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Mine 21 Awarded 2019 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media

From Austen Riggs Center Press Release: “Stockbridge, MA – October 3, 2019 –America is facing a growing crisis in mental health treatment, and one of the greatest forces to fight that crisis is raising public awareness through the media. On… Continue Reading →

Screenings of Mine 21 Documentary Announced

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Call for Proposals: 2019 Appalachian Studies Conference

2019 CALL FOR PARTICIPATION Proposals & Award Nominations Presenters, Performers, Conveners, Participants, Advertisers, Exhibitors, Sponsors AppalachA’ville: Engage. Sustain. Innovate. 42nd Annual Appalachian Studies Conference March 14-17, 2019 | UNCA | Asheville, NC Proposals may be submitted to the online submissions… Continue Reading →

FrameWorks Summer Institute in Sewanee

On July 2-9, 2018, colleagues from the MacArthur award-winning FrameWorks Institute led a summer training institute for Sewanee and Yale faculty and staff. Over several days, colleagues from a range of disciplines learned about and explored framing theory and methods, cultural models… Continue Reading →

Call for Contest Essays to be Judged by Silas House: Appalachian Narratives for Our Time

This just out from Berea College’s Loyal Jones Appalachian Center: Berea College’s Loyal Jones Appalachian Center is putting out a call for Appalachians to tell their story about how they thrive in the places they call home. Today, some figures on… Continue Reading →

Max Fraser Named Finalist for Society of American Historians Award

Max Fraser, recipient of several grants from the Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies toward his dissertation work, was recently named a finalist for the Society of American Historians’ Allan Nevins Prize. This award is given annually for “the best written… Continue Reading →

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