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Assistant Professor of History @msstate. Writing "Sounding Southern: Music, Militarism, and the Making of the Sunbelt"

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Joined Twitter 9/10/15


@matloaf Roger Stone homage
11/20
2019
The GI Bill opened doors to college for millions of vets after WW2—but racist politicians created a separate one fo… https://t.co/nomfmIerlU
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonThe book _Reconsidering Southern Labor History_, ed. by @m_hild and @KeriLeighMerrit and published by @floridapresshttps://t.co/icJT8IbFpP
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11/11
2019
I had a great @SHAGradCouncil luncheon with scholars from U of Alabama (Roll Tide), Auburn, and Princeton. We talke… https://t.co/WVZoCMHVbb @brianarw @SHAGradCouncil Thanks, Briana! It was a pleasure meeting all of y’all. And thanks to @SHAGradCouncil for putting it together.
11/8
2019
Thanks to the white supremacist group that visited our marker to 14 year-old, Emmett Till. Because of you: we raise… https://t.co/hr7VMVex9U
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11/7
2019
1/ THREAD So grateful to @UVaLibrary for posting replication data for "DASH-Amerikan: Keeping Up With the Social Me… https://t.co/cjbiFkAdiI
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonCall for Papers! SLSA Conference September 11-13, 2020 at UNC Chapel Hill. Go here for more details and application: https://t.co/3INw22SNzE
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonExciting news out of Chapel Hill! Can't wait to see Cool Town in print. https://t.co/6J0ZxlZCtE
11/6
2019
@matloaf Is this a complaint?
11/1
2019
YES. https://t.co/2mAGQP5RHd
10/3
2019
@Amammartinez @CharlesLHughes2 @opry Great point, Amanda. In case there's any confusion about what Acuff thought of… https://t.co/icNYNsKjIr
9/26
2019
@katisjewell Wasn't there a "hotter than a Texas parking lot" or something like that?
9/25
2019
One more day I find myself alive tomorrow maybe go beneath the ground See here how everything lead up to this day a… https://t.co/y9oNEPKYQk
9/24
2019
@JonathanDCohen1 Awesome. And a serious congrats, man. So proud to see your book and proud that you sold out Strand… https://t.co/ywfHkytzNk
9/19
2019
Congrats, Jon! Everyone - please buy this book and help @JonathanDCohen1 shed light on this little-known artist. https://t.co/SbY03POyc0Pop music aficionados: @MoPOPSeattle has updated its website w/ all the info about how to submit paper, panel and w… https://t.co/cuFFEPGwjd
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9/18
2019
"Focusing on a dystopic future allows the privileged to ignore the dystopic horror that already exists today for a… https://t.co/lClNdv7REo
9/14
2019
If you enjoy @JM_Thompson’s take on the Scripto strikes you can find more from him and others on similar topics in… https://t.co/tasDryWZUu
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9/1
2019
@LeifFredrickson https://t.co/pqgJQUEf4P
8/28
2019
I've spent the past few months digging up the largely untold history of the Harlem Cultural Festival, which feature… https://t.co/TXl9CfKn5P
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8/9
2019
@HerecomesDrBob @nelsonwdvx @BSHQ never made it look routine...a classic at our house
8/7
2019
@jodyrosen Not related to the anniversary, but I gave it a shot about a year ago https://t.co/rT8GdIUcqD
7/19
2019
@cthompson_ca @brianlfrye Yep. Season 1 is great. Highly recommend the Bobbie Gentry episode.
7/11
2019
Cannot watch this in Europe! But I remember saying that the #ClimateCrisis is the biggest threat to human rights to… https://t.co/KsD5Y70eSI
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonCheck out C-SPAN 3 today at 9:30 am EST to hear @historyfellow, @ndbconnolly, @JoyceChaplin1, and myself discuss th… https://t.co/zKZguXfcBs
7/4
2019
Hi remember when Alabama legislators said they would never prosecute pregnant women only doctors for abortions? Ala… https://t.co/MDp8QTFJ2i
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6/27
2019
@LeifFredrickson @stephen_petrus @EmilySenefeld @MoPOPSeattle You might also check out @DwanReece & her work at the… https://t.co/QMdYUhubfd @LeifFredrickson @stephen_petrus @EmilySenefeld I was impressed by a presentation I saw at @MoPOPSeattle 2019 Pop C… https://t.co/zLxQtsAnff @LeifFredrickson You might like this book. I'll email you a syllabus I put together. https://t.co/v0ZQqjjZ9LMy op-ed on reparations in the NYTimes: https://t.co/tMLNEFITEm
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6/21
2019
@CharlesLHughes2 Really great. I love the instrumentals from those groups. Small Faces had "Grow Your Own." Faces h… https://t.co/jjDZxxfy2b @CharlesLHughes2 Amen. "Debris" kills me. https://t.co/Y5zGiMRlkh
6/19
2019
@jack_hamilton i once covered this and "oh sister" in the same set. it totally works. @MarissaRMoss rock me mama like an old town road
6/14
2019
@CarolineGrego88 I defended in April, and I'm not looking at it over the summer. I just finished reading William Ge… https://t.co/gLd0THPDOF @allofmilov @brianros1 @kathleen_belew and purchased at a gas station.
