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SouthTalks: Jennifer Mizenko and Rhondalyn Peairs

Lectures: Looking at local history through dance and song.

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Feb. 3, 2020
Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory
Open to the public
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“Moving Spirits: History of the Enslaved and Civil Rights through Dance and Song”

with Jennifer Mizenko and Rhondalyn Peairs

Do you know the stories of the enslaved persons who built the University of Mississippi buildings that you walk into on a daily basis? What is the ideology behind the symbols that are found on campus? In this SouthTalk, members of the Lafayette/Oxford/University of Mississippi community embody local history through dance and song.

Jennifer Mizenko is a professor of dance at the University of Mississippi. She has a BA in psychology from Kenyon College and an MA in dance from The Ohio State University. Rhondalyn Peairs is an Oxford native, a secondary educator, and a local historian. She is a graduate of Tougaloo College and is a first-year Southern Studies MA student at the University of Mississippi.

SouthTalks is a series of events (including lectures, performances, film screenings, and panel discussions) that explores the interdisciplinary nature of Southern Studies. This series is free and open to the public, and takes place in the Tupelo Room of Barnard Observatory unless otherwise noted.

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