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Southern Spaces
A journal about real and imagined spaces and places of the US South and their global connections

Cruising Grounds: Seeking Sex and Claiming Place in Houston, 1960–1980

..."Review: 'Cruising' maps the cultural history of L.A.'s hookup spots," Los Angeles Times, July 3, 2019, https://www.latimes.com/books/la-ca-jc-review-cruising-alex-espinoza-gay-history-20190703-story.htm. In short, cruising persists as a culturally relevant practice in the United States...

Segregationists, Libertarians, and the Modern "School Choice" Movement

...Congress to fund such programs directly.4Jane Mayer, "Betsy DeVos, Trump's Big-Donor Education Secretary," New Yorker, November 23, 2016, https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/betsy-devos-trumps-big-donor-education-secretary; Emma Brown, "DeVos Promises 'the Most Ambitious Expansion of Education Choice...

Genres of Southern Literature

Introduction Booklover's Map of the United States, 1949. Map by Amy Jones. Courtesy of the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection. Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-SA-3.0. "Southern literature" announces the conjunction...