Oxford Conference for the Book

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 3:58pm

9:00 a.m. The OCB Children’s Book Festival: 1st Grade
Adam Rubin, author of Those Darn Squirrels
Gertrude C. Ford Center for Performing Arts
*This program is for area schoolchildren, but conference-goers are welcome to attend.

12:00 noon Welcome Lunch
Hosted by the University of Mississippi Library Archives
and Special Collections

Welcome by James Thomas; Richard Forgette, Dean of Liberal Arts; and Jennifer Ford, Head of Archives and Special Collections
3rd Floor of J. D. Williams Library

Margaret Walker Exhibition
Archives and Special Collections
3rd Floor of J. D. Williams Library

1:30 p.m. Margaret Walker Speaker
Maryemma Graham
Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics

Comments and Reflections
Robby Luckett, Moderator, Carolyn J. Brown, Jerry W. Ward
Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics

3:30 p.m. Reading
LaShonda Katrice Barnett, author of Jam on the Vine
Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics

5:00 p.m. Square Books Session #1
Signing and Reading
Kent Russell, author of I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son
Off Square Books

6:30 p.m. Opening Reception
Barksdale-Isom Place
(Requires Purchased Ticket)

Event address: 

160 Courthouse Sq
38655-3914 Oxford
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