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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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Summer & Fall 2017 courses: lots of ways to study the South
Posted on 1 May 2017 | 2:26 pm
Want to take a course focused on the South? There’s a wide range of upcoming course offerings to choose from. (Here’s more info about each course, including pre-requisites and meeting times.) For an interdisciplinary look at the region’s history and culture and a chance to do your own research on a topic of your choice, consider […]
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Time travel to pre-Civil War South, discuss a favorite Conseula Francis novel
Posted on 30 January 2017 | 12:03 pm
This month the African American Studies Book Club is reading and discussing Kindred, by Octavia Butler, a novel that explores life in pre-Civil War Maryland. The program in Southern Studies is happy to be a co-sponsor of this endeavor along with the department of English. Please join us! The first discussion is Wednesday, February 1, at 6 […]
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Writing a Book on Teaching Eudora Welty
Posted on 30 December 2016 | 2:03 pm
By C of C English major Matt Woodward ’17. During the summer of 2016, I worked with Dr. Julia Eichelberger on a forthcoming book entitled Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First Century Approaches. In this collection of thirty-one essays, Dr. Eichelberger and her co-editor, Dr. Mae Miller Claxton, provide a place for the discussion of […]
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Meet the Southern Studies Faculty Advisory Board
Posted on 30 December 2016 | 1:29 pm
Advisory Board for C of C’s Program in Southern Studies:  Karen Chandler, Mari Crabtree, Adam Domby, Julia Eichelberger (Program Director),  Tammy Ingram, Gibbs Knotts, Simon Lewis, Scott Peeples   Arts Management professor Karen Chandler has immersed herself in the jazz tradition in Charleston and South Carolina through her work as Co-Founder of The Charleston Jazz […]
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