Archive

22
Sep

A Discussion with Curtis Wilkie: Veteran Journalist and Author

5:30 PM
Overby Auditorium
Charles Overby and Curtis Wilkie discuss Wilkie’s illustrious career as well as his new book, “When Evil Lived in Laurel.”
05
Oct

“60: A Year of Sports, Race and Politics” with Robert Khayat

5:30 PM
Overby Auditorium
This event featured former Ole Miss Chancellor Robert Khayat who discussed his latest book, “60: A Year of Sports, Race and Politics.” The promotion about the book says it is “a story of the year that changed everything for a nation, our culture and a young man from Mississippi.” Khayat, one of the most legendary figures to graduate from Ole Miss, retired as chancellor in 2009.
19
Oct

Remembering the Winters

5:30 PM
Overby Auditorium
This event remembers William and Elise Winter, both outstanding Mississippians and both graduates of Ole Miss. The program was be led by David Crews, former press secretary for Gov. Winter. Crews had a conversation about the Winters with three longtime friends of the Winters, Reuben Anderson, JoAnne Prichard Morris and John Henegan.
18
Nov

A Discussion with Terry Mattingly About Religion, Politics, and Covid-19

5:30 PM
Overby Auditorium
This event featured a discussion about religion, politics and Covid, led by Overby Center fellow Terry Mattingly. One of the most knowledgeable religion reporters in the country, Mattingly writes a weekly column about religion and produces a weekly podcast about religion and the media.   Event Panelists:   Ryan Burge In The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going, Burge provides a nuanced description of the increasing number of Americans who say that they have no religious affiliation. […]

About the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics

The Overby Center features programs, multimedia displays and writings which examine the complex relationships between the media and politicians - past, present and future. We pay special attention to Southern perspectives.

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