed
Brown Bag Lecture: God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942–1976 @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: God with Us: ... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture: God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942–1976 @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Ansley L. Quiros is an assistant professor of history at the University of North Alabama, specializing in US history, African American history, the history of immigration, and the history of race and religion. She is a native of Atlanta, and a graduate of Furman University in South Carolina and Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. Quiros will… Read More >
Mar
7
Thu
Visiting Documentarians Series: John Biewen: Thirty Years of Storytelling @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 4:00 pm
Visiting Documentarians Series: ... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Visiting Documentarians Series: John Biewen: Thirty Years of Storytelling @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
John Biewen, the audio program director at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and host of the Center’s audio documentary podcast, Scene on Radio, will talk about his thirty-year career as a public radio journalist and documentarian. Biewen has told stories from forty American states and from Europe, Japan, and India. In 2015–16,… Read More >
Mar
18
Mon
Special Monday Brown Bag Lecture: Semi Queer: Inside the World of Gay, Trans, and Black Truck Drivers @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory 4:00 pm
Special Monday Brown Bag Lecture... @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Mar 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Special Monday Brown Bag Lecture: Semi Queer: Inside the World of Gay, Trans, and Black Truck Drivers @ Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Cosponsored by the Center, the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies, and the UM History Department as part of Women’s History Month, this is a special lecture set for Monday at 4 p.m. Long-haul trucking is linked to almost every industry in America, yet somehow the working-class drivers behind big rigs remain largely… Read More >

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