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September 12, 2019
Thursday, September 12, 5–7 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Book Signing with Téa Obreht. National Book Award finalist Téa Obreht will discuss and sign copies of her latest novel Inland. Signing and reception will begin at 5 p.m., and her presentation and a reception will follow. Co-sponsored by Lemuria Books. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email


November 01, 2019

Friday, November 1, 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson. MDAH will host the 34th Social Studies Teachers Workshop. Concurrent sessions will be held throughout the day. Highlights include a presentation from staff of George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and a tour of Jackson’s significant sites in the Civil Rights Movement led by Robby Luckett, director of the Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University.

The cost is $60 in advance and $80 the day of . Included is lunch and admission to the Two Mississippi Museums. Earn 0.7 CEUs for an additional fee. Registration will open in late August and will be posted on the professional development page.  For more information email or call 601-576-6997.