Shannon Bontrager is an associate professor of history at Georgia Highlands College in Cartersville, Georgia. His new book, Death at the Edges of Empire, examines the culture of death, burial, and commemoration of fallen American soldiers in the Civil War, … Continue reading From the Desk of Shannon Bontrager: Keeping the Past in the Present
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to When We Were Ghouls: A Memoir of Ghost Stories by Amy E. Wallen. About the Book: When Amy E. … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to When We Were Ghouls!
Micah McCrary’s work has been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Rumpus, Midwestern Gothic, Identity Theory, and Third Coast. He is an assistant editor at Hotel Amerika, a contributing editor at Assay, and a founding coeditor of con•text. In my essay “Two Cities,” I wrote … Continue reading From the Desk of Micah McCrary: Growing Pains
The Anthropology of Contemporary North America Series is one of UNP’s newest initiatives. The aim of this series is to publish teachable, empirically rich, and conceptually innovative books that contribute to the comparative anthropology of North America, emphasizing ethnographic approaches … Continue reading A Closer Look at the Anthropology of Contemporary North America Series
The following poems have been excerpted from The Woods Are On Fire: New and Selected Poems by Fleda Brown (March 2017). The Gospel Truth The Confederate soldiers came for the freed slaves. They had not thought to escape but had been freed … Continue reading EXCERPT: The Woods Are On Fire