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Double Decker Bus Tour

The monthly Double Decker Bus Tour will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. Those interested in participating should meet at the Skipwith Cottage on the Square. Historian Jack Mayfield will serve as the guide for a driving tour through Oxford and the University of Mississippi on the Double Decker bus. The tour last approximately 1 hour and fifteen minutes. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children. For more information or to reserve a spot, call the Oxford CVB at 232-2477. (October 5, 2010)

‘Coming Out Faithfully’

In honor of National Coming Out Day, the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies will host a panel discussion titled, “Coming Out Faithfully: Faith, Religion, and Sexualities,” at noon Monday, Oct. 11, in the Faulkner Room in the Archives & Special Collections on the  third floor of J.D. Williams Librar yon the campus of the University of Mississippi.

This panel discussion of sexualities in the Bible will be presented by the Rev. Craig Gates, retired Episcopal minister and member of the Bishop’s Committee on Ministry with LGBT Persons, the Rev. Laura Getty’s, associate rector, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, and Eunice Benton, UUA Mid-South district executive.

National Coming Out Day was founded by Robert Eichberg and Jean O’Leary on Oct. 11, 1988, in celebration of the second gay march in Washington, D.C., a year earlier. The purpose of the march and of National Coming Out Day is to promote government and public awareness as well as affirmation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights and to celebrate homosexuality. Whether you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or not, be proud of who you are and your support for LGBT equality this National Coming Out Day. (October 3, 2010)

Artists on Art Lecture Series

Whose art are artists watching? Find out by attending the second and final Artists on Art lecture at the University of Mississippi Museum. This series is presented by artists will examine contemporary influence in context with his or her own work. Bring a lunch, and bring a friend!

September 30: Lou Haney, Painter and Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Mississippi Department of Art. Haney graduated cum laude from Rhodes College in Memphis with a BA in Art with a Studio Concentration. Lou received an MFA in Painting from Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. Lou’s work has been exhibited at the museum in 2010, and has had solo exhibitions in California, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, and Virginia, and her work has been juried into several national exhibitions.

The University of Mississippi Museum is located at University Avenue and Fifth Street in Oxford. For more information, contact Laura Parkinson at parkinso@olemiss.edu or the University of Mississippi Museum at by calling (662) 915-7073.

 (September 19, 2010)

Artists on Art Lecture Series

Whose art are artists watching? Find out by attending Artists on Art, two Thursday noon lectures at the University of Mississippi Museum. This series presented by artists will examine contemporary influence in context with his or her own work. Bring a lunch, and bring a friend!

September 23: Katherine Rhodes Fields, Printmaker and Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Mississippi Department of Art. Fields graduated cum laude from University of the South, Sewanee in 1997, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree.  After studying Environmental Art at the Glasgow School of Art in Glasgow, Scotland she earned her MFA in 2005 at the University of Mississippi Department of Art.  Along with an extensive national exhibition record, her drawings and installations were exhibited in Stirling Scotland at the Changing Room Contemporary Gallery (2005) and in Aberdeen Scotland as part of an international drawing invitational (2004).

September 30: Lou Haney, Painter and Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Mississippi Department of Art. Haney graduated cum laude from Rhodes College in Memphis with a BA in Art with a Studio Concentration. Lou received an MFA in Painting from Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. Lou’s work has been exhibited at the museum in 2010, and has had solo exhibitions in California, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, and Virginia, and her work has been juried into several national exhibitions.

The University of Mississippi Museum is located at University Avenue and Fifth Street in Oxford. For more information, contact Laura Parkinson at parkinso@olemiss.edu or the University of Mississippi Museum at by calling (662) 915-7073. (September 19, 2010)

Howorth Lecture

Ending racism and sexism in society will be explored by acclaimed writer bell hooks in the 16th annual Lucy Somerville Howorth Lecture in Women’s Studies today at the University of Mississippi. The free, public presentation, “Talking Race and Gender: Ending Domination,” is set for 5:30 this evening in the Ford Center for Performing Arts. A 5 p.m. book signing precedes the program.

Hooks is the author of more than 30 critically acclaimed books on the politics of race, gender, class and culture. Since 2004, she has been distinguished professor in residence in Appalachian studies at Berea College. She was a distinguished professor of English at New York University, as well as a professor at Yale University and Oberlin College. The Atlantic Monthly named hooks as “one of our nation’s leading public intellectuals.” (September 13, 2010)

Free Lecture Series: How to Draw

Local artist Chandra Williams concludes her month-long free lecture series, How to Draw, at noon Tuesday in the auditorium of the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library. The  final lecture will teach attendees about “Value and the Illusion of Depth.” Please bring a pencil and notebook or sketchbook. To reserve a seat, call 234-5751

 (September 3, 2010)

Free Lecture Series: How to Draw

Local artist Chandra Williams will teach the free lecture series, How to Draw, at noon every Tuesday in September in the auditorium of the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library. The four one-hour lectures will provide attendees with the basic tools they need to draw anything from observation. These lectures take you one a journey into the right side of your brain!  Please bring a pencil and notebook or sketchbook.
Sept. 21: Angles and Perspective
Sept. 28: Value and the Illusion of Depth
To reserve a seat, call 234-5751

 (September 3, 2010)

Free Lecture Series: How to Draw

Local artist Chandra Williams will teach the free lecture series, How to Draw, at noon every Tuesday in September in the auditorium of the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library. The one-hour lectures will provide attendees with the basic tools they need to draw anything from observation. These lectures take you one a journey into the right side of your brain!  Please bring a pencil and notebook or sketchbook.
Sept. 14: Proportion
Sept. 21: Angles and Perspective
Sept. 28: Value and the Illusion of Depth
To reserve a seat, call 234-5751

 (September 3, 2010)

Free Lecture Series: How to Draw

Local artist Chandra Williams will teach the free lecture series, How to Draw, at noon every Tuesday in September in the auditorium of the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library. The four one-hour lectures will provide attendees with the basic tools they need to draw anything from observation. These lectures take you one a journey into the right side of your brain!  Please bring a pencil and notebook or sketchbook.
Sept. 7: Entering the Right Side of Your Brain
Sept. 14: Proportion
Sept. 21: Angles and Perspective
Sept. 28: Value and the Illusion of Depth
To reserve a seat, call 234-5751

 (September 3, 2010)

Green Bag Lunch and Lecture Series

Jim Morrison, director of Campus Sustainability at the University of Mississippi, kicks off this series for the fall with “Service and Sustainability in the Lafayette County/Oxford/University Community” to share ideas on how sustainability involves respecting and helping people as much as it does the environment. The Green Bag Lunch is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and the Office of Campus Sustainability. The lecture will be held at noon Wednesday in the Barnard Observatory lecture hall. (August 30, 2010)

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