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

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The Community Foundation For Mississippi

History is Lunch: Jodi Skipper, "Behind the Big House: Reconciling Slavery, Race, and Heritage"
History Is Lunch: Katie Blount and Jere Nash, "The Mississippi Legislature Changes the State Flag"
History Is Lunch: Irma Hale and Katie Mills, “The Art and Life of Reuben Hale"
On April 27, 2022, Irma Hale and Katie Mills presented “The Art and Life of Reuben Hale” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Thomas Michael Kersen, "Communes and Counterculture in the Magnolia State"
On April 20, 2022, Thomas Michael Kersen presented “Communes and Counterculture in the Magnolia State” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Deborah Douglas, "The Great Migration Roadmap to Resistance and Reclamation"
On April 13, 2022, Deborah D. Douglas presented “Forth and Back: The Great Migration Roadmap to Resistance and Reclamation” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Alicia K. Jackson, "The Land of Promise: North Mississippi and the Hope of Refuge"
On April 6, 2022, Alicia K. Jackson presented “The Land of Promise: North Mississippi and the Hope of Refuge" as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Betsy Bradley and Ryan Dennis, "A Movement in Every Direction"
On March 30, 2022, Mississippi Museum of Art executive director Betsy Bradley and Chief Curator Ryan Dennis discussed the exhibition A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration.
History Is Lunch: George Milne, "Mississippi's 'First' Urban Landscape?"
On March 23, 2022, George Milne presented “Mississippi’s ‘First’ Urban Landscape?” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Jassen Callender, "Building Cities to LAST"
On March 16, 2022, Jassen Callender presented “Building Cities to LAST” as part of the History Is Lunch series. Callender, a professor of architecture at Mississippi State University, is the author of a new book on sustainable urbanism.

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