Upcoming Webinar: Jodi Skipper

Join us as we welcome Jodi Skipper, author of Behind the Big House: Reconciling Slavery, Race, and Heritage in the U.S. South on June 9 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (CST) for a lunchtime discussion about life, community, history, and the role storytelling plays in the preservation of history.

Jodi Skipper is a professor of Anthropology and Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS. She is also the co-editor of Navigating Souths: Transdisciplinary Exploration of a U.S. Region, which is a collection of original essays that explore the interdisciplinary study of the American South in regional, national, and global contexts.

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Free Monthly Webinars on Community Issues

The Alluvial Collective Community Learning Series is an ongoing webinar series from our Community & Capacity Building team. Each webinar features a different speaker presenting on an issue concerning our community. Webinars are free and open to the public. Each session will be limited to 100 participants, and pre-registration is required.


Watch Previous Webinars

Portia Espy, “Women’s Issues and Ways Communities Can Offer Support,” 5/19/22

Kevin Fong, “AAPI Heritage Month and the Lived Experiences of Asian Americans,” 5/10/22

Dr. John F. Marszalek III, “The Lives of Same Sex Couples in Mississippi,” 11/18/21

Rashida H. Govan, “Invisible Woman – Black women and girls and their fight against social inequities,” 11/4/21

Shelia Sundar, “On the Experiences of Immigrants Through the Lenses of History and Sociology,” 9/30/21

Rev. Dr. Scott Stearman, “Infectious Inadequacy: How Our Current Healthcare System Makes Us All Sick,” 5/20/21

Dr. Temika Simmons, “The Aftermath of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election and You,” 4/1/21

Dr. Jeannine Bell, “Mining the Trust Gap: Protest and American’s Views of Police Behavior,” 3/18/21

Jake McGraw, “The History of Public Education in Mississippi,” Summer 2020

Jemar Tisby, “The American Church’s Complicity in Racism,” 8/13/2020