Jerome McGann To Address New Methods of Studying Poetry at October 3 Lecture

Please join us on Monday, October 3, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 137 of the Gertrude C. Ford Academic Complex at Millsaps College to meet Jerome McGann, University Professor and John Stewart Bryan Professor of English at the University of Virginia. He will present a lecture entitled “Reading Poetry,” the first installment in this year’s Visiting Read more »


‘Pride and Prejudice’ Film Draws Large Crowd to Welty Garden; Next Film Set for October 14

Authors Eudora Welty and Jane Austen lived in different centuries and on different continents, but similarities in their writing link the writers for fans today. Those connections were highlighted September 9 when the 2005 film of Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice starring Keira Knightly was screened at the Eudora Welty House and Garden to an audience of Read more »


NEWS FLASH! Order Tickets Now for Inaugural Eudora Welty Lecture with Salman Rushdie

Tickets are now on sale for the inaugural Eudora Welty Lecture with author Salman Rushdie, part of the PEN/Faulkner Reading Series. Click here to order general admission tickets for $24, $19 for students, seniors, and military. The lecture will be held Thursday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D. C. Read more »

Maggie Stevenson with second Saturdays sign

Welty House & Garden Now Open on Second Saturdays Each Month

Visitors are welcomed to tour the Eudora Welty House and Garden on second Saturday mornings of each month, as greeted in the feature photograph by Maggie Stevenson, Special Projects Coordinator. Tours are offered at 9 and 11 a.m. Reservations may be made by calling 601-353-7762 or on line at Three special programs were held on Read more »