For Teachers

Please check back for information about standards-based curricular connections and lesson plans that will be available as the project develops. To submit a lesson plan or to suggest a title for the reading lists, please use the form on the Contact page.

Lesson Plans:

Lesson plans will come after works are published.

Suggested Reading List
for Teachers and Graduate Students:

The Mind of the South (1941, reprint 1991)
by Wilbur J. Cash

The Idea of the South: Pursuit of a Central Theme (1964)
edited by Frank E. Vandiver

The New South Creed: A Study in Southern Mythmaking  (1971, reprint 2003)
by Paul Gaston

Away Down South: A History of Southern Identity (2007)
by James C. Cobb

Alabama Getaway: The Political Imaginary and the Heart of Dixie (2010)
by Allen Tullos

Suggested Reading List
for Undergraduates and High School Students:

A Turn in the South (1989)
by V. S. Naipaul

The South of Haunted Dreams: A Ride through Slavery’s Old Backyard (1993)
by Eddy L. Harris

Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War (1998)
by Tony Horwitz

Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race, and New Beginnings in a New South (2004)
by Mark Kemp