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July

July 08, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Peggy Prenshaw, Fred C. Frey Professor of Southern Studies Emerita at Louisiana State University and Millsaps College Humanities Scholar-in-Residence, will present “Ellen Douglas: Writer of the Modern South.” For more information email info@mdah.state.ms.us or call 601-576-6998.

July 15, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, noon-1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Suzanne Marrs will discuss her new book Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald. Sales and signing to follow. For more information email info@mdah.state.ms.us or call 601-576-6998.

July 22, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Jones County Junior College professor of American history James Kelly will present “The Free State of Jones.” For more information email info@mdah.state.ms.us or call 601-576-6998.

August

August 05, 2015

Wednesday, August 5, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, author Akinyele Umoja will discuss his book, We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement. Umoja is the chair of the Department of African-American Studies at Georgia State University. For more information email info@mdah.state.ms.us or call 601-576-6998.

August 12, 2015

Wednesday, August 12, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, journalist and author Barbara Gauntt will discuss her book Samuel M. Gore: Blessed with Tired Hands. For more information email info@mdah.state.ms.us or call 601-576-6998.

August 26, 2015

Wednesday, August 12, noon–1 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. As part of the History Is Lunch series, former Mississippi Governor and RNC chairman Haley Barbour will discuss his book America’s Great Storm: Leading through Hurricane Katrina. For more information email info@mdah.state.ms.us or call 601-576-6998.