Conversations with Gurney feat. Robert Gipe

Date: 
02/07/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
James F. Hardymon Theater in the Davis Marksbury Building
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): 
Robert Gipe
Intended Audience: 
Students
Faculty
Staff
Open to Public
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. Click here to see photos from the event!

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

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