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Missouri State University Ozarks Studies The Ozarks Studies Program and Minor at Missouri State University

Missouri State University's one-of-a-kind Ozarks Studies Program provides students the opportunity to study the history, geography, and culture of one of North America's most fascinating regions.

Weather permitting, MSU's Brooks Blevins will be in St. Louis tomorrow evening discussing the Scots-Irish in Ozarks hist...
15/11/2018
The Scots in St. Louis Speaker Series: Dr. Brooks Blevins - The Scottish St. Andrew Society of Greater St. Louis

Weather permitting, MSU's Brooks Blevins will be in St. Louis tomorrow evening discussing the Scots-Irish in Ozarks history. https://www.stlstandrews.com/events/the-scots-in-st-louis-speaker-series-dr-brooks-blevins/

11/15/2018 @ 6:30 pm-8:00 pm - Our inaugural speaker will be Dr. Brooks Blevins of Missouri State University. Dr. Blevins is the Noel Boyd Professor of Ozarks Studies, widely considered the foremost expert on the history of the Ozark region. Dr. Blevins's most recent book is A History of the Ozarks,...

OzarksWatch Magazine
15/11/2018

OzarksWatch Magazine

Just arrived from the printer. Hope you all enjoy the latest issue.

A new podcast about an unsolved crime in the Arkansas Ozarks. https://www.hellandgonepodcast.com/
12/11/2018
Hell and Gone

A new podcast about an unsolved crime in the Arkansas Ozarks. https://www.hellandgonepodcast.com/

Hell And Gone is a present-tense true crime podcast that plunges viewers into a cold-case investigation of the 2004 Arkansas murder of Rebekah Gould. Catherine Townsend, writer and investigator, moves to Mountain View, Arkansas to investigate who killed 22-year old Rebekah Gould 14 years ago. Unlike...

The My Ozarks Documentary Film Series, from Current River country. https://www.ozarkvitality.com/ep1
07/11/2018
My Ozarks Episode 1

The My Ozarks Documentary Film Series, from Current River country. https://www.ozarkvitality.com/ep1

My Ozarks is a collection of short, intimate portraits of real people, places and experiences in the Ozarks. Our goal is to increase interest in the Ozarks and help generate economic opportunities for artisans and entrepreneurs across the region, helping rural artists and innovators earn a living wi...

Looking for that perfect spring course? How about this one instead?
06/11/2018

Looking for that perfect spring course? How about this one instead?

Where was this class when we were in middle school? Check out Kevin Parentin's Ozark History and Cultures class at The C...
05/11/2018
TCS Ozark History and Cultures

Where was this class when we were in middle school? Check out Kevin Parentin's Ozark History and Cultures class at The College School in Webster Groves. https://tcsozarks.org/

Matters of Root-Grubbing, Fishing, Canning, Wood-Working, and More...

Williams Baptist University Department of History and Political Science
28/10/2018

Williams Baptist University Department of History and Political Science

Join us at WBU on Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. for "The War That Refused to End: Reconstruction in Northern Arkansas" by Dr. Brooks Blevins, Noel Boyd Professor of Ozarks Studies at Missouri State University and prize-winning author/editor of nine books. (Sponsored by the WBU History Department, the Division of Arts and Sciences, and the Coe Scholars Program.)

Author Nita Gould will be signing copies of her new book, REMEMBERING ELLA, at the Boone County Library in Harrison, Ark...
26/10/2018

Author Nita Gould will be signing copies of her new book, REMEMBERING ELLA, at the Boone County Library in Harrison, Ark., on Saturday, November 10, from 1:00 to 4:00.

Ozarks Mysteries
25/10/2018

Ozarks Mysteries

Friday’s episode features and #interview with #author Steve Yates about his #book The Legend of the #albinofarm. #horror #suspense #ozarks #ozarksmysteries #picoftheday #halloween #instagood

In anticipation of her Center for Missouri Studies Fall Lecture this Saturday, here's a podcast of Caroline Fraser discu...
09/10/2018
Our Missouri - The State Historical Society of Missouri

In anticipation of her Center for Missouri Studies Fall Lecture this Saturday, here's a podcast of Caroline Fraser discussing her Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder. https://shsmo.org/our-missouri/?utm_source=The+State+Historical+Society+of+Missouri&utm_campaign=b7ac3acd06-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_OUR_MO_LAUNCH_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_259f4d5723-b7ac3acd06-131792549&mc_cid=b7ac3acd06&mc_eid=1591ff5672

Welcome to Our Missouri, a podcast about the people, places, culture, and history of the 114 counties and independent city of St. Louis that comprise the great state of Missouri. Each episode focuses on a topic related to the state ranging from publications about Missouri’s history to current proj...

