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A site with links to university resources, designed for students, parents, faculty and staff, as a one stop shop for everything Southern Miss.
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"The increasing threats posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria to the United States and its allies have the potential to affect Americans at home and abroad. This rountable will afford the Gulf Coast community an opportunity to hear from a panel of faculty experts on a range of aspects of this issue, including the religious motivations of the Islamic State and the ways that the Obama administration has sought to counter the threats that Islamic extremist organization presents." -Dr. Bob Pauly
Lauren Groff is the author of two bestselling and critically acclaimed novels, The Monsters of Templeton and Arcadia, as well as the story collection Delicate Edible Birds (NY: Hyperion, 2008, 2012, and 2009, respectively), which have appeared on numerous year-end and best-of lists. Her stories and essays have been published in The New Yorker, Harper's, and The Atlantic Monthly, and been included in Best American Short Stories (2007, 2010), The Pushcart Prize XXXII, and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2012. She lives in Gainesville, Florida.
Congratulations, Dr. Inman! You make the College of Arts & Letters proud!
C4W, the grad student organization in the English Department's Center for Writers, invites the Southern Miss community and the Hattiesburg public to come out for a night of poetry and fiction read by the authors.
"The discovery of an additional week's worth of entries in the diary of José Enrique de la Peña has opened another chapter in the longstanding controversy over the authenticity of the Mexican officer’s account of the Battle of the Alamo. In this expanded edition of With Santa Anna in Texas, Texas Revolution scholar James E. Crisp, who discovered the new diary entries in an untranslated manuscript version of the journal, discusses the history of the de la Peña diary controversy and presents new evidence in the matter." - Amazon.com.
In conjunction with the USM History Department's World Civilization courses, the History department offers a film series during the fall and spring semesters. The films highlight the cultural diversity of the world and the ways in which history is depicted differently by different societies. For more information or to suggest films for a future series, please contact Andrew P. Haley.
Following thirty-five years of practicing law, Delbert was elected Mississippi Secretary of State in 2008. He was re-elected to his second term in Office in 2012.
A fiscal conservative, Secretary Hosemann trimmed over $1 million dollars per year from his annual budget since taking office by streamlining operations while emphasizing high quality service. He has also been instrumental in increasing funds generated from Sixteenth Section lands by over $30 million per year, all of which goes directly to the education of Mississippi children.
The Department of Communication Studies, the Department of History, the Center for the Study of the Gulf South, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and the Mississippi Humanities Council have partnered for the series of lectures which explains the significant role that food plays in our culture.
"Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.
"It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins." - National Theatre Live
"The battle between religion and science, competing methods of knowing ourselves and our world, has been raging for many centuries. Now scientists themselves are looking at cognitive foundations of religion—and arriving at some surprising conclusions." - Amazon.com on Why Religion Is Natural and Science Is Not
Congratulations, Dr. Casey! You make the College of Arts & Letters proud!
The Department of English would like to congratulate the winners of this year's graduate essay awards.
Alli Tharp's essay "'There is a secret down here...' Physical Containment and Social Instruction in Rebecca Harding Davis's 'Life in the Iron Mills'" won this year's James Sims Award for the best graduate student essay.
Hunter Joplin's essay "To Walk About the Orb Like the Sun: Twelfth Night's Feste, the Renaissance Rogue" won this year's Linwood Orange Award for best graduate student essay in early British Literature.
"The mission of the Tergar Meditation Community is to make the ancient practice of meditation accessible to the modern world. For centuries, the practice of meditation has been used by countless individuals to transform suffering into joy and confusion into wisdom." - tergar.org
For more information, please contact Dr. Kate Greene, Department of Political Science, International Development and International Affairs.
The Center for Undergraduate Research (CUR) and the College of Arts & Letters (A&L) are proud to co-host the 2015 Undergraduate Symposium. We hope to see undergraduate students from across campus participate in large numbers as both presenters and attendees.
This years Annual Student Show will feature over 300 works of art created by students from all studio courses in the Art and Design curriculum. The show will feature student works in graphic design, art foundations, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and photography.
Sponsored by the School of Music.
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