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.

Wednesday, August 30
Brotherhood and Brotherhoodism: Studying Family Problems in the Twentieth Century South
Ted Ownby

Thursday, September 21
Mississippi in the Work of Sherwood Bonner
Katie McKee
J.D. Williams Library
Archives and Special Collections

Wednesday, September 27
El Sur Latino: Migration, Identity, and Incorporation
Simone Delerme

Wednesday, October 4
Introducing the Do Good Fund Exhibit
David Wharton and Brooke White

Thursday, October 19
A Screening of An Outrage and Conversation with Filmmakers
Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren

Wednesday, October 25
‘That’s for the White Folks’: Race, Culture, and (Un)Making Place in the Rural South
Brian Foster

Wednesday, November 1
A Discussion of Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition
Adam Gussow

Wednesday, November 8
Bobbie Gentry’s Odes to Mississippi
Kristine McCusker, Department of History, Middle Tennessee State University

Wednesday, November 15
Politics and Poetics: Writing about the Twentieth-Century Appalachian South
Jessie Wilkerson


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