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The 80th Annual Meeting of the Southern Historical Association

This weekend in Atlanta, the city “too busy to hate,” there will be a meeting of the Southern Historical Association. Men and women, professors and graduate students will attend to learn about the latest scholarship on the American South, buy the latest books in the field, and visit with old (and new) friends. 116 more words

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Poor Germany: Why the east will never catch up to the west

On November 9, 1989, the East German government allowed its citizens to freely travel to West Berlin and West Germany, marking the beginning of the end of the Berlin Wall and the related policy that banned the movement of people from the communist East to the capitalist West. 868 more words


Pop South Nation: Get Your Vote On!

Please make sure you exercise your right to vote today!  You can find out where to vote in your vicinity by going to this link… 7 more words

2nd Person Plural

I’ve studied several languages in the past few years, from an academic perspective. Romantic languages, Latin, Celtic languages, and Old and Middle English. Since academic study is generally focused on grammar, rather than conversation, I’ve memorised a lot of conjugation and declension charts. 150 more words

The Chapel Hill in UNC-Chapel Hill

The history of UNC runs deep. Very deep. Established in 1789, UNC is the oldest public university in the nation. Our beautiful and historic campus stretches from the bustling shops and restaurants of Franklin Street to the hallowed steps of South Building, from the Bell Tower to the Old Well, and from Morehead Planetarium to the open green pastures of the quad. 652 more words


I Stepped on Eudora Welty

Yup, I stepped right on her. She was about this age too. How a woman this old was left on the floor in the aisle of Vanderbilt’s theater, I do not know. 224 more words


Tocqueville On Slaves, House Of Cards, And Miami

In his classic Democracy in America, in the section “Situation Of The Black Population In The United States, And Dangers With Which Its Presence Threatens The Whites”, … 587 more words