For readers of Ozarks gothic. https://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/reviews/fans-of-ozark-may-like...
08/10/2018
Fans of 'Ozark' may like Angela Mitchell's dark stories set in southern Missouri

For readers of Ozarks gothic. https://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/reviews/fans-of-ozark-may-like-angela-mitchell-s-dark-stories/article_87972c4c-7374-57a9-95ee-4be27dce1dc0.html

The seven stories of Angela Mitchell’s debut collection, “Unnatural Habitats & Other Stories,” are set in the Ozarks along the Missouri/Arkansas border. From this vantage point, Mitchell’s characters look toward

Last day to register for the State Historical Society lecture/luncheon with Laura Ingalls Wilder biographer Caroline Fra...
01/10/2018
Fall Lecture and Annual Meeting - The State Historical Society of Missouri

Last day to register for the State Historical Society lecture/luncheon with Laura Ingalls Wilder biographer Caroline Fraser. https://shsmo.org/thecenter/lecture/

Register now for the Center for Missouri Studies Fall Lecture and Luncheon on October 13. Acclaimed author Caroline Fraser will present a program based on her 2018 Pulitzer Prize–winning biography, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Where better to talk about the history of the Ozarks than the Ozark County Historium? MSU's Brooks Blevins will discuss ...
01/10/2018
Brooks Blevins to talk about book describing ‘Old Ozarks’ Thursday, Oct. 4, at Historium | Ozark County Times

Where better to talk about the history of the Ozarks than the Ozark County Historium? MSU's Brooks Blevins will discuss his new book there Thursday morning. http://www.ozarkcountytimes.com/news-local-news-local-events/brooks-blevins-talk-about-book-describing-%E2%80%98old-ozarks%E2%80%99-thursday-oct-4

Brooks Blevins to talk about book describing ‘Old Ozarks’ Thursday, Oct. 4, at Historium Wed, 09/26/2018 - 4:28pm admin The Ozark County Historium will host author/historian/professor Brooks Blevins at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, as he introduces his newest book, A History of the Ozarks Volume 1: ...

Schoolcraft in the Old Ozarks tonight at the Library Center in Springfield. https://thelibrary.org/blogs/article.cfm?aid...
18/09/2018
Learn About the Old Ozarks, Panama Canal and Gardening this Week at the Library

Schoolcraft in the Old Ozarks tonight at the Library Center in Springfield. https://thelibrary.org/blogs/article.cfm?aid=5387&lid=63

Library News Learn About the Old Ozarks, Panama Canal and Gardening this Week at the Library Published September 17, 2018 Many of us living in the Ozarks have a romantic fascination with the region and how its history influences us today.Author Brooks Blevins, the Noel Boyd Professor of Ozarks Studi...

The Ozarks Studies Symposium at West Plains is coming up. https://ozarksymposium.wp.missouristate.edu/
16/09/2018
Ozarks Symposium

The Ozarks Studies Symposium at West Plains is coming up. https://ozarksymposium.wp.missouristate.edu/

12th Annual Ozarks Studies Symposium September 20-22, 2018 Theme: Social Architecture and Foundations of the Ozarks Entrance to the symposium is free and pre-registration is not required. Those who attend will be invited to register on site when they arrive.

The bicentennial approaches. Come on out Tuesday evening and learn about Schoolcraft and the Ozarks he visited in 1818-1...
14/09/2018
Schoolcraft in the Old Ozarks

The bicentennial approaches. Come on out Tuesday evening and learn about Schoolcraft and the Ozarks he visited in 1818-19. https://thelibrary.org/programs/program.cfm?id=442382635593&lc=c

It was almost 200 years ago that young New Yorker Henry Rowe Schoolcraft and a companion named Levi Pettibone launched their memorable journey into the wild and mostly unsettled region that we today call the Ozarks. Brooks Blevins, Noel Boyd Professor of Ozarks Studies at Missouri State University,....

If you're in Little Rock tomorrow at dinnertime -- which, of course, was lunchtime in the Old Ozarks -- come on out. htt...
04/09/2018
Brooks Blevins: A History of the Ozarks – Central Arkansas Library System

If you're in Little Rock tomorrow at dinnertime -- which, of course, was lunchtime in the Old Ozarks -- come on out. https://cals.org/event/brooks-blevins-a-history-of-the-ozarks/

Brooks Blevins will discuss his book A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1: The Old Ozarks, the first in a trilogy on the history of the region that includes most of the southern half of Missouri, much of northern Arkansas, and some of northeastern Oklahoma and southeastern Kansas.

If you're a student in Dr. Blevins's Ozarks Literature course, go to class Tuesday evening. If not, you're encouraged to...
27/08/2018
” A Survey and Analysis of Sound-Making Artifacts from Bluff Shelter Sites in the Ozark Plateau Region of the Central United States “, James A. Rees, Jr., Archaeologist, Tuesday, August 28, Boone Co. Library, 5:30 p.m.

If you're a student in Dr. Blevins's Ozarks Literature course, go to class Tuesday evening. If not, you're encouraged to attend Jim Rees's presentation in Harrison, AR. http://bnrpartners.org/?tribe_events=bluff-shelters-of-the-arkansas-ozarks-dr-jamie-brandon-archaeologist-tuesday-august-28-boone-co-library-530-p-m

Jim Rees is a member of the Arkansas Archeological Society. He holds a MA in anthropology from the University of Arkansas, a MSE degree in history, and BM and BME degrees in music from Ouachita…

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Ozarks Studies Symposium in West Plains, September 20-22. https://ozarksymposium.wp...
21/08/2018
Schedule

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Ozarks Studies Symposium in West Plains, September 20-22. https://ozarksymposium.wp.missouristate.edu/Schedule.htm

12th Annual Ozarks Studies Symposium September 20-22, 2018 Theme: Social Architecture and Foundations of the Ozarks Entrance to the symposium is free and pre-registration is not required. Those who attend will be invited to register on site when they arrive.

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