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: Josh Parshall, “Digital History and Jewish Mississippi"
On June 9, 2021, Josh Parshall presented “Digital History and Jewish Mississippi: Revisions to the Encyclopedia of Southern Jewish Communities” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: C.J. Rhodes, "Mt. Helm Baptist Church and the Future of Black Religion"
On June 2, 2021, Rev. C.J. Rhodes presented “Mt. Helm Baptist Church and the Future of Black Religion” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Steve Fiffer and Denise Morse, "C.T. Vivian in Words and Deeds"
On May 26, 2021, Steve Fiffer and Denise Morse presented “C.T. Vivian in Words and Deeds” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
History Is Lunch: Jessica Russell, "A Living History: Eudora Welty's Garden"
On May 19, 2021, Jessica Russell presented “A Living History: Eudora Welty’s Garden” as part of the History Is Lunch series.
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.

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