History Is Lunch

History Is Lunch is a weekly lecture series 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 the program at noon on Wednesdays on MDAH's Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial/. The videos are posted on the department’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/MDAHVideo. The series is sponsored by the John and Lucy Shackelford Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation for Mississippi

Sponsored by:

The Community Foundation For Mississippi

History Is Lunch: Robert H. Mayer, "In the Name of Emmett Till"
On September 15, 2021, Robert H. Mayer discussed his new book In the Name of Emmett Till: How the Children of the Mississippi Freedom Struggle Showed Us Tomorrow as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Joshua D. Rothman, "How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America"
On September 8, 2021, Joshua Rothman discussed his new book The Ledger and the Chain: How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: James R. Crockett, "Rulers of the SEC: Ole Miss and Mississippi State, 1959-66"
On September 1, 2021, James R. Crockett discussed his new book Rulers of the SEC: Ole Miss and Mississippi State, 1959-1966 as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Suzi Altman, "Saving a Folk Art Icon: Margaret's Grocery"
On August 25, 2021, photographer Suzi Altman presented “Saving a Folk Art Icon: Margaret’s Grocery” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Carolyn Brown and Ellen Ruffin, "The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection"
On August 18, 2021, Carolyn J. Brown and Ellen Hunter Ruffin presented “The de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection at USM” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Bobby Rush and Brinda Fuller Willis, "My American Blues Story"
On August 4, 2021, Bobby Rush and Brinda Fuller Willis presented “My American Blues Story” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Amy C. Evans and Martha Foose, "A Good Meal Is Hard To Find"
On July 28, 2021, Amy Cameron Evans and Martha Hall Foose presented “A Good Meal Is Hard To Find—Unless You Know where To Look" as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Susannah Ural, "The Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Mississippi Project"
On July 21, 2021, Susannah J. Ural presented "The Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Mississippi Project" as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Timothy B. Smith, "Notes on the Siege of Vicksburg"
On July 14, 2021, Timothy B. Smith presented "Notes on the Siege of Vicksburg" as part of the History Is Lunch series.

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