The Fall 2017 Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture series begins this week. Most lectures are at noon on Wednesdays in the Tupelo Room of Barnard Observatory (Room 105) and are free and open to the public.
Monthly Archives: August 2017
New Exhibit Features Work by Documentary Photography Students
The photographs in this exhibit are from last spring’s Southern Studies seminar in documentary photography taught by David Wharton. The students’ semester-long assignment was to construct a visual inquiry of north Mississippi, paying special attention to comparing some of the area’s small communities to bustling, college-town Oxford.
Workshop Students Document the Arts in Oxford
Last week, we hosted a three-day documentary workshop for 11 incoming and current MA students in Southern Studies and students in the new MFA in Documentary Expression program. Documentarians Andy Harper, John Rash, and Rex Jones of the Southern Documentary Project and Ava Lowrey and Sara Wood of the Southern Foodways Alliance taught the workshop.
On Symbols, Violence, and the Confederacy in Southern University Towns
Ralph Eubanks to Serve as Visiting Professor at UM
Alumnus and author will teach courses in Southern studies and English OXFORD, Miss. – Author and journalist Ralph Eubanks returns to the University of Mississippi this fall, this time as a visiting professor. The Mount Olive native will teach a Southern studies course this fall and an English course during the spring semester. His Southern …