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Humanities Teacher Lecture: “The Games We Play and What They Say About Us”

January 30, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


“The Games We Play and What They Say About Us: Gaming from the Ancient World through the Renaissance.

Dr. Nora Corrigan is The W’s recipient of the annual Humanities Teacher Award.

This event is sponsored by the Mississippi Humanities Council. Each year the MHC grants Humanities Teacher Awards to one faculty member from each state institution, including four-year universities and community colleges. Corrigan was chosen through nominations and votes by other humanities faculty members at The W, and will be recognized at the Humanities Council’s Public Humanities Awards ceremony at the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson in March.

It will also be live-streamed on the Languages, Literature, and Philosophy Facebook group.


January 30, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Located in historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W was founded in 1884 as the first state-supported college for women in the United States. Today, the university is home to 2,227 students in more than 70 majors and concentrations and has educated men for 40 years. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, diversity and social mobility which empowers students to BE BOLD.

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