Tag: Interviews

COVID-19 and the Outbreak Narrative

COVID-19 and the Outbreak Narrative

Priscilla Wald and Kym Weed, with illustrations by Iris Gottlieb
Book Tour: The Prettiest Star

Book Tour: The Prettiest Star

Carter Sickels in conversation with Wiley Cash

Set in 1986, a year after Rock Hudson’s death brought the news of AIDS into living rooms and kitchens across America, author Carter Sickels’s second novel The Prettiest Star shines light on an overlooked part of the epidemic, those men who returned to the rural communities and families who’d rejected them. Sickels discusses his book with Wiley Cash.

Finding New Orleans in Zululand

Finding New Orleans in Zululand

Millicent Johnnie in Conversation with Jennifer Atkins
A Search for Rural Justice

A Search for Rural Justice

Jill Kiedaisch

My book is about my work toward structural change in agriculture. We founded this country, I say we collectively, to be governed by “We the People.” That looked good on paper, but of course we know that Jefferson didn’t really mean everybody. What we’ve had since 1776 is a grand experiment in making a representative democracy work.

A Beautiful Queerness

A Beautiful Queerness

Holly Christopher Lewis
Gird Up, Get Up, and Grow Up

Gird Up, Get Up, and Grow Up

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II in conversation with Tim Tyson
Build It Together

Build It Together

Southern Cultures

In 2017, the Center for the Study of the American South hosted Philip Freelon & Pierce Freelon in conversation for the Charleston Lecture in Southern Affairs. We were grateful to have witnessed Philip Freelon's generosity and deep humanity as he and his son discussed creativity, community, and the artistry of architecture (among other topics) in front of an audience of friends and admirers.

The Spaces We Inherit

The Spaces We Inherit

Oliver Clasper
What Fired Me Up

What Fired Me Up

Tish Hinojosa, in conversation with Brendan Greaves
Jackie Shane

Jackie Shane

Douglas Mcgowan