Mississippi Creates: Schaefer Llana

The Center for the Study of Southern Culture and Yoknapatawpha Arts Council have teamed up for Mississippi Creates, an event that pairs musical performance with short documentary films providing a glimpse into the creative life and environments of two local musicians; Tyler Keith and Schaefer Llana. This pair of films are part of a larger

UM, Ecru Partners Working to Tell Story of M.B. Mayfield

Archival partnership helps shine light on one of university’s first Black students, acclaimed folk artist Tucked away in a broom closet within a University of Mississippi classroom, M.B. Mayfield earned a fine arts education in the 1950s the only way he could at the time. A folk artist, the Ecru native was not able to

Dara Cooper to receive SFA’s John Egerton Prize

Join the Southern Foodways Alliance for a virtual event with the Southern Festival of Books Thursday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. CT, when they present the 2021 John Egerton Prize to Dara Cooper, national organizer with the National Black Food & Justice Alliance. Dara will be in conversation with poet Jasmine Mans, and the event