CofC Logo

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.

Program News

Professor Rénard Harris on blues harmonica
Posted on 9 August 2017 | 1:25 pm
In honor of last week’s International Blues Day (August 5), y’all should watch this short video of C of C’s Dr. Rénard Harris–Mississippi native, Teacher Education professor, and C of C Chief Diversity Officer–who is also a skilled blues harmonica player. Plus, did you realize that harmonica, blues, and storytelling can enhance a teacher’s effectiveness? Now […]
Read More
Crossing Faith & Color Lines in the South
Posted on 30 July 2017 | 11:43 am
This post comes from Dr. Matthew Cressler, an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies. This May I had the opportunity to teach a course unlike any I’ve taught before: Interfaith Atlanta Across the Color Line (RELS 298), designed to explore the intersection of religion and race in and around Atlanta, GA. Intense study […]
Read More

More News