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Ann Abadie: A Quiet, Longtime Force on Mississippi’s Cultural Front Gets Her Due

Ann Abadie of Oxford has won the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters 2020 Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award, although she favors a background role. She was deeply embedded in the founding of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and the Southern Foodways Alliance at the University of Mississippi, associate editor of “The Encyclopedia of Southern Culture” and “The Mississippi Encyclopedia” and more.