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2023 Porter L. Fortune Symposium: “The Passage of the Armies”

Porter L. Fortune, Jr. Symposium The Porter L. Fortune, Jr., History Symposium began as a conference on southern history in 1975. In 1983, it was named for Porter L. Fortune,
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Kidada Williams Gives Annual Gilder-Jordan Lecture

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
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National Parks Services Names Dr Beth Kruse to Humanities Fellowship

National Parks Services Names UM Instructor to Humanities Fellowship Research to focus on African American Experience in Vicksburg after Civil War JUNE 14, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE For the next
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Dr Ted Ownby Retires After 35 Years

Making History: Ted Ownby to Retire After 35 Years JUNE 5, 2023 BY REBECCA LAUCK CLEARY OXFORD, Miss. – After 35 years as a member of the University of Mississippi
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Marchiel Named Cora Lee Graham Award for Outstanding Teaching of First Year Students

College of Liberal Arts Celebrates Outstanding Accomplishments APRIL 28, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT Students, teachers, staff, and alumni were honored by the University of Mississippi College of Liberal
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