Rhodes College is the recipient of a $600,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a partnership with the National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM).
Dr. Charles L. Hughes, director of Rhodes’ Memphis Center, has been awarded a Certificate of Merit by the Association for Recorded Sound Collections for his book.
Dr. Charles Hughes, director of Rhodes’ Memphis Center, will be featured at the Mid-South Book Festival on Sept. 10 at Playhouse on the Square and Circuit Playhouse.
Since 1991, the Springfield Music Lecture series has been bringing respected and acclaimed members of the music community to Rhodes for a formal lecture followed by an informal conversation.
On Friday, Nov. 13th, PreauXX (pronounced "Pro”) performed for roughly 50 students, faculty, and Memphians at Elvis’ original Memphis home. This was part of the Mike Curb Institute’s The Audubon Sessions concert series.
Dr. Charles L. Hughes is the Director of the Memphis Center at Rhodes College, where he designs courses, programs, and partnerships. Dr. Hughes received his Ph.D. in U.S. History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012, and previously served as the Memphis Center's Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow. His recent course offerings include The History of Memphis; Beale Street: The Past, Present and Future; Elvis Presley and America; and The Music of the American South.
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