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Jarvis McInnis

Duke University Professor Aims to Broaden Understanding of Faulkner

Jarvis C. McInnis to deliver Howry Lecture Oct. 24 on campus OCTOBER 13, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH A renowned Duke University professor will deliver a new twist on the Howry Lecture in Faulkner Studies...
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Ruha Benjamin

Princeton Professor is Inaugural Speaker in Meredith Lecture Series

Ruha Benjamin to deliver keynote Oct. 2 at The Inn at Ole Miss ballroom SEPTEMBER 27, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Ruha Benjamin, a renowned Princeton University professor and author, is the inaugural...
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Kidada E. Williams

Historian Focuses on Lives of Black Americans During Reconstruction

Kidada Williams gives annual Gilder-Jordan Lecture SEPTEMBER 7, 2023 BY REBECCA LAUCK CLEARY Many Americans learn in school that Reconstruction failed, but few can accurately identify who failed to do...
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Isom Center Fellowship Supports Innovative Research

Program encourages connecting gender and sexuality across academic disciplines AUGUST 15, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE Eight University of Mississippi faculty members have been named Sarah Isom Center for...
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Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

University Welcomes 25 Mandela Washington Scholars to Campus

Jackson State University brings fellows to UM to talk leadership, tour facilities JULY 23, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT Twenty-five young leaders and scholars from across Africa toured the University of...
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