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Upcoming Lectures

Sept. 26.    Stanley Nelson, Retired Editor of the “Concordia Sentinel”, Author, and Participant in the Cold Case Project of the LSU School of Journalism: Murder on Pretty Creek - Stunning Revelations on an Old Case.

Oct. 24.    Mimi Miller, Executive Director Emerita, Historic Natchez Foundation: John James Audubon’s Sojourn in Natchez and the Landscape Painting, “View of Natchez”.


Nov. 2.     Luc Borms, Musicologist and Musician: The Mississippi Blues - When Patterns Are Broken, New Worlds Emerge (Jointly Sponsored with Natchez Literary & Film Festival and Natchez Festival of Music).

Nov. 28.    Peter Wolf, History Author: The Sugar King: Leon Godchaux, A New Orleans Legend, His Creole Slave, and His Jewish Roots.

 JANUARY 23 2024 - Annual Dinner and Meeting  Please reserve early

Dr. David Nolen, Professor and Associate Dean for Archives and Special Collections at Mississippi State University and former Librarian of its Grant Library: Catching the Rabbit - U.S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign. 

Grand Hotel, Natchez

Social at 5:30

Dinner at 6:30

Program at 7:00

Please make your reservations on the button below. If you wish to make reservations and pay by check, please call or email us 

Reservation deadline is January 14


Feb. 27.   Dr. Roscoe Barnes, Cultural Heritage Tourism Manager, Visit Natchez: Ann Moody’s Novel, Coming of Age in Mississippi, Why It Matters.

Mar 26.   Dr. Max Grivno, Associate Professor, School of Humanities, University of Southern Mississippi: Native American Diplomacy in the Colonial Period - The Natchez and Their Neighbors.

Apr. 23.   James Wiggins, Historian and Author: Outliving the White Lie - A Southerner’s Historical, Genealogical, and Personal Journey.

May 28.   Dr. Ariela Gross, Distinguished Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law: Erasing Slavery - How Stories of Slavery and Freedom (in Natchez) Shape Battles Over the Constitution.

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