Calendar of Events

Queer History: The Evolution of Culture and Identity

Monday, October 2, 2017

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Lamar 132

Sponsored by the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies

LSU Social Work Professor Dr. Elaine Maccio will give a lecture on building culture within the LGBTQ community.

LGBT History Month Opening Ceremony  

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Noon-1:00 PM

Bryant Hall, Jan & Lawrence Farrington Gallery

Sponsored by the Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement, the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies, Chancellor’s Standing Committee on LGBTQ Affairs, and LGBT History Month Planning Committee

Join us as we kick off LGBT History Month. All students, faculty and staff are welcome! Remarks will begin at 12:15 p.m.

“Hear Me Out” Screening

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

William Winter Institute

Sponsored by UM Pride Network

We will be screening the “Edie & Thea” documentary while attendees can go into a separate room to record video/audio detailing their experiences being queer in the South. Pizza will be provided!

“Faith & Homosexuality: The Reconciliation” Brown Bag Luncheon

Thursday, October 5, 2017

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM

Bryant Hall, Jan & Lawrence Farrington Gallery

Sponsored by Queer People of Color (QPOC)

Rev. Carlton Smith, an Unitarian Universalist Congregational Life Staff member and minister from Holly Springs, MS, will lead a discussion on navigating the path of reconciliation as it relates to faith and sexuality.

Okra OUT Front

Thursday, October 5, 2017

3:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Delta State University

Sponsored by the Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement and the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies

Delta State University is organizing an “Okra OUT Front” concert, their very first campus celebration of LGBTQ history month. As representatives of the state’s flagship university, interested UM students are invited to travel to Cleveland by van with Dr. Jaime Cantrell, the faculty advisor for QPOC and UM Pride Network. Space is limited! Register HERE today! OkraOut2017

Isom Film Series Screening of “Pride”

Thursday, October 5, 2017

6:00 PM – 8:00  PM

Lamar 326

Sponsored by the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies

Set in Britain in the 1980’s, “Pride” follows a group of gay men and lesbians who provide support for small-town miners who are striking in order to unionize.

Financial Literacy

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

William Winter Institute

Sponsored by Queer People of Color (QPOC)

This discussion will provide an overview on the essentials of planning and maintaining a budget.

“Hear Me Out” Tabling

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Business Row

Sponsored by UM Pride Network

Everyone has different coming out experiences. In recognition of National Coming Out Day, UM Pride Network will be showcase the “Hear Me Out” audio/video from the October 3rd event. 

Tending the Soul: Exploring LGBTQ Spiritual Journeys

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Large Parlor, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Sponsored by St. Peter’s Gay and Lesbian Ministry

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church welcomes you on the journey as we explore the spiritual lives of two gay individuals who have developed a deep spiritual richness despite some of obstacles in their personal lives.

In Someone Else’s Shoes

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Brown Hall

Sponsored by the Department of Student Housing

Join the Department of Student Housing as it explores what it means to be an LGBTQIA+ individual on the campus of Ole Miss.

Queer Studies Lecture by Charlie Jane Anders

Thursday, October 12, 2017

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Lamar 126

Sponsored by the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies and the Meek School of Journalism and New Media

Anders is a sci-fi novelist, publisher, and former editor of io9.com. As a trans woman writing in a male-dominated field, she will shed light on the industry and her personal growth.

Charlie Jane Anders on Thacker Mountain Radio

Thursday, October 12, 2017

6: 00 PM – 8:00 PM

Off Square Books

Sponsored by the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies and Thacker Mountain Radio

A night of music, books, and Jim Dees on the stage of Off Square Books. Featured Queer Studies Lecturer Charlie Jane Anders will read from her novel “All the Birds in the Sky”.

UM Allies Training for Students

Sunday, October 15, 2017

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Bryant 200

Sponsored by the Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement

UM Allies training is a 3 hour workshop that will teach students about LGBTQ+ identities, issues that are faced by individuals in these communities, and how to be an effective Ally. The workshop will also cover important terminology and available campus resources. Register HERE by October 13, 2017.

Queer Liberation Theology: A Christian vision of justice and equality for the LGBTQ+ community

Monday, October 16, 2017

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory

Sponsored the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies and Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Oxford

Alicia Johnston, the Seventh-day Adventist Church pastor, speaks about her story as a bisexual woman, queer insights on faith, and the intersection of Christianity and sexuality.

“Hear Me Out” Screening

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

William Winter Institute

Sponsored by UM Pride Network

Join UM Pride Network for a viewing of the finished “Hear Me Out” Documentary.

LGBTQIA+ Networking Luncheon

Thursday, October 19, 2017

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Triplett Alumni Center, Butler Auditorium (new location!)

Sponsored by the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, the Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement, the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies, and Ole Miss Athletics

The LGBTQIA+ Networking Luncheon will be an opportunity to interact, engage, and network with LGBTQIA+ members of the University of Mississippi and Oxford community. Pre-registration is required. Registration will remain open until Monday, October 17, 2017 or until capacity is reached. RSVP HERE today!

Queer at the Polls

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

William Winter Institute

Sponsored by Queer People of Color (QPOC)

In collaboration with the Andrew Goodman Foundation, this event will trace and analyze the history and contributions of queer people as it relates to politics and the polls.

LMR Live Interview with Cecil Price Walden

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

7:30  PM – 9:00 PM

Nutt Auditorium

Sponsored by the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies & Living Music Resource

Nancy Maria Balach of Living Music Resource interviews Cecil Price Walden about the South, religion, sexuality, and how all these things influenced his music.

“A Song of Songs” written and performed by Cecil Price Walden

Friday, October 27, 2017

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Nutt Auditorium

Sponsored by the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies & Living Music Resource

An artist’s connection to their work is very intimate and often specifically correlates to personal experiences. Take a personal journey of meditation and love through the exquisite musical offerings of Price Walden.

Code Pink

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

9:30 PM – Midnight

Proud Larry’s

Sponsored by OutOxford, the Sarah Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies, & UM Pride Network

Join OutOxford, the Sarah Isom Center, and the UM Pride Network and for a night of queer talent and fun! Costumes welcomed!

LGBT History Month Sponsors

Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement

Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies

UM Pride Network

Queer People of Color (QPOC)

Department of Student Housing

Ole Miss Athlethics

OutOxford

St. Peter’s Gay and Lesbian Ministry

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Oxford

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For more information or disability accommodations, please contact The Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement at 662-915-1689 or inclusion@olemiss.edu.