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Boardinghouse Breads

Elizabeth Engelhardt argues that boardinghouses in the antebellum South were liminal spaces, where country and city met, and hot breads fueled labors.

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In These Fields: A Folk Opera

For the Sunday performance of our 19th fall symposium, SFA commissioned In These Fields: A Folk Opera by Sam Gleaves and Silas House. Watch it here.


A Story of Salt and History in Gravy Ep. 22

Today’s episode of Gravy features a seventh generation salt-making family reckoning with both the darkness and the bright spots of its history and finding a way forward for the future of West Virginia salt.