Kentucky in the ASA

If you can’t tell, we are getting pumped about the upcoming Appalachian Studies Association Conference! This event is an exciting time for many people related to Appalachian culture, including a surprising number of Kentucky students and professors! Going to the conference? Be sure to check out these interesting events put on by Kentuckians:

Who: UK PhD students, Heather D. McIntyre and Richard Parmer
What: Releasing paper titled “Environment, Media, Agency”
When: March 28, 11:00 – 12:15 p.m.

Who: UK PhD student, Julie. A Shepherd-Powell
What: Releasing paper titled “Beyond the Coal Divide”
When: March 28, 11:00 – 12:15 p.m.

Who: UK PhD student, Katherine McComas Maddy
What: Participating in a panel over “Living in the ‘Stroke Belt”
When: March 28, 11:00 – 12:15 p.m.

Who: NKU Associate Professor, Dr. Rebecca J. Bailey
What: Releasing paper “To Make Plain The Issue”
When: March 28, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Who: UK Professor, Dr. Ann Kingsolver; UK Program Coordinator at the Appalachian Center, Shane Barton; UK PhD student Zada Komara
What: Hosting a panel over “Kentucky Coal Camp Documentary Project of the UK Appalachian Center: An Interactive Website”
When: March 28, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Who: EKU Professor, Dr. Alice Jones
What: Discussion over “Academia/Activism: A Dialogue”
When: March 28, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Who: UK Undergraduate student, Phillip Barnett
What: Panel over “AppalArts Magazine: The Origin”
When: March 28, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Who: UoL graduate student, James K. Pugh
What: Poster session over “Economics of Mountain Top Coal Removal in Central Appalachia
When: March 28, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Who: NKU graduate student, Christian J. Messer Gaitskill
What: Poster session over “Social and Cultural Factors as a Catalyst for Change”
When: March 28, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Who: Morehead State University undergraduate student, Montana Hobbs
What: Poster session over “Traditional Music Alive in ‘New Appalachia’”
When: March 28, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Who: UK professor, Dr. Jeff Spradling
What: He is hosting a panel on “Using Community Service to Build Paths Back to East Kentucky for Robinson Scholars”
When: March 28, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Who: Transylvania University, Martha Billups; Union College professor Dr. Jimmy Dean Smith
What: Releasing paper titled “I Had To Take Pen in Hand”
When: March 28, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Who: Morehead State University undergraduate students, Sarah Shepherd, Andrew Kuchenbroad, and Joseph Rivers
What: Unconference over “Imagined Possibilities for the Region’s Children”
When: March 28, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

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