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Karen Yu

Explore The Places Project!

Over the past two¬†years, Dr. Margo Shea and her students have collected over 500 reflections about local places and why they matter to people who live on and around the South Cumberland Plateau. Explore these places and stories via the… Continue Reading →

Dinner in Appalachia

“Traditional Appalachia cooking was crafted from a confluence of Native American, African-American and European influences. The one thing I always try to stress to visitors is that the region is not monolithic. Even the quickest study of our food reveals… Continue Reading →

Upcoming Event: Leadership, Identity, and Social Change

Leadership, Identity, and Social Change a talk on leadership and conversation with Martin (Marty) Rodgers Office Managing Director, Accenture Washington, DC Metro Office Wednesday, November 9 4:30 pm at McGriff Alumni HouseMarty is the Office Managing Director for Accenture’s Washington,… Continue Reading →

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 →

Upcoming Event: Derek Alderman on Contested Places: Race, Heritage Tourism, and Geographies of Memory

Join the Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies and University Lectures Committee as we welcome Derek Alderman, Ph.D. from the Department of Geography at the University of Tennessee Knoxville to campus on Tuesday, October 4th. Alderman is one of the most… Continue Reading →

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