Feb. 23, 2007
Contact: Christina Boston
White to speak on medieval feasting customs
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Dr. Jack White, adjunct professor
at Mississippi University for Women, will be giving
a lecture titled “Using Medieval Feasting Customs to
Link the Past and Present.”
The lecture, which is free and open to the public,
will be held on Thursday, March 1 at 6 p.m. in the
Nissan Auditorium, Parkinson Hall.
White’s lecture is generously supported by the
Mississippi Humanities Council.
He is a retired English teacher and a longtime
honors director at Mississippi State University.
The MHC is a private nonprofit corporation that is
funded by Congress through the National Endowment
for the Humanities to provide public programs in
traditional liberal art disciplines to serve
nonprofit groups in Mississippi.
MHC sponsors, supports and conducts a wide range of
programs that are designed to promote understanding
of cultural heritage, interpret experience, foster
critical thinking, encourage public discourse,
strengthen a sense of community and empower
Mississippi people with hope for the future.
For more information, contact Dr. Eric Daffron,
director of The Ina E. Gordy Honors College, at
(662) 329-7174 or (662) 241-6850.