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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 →

Ben Sollee and Band in Concert

Thanks to generous underwriting by the Stowe Artist-in-Residence Program, cellist-singer-songwriter Ben Sollee and his band Kentucky Native will perform a free concert in the University of the South’s Guerry Auditorium on April 12 at 8:15 p.m. As described on the… Continue Reading →

Sewanee Students Present “The Cleanest Line: A Recreation Ecology Study of Rock Climbing in Southern Appalachia”

In February 2018, Sewanee students Connor Peach, Erika Lopez-Durel, and James Bratton traveled to the University of Kentucky with Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Russell Fielding to present “The Cleanest Line: A Recreation Ecology Study of Rock Climbing in Rural Appalachia” at… Continue Reading →

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