Event Offers Free Screening of New Delta Documentary

Film focuses on problems of gay and HIV-infected people in the South

OXFORD, Miss. – The troubled lives of people struggling against prejudice, poverty and HIV infections in the Mississippi Delta and other parts of South will be explored in a new documentary, “deepsouth,” to be screened next week at the University of Mississippi.

Grayzel named director of UM Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies

Center to continue academic, service focus

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi history professor Susan Grayzel has been selected as the new director of the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies. Grayzel, who has served as interim director of the center since 2011, hopes to build on its successes by fostering across-campus collaboration, strengthening its academic presence and continuingRead the story …

Rabbinic Scholar W. David Nelson to Discuss ‘Race, Religion and the Realities of Reading the Bible’

OXFORD, Miss. – W. David Nelson, a noted scholar of rabbinic literature and the Hebrew Bible at Groton School in Massachusetts, will discuss how the Bible has been used out of context in the past to promote racist ideologies during a Thursday (Sept. 6) public lecture at the University of Mississippi. Nelson’s lecture, “Say Again!:Read the story …

UM Film Series to Focus on Environmental Concerns

… Program also bringing environmental activist and biologist Sandra Steingraber to campus in March Water, oil and food mix together in the upcoming inaugural environmental film series at the University of Mississippi. This semester, three films will be shown at 7 p.m. in the Overby Center Auditorium, including “Blue Gold,” “Gasland” and “Fresh.” All areRead the story …