History Is Lunch

History Is Lunch is a weekly lecture series of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History that explores different aspects of the state's past. The hour-long programs are held in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum building in Jackson. MDAH livestreams videos of the program at noon on Wednesdays on their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial/.

History Is Lunch: Pip Gordon, "Gay Faulkner"
On July 1, 2020, Phillip Gordon presented “Gay Faulkner: Uncovering a Homosexual Presence in Yoknapatawpha and Beyond," based on his book of the same name.
History Is Lunch: Women's Suffrage in Mississippi
On June 24, 2020, Jenifer Ishee presented “Women’s Suffrage in Mississippi” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: The Delta and Dockery Farms
On June 17, 2020, William C. Lester presented “The Delta and Dockery Farms” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Mississippi Justice, Then and Now
On June 10, 2020, Wilma Mosley Clopton presented "Mississippi Justice: Then and Now" as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: The Grand Army of the Republic in Mississippi
On June 3, 2020, Jeff Giambrone presented “’Pledged to One Country and One Flag’: The Grand Army of the Republic in Mississippi” for the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: The Civil War Siege of Jackson, Mississippi
On May 27, 2020, Jim Woodrick discussed his book The Civil War Siege of Jackson, Mississippi, for the History Is Lunch series.
The Asylum Project
On March 11, 2020, Dr. Ralph Didlake presented “The Mississippi State Asylum: A Realm of Its Own” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
What is Conservation?
On March 4, 2020, Kathryn Etre present “Preserving the Past: What Is Conservation?” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
The NASA Stennis Space Center
On February 19, 2020, NASA engineer Gary Benton presented “Stennis Space Center: America’s Largest Rocket Engine Test Complex” as part of the History Is Lunch series.

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