Students in Professor Dee Garceau’s Historical Documentary Filmmaking class helped write, direct, and edit a short film called A Massacre in Memphis. Their work recently won honors from Southern Shorts Awards.
She is an assistant professor of urban studies and recently received an Early Career Scholar Award. At the conference, she also presented research with Rhodes alumna Abbey Judd ’15.
More than 500 individuals are expected to attend the regional conference to be held Nov. 10-14 at The Peabody Memphis. A number of immigration experts, government officials, and study abroad professionals will participate.
The Most Beautiful Colleges list, which features the work of top architects and designers, notes the college’s “beautiful wooded campus with uniformly Collegiate Gothic buildings made of Arkansas sandstone, Vermont slate, and Indiana limestone.”
Rhodes Field Hockey defeated Centre College 2-1 and clenched the Southern Athletic Association championship title on Sunday, Nov. 4. The win is the fifth tournament championship victory for the Lynx in the seven-year history of the SAA.
Students in the English course Voices of the Delta had the unusual opportunity of traveling during a regular campus course, along with faculty members, to engage with the history, culture, and landscape they’re currently studying in class.
U.S.Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Martin F. O’Callaghan, Jr., a member of the Class of 1944, was killed during World War II. Listed as missing in action for more than seven decades, his remains were finally identified this year and are being returned to his family for a service and burial with full military honors on Nov. 5.
Rhodes Producing Play in Conjunction with Southwest Tennessee Community College, the U of M as Part of “NottageFest”
The Rhodes Department of Theatre is teaming up with the University of Memphis and Southwest Tennessee Community College to produce “NottageFest,” a three-show festival dedicated to two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage.
Pumpkins are carved and designed by teams made up of students and faculty members. Participants are required to base their design on the topics and themes they examine in their research.
McCoy’s 38th season includes three plays, along with four events ranging from shows by the Rhodes Theatre Guild to the 14th Annual Memphis Children’s Theatre Festival. The next performance is “Fabulation Or, The Re-Education of Undine” running Nov. 9-10 and 15-18.