6/13
2019
@cthompson_ca My parents' house. Not a fan.Don't fall for this, folks. It's one of those identity theft, data mining quizzes. It's 33 for me. https://t.co/ENVDqI1MTiICYMI: My story on Dr. John's forthcoming final album, completed just six months before he passed away. https://t.co/AFxyg2U8vd
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6/12
2019
Read this incredible article from @jodyrosen. It's a heartbreaking story of losing irreplaceable artifacts. More th… https://t.co/4gLknQj78U
6/11
2019
@cthompson_ca Looks really interesting. Gonna have to talk to the author when I get to Starkville.
6/9
2019
i wrote an appreciation of mac rebennack a/k/a dr john, new orleans genius and true american original https://t.co/uxPLqPs9J2
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6/8
2019
Where Ya at Mule? RIP, Night Tripper. https://t.co/eXUgnaPY8R
6/7
2019
@jack_hamilton is this the Greta I keep hearing about?
5/24
2019
Looks like it's for real this time: Clotilda, the last American slave ship, found in Alabama, historical commissio… https://t.co/nLNdsxl7Ht @cthompson_ca @wattfrompedro Would love to. We will see!
5/23
2019
@dlcantwell with a great review of @rxgau's latest book and more. Can't wait to read it. https://t.co/WVbabmigqR
5/22
2019
Congratulations to the PhD candidates in our department who are now PhD holders! Presenting the Corcoran Department… https://t.co/AziNzxWBS6
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5/20
2019
Huge congrats to @ClaudrenaHarold, incoming chair of @UVA_History! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 https://t.co/5Iu15wp2a6
Retweeted by Joseph Thompson"And that's why we must deploy 10,000 of our KISS Army regulars to Panama City Beach, effective immediately..." https://t.co/qyReSfOvkoA masterpiece: Lil Nas X - Old Town Road (Official Movie) ft. Billy Ray Cyrus https://t.co/b2SPKQVx1K via @YouTube @jack_hamilton @cmolanphy @Metlandia @heatrockspod Hard to over estimate their importance to rock fans in the South… https://t.co/HQQONde3Zo
5/17
2019
After speaking today @UNCSouth on "Nurturing Generative Collaborations," it occurred to me that many budding schola… https://t.co/vXv5NrRadD
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5/16
2019
I'm consistently blown away by the work of my old friend Andrew Grace. White Lies, his new podcast from NPR, is no… https://t.co/IfVdhwJGti
5/15
2019
@nickrkm do what now? https://t.co/WSkalbWUcS
5/11
2019
@useful_noise Just throw in a People's Court reference to bring it all home
5/10
2019
@AdamHDomby @KateDahls I learned that growing up and always thought it was supposed to reflect his Calvinist/Purita… https://t.co/sfeYnOs1vX
5/9
2019
Shining a little light on SPOT. Love it! How SPOT of SST Records gave early ’80s hardcore its unique sound @RBMAhttps://t.co/NM1i9vzguJ
5/8
2019
@ShiraLurie @UofT YES!
4/26
2019
Congrats to @melissajgismond! Read everything she writes. https://t.co/2cafaFLPdX
4/25
2019
@KateDahls @KeriLeighMerrit Lady Barney. https://t.co/A38D3xU6F1
4/24
2019
@twosandfews Just sent
4/23
2019
What a beautiful award, @ualelabor - thank you so much!!! #BestBookAward for Reconsidering Southern Labor History:… https://t.co/mOVCkyqith
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4/22
2019
"I'm a William Barr / That's what I are" https://t.co/jWoK751SGc
4/18
2019
@rondauva @UVA @msstate thanks! @JamesPAmbuske @GWBooks @MountVernon Congrats, Jim!
