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Folklore Alum Emily Wallace on Duke’s Mayonaise

November 6, 2013

I don’t know about you, but Emily Wallace knows about the importance of Duke’s mayonaie when it comes to pimento cheese and the deep histories of the American South.

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: and Read on to learn more about Professor Ferris’s influences:

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