Two dates set for virtual open house

Are you interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Southern Studies, but you have questions about the program? Ask away! We have two opportunities for a virtual open house to give you all the details you need. Join us either at 3 p.m. CST Wednesday, December 7 or 11 am CST on Friday, January 20.

Queen of Soul discusses her storied career

Irma Thomas wearing a colorful dress at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Living Blues #281 features the Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas. It has been 26 years since Thomas has graced the cover of Living Blues. We sat down with her earlier this year and talked about her career, Katrina, and life at age 81. Chicago drummer Merle Perkins has played behind everyone from Freddie

Assistant Professor of Film Production and Southern Studies sought

Join our team as Assistant Professor of Film Production & Southern Studies

The Department of Theatre & Film in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at The University of Mississippi invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Film Production & Southern Studies beginning August 17, 2023. This full-time, joint, tenure-track position requires a terminal degree at the time of hire along with a