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2014
Thursday, March 27th
6:00 PM

Old Steering Committee Meeting

Other

Chris Green

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Friday, March 28th
8:00 AM

Vendor Set-up

Other

Various Vendors

BE5, MSC

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

8:30 AM

Registration Opens

Other

ASA Staff

8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

9:00 AM

Education Committee Meeting

Other

Carol Baugh

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Finance Committee Meeting

Other

Becky Fletcher

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Website and Communication Committee

Other

Eryn Roles

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Awards Committee Meeting

Awards Committee Meeting

Other

Emily Satterwhite

2W37, MSC [Memorial Student Center]

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

10:00 AM

Appalachian Teaching Project Faculty Director's Meeting

Other

Roberta Herrin

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

10:30 AM

Exhibit Hall

Other

Other Other

10:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Exhibits, Silent Auction, and Posters Open

Other

Various Vendors And Artisans

Memorial Student Center (MSC)

10:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Howard Dorgan Silent Auction

Other

Philis Alvic

10:30 AM - 6:00 PM

11:00 AM

Session 1.01 Activism

Convener: Rob Rabe, Marshall University

Popular Culture and Protest in Appalachia

Panel

Rob Rabe, Marshall University
Cory Pillen, Marshall University

Drinko 349

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.02 Architecture, Visual Arts and Crafts

Convener: Penny Messinger, Daemen College

Early Years of Appalachian Reform: The Conference of Southern Mountain Workers, Allen Eaton, & the Origins of the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild

Panel

“Roundtables, Keynotes, and Membership in the Early Years of the Conference of Southern Mountain Workers”

“'Art is all right for the rich or for the idle, but what have we workers to do with it?': Allen Eaton and the Conference of Southern Mountain Workers”

“Forming of the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild”

Penny Messinger, Daemen College
Joy Gritton, Morehead State University
Philis Alvic, independent scholar

Drinko 138

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.03 Natural Resources

Convener: Mary Cromer, Appalachian Citizen's Law Center

Community and Legal Issues with the Changing Coal Industry

Panel

Mary Cromer, Appalachian Citizens' Law Center
Wes Addington, Appalachian Citizens' Law Center
Evan Smith, Appalachian Citizens' Law Center
Amelia Kirby, Appalachian Citizens' Law Center

Harris Hall 138

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.04 Education

Convener: Carol Baugh, Sinclair Community College

New Appalachia: A Global Perspective in Appalachian Studies Programs

Panel

Carol Baugh Dr., Sinclair Community College
Pat Beavers, Appalachian State University
Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt, Shepherd University
Judy Byers, Fairmont State University
Jane MacMorran, East Tennessee State University

Jenkins Hall B10

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.05 Education

Convener: Brandi S. Weekley, Wst Virginia Univerisity

The Complexities of Insider/Outsider Positionalities in Educational Work in Appalachia

Panel

The Complexities of Insider/Outsider Positionalities in Educational Work in Appalachia

Brandi S. Weekley, West Virginia University
Sera Matthew, West Virginia University
Audra Slocum, West Virginia University

Jenkins Hall 100

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.06 MountainWise: A Story Worth Sharing, a People worth Preserving -Community Transformation Grant Project of Southwestern North Carolina

Convener: Elaine Russell, NC Division of Public Health:CTG Project

MountainWise: A Strategic Analysis of Creating Healthier Communities in Southwestern NC Through the Community Transformation Grant Project

Panel

MountainWise: The Merits of an External Communications Plan With Community Resonance

MountainWise: Connecting Health Impact Assessements and Comprehensive Plans in Southwestern NC to Create Healthier Communities

MountainWise: How a Rural Eating Assessment Proposal Can Lead to a Healthier Community

Elaine Russell, NC Division of Public Health:CTG Project
Sarah Tennyson, Macon County Health Department
Don Kostelec, Kostelec Planning
April Tallent, Western Carolina University

Harris Hall 234

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.07 Education

Convener: Linda Spatig, Marshall Univerisyt

Studying the Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW) Program: A Multi Site, Mixed- Methods Randomized Control Trial Program Evaluation in Rural West Virginia

