Southern Cultures: Backward/Forward

Volume 25, Number 1 – Spring 2019 Issue

Edited by Harry L. Watson, Marcie Cohen Ferris, Charles Reagan Wilson

Southern Cultures: Backward/Forward

160 pp., 7 x 10, 75 color plates, notes

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-5287-3
    Published: May 2019

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

This issue of Southern Cultures celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the journal’s publication with a special issue titled Backward/Forward. The issue features contributions by Charles Reagan Wilson, Grace Elizabeth Hale, Kevin Kline, William Thomas Okie, Teresa Parker Farris, Lauren Pilcher, Gene Nichol, David Wharton, Regina N. Bradley, and Rajiv Mohabir. This is a single issue. For a subscription to Southern Cultures please visit

About the Authors

Harry L. Watson is the Atlanta Distinguished Professor of Southern Cultures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Marcie Cohen Ferris is professor of American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a former president of the Southern Foodways Alliance.
For more information about Marcie Cohen Ferris, visit the Author Page.

Charles Reagan Wilson is director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. He is coeditor, with William Ferris, of the original Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, and general editor of the 24-volume New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture.
For more information about Charles Reagan Wilson, visit the Author Page.