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On Charlottesville and the Study of the South

August 15, 2017

Like the rest of the nation, we at Southern Cultures and the Center for the Study of the American South are reeling with shock and horror at last weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia. The invasion of this peaceful town, home … Continued

Hutchins Lecture: Nancy MacLean on Free-Market Fundamentalism

November 10, 2016

“Free-Market Activists and School Desegregation” Suppose that something long understood as an ending was really a beginning. What if the white South’s massive resistance to the Supreme Court’s 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision proved to be not just the … Continued

Marguerite Pegram Hutchins’s 95th Birthday

September 1, 2015

Remarks delivered at the Hutchins Forum on the occasion of Marguerite Pegram Hutchins’s 95th Birthday On August 29, family and friends of Marguerite Hutchins and the Center gathered at the Love House and Hutchins Forum to celebrate her 95th birthday. We are … Continued