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: Carter Burns, "Early Findings from the Natchez Outbuilding Survey"
On May 12, 2021, Carter Burns presented “Early Findings from the Natchez Outbuilding Survey” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Jennifer Baughn, "Buildings of Mississippi"
On May 5, 2021, Jennifer V.O. Baughn presented “Buildings of Mississippi" as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Claire Whitlinger, “Commemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi”
On April 28, 201, Claire Whitlinger presented “Commemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Anne Farris Rosen, “A Journalist on the Frontlines of the Civil Rights Movement”
On April 14, 2021, Anne Farris Rosen presented “A Journalist on the Frontlines of the Civil Rights Movement” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Mattie Codling, "The Horn Island Logs of Walter Anderson"
On April 7, 2021, Maddie Codling presented “The Horn Island Logs of Walter Anderson” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Edward Onaci, "Activism, Repression, and the Republic of New Afrika"
On March 31, 2021, Edward Onaci presented “Liberating the Territory: Activism, Repression, and the Republic of New Afrika” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: W. Ralph Eubanks, "A Place Like Mississippi"
On March 24, 2021, W. Ralph Eubanks discussed his new book A Place Like Mississippi as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: J. Richard Gruber, "Dusti Bongé, Art and Life"
On March 17, 2021, J. Richard Gruber presented “Dusti Bongé, Art and Life” as part of the History Is Lunch series. Gruber is the author of a book of the same name that includes over 500 color images, including many of the artist’s vibrant abstract expressionist works.
History Is Lunch: Michael J. Goleman, "History and Mississippi's Lost Cause"
On March 10, 201, Michael J. Goleman presented “History and Mississippi’s Lost Cause” as part of the History Is Lunch series.

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