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News from the Croft Institute
  • Croft Alumni Panel

    Three Croft alumni will be participating in a panel on Friday, October 4, at 3:00 p.m. in the Joseph C. Bancroft Conference Room (Croft 107). We are happy to welcome back Talley Diggs, Ryan Ezelle, and Elizabeth Harrington Reep back to the Croft Institute. The panel will be followed by break-out sessions to allow students an opportunity to speak in depth with individual alumni.

    • Talley Diggs (B.A. 2015) Associate for the Africa practice at McLarty Associates

    • Ryan Ezelle (B.A. 2013) Asylum Officer of Refugee, Asylum, and International Operations Directorate for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    • Elizabeth Harrington Reep (B.A. 2007) Independent Consultant

    Friday, October 4 at 3:00- 4:00 p.m.
    Break-out sessions to follow
    in the Joseph C. Bancroft Conference Room (Croft 107)

  • Hispanic Film Series Fall 2019

    The Hispanic Film Series has returned for several events this semester. This fall five films included in the series will all be held on Thursday evenings at 6:00 p.m. in Lamar (room TBA). Admission is free and all films include English subtitles. For more information contact Prof. Diane Marting, dmarting@olemiss.edu.

    Film Series:
    Birds of Passage      Thursday, September 19
    Bad Hair                   Thursday, September 26
    Everybody Knows   Thursday, October 3
    A Translator             Thursday, October 10
    Future Perfect          Thursday, October 17

    Sponsors:

    The Spanish Film Club,  The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, The Center for Inclusion and Cross-Cultural Engagement, Alpha Lambda Delta, Modern Language, and Pragda. The Spanish Film Club series was made possible with the support of Pragda, SPAIN arts and culture, and the Secretary of State for the Culture of Spain.

Job Opportunities
July 16, 2019

Job Opportunity: Regional Finance Associate for Southern Africa

Croft Alumnus, Anthony Yuen works with the Clinton Health Access Initiative. Their Global Malaria Strategy & Finance team is looking  to hire a Regional Finance Associate for Southern Africa
Anthony highlighted some of the requirements and advantages of the job description:

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Job Opportunities
July 16, 2019

Job Opportunity: Regional Finance Associate for Mesoamerica and Hispaniola

Croft Alumnus, Anthony Yuen works with the Clinton Health Access Initiative. Their Global Malaria Strategy & Finance team is looking to hire a Regional Finance Associate for Mesoamerica and Hispaniola.  Anthony highlighted some of the requirements and advantages of the job description:

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Faculty News
April 11, 2019

Croft Professor Joshua Howard to be Resident Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, 2019-2020

Croft Associate Professor of History Dr. Joshua Howard has been selected to be a Residential Fellow at the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton, New Jersey.  While there, Dr. Howard, will work on a project entitled "New China Daily: Social Change and the Class Project in Wartime Nationalist China."  This will be the first study of the Chinese Communist press and its relationship to social change and labor during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) and postwar labor movement. Broadening our perspective beyond a history of military conflict and political and institutional change, he argues that the Anti-Japanese War induced social change and working-class formation in Nationalist China‚Äôs cities, which was both reflected and facilitated by the New China Daily (Xinhua ribao).

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