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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 →

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 →

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