Welcome to the Southern Oratory website.
This website is maintained by Dr. W. Stuart Towns and is dedicated to the subject of Oratory in the Southern United States. For more information, please see Dr. Towns’ Biography, or the list of the books he has published, or upcoming dates in his book tour, or his Ph.D. Dissertation on the topic.
Latest News! Dr. Towns was the recipient of the S. A. Cunningham Award from the Arkansas Sons of Confederate Veterans. This award is given to authors “for Literary Accomplishment and for their ability to publish or print the stories about Arkansas and its men that fought in the ‘War for Southern Independence’.” (April, 2013)