Themes
Belief and Fiction

Belief and Fiction

seeks to address questions of spiritual and religious faith, artistic world-building, cultural enclaves, and historical narratives.

Word of Mouth

Word of Mouth

focused on speech, dialects, multilingualism, and oral traditions across the American South, a region distinguished by the amount of attention its residents receive for the ways in which they speak.

Nodes and Networks

Nodes and Networks

will investigate the ways physical and digital systems, cultural intersections, and interconnected webs of information provide alternative models for understanding the South’s present, history, and future.

Features
Interview

For me “forward” speaks to positive movement, not stepping back, but advancing to a destination or ahead in progress.

Toya Northington May 11, 2021

Jasmine Amussen speaks to Toya Northington about her return to her hometown of Louisville the community engagement model she built to ensure buy-in for Promise, Witness, Remembrance.

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Mood Ring
Horsegirl
Horsegirl

Artist Parker Thornton investigates the uneasy intimacy of the modern relationship between human bodies and nature through visual and written storytelling.

Reader Burnaway Reader
Recents

Artist and educator María Magdalena Campos-Pons reflects on the life and legacy of Breonna Taylor in prose.