Panel

Marty Amerikaner, Marshall University
Linda Spatig, Marshall University
Chris LeGrow, Marshall University
Stephen O'Keefe, Marshall University
Debra Conner-Lockwood, Marshall University
Amy Knell Carlson, Marshall University
Kelli Kerbawy, Marshall University
Kathy Bialk, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 117

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.08 Politics and Government

Convener: Robin Blakeman, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition

Owning our heritage: stories of family cemetery preservation struggles in West Virginia

Workshop

Robin L. Blakeman, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition
Dustin White, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition
Maria Gunnoe, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition
Danny Cook, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition

Corbly Hall 244

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.09 Environment, Health and Developmemt

Convener: Lynn Crabtree, Sommerset Community College

Environment, Media, Agency: Encouraging Dialogue Across Cultural and National Divides

Paper

Outsiders at the River: Ron Rash’s Critique of Discursive Agency , Class, and Multiculturalism

Local Voices with Global Outcries in Burning the Future and The Warriors of Qiugang

Heather D. McIntyre, University of Kentucky
Richard Parmer, University of Kentucky

Harris Hall 139

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.09 Environment, Health, and Development

Convener: Lynn Crabtree, Sommerset Community College

Adaptive Policy and Governance: Natural Resources, Ownership, and Community Development in Appalachia

Paper

Zachary D. Swick, Appalachian State University

Harris Hall 139

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.09 Environment, Health, and Development

Convener: Lynn Crabtree, Sommerset Community College

Beyond the Coal Divide: Diversifying the Economy, Sustaining the Environment, and Finding Common Ground in the Coalfields of Southwest Virginia

Paper

Julie A. Shepherd-Powell, University of Kentucky

Harris Hall 139

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.09 Environment, Health, and Development

Convener: Lynn Crabtree, Sommerset Community College

Top Blown Off: The Intersection Between Counseling, Advocacy, and Mountaintop Removal

Paper

Cassandra G. Pusateri, Youngstown State University

Harris Hall 139

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 1.10 Environmental Ecology

Convener: Michele Morrone, Ohio University - Main Campus

Environmental Health Perceptions and Realities in Appalachia, Ohio

Panel

Social Determinants of Health and Environmental Disparities in Appalachia, Ohio

Images of Environmental Health: PhotoVoice in an Appalachian Community

Hydraulic Fracturing in Appalachia, Ohio: Comparing the Responses of Two Communities to the Risks and Uncertainties of Drilling

Michele Morrone, Ohio University - Main Campus
Amy E. Chadwick, Ohio University - Main Campus
Natalie A. Kruse, Ohio University - Main Campus
Justin J. Rudnick, Ohio University - Main Campus

Science Hall 276

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.11 Folklore

Convener: Roy Andrade

Doc Watson Family Milestones: A Musical Storybook

Panel

Roy M. Andrade

Harris Hall 443

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.12 Food, Culture, and Representation in Appalachia

Convener: Susan Spalding, Berea College

“Gathering Around the Table: Food and Developing of a Sense of Community among Africans Americans in Southern Appalachia”

Paper

Darin Waters, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Drinko Library 402

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.12 Food, Culture, and Representation in Appalachia

Convener: Susan Spalding, Berea College

“Moonshine and Music”

Paper

Panel Title: Food, Culture, and Representation in Appalachia

Daniel S. Pierce, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Drinko Library 402

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.12 Food, Culture, and Representation in Appalachia

Convener: Susan Spalding, Berea College

“'Our blood must have been briny as the Dead Sea:' Reclaiming Mountain Taste in Michael McFee’s Poetry”

Paper

Panel Title: Food, Culture, and Representation in Appalachia

Erica Abrams Locklear, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Drinko Library 402

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.12 Food, Culture, and Representation in Appalachia

Convener: Susan Spalding, Berea College

"Perpetuating a Culinary Myth: Food and Whiteness in Appalachia"

Paper

Panel Title: Food, Culture, and Representation in Appalachia

Jessica Lewis, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Drinko Library 402

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.13 Issues in Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Amanda Runyon, University of Pikeville

