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2003

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December 2003
Call for Papers: Delta Blues Symposium X: The 1950s (added Dec. 9, 2003), deadline for submissions: Jan. 5, 2004
Barry Hannah receives national short fiction award (Dec. 17, 2003)
Veteran history professor John F. Marszalek returns to MSU to head scholarship program (Dec. 15, 2003)
Call for Papers: Welty in/and America (added Dec. 24, 2003), deadline for submissions: March 1, 2004
   
November 2003
Food writer John T. Edge named ‘Top 20 Southerner’ by news magazine (Nov. 26, 2003)
   
October 2003
Eudora Welty house to become a museum (Oct. 13, 2003)
   
September 2003
Jim Henson statue unveiled at University of Maryland (Sept. 25, 2003)
David Galef reading to begin Mississippi State University Visiting Writers Series (Sept. 23, 2003)
Faulkner birthday to be celebrated Sept. 25 at Ole Miss (Sept. 20, 2003)
Call for Papers: The Mississippi Encyclopedia
Call for Papers: Faulkner in the 21st Century (Deadline: November 30, 2003)
   
August 2003
Writer, instructor James Whitehead dies at 67 (Aug. 16, 2003)
Georgia author, naturalist named Grisham Writer-in-Residence (Aug. 4, 2003)
   
July 2003
Arts Commission to support Thacker Mountain Radio (July 31, 2003)
Call for Papers: Faulkner and Material Culture, deadline for submissions: Jan. 15, 2004
   
June 2003
Faulkner Conference to focus on South’s ecology (June 28, 2003)
UM Journalism seeks nominations for journalism ‘Silver Em’ award (June 27, 2003)
University of Mississippi Library receives Eudora Welty scrapbook (June 24, 2003)
30th Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference to examine ‘Faulkner and the Ecology of the South’ (June 13, 2003)
Grisham writer-in-residence ends year with new works (June 3, 2003)
Marty Stuart, Merle Haggard announce tour, perform at Faulkner home (June 2, 2003)
   
May 2003
Faulkner’s home sets stage for country stars’ performance, tour announcement (May 30, 2003)
Latest issue of ‘Yalobusha Review’ literary journal hits newsstands (May 28, 2003)
Tallahatchie RiverFest seeks short fiction (May 27, 2003)
Jim Henson’s children repurchase the company their father founded (May 7, 2003)
   
April 2003
Film version of John Grisham’s ‘A Painted House’ to air on CBS April 27 (April 22, 2003)
Poetry, music event to raise money for Mississippi State University literary magazine (April 21, 2003)
10th Oxford Book Conference celebrates novelist, drama critic Stark Young (April 4, 2003)
   
March 2003
Tenth Oxford Conference for the Book scheduled for April 10-13 (March 31, 2003)
Stars to be on hand for opening of University of Mississippi performing arts center (March 17, 2003)
Poet Beth Ann Fennelly reads at Library of Congress, on ‘Voice of America’ (March 10, 2003)
MSU English professor named associate dean (March 7, 2003)
   
February 2003
Revived Oprah book club to focus on classics (February 27, 2003)
Retired Mississippi State University helps plan upcoming national tributes (February 25, 2003)
Key West festival honors Tennesee Williams (February 23, 2003)
Call for Papers: Faulkner in the World (added February 18, 2003), deadline for submissions: September 30, 2003
Clifton Taulbert, famed author, visits Oxford (February 18, 2003)
Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Clifton Taulbert to speak at Ole Miss Feb. 17 (February 13, 2003)
   
January 2003
Back from the brink, Oxford American to publish ‘relaunch issue’ this month (January 16, 2003)
Visiting Ole Miss professor wins National Endowment for Arts award (January 9, 2003)


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