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.

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