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October 2016

Upcoming Event: Maya Sandler to Speak on “Embracing Modernity: Healthcare Access and the Legacy of the Miners’ Memorial Hospital in Southern Appalachia”

Building on her research into the development of a group of hospitals for Appalachian coal miners in the 1950s, Sandler will consider how healthcare became a marker of urban modernity for Appalachia, and subsequently, how the lack of healthcare in… Continue Reading →

Leading Change Conversation Series

Brown Foundation Fellow Karen Proctor and the Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies are pleased to announce a series of conversations on Leading Change. We hope you will join us for some or all of these events, and lend your voice and… Continue Reading →

Barbara Paul Robinson Scholarship

The Appalachian College Association is pleased to announce the Barbara Paul Robinson Scholarship, named in honor of a New York City attorney who provided services to the association. A scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded annually to… Continue Reading →

Sewanee students continue to share the story of the Highlander Folk School

Most college courses are completed when the semester ends. Grades are submitted and the class disperses. For students in two community-engaged courses affiliated with Sewanee’s Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies, however, the lessons continue. So do opportunities to share knowledge… Continue Reading →

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