Georgia Southern University Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture Series

The wide ranging, humanities-oriented Averitt Lecture series has been the source of a number of engaging books on such topics as the legacy of writer Henry James, the changing ethnic makeup of the American South, and the surprising historical parallels between regional tensions within Italy and within the United States.

Books in this series

Civil War Stories
Catherine Clinton

Critical Memory
Public Spheres, African American Writing, and Black Fathers and Sons in America
Houston A. Baker Jr.

Dylan Thomas
An Original Language
Barbara Hardy

Gender, Race, and Rank in a Revolutionary Age
The Georgia Lowcountry, 1750–1820
Betty Wood

Invisible Southerners
Ethnicity in the Civil War
Anne J. Bailey
Foreword by Alan Downs

Look to the Lady
Sarah Siddons, Ellen Terry, and Judi Dench on the Shakespearean Stage
Russ McDonald

The Material of Poetry
Sketches for a Philosophical Poetics
Gerald L. Bruns

Nations Divided
America, Italy, and the Southern Question
Don H. Doyle

Natives and Newcomers
Ethnic Southerners and Southern Ethnics
George Brown Tindall

One Name but Several Faces
Variety in Popular Christian Denominations in Southern History
Samuel S. Hill

Race and the Atlanta Cotton States Exposition of 1895
Theda Perdue

Southern Histories
Public, Personal, and Sacred
David Goldfield

Writing Matters
Rhetoric in Public and Private Lives
Andrea A. Lunsford
Foreword by Caren Town