Oxford Conference for the Book returns March 29-31

Oxford Conference for the Book March 29-31

Among literature enthusiasts, it’s no secret that Oxford has long been a magnet for writers. On March 29-31, their numbers will multiply as more than 30 of the nation’s leading and emerging authors, poets, scholars and artists gather for the annual Oxford Conference for the Book. Across the University of Mississippi campus and the city’s

Southern Documentary Project Director Earns Two Fellowships

Melanie Ho wears a brown sweater

Melanie Ho plans to use award to network with other emerging storytellers and hone skills Melanie Ho, producer-director at the Southern Documentary Project and an adjunct assistant professor in the University of Mississippi‘s Center for the Study of Southern Culture, has enjoyed many accolades the past few months. First, NeXtDoc, a national group of emerging

Rose Cailiff Scholarship now accepting applicants

Rose Cailiff Scholarship now accepting applicants

Rising Juniors! Apply for the $500 Rose Cailiff Scholarship in Southern Studies In order to apply for these scholarships, students must: *be a Southern Studies major;*have a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.5 in Southern Studies classes;*submit a 250-500 word essay in response to the following prompt: How has being a Southern Studies major affected your