GUARDING JAMES MEREDITH, Monday, October 1, 3 p.m.
Henry Gallagher, author of a new book, reflects on his experiences as the Army lieutenant in charge of Meredith’s security detail.
WHAT DID WE LEARN? THE LESSONS OF 1962, Monday, September 24, 6 p.m.
Charles Eagles, author of the definitive book on the Ole Miss integration struggle, assesses the aftermath on the 50th anniversary of the epic case.
THE PERFECT SEASON, Saturday, September 15, 10:30 a.m.
Members of the undefeated and untied Ole Miss football team of 1962 recall their triumphs with ESPN writer Wright Thompson.
THE 2012 CAMPAIGN, Friday, September 7, 10 a.m.
David Shribman, executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, will be a special guest in the first of several discussions of election-year politics.
MINORITY WOMEN IN MEDIA, Wednesday, September 5, 11 a.m.
A panel discussion, featuring Imani Cheers of PBS, on strides in the workplace in recent years.
REMEMBERING BILL RASPBERRY, Wednesday, August 29, 8 a.m.
A tribute to the late Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post who had roots in Okolona, Miss.
“A CONVERSATION WITH SENATOR ROGER WICKER ” Friday, April 13, 11 a.m.
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker responds to questions posed by three North Mississippi reporters: Sandra Knispel of Mississippi Public Broadcasting; Emily LeCoz of the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal in Tupelo; and Margaret Ann Morgan, a columnist for The Daily Mississippian.
“WHAT IS HISTORY LOSING?” Monday, April 9, 11 a.m.
Jennifer Ford, head of Special Collections at the J.D. Williams Library, moderates a panel on the decline of letter writing in today’s society with Ole Miss professors Jay Watson and John Neff, as well as Suzanne Marrs, who edited a book of letters between Eudora Welty and William Maxwell.
“PUBLIC RELATIONS POWER ” Thursday, March 29, 1 p.m.
Ole Miss alums Harold Burson, Leslie Westbrook and Mickey Brazeal, who have gone on to prominent positions in their field, talk about their craft with journalism instructor Robin Street.
“ENDANGERED SPECIES ” Tuesday, March 20, 11 a.m.
Independent Mid-South booksellers Richard Howorth, John Evans, Emily Gatlin, Jamie Kornegay and Eddie Burton discuss how they are holding on in the age of Kindle. Overby Fellow Bill Rose will moderate.
“WORKING IN THE MINORITY” Wednesday, March 7, 11 a.m.
Democratic officials, including state legislators Bobby Moak and Bryant
Clark, and Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley, discuss their
new, reduced role in Mississippi politics. Political columnist and Meek
School of Journalism Assistant Dean Charlie Mitchell will moderate.
“A FORCE IN THEIR COMMUNITY” Wednesday, February 29, 10 a.m.
Newspaper editors, including Bill Jacobs of The Daily Leader of Brookhaven, Luke Lampton of The Magnolia Gazette and Jim Prince of The Neshoba Democrat, talk about their role in their hometowns with journalism professor Deb Wenger.
“RFK IN THE DELTA, REVISITED” Tuesday, February 21, 1 p.m.
Marian Wright Edelman,who helped lead Senator Robert F. Kennedy on a tour of the Mississippi Delta that highlighted hunger in 1967, will appear on a panel moderated by Ellen Meacham, with community leaders Owen Brooks and James Figgs as well as George Lapides, who covered the trip for the Memphis Press Scimitar, and Nick Kotz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who wrote the definitive book about hunger in America, “Let Them Eat Promises.”
“PRESENT AT THE CREATION” Thursday, February 16, 11 a.m.
Early leaders of the GOP, Clarke Reed, Wirt Yerger, Mike Retzer, and Ebbie Spivey talk about how they got their party started in Mississippi and watched it grow into a dominant force. Overby Fellow Bill Rose moderates.