11|19|14 -
College of Education Partners With School Districts in Appalachia -

With the help of the University of Kentucky College of Education, 17 school districts in Eastern Kentucky are preparing for a seismic shift in the way students learn.

11|17|14 -
Appalachian Center Hosting Screening, Discussion on Human Rights and Supermax Prisons in Appalachia -

The University of Kentucky Appalachian Center will continue its Appalachian Forum with a screening of "Up the Ridge" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18.

11|13|14 -
From South Africa to Appalachia, The Power of Resilience and Community -

Anthropology alumna Jasmine Newman is using her bachelor's degree in cultural and applied anthropology to strengthen communities in South Africa and Appalachia.

11|06|14 -
Dwight Billings on BBC Radio -

Professor of Sociology Dwight Billings recently appeared as a guest on BBC World Service Radio to talk about hillbilly stereotypes. Billings says there has always been an interest in the American “other” – an interest that seems to have contrasting parts of fascination and fear.

11|04|14 -
Her Roots Run Deep: Shannon Bell's Book Continues to Earn Top Honors -

Assistant Professor of Sociology Shannon Bell described her recent book, Our Roots Run Deep as Ironweed: Appalachian Women and the Fight for Environmental Justice, as a project that gives voice to her subjects: women fighting against the environmental effects of coal mining in Appalachia.

Stacy Takacs: "Genre and Jessica Lynch"
American Studies scholar and author of Interrogating Popular Culture and ...
@ Young Library Auditorium


Emily Satterwhite: "Hillbilly Horror and Wrong Turn"
Appalachian Studies scholar and author of Dear Appalachia will speak on "...
@ Young Library Auditorium


Film Screening: Goodbye Gauley Mountain
The team of Stephens and Sprinkle screen their film Goodbye Gauley Mountain, in...
@ Young Library Auditorium


Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle


03/31/14 - Website Documents Kentucky Coal Company Towns - A brand-new interactive website for the Coal Camp Documentary Project explores life in Kentucky's coal camps. - more...
04/08/14 - UK Event Celebrates Latin American Residents of Appalachia - A "¡Viva México!" event at the University of Kentucky will celebrate Latin - more...
12/08/11 - Appalachian Center Projects - The projects that the Appalachian Center has going on including the Post Office Project and the Coal Camps project. - more...
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