• Publications of Thomas S Rankin

      • Books

          • Tom Rankin.
          • A Place of Tender Images: Paul Kwilecki's Four Decades of Photography of Decatur County, GA.
          • Forthcoming, Fall 2012.
          • Tom Rankin.
          • Truths of the Matter: Traditions in Documentary Studies.
          • Forthcoming 2012.
          • Colors of Confinement: Color Photographs of Japanese AmericanIncarceration in World War II.
          • 2012.
          Publication Description

          Center for Documentary Studies and University of North Carolina Press Series in Documentary Art and Culture

          • In This Timeless Time.
          • Fall 2011.
          Publication Description

          Center for Documentary Studies and University of North Carolina Press Series in Documentary Art and Culture

          • Reality Radio: Telling True Stories in Sound.
          • 2010.
          Publication Description

          Center for Documentary Studies and University of North Carolina Press Series in Documentary Art and Culture

          • Tom Rankin.
          • Beyond Beauty: The Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University.
          • 2009.
          Publication Description

          The Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University

          • Tom Rankin.
          • Local Heroes Changing America: Indivisible.
          • W.W. Norton and Company/Lyndhurst Books,
          • 2000.
      • Articles Published

          • Tom Rankin.
          • "The Cruel Radiance of the Obvious."
          • Southern Cultures.
          • Summer 2011.
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Maasai Community of Lakipia."
          • September, 2009.
          • [web]
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Five Farms: Stories from American Farm Families."
          • July, 2009.
          • (Five-hour National Public Radio Special)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Mike Seeger Remembered."
          • 2009.
          • (Porch Gallery, Http://cdsporch.org/archives/589)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Paul Kwilecki Remembered."
          • May 2009.
          • (Porch Gallery,http://cdsporch.org/archives/1863)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Judgment and Grace in Dixie."
          • Ed. Charles Reagan Wilson.
          • The University of Georgia Press,
          • June 2007.
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Visualizing the World of William Faulkner."
          • American Studies International, Oct. 1998
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          • Ed. Peter J. Brownlee.
          • XXXVI
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          • University of Press of Mississippi,
          • (2007)
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          Publication Description

          Faulkner's World: The Photographs of Martin J. Dain, edited and with an introduction by Tom Rankin

          • Tom Rankin.
          • "The Injuries of Time and Weather."
          • Southern Cultures
          • 13.2
          • (2007 summer)
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          • 3-28.
          • (Introductory essay for special issue on southern photography)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Seeing What We Need To See."
          • The Light Factory
          • (2007 summer)
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          • (an essay on documentary photography, River Docs Catalog, Charlotte, NC)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Share a Table, Make a Friend."
          • Appalachian Heritage
          • (2007)
          • .
          • (Berea College, KY)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Careful Tending."
          • Last Harvest: Truck Farmers in the Deep South.
          • University of Georgia Press,
          • 2006.
          • (Book by Perry Dilbeck)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Putting a Bottom Under It."
          • Oxford American
          • (2005)
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          • (Issue 49)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "The Last Days of Kitty Shenay."
          • June 2004.
          • (Web-based photographic exhibition for "The Hospice Experiment," National Radio Documentary, American Radio Works (americanradioworks.org))
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "In Wildness."
          • Daylight Magazine
          • 1
          • (March 2004)
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          • (Photo essay)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Home and Away at 25."
          • 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Phogtographers.
          • Powerhouse Books,
          • 2003.
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "The Lure of the Picture and the Nature of Tradition."
          • 2002.
          • (American Folklore Society Annual Conference, Rochester, New York)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Fixing the Southern Vernacular: The Contemporaneous Art of Walker Evans and William Faulkner."
          • 2002.
          • (Delivered at 26th annual Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference, Oxford, MS)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • ""Indivisible: Stories of American Community"."
          • 2001.
          • (Tampa Museum of Art)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • ""Crossroads and the Cross: Visualizing the Blues, Visualizing the Blues Symposium"."
          • 2000.
          • (The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • ""Carried to the Heart:: Faith & Doubt"."
          • 1999.
          • (Contemporary Southern Art and Literature, Milsaps College, Mississippi)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • ""Near the Cross": Rendering Faiths in the American South"."
          • 1999.
      • Articles Accepted

          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Rendering Local Community: Stories of Indivisible."
          • 2002.
          • (Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Photography's Lure."
          • 2002.
          • (Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Michael Carlos Museum, Emory University)
      • Other

          • Tom Rankin.
          • "The Art of Farming."
          • December, 2010.
          • (Photographs and audio by students at the Center for Documentary Studies, part of the larger Five Farms Project.)
          • "In My Mind."
          • 2009 February.
          • (Tom Rankin, executive producer; (Gary Hawkins, director; Emily Ladue, producer); Traces the creation and performance of Jazz pianist Jason Moran's interpretation of Thelanious Monk's 1959 Town Hall Concert.)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • "Knowing John McWilliams."
          • Castings
          • (March-April 2002)
          • .
          • (publication exhibition created by Cathy Byrd)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • ""A Mississippi Portrait": Farm Security Administration Photographs, 1935-1940."
          • 2000.
          • (CD Rom of the Library of Congress. FSA Photographs from Mississippi)
          • Tom Rankin.
          • ""Near the Cross": Rendering Faiths in the American South"."
          • Image: Journal of Art, Literature and Religion
          • (1999)
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