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. 

Requirements for the Minor

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They Persist: Southern Women Writers and Artists Taking Up Space
Posted on 17 February 2020 | 11:46 am
On February 19, the Gibbes Museum presents “She Persisted: Women of Letters and the American South.” Authors Michele Moore and Nikky Finney will share with me some of their experiences as writers. This post contains a longer version of my remarks for this event, placing these writers’ work in a larger context of Southern women […]
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Teachers Can Turn This Thing Around, Y’all
Posted on 9 February 2020 | 9:38 pm
The College of Charleston will be hosting the All Y’all Social Justice Collective July 8-9, 2020. One of the organizers, Adam Jordan, is now in his second year teaching in C of C’s Department of Teacher Education. Adam and his All Y’all colleagues describe the summer event as “a two-day professional learning series that is […]
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