“Groundwork” is the blog of editor Foster Dickson, which will feature project updates, brief ruminations,  excerpts from interviews, periodic travelogues, and other peripheral bits of interest.

Forthcoming: Reading Stephen A Smith’s Myth, Media, and the Southern Mind

January 12, 2021: Forthcoming in Nobody’s Home— Thirteen New Works

December 19, 2020: Reading Jack Temple Kirby’s The Countercultural South

December 8, 2020: The Looming Specter of the Dormant Voter

November 24, 2020: Reading Charles Reagan Wilson’s Judgment & Grace in Dixie

November 12, 2020: Work

November 3, 2020: Reagan at Neshoba, August 1980

October 22, 2020: “I mean, what am I supposed to write about?”

October 13, 2020: Crazy, Wrong Madness

September 29, 2020: A Personal Religion that Goes Public

September 27, 2020: Five Historians and Journalists on the Modern South

September 17, 2020: Narratives, Old and New

August 3, 2020: A Word from the Editor on Submissions

July 6, 2020: On Facebook and Twitter, and just now accepting submissions