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International Delta Blues Project

Delta Center, DSU International Education Engage Visit Clarksdale, B.B. King Museum, and MDNHA for Blues Heritage Partnerships in Brazil

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The Delta Center for Culture and Learning and International Education at Delta State University recently participated in a “Delta Delegation to Brazil.” The Delta Delegation included regional cultural heritage development partners that are members of the Mississippi Delta Tourism Association, including Visit Clarksdale, the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, and the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area. Read More

Sixth Annual Blues Conference Brings Musicians, Scholars to Campus on Oct. 4

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The sixth annual International Conference on the Blues brings both legendary entertainment and academics to Delta State University on Friday, Oct. 4, including a celebration of the gospel roots of the blues with The Como Mamas and visiting scholars from as far away as Norway to China, Chicago to California, as well as wide-ranging interactive workshops and panels for casual blues enthusiasts. Read More

Delta Center for Culture and Learning’s “Most Southern” Teacher Workshops Earn Rave Reviews from National Humanities Alliance Survey

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The Delta Center for Culture and Learning’s venerable summer workshop, “The Most Southern Place on Earth: Music, History, and Culture of the Mississippi Delta,” recently received further praise from the National Humanities Alliance (NHA), the official advocacy organization for the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH). Alumni participants surveyed by the NHA consider the free weeklong professional development for K-12 educators as invariably helpful and often revelatory. Read More