The Women I'm From - The Influence of Appalachian Women

Panel

Amanda J. Runyon, University of Pikeville
Karen McElmurray
Jessie VanEerden
Darnell Arnoult, Lincoln Memorial University

Corbly Hall 464

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.14 Health and Medicine

Convener: Katherine McComas Maddy, University of Kentucky

Living in the "Stroke Belt:" Why Studies of Appalachian Discourse Are Important

Panel

Katherine McComas Maddy, University of Kentucky
Katherine Ward, Marshall University
Sara Henson, Marshall University
Karen L. McComas, Marshall University

Smith Hall 335

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.15 Comparative Cultures

Convener: Iryna Galushchak, Precarpathian National University

New Carpathia: Known Realities and Imagined Possibilities

Panel

The Ukrainian Carpathians: Strategic Goals for Economic Development in a Depressed Highland Region

Seasons of Life: Traditions, Holidays, and Customs in the Carpathian Highlands

Highland Healers: The Past and Present Use of Folk Medicine in the Ukrainian Carpathians

Museum Collections in the Ukrainian Carpathians: Known Realities and Imagined Possibilities

Iryna Galushchak, Precarpathian National University
Nadiia Lutsan, Precarpathian National University
Oleksandra Khallo, Precarpathian National University
Andrii Chervinskyi, Ivano-Frankivsk State College for Technology and Business

Harris Hall 303

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.16 Readings and Theater

Convener: Joyce Compton Brown, Gardner-Webb University

Down the Great Wagon Road toward The Union of German and Scots-Irish Forces: Familial History through Visual, Prose, and Poetic Voices

Reading

Joyce Compton Brown, Gardner-Webb University

Smith Hall 154

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.16 Readings and Theater

Convener: Joyce Compton Brown, Gardner-Webb University

'Tater Eyes and 'Possum Houses: A New Role for Storytelling in Place-based Pedagogy

Theater

Rosann Kent, University of North Georgia Appalachian Studies Center
Avery Alexander, University of North Georgia
Elizabeth Guzman, University of North Georgia
Kaitlyn Brackett, University of North Georgia

Smith Hall 154

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.17 Education

Convener: Amy D. Clark, University of Virginia's College at Wise

Workshop: Voices in the Appalachian Classroom

Workshop

Amy D. Clark, University of Virginia's College at Wise

Harris Hall 137

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.18 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Kathy Seelinger, Marshall University

“Every Woman Has Got to Have Her Number”: Bringing Birth Control to Eastern Kentucky, 1930-1942

Paper

Jenny Nickeson, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Harris Hall 302

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.18 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Kathy Seelinger, Marshall University

Gender and the Impact of Deindusrialization on West Virginia's Glass Industry: Fostoria Glass, 1948-1968

Paper

Virginia C. Young, Shawnee State University

Harris Hall 302

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.18 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Kathy Seelinger, Marshall University

Shelter from the Storm: Midwifery in Appalachia

Film

Sarah E. Johnson, Marshall University

Harris Hall 302

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Session 1.18 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Kathy Seelinger, Marshall University

The framing of women of Appalachia on ABC News programs from 1986 to 2012

Paper

Melissa Boehm, Frostburg State University

Harris Hall 302

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

12:30 PM

Session 2.01 History, Labor, and Activism

Convener: Kenneth Fones-Wolf, West Virginia University

From “Pockets of Poverty” to Potential Prosperity in Appalachia: Connecting Mass Media Narratives of Poverty Stereotypes to Authentic Appalachia through Photovoice

Paper

From “Pockets of Poverty” to Potential Prosperity in Appalachia: Connecting Mass Media Narratives of Poverty Stereotypes to Authentic Appalachia through Photovoice

Gloria So, Elon University

Harris Hall 139

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.01 History, Labor, and Activism

Convener: Kenneth Fones-Wolf, West Virginia University

"No Greater Calling": The Legacy of Walter Reuther

Paper

Sandra Czernek, West Liberty University

Harris Hall 139

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.01 History, Labor, and Activism

