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Evelyn Williams and Anne Braden: Southern Patriot

In celebration of Black History Month, the Appalachian Center will be screening two films by the Whitesburg Ky Media Arts Institute, Appalshop. Join us at the Appalachian Center at 624 Maxwelton Court for Evelyn Williams and Ann Braden: Southern Patriot at 5:00 pm.

 

 

Date: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Appalachian Center - 624 Maxwelton Court

Coffee Hour

The Appalachian Center will host VIRTUAL Coffee Hours every other Thursday from 10-11 AM for the remainder of the Spring! The Center invites students, faculty, staff, and community members to join us via Zoom. Bring your favorite beverage and snacks and 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.

 

April 30- Special Recognition of Graduating Seniors and Accomplishments- Zoom Info: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, or mobile device: https://uky.zoom.us/j/360003878

 
 
Date: 
Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday until Thu Apr 30 2020 except Thu Mar 19 2020.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location: 
Online Via Zoom

Conversations with Gurney featuring Willie Davis

Join us for our first Conversations with Gurney event of the semester featuring Willie Davis, author of Nightwolf, on Monday, January 27th at 5PM. 
Date: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
James F. Hardymon Theater

Friendsgiving

Please join us at the UK Appalachian Center on Thursday, December 5, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM for our annual Friendsgiving potluck! Turkey and Tofurky provided; covered dishes encouraged but not required. We will be collecting donations for the Facing Hunger Foodbank, which serves parts of Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia. $5 donation suggested but not required.

 

Please rsvp and sign up for what to bring here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xISGruXy51Uic-XCJp1nhHMCeR72yUDrkN6f...

 

 

Date: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Appalachian Center

Water Week

Water Week is a student-led series of events sponsored by the UK Appalachian Center to bring awareness to issues relating to water in eastern Kentucky and beyond.

DAY 1: Monday, November 18 Ecology - “Where Does Our Water Come From?” Speaker Forum William T. Young Library UKAA Auditorium 4:30 P.M.
  Speakers:  Steven Evans M.A.
  • Associate Director of the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute University of Kentucky
  • Title of presentation: “Watershed Planning: A Case Study from Letcher County, Kentucky”

Erika Hernandez Hernandez PhD student specializing in water distribution modeling
  • Graduate Research Assistant University of Kentucky
  • Title of presentation:  "At the Tap: An Overview of Drinking Water Infrastructure"

 Amanda Gumbert Ph.D.
  • Extension water quality specialist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.
  • Title of presentation: “A Glimpse Into Lexington Watersheds.”
   
DAY 2: Tuesday, November 19 Infrastructure - "Water Stories: Martin County" Film Screening and Panel Discussion William T. Young Library UKAA Auditorium 3:15 P.M. Reception to follow William T. Young Library Alumni Gallery  
  • Jason Unrine: Associate Professor in the UK Department of Plant & Soil Science.
  • Nina McCoy: Community organizer involved with Martin County Concerned Citizens 
  • Micky McCoy: Community organizer involved with  Martin County Concerned Citizens
  • Ricki Draper: Community Engagement Coordinator for LiKEN (Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network), 
  • Madison Mooney: UK College of Social Work master's student
   
DAY 3: Wednesday, November 20 Bottled Water - "Tapped" Film Screening William T. Young Library UKAA Auditorium 5:00 P.M. Reception to follow William T. Young Library Alumni Gallery   MC of event: Alyssa Dyer, Digital Media and Design major and Appalachian Studies minor 
 
DAY 4: Thursday, November 21 Tabling and Networking with Organizations Whitehall Classroom Building, 1st floor 10:00 A.M.

 
Date: 
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 8:00am to Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Various Locations

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