College of Liberal Arts

University of Mississippi

Media and Documentary Projects Center

Scott Barretta (left) and Joe York with Shirley Collins in Lewes, England. Collins accompanied Alan Lomax on his 1959 trip through the South, during which the duo made the first-ever recording of Fred McDowell.

Fred McDowell Subject of Latest SouthDocs Project

Filmmakers hope to have documentary about hill country bluesman ready for 2015 release.


Family members Matthew Hosey, from left standing, and Ron M. Feder; Elizabeth Feder-Hosey, from left sitting, Evelyn Rose Hosey, and Becky Feder are involved in supporting the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, with their latest $100,000 gift designated for the Music of the South Endowment.

Enriching Southern Harmony

Feder family supports music development with their latest $100,000 gift designated for the Music of the South Endowment.


Joe York

Taking ‘Pride & Joy’ on the Road

Joe York received a South Arts grant for a regional tour of his feature-length documentary film about Southern food.


Media and Documentary Projects Partners with Center

In 2011, Media and Documentary Projects (MDP) officially became a partner with the College of Liberal Arts, Center for the Study of Southern Culture (CSSC) and the Meek School of Journalism and New Media. MDP continues to produce promotional material for the university while expanding its teaching and documentary filmmaking roles. For CSSC, the formal […]