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Professor Bill Ferris’s The Storied South Praised

September 8, 2013

Professor William Ferris’s new book The Storied South continues to receive accolades. Recent reviews and posts appeared into the The Atlanta Journal Constitution and other publications including: http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2013/09/qa-with-bill-ferris-about-his-new-book-the-storied-south-voices-of-writers-and-artists and http://www.npr.org/2013/08/10/209496245/contested-memories-find-common-ground-in-the-storied-south Read on to learn more about Professor Ferris’s influences: http://uncpressblog.com/2013/09/10/william-ferris-comfort-in-my-mothers-stories/

Obituary for Professor Emeritus Mike Green

August 26, 2013

Michael D. Green   Michael David Green, Professor Emeritus of American Studies and History at the University of North Carolina, died at Duke University Hospital on August 23, 2013, at the age of 72. He suffered from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis … Continued

Bill Ferris’s The Storied South featured on NPR and more

August 17, 2013

Professor Bill Ferris’s new book, The Storied South, has debuted with great fanfare. An Okra Pick for the fall by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) as the best in new Southern writing, The Storied South was also featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition: … Continued

Oxford American Profiles Folklore Graduate Reed Turchi

July 25, 2013

The Oxford American profiles Folklore’s Reed Turchi with a shout-out to Professor Bill Ferris. “As a college student at the University of North Carolina, Reed Turchi was a folklore student and an occasional musician, but the driving, rhythmic propulsion of … Continued

On the Southern Foodways Trail With Folklore Grad Sara Camp Arnold

June 12, 2013

Our Folklore graduate alums continue to turn up the heat in the kitchen and put the most delectable treats on the table. Read Sara Camp Arnold’s “On the Road with the Southern Foodways Alliance” in the Oxford American: http://www.oxfordamerican.org/articles/2013/jun/10/road-sfa-north-carolina/