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Exhibit Features Welty and Medgar Evers

Opening May 15 at the Eudora Welty House Education and Visitors Center, “Life Into Fiction: The Murder of Medgar Evers and ‘Where Is the Voice Coming From?’” examines how the assassination of Medgar Evers compelled Eudora Welty to write — on the day he was murdered — one of her most haunting stories. Written from Read more »

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Research Fellowship Awarded to Ebony O. Lumumba

The 2013 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship has been awarded to Ebony O. Lumumba, an advanced doctoral student in English at the University of Mississippi. Established by the Eudora Welty Foundation and the Department of Archives and History, the fellowship seeks to encourage and support research use of the Eudora Welty Collection by graduate students. Lumumba Read more »