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Teaching Region

Dwight B. Billings, Gina Caison, David A. Davis, Laura Hernández-Ehrisman, Philip Joseph, Kent C. Ryden, and Emily Satterwhite

in Appalachia in Regional Context: Place Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175324
eISBN:
9780813175676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175324.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The final chapter in this book examines pedagogies of place. The seven authors discuss the pitfalls and promises of teaching regional studies in or on Appalachia, the South and Southwest, the ... More


Funeral Food as Resurrection in the American South

Joshua Graham

in Dying to Eat: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Food, Death, and the Afterlife

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174693
eISBN:
9780813174853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174693.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Joshua Graham writes on the role of funeral foods in the American South, examining how these foods function in helping Southerners come to terms with their grief, in light of theabsent deceased. He ... More


Introduction: Thinking Interstitially

Leslie Bow

in Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791325
eISBN:
9780814739129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791325.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter briefly explores the lives of Asian-Americans—people of “mixed color”—in the Jim Crow-era American South. Their presence offered a challenge to a society polarized by color ... More


Bohemian Groves in Southern Soil

Shawn Chandler Bingham

in Bohemian South: Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631677
eISBN:
9781469631691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631677.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter defines the overall goals and aims of the collection, The Bohemian South. In addition to reviewing the broader history of bohemia in America, the author reviews bohemia’s long history ... More


Down Home and Out: Southern Lesbian Writers and the Sex Life of Food

Jaime Cantrell

in Bohemian South: Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631677
eISBN:
9781469631691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631677.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines poetry and fiction of Southern lesbian writers using the lens of food. Drawing on the works of Dorothy Allison, Minnie Bruce Pratt and Doris Davenport, the author explores how ... More


James Agee and the Southern Superreal

Lindsey A. Freeman

in Bohemian South: Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631677
eISBN:
9781469631691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631677.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Southern superrealism is not yet a canonized art movement, nor is it a social science. It has no self-appointed leaders or manifestos, no museum retrospectives, no scholarly journals, and it has not ... More


Afterword: Haunted Houses

Jacob Rama Berman

in American Arabesque: Arabs and Islam in the Nineteenth Century Imaginary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789506
eISBN:
9780814789513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789506.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This afterword describes the main house of the Longwood Plantation, where the owner's wife planned on holding balls and social events. Described by its owner as an “oriental remembrance of times ... More


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