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UK’s Shaunna Scott Named a Weatherford Award Winner for Best Nonfiction Appalachian Book

Shaunna L. Scott, associate professor of sociology and director of the Appalachian Studies program at the University of Kentucky, is co-editor of a book chosen as the 2015 Weatherford Award winner for nonfiction.

Talk by Crystal Wilkinson

Please, join the UK Appalachian Center and the African American and Africana Studies Program in welcoming beloved author Crystal Wilkinson to Campus for a talk on Tuesday, April 5th. Ms. Wilkinson is the current Writer in Residence at Berea College and will present in the UKAA Auditorium in the W. T. Young Library from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Her talk is titled Black Women and Mental Health in Appalachia. She will also read from her latest  novel, The Birds of Opulence and hold a discussion with audience members. This event is free, and all UK Students, Faculty, and Staff are most welcome to attend! Please, find more information about Crystal Wilkinson here

Date: 
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
UKAA Auditorium, W. T. Young Library

UK Tomorrow Corps Offers Unique Opportunity for UK Students, Appalachian Communities

When Ann Kingsolver, former director of the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center, began speaking with grandparents raising grandchildren in Appalachian communities, two things became clear to her.

UK Tomorrow Corps Offers Unique Opportunity for UK Students, Appalachian Communities

When Ann Kingsolver, former director of the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center, began speaking with grandparents raising grandchildren in Appalachian communities, two things became clear to her.

UK Tomorrow Corps Offers Unique Opportunity for UK Students, Appalachian Communities

When Ann Kingsolver, former director of the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center, began speaking with grandparents raising grandchildren in Appalachian communities, two things became clear to her.

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