2018 Spring Lecture Series
Archives and Special Collections,
University of Mississippi Libraries
Fall 2018 Brown Bag Schedule:
October 11th at noon.
Faulkner Room. Archives & Special Collections, JD Williams Library. “The Place of Faulkner History and Place in Tippah and Union Counties.” Scholar Jack Elliot and Union County Heritage Museum Director Jill Smith will speak about the Faulkner/Falkner family in North Mississippi, with a special focus on Union and Tippah Counties. The event is free and open to the public.
October 31st at noon. Faulkner Room, Archives & Special Collections, J. D. Williams Library. “Unearthing the Past with History Bones: Miniature Historical Scenes by Lee Harper.” Oxford artist Lee Harper will be speaking about her “History Bones” art dioramas, which feature historical scenes and spooky figures. This is in conjunction with the art theme of the current “No Two Alike” exhibit in Special Collections which is a collaboration with the University Museum. The event is free and open to the public.
November 7th at noon. Faulkner Room. Archives & Special Collections, JD Williams Library. “Faulkner’s Native American World: Fiction and Reality.” Dr. Annette Trefzer and Dr. Robbie Ethridge will give a talk about Faulkner’s frequent return to the Native American origins and histories of his imaginary landscape, Yoknapatawpha County. The event is free and open to the public.