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Outcomes from 2015-16 grant awards

We are delighted to share some of the outcomes reported by our grant recipients. For a full listing of grant awards from 2015-16 visit this page. Max Fraser (Ph.D. candidate in History at Yale) was awarded funds to “The Southern… Continue Reading →

Highlander Hoedown Saturday 4/22

“Highlander Hoedown” promotion on GCTV 6

Live with historian Dr. Margo Shea and her students Kelsey Arbuckle, Amber Layne and Tori Hinshaw discussing their upcoming 40’s themed event “Highlander Hoedown” on Saturday, April 22, 5-8pm at the uber historic Highlander Folk School Library. Visit the event… Continue Reading →

Places Project on Sewanee Features

Drawing the People’s Map A Sewanee professor and her students collect stories about places on the South Cumberland Plateau to compile a rich topography of personal history. Read the full story here: http://www.sewanee.edu/features/story/places-project.html

From the Past…A More Sustainable Future?

From the Past… a More Sustainable Future Among the many global environmental crises we face, one of the most certain is food production. The global food crisis has the potential to “explode within weeks and kill within days” (Cribb 2010:8)…. Continue Reading →

Hormonally Active Phytochemicals and Vertebrate Evolution

  In Summer 2015, the Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies funded a trip for Rick Wright, Carolyn Hoagland, Mark Presler, and Thea Edwards to go to Yale to learn about the Yale Farm and Sustainable Food Program.  From that trip, they generated… Continue Reading →

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