Convener: Kenneth Fones-Wolf, West Virginia University

Poultry: the New Frontier of Appalachian Labor, Environment, and Industrial Relations in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia

Paper

Chelsea Elmore, Marshall University

Harris Hall 139

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.01 History, Labor, and Activism

Convener: Kenneth Fones-Wolf, West Virginia University

The Not So "Roaring Twenties": Wheeling, WV's Immigrant Coal Miners, Unionism, and Radicalism, 1924-1931

Paper

William H. Gorby, West Virginia University

Harris Hall 139

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.01 History, Labor, and Activism

Convener: Kenneth Fones-Wolf, West Virginia University

“To Make Plain The Issue”: The Life and Work of West Virginia Mine War Journalist Winthrop D. Lane

Paper

Rebecca J. Bailey, Northern Kentucky University

Harris Hall 139

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.02 Activism and Organizing

Convener: Katey Lauer

Our Water, Our Future: The State of the Mountaintop Removal Movement

Panel

Katey Lauer
Teri Blanton, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
Bill Price, Sierra Club Environmental Justice
Erin Savage
Donna Branham

Drinko 138

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.03 Architecture and Visual Arts

Convener: Chris D. Dockery, University of North Georgia

Creative Inquiry in Appalachian Studies: The Case for Arts Based Research

Panel

Creative Inquiry in Appalachian Studies: the Case for Arts Based Research-"Heirloom Seedkeepers & Their Stories"

Creative Inquiry in Appalachian Studies: the Case for Arts Based Research-"Heirloom Seedkeepers & Their Stories"

Creative Inquiry in Appalachian Studies: the Case for Arts Based Research- "Higher Ground: Foglights"

Creative Inquiry in Appalachian Studies:- the Case for Arts Based Research-"Elk Knobb Community Arts Project"

Chris D. Dockery, University of North Georgia
Kaitlynn Brackett, University of North Georgia
Robert Gipe, Southeastern Kentucky Technical & Community College
Tom Hansell, Appalachian State University

Corbly Hall 244

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.04 Stereotypes and FIlm

Convener: Serena Frost, Virginia Tech

“Booze, Fast Cars, and Outlaws: The ‘Cool Factor’ of Appalachia in Film”

Panel

Serena Frost, Virginia Tech
Bethany Melson, Virginia Tech
Kathy Combiths, Virginia Tech

Smith Hall 335

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.05 Film Representation

Convener: Erica Locklear, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Place, Race, and Gender in Appalachian Film from The Dollmaker to Cold Mountain: The Unwhite Migrant Gertie and Mammy Ruby, the Land-Lovers, and the Mutant Cannibals

Film

The Legacy of Land in Appalachian Films

Half Bear, the Other Half Cat: Appalachian Women, Race, and Film

“Hideously deformed inbred hillbilly cannibals”: The Cultural and Racial Politics of Contemporary Slasher Films

Erica Abrams Locklear, University of North Carolina at Asheville
John Inscoe, University of Georgia
Meredith McCarroll, Clemson University
Emily Satterwhite, Virginia Tech
Anna Creadick, Hobart William Smith Colleges

Harris Hall 303

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.06 Health and Mental Health

Convener: Nicole Schnopp-Wyatt, Lindsey Wilson College

Training Appalachians to Counsel Appalachians: Best Practices for Mental Health Counseling

Panel

Cultural Factors Affecting Counseling Appalachians

Best Practices from a Multicultural Perspective

Educating Mental Health Professional Counselors

An Appalachian Case Study

Nicole Schnopp-Wyatt, Lindsey Wilson College
Lovonne Fleming-Richardson, Lindsey Wilson College
Durand Warren, Lindsey Wilson College
Crystal Trout, Lindsey Wilson College

Jenkins Hall B10

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.07 History and Activism

Convener: Tammy Stachowicz, Davenport University

Melungeon Scholarship: Known Realities and Imagined Possibilities

Panel

The Johnson Family

View of a Legend

When Melungeon Studies Met Its Waterloo

Social Movements and Melungeons Today

Tammy Stachowicz, Davenport University
Joanne Pezzullo
Darlene Wilson
William Isom, Hands Off Appalachia

