Fall Documentary Showcase set for Dec. 2

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The Center for the Study of Southern Culture’s Documentary Showcase will take place at the Powerhouse.  Students from various disciplines enrolled in Southern Studies documentary courses and graduate students in both the M.A. and M.F.A. programs will present projects they have worked on this semester. This fall’s event promises to be the biggest one yet, with

Living Blues features Toronzo Cannon

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Living Blues #275 features Toronzo Cannon on the cover. After 20 years of grinding, South Side bluesman Toronzo Cannon has honed his stage act and is now one of the top proponents of modern Chicago blues. Alex Dixon was raised by his grandparents—his grandfather just happened to be the legendary Willie Dixon. The young Dixon

Open Houses set for this month

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We are pleased to announce two Southern Studies open house opportunities. The first option is a virtual event set for Friday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. CT and the second option is in person, Friday, Dec. 3 at 1 p.m. CT. Both events are opportunities for people to ask questions, meet faculty, staff, and current

Center sponsors Theatre of War event

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The University of Mississippi’s Department of Classics and Office of Veteran and Military Services is using the lens of ancient Greek literature to explore the emotional and social tension between soldiers and the societies that send them to war. The Veterans Day event, presented in partnership with Theater of War Productions, is designed to help