for Southern Appalachian Studies

Month September 2016

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 →

Margo Shea Speaks about History, Memory, The Places Project and More on GCTV

Dr. Margo Shea, Mellon Fellow with the Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies, leads The Places Project and is the History Chair for the upcoming Mountain Homecoming event in Monteagle on Saturday, Sept 24. In this GCTV interview, Margo talks about the Pop-up… Continue Reading →

Share a Place that Matters to You….

The Places Project, led by Mellon Fellow Margo Shea, will be at the Fall Heritage Festival in Cowan, TN on September 16-18, ready to hear about the places that matter to you and to the region. Stop by and share your… Continue Reading →

Sewanee Students to Help Create a “Pop-Up” History Museum in Monteagle, TN

University of the South (Sewanee) students will help create a history “pop-up museum” in Monteagle as part of Mountain Homecoming celebrations September 24. The students are asking residents and visitors to share photographs, letters, documents, maps, or objects that tell a… 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 →

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