Harris Hall 138

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.08 History and National Resources

Convener: Ann Kingsolver, University of Kentucky

Kentucky Coal Camp Documentary Project of the UK Appalachian Center: An Interactive Website

Panel

Ann E. Kingsolver, University of Kentucky
Shane Barton, University of Kentucky
Zada Komara, University of Kentucky
Sherry Ferguson
Trudy Walters Daniels
Jimmy Waters

Drinko Library 349

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.09 Linguistics and Social Sciences

Convener: Paul E. Reed, University of South Carolina - Columbia

Intersection of Appalachian Speech and Culture

Panel

Best Practices in Representing Appalachian Speech

Ethnography, Stance, and Appalacian Migrants in Detroit

Who was Appalachia's First Linguist?

Best Practices in Accurately Representing AppalachianSpeech

Ethnography, Stance, and Appalachian Migrants in Detroit

Paul E. Reed, University of South Carolina - Columbia
Bridget Anderson, Old Dominion University
Michael Montgomery, University of South Carolina

Harris Hall 443

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.10 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Scott Goebel, Bad Branch Institute

The Poetics of Richard Hague

Panel

“Necessary Lives”: How Richard Hague transforms body and soul into poetic maps in Alive in Hard Country. Marianne Worthington, University of the Cumberlands.

'Common Wounds’: 40 Years of Richard Hague’s Poetry. Chris Green, Berea College.

Beauty’s Million Species’: Nature and Poetic Diction in the Poetry of Richard Hague

Scott Goebel -Convener, Bad Branch Institute
Marianne Worthington, University of the Cumberlands
Michael Henson, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative
Chris Green, Berea College

Drinko Library 402

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.11 Music

Convener: Elizabeth Fine, Virginia Tech

Rising Appalachia: Shaping the Appalachian Imaginary through Music, Materiality, and Activism

Panel

“Materiality and the Appalachian Imaginary in the Music Videos of Rising Appalachia”

—“How the Soundscape of Rising Appalachia Transcends the Borders of a ‘Filthy Dirty South’”

"Musical Mashups and A Capella Performance in Rising Appalachia”

—"Rising Appalachia and Global Perspectives on Traditional Appalachian Music”

Elizabeth Fine, Virginia Tech
Michael Saffle, Virginia Tech
Jordan Laney, Virginia Tech
Brittany Walker, Virginia Tech

Harris Hall 234

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.12 Religion, Race and Ethnicity

Convener: Laura Ammon, Appalachian State University

Religious Minorities in (New) Appalachia: The Challenges of Diversity

Panel

Muslims in Appalachia: Finding Faith, Home, and Voice

Orthodoxy in Appalachia

Cherokee Spirituality: Appalachia’s First Religion And Its Syncretism With The Judaeo-Christian Traditions

Challah in the Holler: Jews in Appalachia

Laura Ammon, Appalachian State University
Jared Gallamore, Appalachian State University
Karen Russo, Appalachian State University
Rachel Simon, Appalachian State University
Lucy Ballard, Appalachian State University

Harris Hall 137

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.13 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Marc Harshman,

The Appalachian Writing Series from Bottom Dog Press

Reading

Marc Harshman
Jeanne Brynner
Hilda Downer
Sandee G. Umbach
Karen Ktorba
Larry R. Smith, Bottom Dog Press

Jennkins Hall 100

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.14 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Kevin Cordi, Ohio Dominican University

Reviving Jack Tales and Appalachian Folk Ballads in the Classroom

Panel

Kevin D. Cordi, Ohio Dominican University
Timothy "Bim" Wlker, Ohio Dominican University

Crobly Hall 464

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.15 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Anna Terman, Pennsylvania State University

Appalachia Revisited Panel 1: Transformations in Understanding Identity and Language

Panel

Carolina Chocolate Drops: Globalization and the Performative Expressions and Reception of Affrilachian Identity

