Foodways, Dissent, and the Politics of Place: From Latino Orlando to International Memphis

For over a decade I’ve been documenting the cultural, political, and economic transformations to Southern communities that undergo demographic changes due to an influx of Latino migrants. I’m particularly interested in the changes to the landscape and soundscape. In places …

Simone Delerme is the McMullan Associate Professor of Southern Studies and Anthropology at the University of Mississippi. She specializes in migration to the U.S. South, with interests in race relations, integration and incorporation, and community development. The research for her first book, Latino Orlando: Suburban Transformation and Racial Conflict (University Press of Florida, 2020), focuses on Puerto Rican migration to Orlando, Florida, and the social class distinctions and racialization processes that created divergent experiences in Southern communities.

Purple Patch: My Home away from Home

My husband and I moved to Washington, D.C., in June 2015 and settled in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood in July. As we explored our new home, we looked for a restaurant where we could be regulars, chasing a dream of …

Linda Golden eats, reads, writes, and bikes around Washington, D.C.

To Our Readers

March 2022

Happy seventy-fifth, yet again (cf. 75.1)! First time, tragedy; second time, farce.

This issue celebrates the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Georgia Review by focusing on diasporic writing from and/or about the southeastern United States. It started when a …

Gerald Maa is a writer, translator, and editor based in Athens, GA.  His poetry and translations have appeared in places such as Poetry, American Poetry Review, and Push Open the Window: Contemporary Poetry from China (Copper Canyon, 2011).  His essays have appeared in places such as Criticism, Studies in Romanticism, A Sense of Regard: Essays on Poetry and Race (University of Georgia, 2015), and The Little Magazine in Contemporary America (University of Chicago, 2015).  Work from his practice of activated writing have been performed and mounted in Los Angeles, New York, and Sweden.  In 2010, he founded The Asian American Literary Review with Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis, where he served as editor-in-chief until starting his job at The Georgia Review in August 2019.

 

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