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Business Plan Seminar

The University of Mississippi Small Business Development Center will conduct a free seminar on how to write a business plan from 1 to 3 p.m. March 10 at the UM Small Business Development Center, located in the Physical Plant Training Room. Those interested in attending are required to pre-register to ensure adequate supplies are available for all participants.

This seminar is designed to assist in preparing a business plan. The parts of the business plan are explained i. e. industry research, description of company products and services, identifying target customer groups, and a marketing plan. Financial components discussed are startup costs and preparation of a projected cash flow statement. James Carden will be the guest speaker.

For more information or to pre-register, call Jo Ann Harris at 915-1291 or e-mail or visit the Web site at (March 4, 2010)

Spring Speaker Series: Nicole Huang

The final lecture of the Croft Spring Speaker Series features Nicole Huang, associate professor of Chinese at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Tuesday at 7 p.m., on the topic: “‘Azalea Mountain’ and the Soundscape of Late Mao Culture.”

This lecture addresses the interface between the visual and the auditory in cinematic culture of late Mao China. Using Azalea Mountain (Dujuan shan) as an example, the lecture highlights the sounds behind the images and calls into question the sensory predominance of the visual over the aural in our current scholarly paradigms.

Croft lectures are free and open to the public. (March 3, 2010)

Spring Speaker Series: Andrew Orta

The third lecture of the Croft Spring Speaker Series features Andrew Orta, associate professor of anthropology and director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. The talk, set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, is on the topic: “Forged Communities and Vulgar Citizens: Rescaling Indigenous Locality in Semi-Neoli.”
(more…) (March 3, 2010)

Spring Speaker Series: Robert Rohrschneider

The second lecture of the Croft Spring Speaker Series will take place on Tuesday, March 23rd at 7 p.m. in the Joseph C. Bancroft Conference Room (Croft 107). Robert Rohrschneider, Sir Robert Worcester Distinguished Professor of International Public Opinion and Survey Research at the University of Kansas, will present his lecture: “Do Political Parties Represent Citizens in Europe?” All lectures are free and open to the public. (March 3, 2010)

Conference for the Book: Grisham to speak

John Grisham will speak as part of the Oxford Conference for the Book Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Gertrude Ford Performing Arts Center. Grisham is scheduled to talk about “Literary Oxford” and his own life as a writer here in town. He and Barry Hannah were good friends, and Barry did a memorable job moderating an OCB session years ago in Fulton Chapel when Grisham and Stephen King discussed surviving success as writers.

 (March 3, 2010)

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