Gender and Political Subjectivity in northwestern North Carolina

Intersectionality and Appalachian Identity

Continuity and Change for English Consonants in Appalachia

Anna R. Terman, Pennsylvania State University
Yunina Barbour-Payne, Texas A & M University - College Station
Amanda Zeddy, University of California - Santa Barbara
Kirk Hazen, West Virginia University

Harris Hall 302

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.16 Natural Sciences and Activism

Convener: Mary Cromer, Appalachian Citizen's Law Center

Academia/Activism: A Dialogue

Discussion

Mary Cromer, Appalachian Citizens' Law Center
Sarah Carmichael, Appalachian State University
Elizabeth Sanders, Appalshop
Alice Jones, Eastern Kentucky University

Corbly Hall 117

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.17 Music, Race and Ethnicity

Convener: Everett Lilly, University of Charleston - Beckley

Bluegrass Music: An Appalachian Asset

Music

Everett Lilly, University of Charleston-Beckley

Smith Hall 154

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 2.18 Appalachian Veterans

Convener: Bob Henry Baber, Glenville University

WV Veterans Legacy Project

Other

Bob Henry Baber

Science Hall 276

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

2:00 PM

Session 3.01 Come to the Table

Convener: Chris Green, Berea College

Come to the Table I: Appalachian Archivists & Activists

Other

Chris Green, Berea College
Eric Lassiter, Marshall University
Harry Rice, Berea College
Michael Tierney, Step by Step

Drinko Library 402

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.02 Tourism and Development

Convener: Peter Hackbert, Berea College

An Imagined Possibility: An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for Eastern Kentucky

Panel

Peter H. Hackbert, Berea College

Jenkins Hall 100

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.03 Education

Convener: Phillip Barnett, University of Kentucky

AppalArts Magazine: The Origin

Panel

AppalArts Magazine: The Business

Phillip A. Barnett, University of Kentucky
Danna L. Spears, University of Kentucky

Harris Hall 138

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.04 Natural Resources

Convener: Tom Hansell, Appalachian State University

After Coal: Welsh and Appalachian Mining Communities

Panel

Tom Hansell, Appalachian State University
Patricia Beaver, Appalachian State University
Karen Russo, Appalachian State University

Jenkins Hall B10

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.05 Higher Education in Appalachia

Convener: Greg Clary, Clarion University

Appalachian Barriers to Study Abroad Experiences

Paper

Sara Danielle Adkins, University of West Georgia
Sumer Marie Bingham, University of Pikeville

Drinko Library 349

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.05 Higher Education in Appalachia

Convener: Greg Clary, Clarion University

Appalachian Cultural Influences on Graduate Students in English Studies

Paper

Amanda Hayes, Ohio University - Main Campus

Drinko Library 349

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.05 Higher Education in Appalachia

Convener: Greg Clary, Clarion University

Measuring the Known Realities of Regional Icons from the Possible Imaginings of Appalachian Art: Techniques for Learning and Teaching About Appalachian Art

Paper

Kristin M. Kant-Byers, Rochester Institute of Technology

Drinko Library 349

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.06 History, Politics, Government and Crime

Convener: Brandi S. Weekley, West Virginia Univerisity

Attorneys Helped Create a New Appalachia

Paper

From Hand to Hand: Early Virginia Lawyers and the Value of a Book

Barb Howe
Stewart Plein, West Virginia University

Drinko Library 138

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.06 History, Politics, Government, and Crime

Convener: Brandi S. Weekley, Wst Virginia Univerisity

"Jay Rockefeller's Swan Song?" Opposition to Mining as Rhetorical Resignation

Paper

Ryan P. McCullough, West Liberty University

Drinko Library 138

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.07 Documentary Discussion

Convener: Walter Squire, Marshall University

Images of Appalachia in Popular Film and Documentary

Unconference

Walter E. Squire, Marshall University
Diane Long, Marshall University
Lauren Peyton, Marshall University
Audrey Stewart, Marshall University
Brooke Stull, Marshall University

Science Hall 276

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.08 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Allison Carey, Marshall University

The Food, Faith, and Language of a Region in the Novels of Julia Watts

Panel

Food in Finding H.F. and Secret City by Julia Watts: The Food of Home and the Food of the Big City

