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Southern Studies

The Southern Studies Program consists of an undergraduate minor and related coursework and extracurricular activities. The program resides in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and draws on coursework and faculty expertise from every academic school at the College.

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To Understand Confederate Statues Like Silent Sam, Go to the Archives
Posted on 25 August 2018 | 2:45 pm
If you’re reading this blog, you probably know it’s been over a year since the dreadful August weekend in Charlottesville where a rally supporting Confederate monuments and white supremacy ended in injuries and deaths.* Charlottesville got many folks thinking harder about what to do with monuments associated with the Confederacy and white supremacist ideology. This […]
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Archiving the Southern Jewish Past – in Houston and Charleston
Posted on 3 July 2018 | 7:34 pm
Here’s another Narrating the South post, this one by a recent Research Fellow at the College’s Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture, Dr. Josh Furman. The devastation that Hurricane Harvey brought to Houston in late August 2017 was keenly felt in the neighborhoods of Meyerland and Willow Meadows, which are home to many of the […]
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