The resources listed here provide an opportunity to research the contextualization of Ole Miss buildings, monuments and other campus locations. Debate about Confederate symbols on the UM campus has occurred since the 1970s, and the current initiative to contextualize local sites is part of a long-running dialogue. This is an opportunity to research and discuss these topics as part of a community of scholars. Archival assistance provided by Dr. Leigh McWhite.
Craig Steven Wilder, the author of Ebony & Ivy, started the national discussion about enslaved people and higher education. Wilder is a professor of American history at MIT and formally Dartmouth.