Brown Bag Research Talks for the Spring 2014 Semester

December 12th, 2013 by Kenya Hudson

Below are the scheduled brown bag research talks for the Spring 2014 Semester.

January 23, 2014 

Dr. Rashell Smith-Spears, Department of English and Modern Foreign Languages
"The Black Vampire in African-American Literature and Popular Culture"

February 11, 2014  

Dr. Byron D. Orey, Department of Political Science
"Hair Texture, Complexion and Candidate Evaluation"

February 18, 2014 

Dr. Deborah Barnes, College of Liberal Arts and Department of English and Modern Foreign Languages

February 20, 2014 

Dr. Robert Luckett, Margaret Walker Center and Department of History and Philosophy
"Massive Resistance: The Evolution of Racist Politics in Mississippi"

February 25, 2014 

Dr. Rico Chapman, Department of History and Philosophy
"Black Studies at Jackson State College: The Institute for the Study of History, Life and Culture of Black People, 1968-1979"

March 18, 2014 

Dr. Yumi Huntington and Prof. Charles Carraway, Department of Art
"Hidden Jewels of the Permanent Collection of the Art Department at Jackson State University"

March 25, 2014 

Dr. Gloria Billingsley, Department of Public Policy and Administration
"Redistributing Power: The Reversal of Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act"

If you are interested in giving a brown bag research talk, we have two remaining slots available on April 11, 2014 and April 25, 2014.  Please contact us by telephoning us at (601) 979-6949 or (601) 979-0691 or by e-mailing us at