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Southern Studies Conference

Southern Studies Conference

The annual Southern Studies Conference is an interdisciplinary international conference on all aspects of the American South, with scholars typically drawn from more than a dozen states and several countries.

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The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal arts education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

Southern Studies Conference 2021

Thursday, April 22

Keynote

5:00-6:00 pm

“A ‘Now’ Southern Studies:

The Birth of a ‘Formation’ Nation”

Riché Richardson

Associate Professor, Africana Studies

and Research Center, Cornell University

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Friday, April 23

Roundtable

12:00-1:00 pm  

Job Markets and Grad School Post-Pandemic:

Where Do We Go from Here?

moderated by Brett Lehman

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Monday, April 26

Student panel

12:00-1:00 pm

AUM Student Presentations

Moderated by Roy Choudhury

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Tuesday, April 27

Keynote

5:00-6:00 pm

“The South:  Growth vs. Stagnation

and Partisan Change”

Charles Bullock

Distinguished University Professor of Public

and International Affairs; Richard B. Russell

Professor of Political Science; Josiah Meigs

Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Georgia

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Wednesday, April 28

Student panel

12:00-1:00 pm

AUM Student Presentations

Moderated by Laura Whatley

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Thursday, April 29

Artist Talk

5:00-6:00 pm

“From Poor Soil: Invasive Queer Kudzu”

Aaron McIntosh

Associate Professor in

Fibres & Material Practices,

Concordia University

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Image: Aaron McIntosh, “Monument Invasion: Alabama State

Capitol Building (Former Confederate Capital), Montgomery,

AL,” 2018. Collage on archival inkjet print, 30 x 40 inches.

All events are free, virtual, & open to the public | please pre-register on our website

www.aum.edu/southernstudies

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