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Appalachian Forum- Jessica Wilkerson

Jessica Wilkerson visited UK to present "How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice" from 2:00-3:15PM at the William T. Young Library UKAA Auditorium on Thursday, March 21,2019. The Appalachian Center also hosted a special Coffee Hour with Jessica Wilkerson from 10-11AM on the 21st at the UK Appalachian Center - 624 Maxwelton Court!

 

 

Date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Location: 
William T. Young Library - UKAA Auditorium
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Hillbilly

Join us on April 18th at 6PM in the Gatton Student Center Cinema for a showing of the Ashley York and Sally Rubin Film "Hillbilly," which has garnered a lot of praise at a number of festivals and exhibitions. There will be a reception at the UK Appalachian Center (624 Maxwelton Court) at 8PM following the showing of the film. We hope to see you there!
Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: 
Gatton Student Center Cinema
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Conversations with Gurney feat. Robert Gipe

Robert Gipe, author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed novels Trampoline and Weedeater, joined the Appalachian Center's scholar-in-residence, Gurney Norman for a visit and reading. Since 1997, Robert has served as the Director of the Appalachian Program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. Through his fiction and work with the community-theater project, Higher Ground in Harlan, Kentucky, Robert has tackled tough issues in the mountains including drug abuse, environmental degradation, mining, outmigration, and discrimination.

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Convo w Gurney Robert Gipe from UK College of Arts & Sciences on Vimeo.

Date: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
James F. Hardymon Theater in the Davis Marksbury Building
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Coffee Hour

The Appalachian Center will host drop-in Coffee Hours on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month from 10-11 AM. The Center invites students, faculty, staff, and community members for coffee and light refreshments. Come visit with others interested in the region and learn more about the work of the Appalachian Center and the Appalachian Studies Program. Coffee Hour is a space to exchange ideas for programs, initiatives, and events, discuss regional issues, and share research in a casual, collegial atmosphere.
Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Apr 18 2019 except Thu Jan 24 2019, Thu Jan 31 2019, Thu Feb 14 2019, Thu Feb 28 2019, Thu Mar 07 2019, Thu Mar 14 2019, Thu Mar 21 2019, Thu Mar 28 2019, Thu Apr 11 2019.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location: 
UK Appalachian Center - 624 Maxwelton Court
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60 Years on Stinking Creek: The Story of the Lend-A-Hand Center

Irma Gall, co-founder of the Lend-A-Hand Center, will be on campus to share her new experiences working on Stinking Creek for the past 60 years. Located in Walker, Kentucky, the Center has served the Stinking Creek community through health, education, agricultural, and children's programs since 1958. Irma is a farmer and school teacher who is involved in Appalachian service work and active in the war on poverty. We welcomed Irma to campus on Monday, November 26th from 5-6:30PM at the Niles Gallery in the Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library for her presentation, and enjoyed a full day spent learning about her life's work and passion!

 

60 Years on Stinking Creek: The Story of the Lend-A-Hand Center from UK College of Arts & Sciences on Vimeo.

Date: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library
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