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Kirk Johnson

Professor Johnson Receives Lift Every Voice Award at UM Black History Month Kickoff

FEBRUARY 8, 2015 | BY EDWIN SMITH “Lift Every Voice” is traditionally known as the Negro national anthem, but the song title is also the name of an annual award presented at the University of ...
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Professor Jodi Skipper (left) receives the Mississippi Historical Society award.

Professor Jodi Skipper Receives Award of Merit

Professor Jodi Skipper (left) receives the Mississippi Historical Society award. Jodi Skipper, assistant professor of anthropology and Southern Studies, received the Award of Merit to Preserve ...
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National Humanities Alliance Recognizes UM Archaeologists

November 19, 2015 Work by Jodi Skipper, assistant professor of anthropology and Southern Studies, and Carolyn Freiwald, assistant professor of anthropology, on the Behind the Big House Project in ...
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Dr. Harriell speaks at the Oxford Conference for the Book.

Professor Derrick Harriell Wins Poetry Award

Dr. Harriell speaks at the Oxford Conference for the Book. Derrick Harriell, assistant professor of English and African-American studies at the University of Mississippi, has the won ...
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UM Program Transforms Incarcerated Men Into College Students

New initiative giving Parchman penitentiary residents a fresh start in life SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 | By EDWIN SMITH Professor Patrick Alexander (far left) and Professor Otis Pickett (far right) ...
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