Past Events

Kentucky Poetry Festival

Location: Lexington and UK's campus
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 7:30pm to Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:00pm

Tags: poetry

"It’s not just a drawl, y’all: Fact vs. fiction in Kentucky speech" (student documentary film on Kentucky English)

Speaker/Presenter: Students of LIN 310
Location: Center Theater (Old Student Center)
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Tags: linguistics

Benham Coal Museum Tour

Speaker/Presenter: Dr. Bill Turner and other scholars
Location: Benham, KY
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 8:00am to 8:00pm

Tags: appalachia, coal mines, appalachian center

"Been to the Mountain: Appalachian Origins of the Civil Rights Movement", an Appalachian Forum

Speaker/Presenter: Dr. Bill Turner
Location: Whitehall Classroom Building, Room 110
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:45pm

Tags: appalachia, appalachian center, civil rights, african american and africana studies

Handbook for Preliminary Dissertation Fieldwork: A Practical Guide for the International Student Researcher

Speaker/Presenter: Kevin Talbert, Applied MA candidate
Location: Lafferty Hall Rm. 213
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

CANCELED. Will be rescheduled: Birds of Opulence: Black Women, Madness, and Resilience in Appalachia

Speaker/Presenter: CANCELED. Will be rescheduled: Crystal Wilkinson
Location: CANCELED. Will be rescheduled: UK Law Building Auditorium (Please, enter from Memorial Hall side of building)
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Tags: appalachia, appalachian center, appalachian forum

6th Annual UK Graduate Appalachian Research Community Symposium & Arts Showcase

Speaker/Presenter: Dr. Lisa Conley, Keynote Speaker
Location: W. T. Young Library
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Tags: graduate appalachian research community, appalachian center, appalachian studies, research, art

SWAP Meeting with 2014 Summer Mini-Grant Recipients

Speaker/Presenter: Robin Vanderpool, Kang Namkoong, and Michelle Justus Talbott
Location: UK Appalachian Center, 624 Maxwelton Court
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Tags: appalachia, appalachian center, research

SWAP Meeting with Brown Award Recipients

Speaker/Presenter: Lindsay Shade and Kathryn Engle
Location: UK Appalachian Center
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Tags: appalachia, appalachian center

Film Screening: Goodbye Gauley Mountain

Speaker/Presenter: Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle
Location: Young Library Auditorium
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

SWAP Meeting, "Dammed Memories: Narratives of Belonging among Tehri Dam-Displaced People in Uttarakhand, India"

Speaker/Presenter: Saakshi Joshi
Location: UK Appalachian Center, 624 Maxwelton Court
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Tags: appalachian center, appalachia

Global Uttarakhand: Development, Neoliberalism and Social Justice in Himalayan India

Speaker/Presenter: Rebecca Klenk
Location: Niles Gallery
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Tags: appalachia, appalachian center, appalachian forum, civil rights, environmental