Southern Cultures: The Special Issue on Food

Volume 18: Number 2 – Summer 2012 Issue

Edited by Harry L. Watson, Jocelyn Neal

128 pp., 7 x 10

  • eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-3763-4
    Published: May 2012

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Distributed for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for the Study of the American South

In the Spring 2012 issue of Southern Cultures

Guest editor Marcie Cohen Ferris brings together some of the best new writing on Southern food for the Summer 2012 issue of Southern Cultures , which features an interview with TREME writer Lolis Elie and Ferris’s own retrospective on Southern sociology, the WPA, and Food in the New South. The Food issue includes Rebecca Sharpless on Southern women and rural food supplies, Bernard Herman on Theodore Peed’s Turtle Party, Will Sexton’s “Boomtown Rabbits: The Rabbit Market in Chatham County, North Carolina,” Courtney Lewis on how the “Case of the Wild Onions” paved the way for Cherokee rights, poetry by Michael Chitwood, and much more.

Southern Cultures is published quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter) by the University of North Carolina Press. The journal is sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for the Study of the American South.

About the Authors

Harry L. Watson is director of the Center for the Study of the American South and professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is cofounder, with John Shelton Reed, of Southern Cultures.
For more information about Harry L. Watson, visit the Author Page.

Jocelyn Neal teaches music theory, analysis, and popular music courses. She regularly presents her research at national conferences on American music, popular music, music theory, and cultural studies.
For more information about Jocelyn Neal, visit the Author Page.

Reviews

“The rich array of photographs and graphics, and the sincere and effective attempt at readerly appeal, go well beyond what is attempted by most… Southern Cultures is truly impressive.”--The Council of Editors of Learned Journals