American Homeplace

A documentary project revealing the Mississippi of Today set against the backdrop of the 1970’s.

2014 Faulkner Conference, University of Mississippi


The Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference 2014 will open this year with a showing of HOMEPLACE. This year's theme of Faulkner and History will be illustrated by the places and people protrayed in the 1975 documentary. The current production will be introduced and briefly discussed.      Read more

Center for the Study of Southern Culture. University of Mississippi


A new photo exhibit by Michael Ford just went up in the Gammill Gallery of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture. The exhibit is in conjunction with the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in late July, presented by The University of Mississippi/English Department. The show runs June 15th-August 15th, 2014   Artist’s statement from Ford:Read more

Photo Catalog for Center for the Study of Southern Culture Show


      These are the 24 images hung in the CSSC show at Ole Miss. Read more

Botkin Lecture Video- Mississippi


On June 5th Michael gave the Bokin Lecture at the Library of Congress and talked with Todd Harvey of the Folklife Center about Mississippi then and now. Read more