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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-Dural, and James BrattonĀ traveled to the University of Kentucky with Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Russell Fielding to presentĀ “The Cleanest Line: A Recreation Ecology Study of Rock Climbing in Rural Appalachia” at… Continue Reading →

Schneider & Partin Present Findings at 2018 Rural Policy Research Institute Conference

Paige Schneider, Assistant Professor of Politics and Women’s & Gender Studies at Sewanee and Emily Partin, Family Resource Center Director for Grundy County, TN Schools and Director of Discover Together, traveled to Washington D.C. to present their work on post-secondary… Continue Reading →

Can Local Food Help Appalachia Build a Post-Coal Future?

“But the story of Appalachian food, like Appalachia itself, is a complicated one. Advocates say that both are entering a new, more optimistic era; that a resurgence in local farming, coupled with renewed interest in traditional Appalachian foodways, could help… 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 →

Native Cultigen Project featured on Planet Forward

Collaborative Post-doctoral fellow Dr. Stephen Carmody and his Native Cultigen Project are featured on George Washington University’s Planet Forward website. View the full article here.

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