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.

Harry L. Watson is professor of history and 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

Poetry Editor

Michael Chitwood

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

Summer 2017

Front Porch
by Harry L. Watson

Photo Essay

Love Valley, Pt. 1: Miscellaneous Horses
Michaela O’Brien

Cyclorama: An Atlanta Monument
Daniel Judt

Taming the Wild Side of Bonaventure: Tourism and the Contested Southern Landscape
William D. Bryan

“Return and Get It”: Developing McLeod Plantation as a Shared Space of Historical Memory
Brian Graves

Photo Essay

Faces of Time: The Braceros of Ciudad Juárez
Charles D. Thompson, Jr.

Beyond Grits and Gravy

A Foodless Neighborhood in a “Foodie” Town: Tracing Scarcity in Asheville’s East End Neighborhood
Nina Flagler Hall

South Polls

Race and Subregional Persistence in a Changing South
Seth C. McKee

Not Forgotten

Still Learning
Brenda K. Johnson

Mason-Dixon Lines

The Life; Deer Hunting in Rain; Ties; Chalk; and Threads, End of Another Day
Poetry by Michael Chitwood
Selected and introduced by Michael McFee

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