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College of Liberal Arts
University of Mississippi

Meredith’s Audacity Then & Now: A College of Liberal Arts Conversation

IDEAS Forum, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Advancing through Scholarship

Date: Monday, September 12, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m., CST

Location: Zoom


Screen recording of Meredith’s Audacity Then & Now: A College of Liberal Arts Conversation

This panel will provide important context for understanding the significance of the bold and courageous work of James Meredith to integrate the University of Mississippi and help dismantle systems of white supremacy at our institution and beyond. Perspectives on Meredith and our understanding of how significant social change occurs (now and then) will be provided through a conversation between the current Chairs/Directors of African American Studies, History, and Sociology/Anthropology.


FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Derrick Harriell

Derrick Harriell

Interim Director of African American Studies
Ottilie Schillig Associate Professor
English and African American Studies

Jeff Jackson

Jeff Jackson

Professor of Sociology and Chair,
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Charles Ross

Charles Ross

Acting Chair, History Department
Professor of African American Studies and History


Sponsored by The College of Liberal Arts
For Additional information Contact ideasforum@olemiss.edu or 662.915.2784.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact the College of Liberal Arts by calling or emailing Valeria Ross at 662.915.2784 or vross@olemiss.edu. Thank you for submitting these request(s) as soon as possible.