Art, literary lectures set at Hinds in Vicksburg

Published 11:59 am Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Hinds Community College’s Vicksburg campus is gearing up for its part in the school’s annual Mississippi and the Arts Week.

The yearly event kicks off Monday and features programs at Hinds’ main campus in Raymond, as well as at the Vicksburg, Rankin and Allied Health locations.

At 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Dr. Ben Cloyd will talk about his book, “Haunted by Atrocity,” in a lecture at the auditorium on the Vicksburg campus.

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Cloyd will talk about the process of writing the book, and will sign copies after the program.

At 9:45 p.m. March 30, Chad Poovey will deliver lecture called Literally Sculpting.

Poovey, an HCC adjunct English instructor, sculptor and wood craftsman, will talk and display some of his works. The program will take place in the auditorium on Hinds’ Vicksburg campus.

Hinds is the largest community college in Mississippi with six campuses and 13,500 students.