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

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...undergird your life. But fate may lead you down a surprising path. One day you may wake up and find you had more choices than you knew. You leave your...

Walt Whitman in Alabama

...some new forgotten tongue.   Published in Murder Ballads (2005). Text may vary slightly from the video reading. Published: 1 April 2008 © 2008 Jake Adam York and Southern Spaces...

Retelling Virginia's Migration History

...own histories. While traditional migrant destinations such as Miami, Los Angeles, or New York loom large in demography and popular consciousness, many locales have significant and diverse foreign-born populations. “The...

Seeing Sound: Mapping Florentine Soundscapes

Presentation Question and Answer Session About the Speaker Niall Atkinson is Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Art History and the College at the University of Chicago. His publications include The Noisy...

Geography

Geography Natasha Trethewey reads her poem "Geography," 2010. Poem text.   About the Poet Natasha Trethewey is a professor of English and the Phillis Wheatley Distinguished Chair in Poetry at...

The Bulletin—June 19, 2013

The Bulletin compiles news from in and around the US South. We hope these posts will provide space for lively discussion and debate regarding issues of importance to those living...

Winslow Homer and the American Civil War

...A former Rhodes scholar and Guggenheim Fellow, he is the author of several books on early American slavery, including Black Majority, published by Knopf in 1974, and Strange New Land,...

Southern Spaces Recommends

...lesser-studied works. Robert Fieseler's Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation captures with precision the narratives around the New Orleans fire...