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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 24, 2018

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

Emily Wallace

Associate Editor

Emma Calabrese

Poetry Editor

Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Music Editor

Aaron Smithers

Scholarly Outreach

Kathy Roberts

Multimedia Editor

Ashley Melzer

Editorial Assistants

Marina Greenfeld

Mitra Norowzi

Editorial Fellow

Katharine Henry

Founding Editor

John Shelton Reed

Table of Contents

Winter 2018

Front Porch
by Harry Watson

Tasting New Orleans: How the Mardi Gras King Cake Came to Represent the Crescent City
by Anthony J. Stanonis and Rachel Wallace

Photo Essay
Southern Lens

Elevating the Ordinary
by Melissa Gwynn

Up Beat Down South

W. C. Handy and the “Birth” of the Blues
by Adam Gussow

Photo Essay

Scattered and Sacred: Calling on Agee and Evans in the Reagan Years
by John Oliver Hodges

Race and Reconciliation on the Gulf & Ship Island Railroad
by William Sturkey

We Are Here
Powwow and Higher Education in North Carolina
by Meredith L. McCoy

Mason-Dixon Lines

first meeting and the proposal
poetry by DéLana R. A. Dameron

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