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

The Digital Yoknapatawpha Project

...how our platform will enable a scholar to "layer" maps from different moments in Faulkner's world and track changes in both Faulkner's conceptualization of the landscape and important narrative progressions....

The Shenandoah Valley

...quest of a passage also. In the moment of their junction, they rush together against the mountain, rend it asunder, and pass off to the sea." The Valley's natural resources,...

#209, Long Meter

1) We are a garden walled around,    Chosen and made peculiar ground,    A little spot enclosed by grace    Out of the world’s wild wilderness.   2) Like...

New Adventures in Tandem Ethnography

...into the real world; see Malinowski's seminal work, Argonauts of the Western Pacific [London: George Routledge and Sons, 1932]), fieldnotes have become material markers of doing ethnography. Fieldnotes are made...

Birdhouses

Introduction When we examine a nest, we place ourselves at the origin of confidence in the world. —Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space1Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space (New York:...

Memorializing the Freedom Riders

...a site in nearby Ohatchee, the Janney Furnace, which supplied ammunition to the Confederate army. County funding supported erecting "the largest granite Civil War veteran's monument in the world."8Dan Whisenhunt,...