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Appalachian Forum, Book Signing and Panel


DATE:Friday, April 20, 2012 - 3:30pm to 9:00pm

The Appalachian Center and University Press of Kentucky are hosting three events to celebrate Appalachia on Friday, April 20th:

3:30 p.m. @ Memorial Hall - Helen Lewis and Judi Jennings will give an Appalachian Forum based on their new bookHelen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia

5:30-6:30p.m. @ The UK Appalachian Center will host a dinner reception and book-signing for Helen and Judi; editor Robert L. Ludke with authors published in Appalachian Health and Well-Being; Ted Olson, editor of The Hills Remember: The Complete Short Stories of James Still; and Ellen Riggle and Sharon Rostosky, eds. of A Positive View for LGBTQ: Embracing Identity and Cultivating Well-Being.

7:00p.m. @ Memorial Hall - there will be a panel of those who have written Appalachian Health and Well-Being, The HIlls Remember, Helen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia, and A Positive View for LGBTQ to talk about those books and take questions from the audience.