4/16
2019
This week, we discuss the history of industrial tragedies and the waxing and waning of worker protections.… https://t.co/qKPXNKrgLZ
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonThis is that amazing #hankwilliams squirrel band @JM_Thompson @nickrkm 🤯 https://t.co/a7YUIhqFqe
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4/14
2019
@r_givensjohnson @UVA @msstate Thanks, Rachael!
4/13
2019
Bright and early tomorrow morning I’m gone talk about Aretha again and try not to burst into tears this time. “Ain’… https://t.co/VybNwwKctn
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4/12
2019
It's the most wonderful time of the year. I'm flying out to @MoPOPSeattle tomorrow for my 4th Pop Con. Going to ta… https://t.co/NCyH7Gt1m8 @Randall_Stps @jack_hamilton ‘s Just Around Midnight; @annkpowers ‘s Good Booty for two startersThe Corcoran Department of History’s annual Robert Cross Memorial Lecture will take place on Wednesday, 17 April be… https://t.co/DFyvZ9Y44i
Retweeted by Joseph Thompson @ClaudrenaHarold Thanks for everything!
4/10
2019
Big time news. I defended my dissertation yesterday. Goodbye @UVA. I'm headed to @msstate to begin teaching in the… https://t.co/BeBNBmRe6nAs a fan of @AlabamaMBB and @UVAMensHoops, it's been amazing to watch @btwice_11 play at both of my schools. This s… https://t.co/9AH4aSwoUHWith all the recent (and forthcoming) exits from the Trump administration, it’s a good time to re-up my piece on wh… https://t.co/2rPGZEqV9f
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4/9
2019
Hey folks, we're one week away from the 2019 Pop Conference at @MoPOPSeattle. The full schedule is now available, c… https://t.co/cec8gEodDN
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4/4
2019
Happy birthday to Gil Scott-Heron! Here is a lovely essay from @JM_Thompson on one of his most famous songs, "White… https://t.co/QzsUfQDc6u
Retweeted by Joseph Thompsonhappy birthday, d. boon! https://t.co/yeowOWUWid
4/1
2019
@ClaudrenaHarold loved this paper. the repetition of the “careless love” intro was so good.Devastating news: Fire destroys a building at Highlander Center, burning 'decades of archives' https://t.co/t7izC58Ovj via @knoxnews
3/29
2019
@thetrillbillies @TheGloryFires @drewmorgcomedy dadgummit
3/21
2019
Whoa! I'm proud to be part of what is now an award-winning edited collection. Big thanks to @KeriLeighMerrit and… https://t.co/FX3vLdfGTs
3/20
2019
Why Donald Trump’s immigration play could backfire big time in 2020. My latest for the Washington Post's… https://t.co/cQaAXN0DKw
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3/19
2019
Can't wait for this! https://t.co/NE5bGN50l3
3/16
2019
@Randall_Stps Is that @NoamPikelny ?
3/15
2019
Charlottesville people! Come see my friend and yours Scott Barretta screen his film "Shake 'em On Down," a document… https://t.co/Jobe7HMAAN
3/11
2019
@shujaxhaider Norman Blake, not the Teenage Fanclub one https://t.co/qUo3UWoJr5
2/26
2018
Next are those who published on our blog, whether in the form of traditional blog post, a review or a short video.… https://t.co/uzU0jw6c5f
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12/31
2018
@imaniperry First heard it as a freshman at U. of Alabama. Rev. Shuttlesworth gave a talk for MLK Day & everyone sa… https://t.co/JrlRlNcv5a
11/27
2018
Please publicize & support this bill, which would establish a national network of Reconstruction sites, encouraging… https://t.co/JWXylj9h1j
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11/16
2018
My take on "Fake News" and the Acosta Tape for The Washington Post's @madebyhistory (@womnknowhistory) https://t.co/XFzbblBuUS
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11/9
2018
I'm talking about military cadences and pop music tomorrow at 8 AM at #2018ASA. Can't make that? I'm talking abou… https://t.co/rtLWsxViGI
11/8
2018
check out @newsoftshoe's awesome article about langston hughes as a folklorist https://t.co/3at9ytdpFp
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11/5
2018
@WillHitchUVA @marygauthier_ @oxfordamerican Here's the album: https://t.co/pmn7lbXV8w @WillHitchUVA The @marygauthier_ album Rifles and Rosary Beads, which features songs co-written by veterans. There… https://t.co/XdTv8stl1K
11/4
2018
The world lost my friend and bandmate Seth Gibbs last night. His music & our memories of his generosity, love, stub… https://t.co/ycX3Zz0m8l
11/3
2018

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