Southern Register: Study the South Publishes New Essay

Study the South Publishes New Essay on the Economic South In this essay, “More Pricks Than Kicks: The Southern Economy in the Long Twentieth Century,” Peter A. Coclanis traces the evolution of the southern economy over the “long twentieth century,” which in his view began around 1865 and is not yet over. During this lengthy

Southern Register: Class of 2020

  Southern Studies Students Earn Degrees and Awards Despite the strange way the semester ended, Southern Studies students worked hard, even through a pandemic. May 9 was the official graduation date for three undergraduate majors and five graduate students, who either earned their MA or MFA degrees. Several of those students also earned Southern Studies

Southern Register: Director’s Column

Editor’s Note: As a result of the disruption and cancellation of Center events caused by the COVID-19 pandemic this spring and summer, we have chosen to move the Southern Register to online publication for this Spring-Summer 2020 issue. We’ll return to our usual print publication this upcoming fall, but until then we’ll publish weekly stories

Graduation Spotlight: Three Southern Studies Majors

Graduates, their families and guests are invited to participate in a live, virtual ceremony on Saturday, May 9. Written By Rebecca Lauck Cleary OXFORD, Miss. – Claire Francis always knew she wanted to attend the University of Mississippi, she just wasn’t sure what to study. After changing her major from international studies to civil engineering,

Center work-study students set to graduate

Written By Rebecca Lauck Cleary Each semester, two work-study students are employed at the Center for the Study for the Southern Culture to help with various tasks. For the past two years, Samantha Henderson has been a familiar face in the lobby, and Naiome Young started this past fall. On May 9, both of them are

Alumni Zoom set for 6 p.m. Friday, May 8

A Southern Studies alumna from the class of 2011 had a grand idea to have the first Southern Studies Zoom-union. All past Southern Studies graduates with a B.A., M.A., or M.F.A. are invited along with former staff, faculty, and affiliated faculty. This virtual gathering will provide an opportunity to reconnect with classmates and professors and