Mississippi Studies at Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) I traveled to Decorah, Iowa on September 14–16, 2018 for the first Associated Colleges of the Midwest meeting on Mississippi Studies. There was lots of enthusiasm for launching an ongoing research and educational initiative that connects colleges and universities to institutions, museums and activists along the banks of

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The Mississippi River cuts through regions that define Americans today: North and South, urban and rural, Red and Blue. These categories have divided us and are the source of ongoing antagonism and conflict. In order to heal these divisions we must think and work across cultural, municipal and regional boundaries, developing ideas that connect us

Dear Friends: Our political system is hopelessly broken: corporate elites control the state, white supremacy has been mainstreamed, and democratic institutions do not represent the people. This is not just a description of our situation; it is also a global problem. Many around the world, including anti-fascists, workers, anarchists, and others seeking radical change, are

WZFR Receives 2017 Midway Contemporary Art’s Visual Arts Fund Grant.

wzfr: WZFR, or Waabizipinikaan-Ziibi Filmmaking Residency, is a rural, low-res program for filmmakers from across disciplines that encourages sharing, collaboration, and the use of local resources for the creation of short experimental films. In its fourth year, the residency encourages filmmakers to make works that respond directly to the region’s unique environment. We will expand

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