Southern Cultures

Edited by Harry Watson, UNC Chapel Hill, and Marcie Cohen Ferris, UNC Chapel Hill

Frequency: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter

Latest Issue: Volume 25, 2019

Size: 7” x 10”, average length 125 pages

Bibliographic Information: ISSN: 1068-8218

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UNC Press joins with the UNC Center for the Study of the American South in publishing Southern Cultures. Founded by John Shelton Reed, this award-winning journal explores the history, politics, folklore, literature, and art of the South. Each issue includes articles and essays; reviews of books, museum exhibitions, films, and sound recordings; and regular features, such as “South Polls,” which present public opinion polls on topics of regional interest. For more information, visit the Southern Cultures website.

Malinda Maynor Lowery is an associate professor in the Department of History and is director of the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Marcie Cohen Ferris is associate professor in the Department of American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Editors

Harry Watson and Marcie Cohen Ferris

Executive Editor

Ayse Erginer

Deputy Editor & Art Director

Emily Wallace

Associate Editor

Emma Calabrese

Poetry Editor

Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Music Editor

Aaron Smithers

Scholarly Outreach

Kathy Roberts

Media & Production

Ashley Melzer

Editorial Assistants

Marina Greenfeld

Mitra Norowzi

Editorial Fellow

Katharine Henry

Founding Editor

John Shelton Reed

Table of Contents

Summer 2019: Inside/Outside

Front Porch
by Marcie Cohen Ferris

Introduction

The Future Belongs to Us
by William Sturkey

Notes Toward an Essay on Imagining Thomas Jefferson Watching a Performance of the Musical Hamilton
by Randall Kenan

Photo Essay

To Survive on This Shore: Selections from the South
by Jess T. Dugan and Vanessa Fabbre

Policing Immorality in a Virginia Girls’ Reformatory
by Erin N. Bush

Photo Essay

The Spaces We Inherit
by Oliver Clasper

Going Up and Coming Down: Kris Kristofferson, Authenticity, and Country Music’s “New Breed,”
by Alex Macaulay

The “Baltimore Idea” and the Cities It Built
by Emily Lieb

Southern Voices

Más de una historia
by Joanna Welborn

Not Forgotten

The Rarest of Senses
by Monique Truong

Mason-Dixon Lines

The Sounds That Wake Me
poetry by Savannah Sipple

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