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November 2021

Adopt-A-Basket 

Monday, November 1

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Gertrude C. Ford Ole Miss Student Union – Ballroom 

ASB’s annual Adopt-A-Basket initiative generates community awareness and support to meet food security needs for the LOU community. This year, Adopt-A-Basket will be expanding its reach through new community partnerships and offering educational opportunities to students to learn more about these efforts. 

Associated Student Body 

Sarahtalk: Craft Talk with Filmmaker Kate Tsang

Thursday, November 4

4 p.m.

LGBTQ Lounge, Lamar Hall – 4th Floor

Artist, Filmmaker, and Emmy-nominated Writer Kate Tsang will discuss the creation of her debut film Marvelous and the Black Hole and film-making by women of color. 

Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies, Department of Theatre and Film 

Native American History Month Celebration 

Thursday, November 4

6 p.m.

Gertrude C. Ford Ole Miss Student Union – Auditorium 124

Celebration and lecture honoring Native American History Month

Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement

Trans in Trumpland

Tuesday, November 9

5 p.m.

LGBTQ Lounge, Lamar Hall – 4th Floor

The community will have the opportunity to watch some episodes from the show Trans in Trumpland, including an episode specific to Mississippi. The community will then be able to reflect and discuss how they relate to the content and how things have changed since the filming. 

Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement

Veteran’s Day Choral Concert

Tuesday, November 9

7:30 p.m.

Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts

Honor the service and sacrifice of our veterans at the 2021 Veteran’s Day Concert, featuring Ole Miss choirs and ensembles.

Department of Music

Wellness Walk Series

Wednesday,, November 10 

Noon

Grove Stage

The William Magee Center is launching the Wellness Walk Series in Fall 2021 to encourage our campus community to embrace and maintain their physical wellbeing while highlighting its interconnectedness to the other dimensions of wellness. Our office envisions students, staff, faculty, and community members walking together along the University’s designated walking paths.

William Magee Center

Eddie Cole: The Campus Color Line: College Presidents and the Struggle for Black Freedom

Wednesday, November 10

6 p.m.

Gertrude C. Ford Ole Miss Student Union – Auditorium 124

Eddie R. Cole is Associate Professor of Higher Education and Organizational Change at UCLA. His research focuses on college presidents’ historic role in shaping racial policies and practices both inside and outside of the educational sphere. His book The Campus Color Line: College Presidents and the Struggle for Black Freedom – called “groundbreaking”, “essential”, and “required reading” by reviewers – was described by New York Times–bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi as “a stunning and ambitious origins story… embedded with breath-taking narratives recovered from meticulous research.”

Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement and Athletics Department 

Trans Studies Lecture: Trans Citizenship

Thursday, November 11 

4 p.m.

LGBTQ Lounge, Lamar Hall – 4th Floor

This year’s Trans Studies lecture features Dr. Tre Wentling, an assistant professor of Women’s and Ethnic Studies at the CU–Colorado Springs.  His research interests include queer and trans studies, identity and embodiment, agency and resistance, governance and citizenship.  His lecture will focus on trans citizenship, drawn from his dissertation, Trans Gender Embodied States of Recognition: Fragmented Citizenship and Agency.

Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies, College of Liberal Arts, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, and Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Marsalis Moments of Mindfulness

November 16 

Noon

South Campus Recreation Center – Marsalis Atrium

Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. Moments of Mindfulness will be performative acts accompanied by guided meditative practices designed to help us achieve this goal.

William Magee Center

Ole Miss African Drum and Dance Ensemble

November 16

7:30 p.m. 

A vibrant combination of traditional dance and music celebrates Ghanaian culture.

Department of Music

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