October 23 – 25, 2015
Beersheba Springs Assembly, Beersheba, TN

Conversations on Place is the first in a series of convenings hosted by the Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies to explore the scholarship of place and opportunities for greater collaboration between Sewanee: The University of the South and Yale University.

This gathering will provide opportunities for participants to:

  • Help frame a useful meaning of place; defining key terms and considering how place is used in academic work and how it informs thinking around academic development.
  • Chart new pathways for institutional collaboration.
  • Commit to providing practical support and guidance for advancing collaborative work.
  • Strengthen inter-institutional relationships.
  • Network with colleagues in a beautiful, inspiring place.