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University of Mississippi

Event Calendar

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Event Information:

  • Tue
    01
    Feb
    2022

    'Religion for Lunch'

    1:00 pmBryant Hall Gallery
    Brown Bag: Can LGBTQ-themed books be pulled from public library because of community's Christian concerns? See Ridgeland, MS, article attached.
    Ridgeland Mayor (Mississippi Free Press)

    "Religion for Lunch" series, first Tuesday of each month.  This month we'll consider a news article about Ridgeland, MS, mayor who plans to withhold Public Library funding until removal of LGBTQ-themed books that collide with his-- and many constituents'-- Christian beliefs.   Topics of discussion include 'rights of representation' and religious freedoms.

    For assistance related to a disability, contact Mary Thurlkill: maryt@olemiss.edu | 6622027536