William R. Ferris

UNC Professor of History and Folklore and Senior Associate Director of the Center for the Study of the American South
William R. Ferris

News & Events

Posted in News on June 13, 2011 by

Welcome to Dr. Ferris’ publicity blog! Please read the posts below to find out what Dr. Ferris has been up to lately.

Posted in News on June 6, 2012 by

“Professors with Passion: Bill and Marcie Ferris”

See the story and video about Bill and Marcie Ferris in UNC’s “Professors with Passion” series.

‘“A lengthening chain in the shape of memories”: The Irish and Southern Culture’

Posted in Publications on June 13, 2011 by

‘“A lengthening chain in the shape of memories”: The Irish and Southern Culture’ was printed in the Spring 2011 issue of Southern Cultures. To read the article, click here.

‘The Nixon and Ford Blues’

Posted in Publications on June 13, 2011 by

Preface to Guido van Rijn’s latest blues book, The Nixon and Ford Blues. Read the introduction here.

‘Give My Poor Heart Ease’

Posted in Publications on June 13, 2011 by

Dr. Ferris’ latest book, Give My Poor Heart Ease, has been receiving great reviews! Check out one review on our page here, or go straight to the publisher’s page by clicking here.