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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 →

Upcoming Event: Max Fraser to Speak on “Hillbilly Revanche: Trump and Sanders in Southern Appalachia”

Max Fraser, Ph.D. Candidate in American History at Yale University, will speak on “Hillbilly Revanche: Trump and Sanders in Southern Appalachia” on Thursday, September 22nd at 7 PM in the Torian Room of duPont Library. The lecture is sponsored by the… Continue Reading →

Upcoming Event: Aspire Appalachia: Collaborations in Rural Development

From the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) website: An Appalachian Regional Commission Conference Hosted by the State of Tennessee August 30–31, 2016 Millennium Centre Johnson City, Tennessee Rural communities are the backbone of the Appalachian Region. The people, places, and development… Continue Reading →

Moira O’Neil on The Challenge of Immigration Reform

The Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies and the Office of Community Engagement are pleased to announce a lecture by Dr. Moira O’Neil, Senior Researcher and Director of Interpretation at the FrameWorks Institute. She will lecture on “The Challenge of Immigration Reform”… Continue Reading →

Talk on The Highlander Folk School 2/16/16

Please join us to welcome Emily Senefeld, C’05, who will give a talk, More than Song and Dance: The Highlander Folk School’s Cultural Programs, 1934-1962 on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at  2:30 p.m in Gailor Auditorium. Emily is currently a… Continue Reading →

Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children’s Literature

Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children‘s Literature  Morrison Public Library is pleased to announce the opening of  Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children‘s Literature. The exhibit opened to the public on December 15th, 2014 and runs through April 1st, 2015 at Morrison Public Library located at 138 West Maple Street, Morrison, Tennessee. … Continue Reading →

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