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: Alferdteen Harrison, "Midwives in Mississippi History"
On November 17, 2021, Alferdteen Harrison presented “Midwives in Mississippi History” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Keisha Blain, Jacqueline Hamer Flakes, and Charles McLaurin, "Fannie Lou Hamer"
On November 10, 2021, Keisha N. Blain, Jacqueline Hamer Flakes, and Charles McLaurin presented “Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Message to America” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Stephen M. Monroe, "Old South Rhetoric at Southern Universities"
On November 3, 2021, Stephen M. Monroe discussed his new book Heritage and Hate: Old South Rhetoric at Southern Universities as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Judith Johnson, "Civil Rights Sites of the Mississippi Delta"
On October 20, 2021, architectural historian Judith Johnson presented “Civil Rights Sites of the Mississippi Delta" as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Kate Clifford Larson, "The Irresistible Force of Fannie Lou Hamer"
On October 6, 2021, Kate Clifford Larson presented “Faith and Politics: The Irresistible Force of Fannie Lou Hamer” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Betty R. Dickson, "Leaving Mississippi"
On September 29, 2021, Betty R. Dickson discussed her new book Leaving Mississippi as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Emma J. Folwell, "The War on Poverty in Mississippi"
On September 22, 2021, Emma J. Folwell discussed her new book The War on Poverty in Mississippi: From Massive Resistance to New Conservatism as part of the History Is Lunch series.
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.

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