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

COVID-19 Vaccine and the Right to Public Health

...deadly and debilitating toll.6Staff, "A Timeline of COVID-19 Vaccine Developments in 2021," AMJC, June 3, 2021, https://www.ajmc.com/view/a-timeline-of-covid-19-vaccine-developments-in-2021. In contrast to the Covid geographies of the US, Brazilians appeared to "love...

Six Degrees of Alan Lomax: A Review and Multimedia Excerpts

...Courtesy of The Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Online Catalog, digital ID loc.gov/pictures/resource/ppmsc.00338/. Folklorist Joshua Clegg Caffery's inaugural book, Traditional Music in Coastal Louisiana: The 1934 Lomax Recordings (2013),...

COVID-19: Lessons in Ignorance

...York: HarperCollins, 2021); Michael Lewis, The Premonition: A Pandemic Story (New York: W.W. Norton, 2021); Andy Slavitt, Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S....

Southern Spaces: A Partial History

...Allen (who was also my dissertation director) suggested that primary source materials could be complemented by the creation of an online vehicle for scholarship. From our first conversations about founding...

Prop Master at Charleston's Gibbes Museum of Art

Introduction Artists Susan Harbage Page and Juan Logan designed Prop Master: An Installation specifically for the Main Gallery of the Gibbes Museum of Art. In its totality, Prop Master constitutes...

Undoing the Voting Rights Act

Blog Post In a 2021 case from Arizona, Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., issued an opinion of the US Supreme Court—calling it a "fresh look"—that sabotages Section 2 of the...

Mother Jones: Back in Alabama

...by women and children. A giant, inflatable Mother Jones stands at a rally for union members, Brookwood, Alabama, August 4, 2021. Photograph by and courtesy of William Thornton, AL.com. Truth...