Southern Cultures

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

Frequency: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter

Latest Issue: Volume 23, 2017

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

Bibliographic Information: ISSN: 1068-8218


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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Harry L. 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

Digital Editor

Katy Clune

Editorial Coordinator

Xaris A. Martínez

Editorial Assistants

Marina Greenfeld

Mitra Norowzi

Madison Schaper

Founding Editor

John Shelton Reed

Table of Contents

Fall 2017

Front Porch
by Marcie Cohen Ferris

On Southern Things
by Bernard L. Herman

Photo Essay

by Wendel A. White

Those Golden Balls Down Yonder Tree: Oranges and the Politics of Reconstruction in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Florida
by Shana Klein

Philip N.J. Wythe’s Headstone
by Ryan K. Smith

Sanctified by War: A Tale of Two Silver Bowls
by Dale Rosengarten

Can a Gas Station Remember a Murder?
by Dave Tell

“They Don’t Dig for Coal Here Anymore”: North Carolina’s Coal Glen Mine
by Forest Hazel

Bridging Voice and Identity: Chris Luther’s Bridge Bowl and the Seagrove Tradition
by Trista Reis Porter

Southern Voice

Rhinestone Man
by Jennifer Joy Jameson

Not Forgotten

First Things
by Julia Ridley Smith

Southern Voices

Building a Broom by Feel
by Jim Shaffer

Beyond Grits and Gravy

Going Dutch: A Pot’s Place in the Southern Kitchen
by Rebecca Sharpless

Photo Essay

Driving a New Perspective: Automobiles in the Photographs of Reverend L.O. Taylor
by Emily Ridder-Beardsley

What’s in a Seal? How a Fish Came to Represent the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana
by Denise E. Bates

Mason-Dixon Lines

A List of Waters
Poetry by Tyree Daye

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