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Oxford Conference for the Book Canceled

The Oxford Conference for the Book will not take place on April 1-3, 2020 due to concerns about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The conference is the longest-running event produced by the University of Mississippi’s Center for the Study of Southern Culture. “We are disappointed that we had to cancel the conference, but the health … Continued

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Ann Abadie to receive Thad Cochran Award for Achievement in the Humanities at the Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration

Ann J. Abadie, professor emerita of the University of Mississippi, founding member of the Southern Foodways Alliance, and original organizer of the Oxford Conference for the Book, will be honored with the Thad Cochran Award for Achievement in the Humanities at the Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration later this week. At this year’s Book Conference, … Continued

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Tickets on Sale for Book Conference Opening Night Party

The Book Conference Authors’ Party, co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library, will be held at the historic Memory House on the University of Mississippi campus again this year. This much-loved opening dinner includes wonderful food, drinks, and conversation with fellow conference-goers and conference authors. Tickets are on sale now for $50 per person. Click … Continued

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