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Council presents awards

The Mississippi Humanities Council has announced the recipients of its 2012 Public Humanities Awards. The awards recognize contributions by Mississippians to the study and understanding of the humanities. The recipients are: Dr. Elizabeth Anne Payne of Oxford, Humanities Scholar Award; Rachel Jarman of Jackson, Humanities Educator Award; Beverly Norris, Humanities Partner Award; Edie Greene of Jackson and Shugana Williams of ...

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Council elects new board members

Dr. Rod Risley, chair of the Mississippi Humanities Council, recently announced the election of four new board members. Harold Comby, Philadelphia, is a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and captain of support for the Choctaw Reservation police force. He has a degree in social work from Jackson State University and has completed courses in vocational counseling at ...

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Bowley recognized for service

Millsaps associate professor Dr. James E. Bowley is the 2009 recipient of the Humanities Teacher Award by the Mississippi Humanities Council. Bowley holds a doctorate degree from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and is an accomplished scholar of Hebrew biblical and extra-biblical literature. He is the author of the widely-used textbook “Introduction to the Hebrew Bible: A Guided Tour ...

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