Heavenly Faith vs. Homosexual Faith: Christianity and Homosexuality in Finding H.F. by Julia Watts

Language and Discourse in the Composition Classroom: A Method and Rationale for Teaching YA Literature to First Year Writers

Allison E. Carey, Marshall University
Dreama Gale Pritt, Marshall University
Whitney Afton Naylor-Smith, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 244

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

APPALACHIAN TEACHING PROJECT: Sustaining the Community Mind for Long-term Community Resiliency: Appalachian Values Assessment in Floyd County, Virginia

Poster

Melinda B. Wagner, Radford University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Asheville The Changing City

Poster

Alexandra Marie VanDusen

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Convener: Sean Bulger, West Virginia University

Asset Mapping in Rural Appalachia: Connecting Schools, Families, and Communities to Promote Physical Activity

Poster

Sean M. Bulger, West Virginia University
Ishonte Allar, West Virginia University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Convener: Ben Hargreaves, Marshall University

Awareness and Barriers to Obtaining Mental Health Services on an Appalachian Region University Campus

Poster

Ben J. Hargreaves, Marshall University
Penny Koontz, Marshall University
April Fugett, Marshall University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Convener: Alyssa Adkins, Marshall University

Barriers to Accessing Mental Health Care in Rural Appalachia from Providers’ Perspectives

Poster

Alyssa N. Adkins, Marshall University
Penny Koontz, Marshall University
April Fugett

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Convener: Camille Uncapher, Marshall University

Battling Pediatric Obesity in West Virginia: Helping Healthy Win

Poster

Camille N. Uncapher, Marshall University
Kelsey J. Cook, Marshall University
Michael S. Stinnett, Marshall University
Jennifer D. Tiano, Marshall University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Child Labor in the Carolina Mountains

Poster

Ashley L. Spears, Mars Hill College

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Convener: Dena Gilchrist,

Coal and It's Story: Development of a 21st Century Coal Community

Poster

Dena J. Gilchrist
Christy Collins, Fairmont State University
Jaimie Turner, Fairmont State University
Joanna Lee Ross, Fairmont State University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Coal Dust Curse:The Politics of Black Lung & The Stories of Miners Who Have It

Poster

The Politics of Black Lung & The Stories of Miners Who Have It

Theresa L. Burriss, Radford University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Convener: Mary Taylor,

Community Commonalities: Cross-Cultural Learning in Wales and Appalachia

Poster

Mary R. Taylor
Kathryn Engle, University of Kentucky
Katie Griffith
Mary Pope
Calvin Wheat
Eryn Staib
Alyssa Roberto

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Designing on a Dime: Creating Promotional Materials for Non-Profit Organizations

Poster

Julieann F. Helton

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Determining the Effect of Liming on Gyrinophilis porphyriticus Occupancy Using Single Species Single Season Occupancy Modeling

Poster

Elise M. Edwards, Marshall University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Economic Development Networks in Kentucky Appalachia

Poster

Sara Compion
Brandon Ofem
Walter J. Ferrier

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Economics of Mountain Top Coal Removal in Central Appalachia

Poster

James K. Pugh, University of Louisville

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Educational Practices in Sex Education in Appalachia

Poster

Kasey Kizer

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Effects of Childhood Autism on Families: A Rural/Urban Comparison

Poster

Meg Stone, Marshall University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Different Methods of Detection for the Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus a. alleganiensis) in the Ohio River Watershed

Poster

Kelli M. Herrick, Marshall University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Exploring the History of Western Virginia and West Virginia Through West Virginia and Regional History Center (WVRHC) Archival Resources

Poster

Anna M. Schein, West Virginia University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Issues of Conservation in New Appalachia

Poster

Ericka R. Hincke, Mars Hill College

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Lessons for Appalachia's Transition to a Post-Coal Economy: The Japanese Model

Poster

Robin Antepara, Gakushuin University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Social and Cultural Factors as a Catalyst for Change: A Phenomenological Study of Female Victims of Intimate Partner Violence in Knox County, Kentucky

Poster

Christian J. Messer Gaitskill, Northern Kentucky University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Convener: Kelcey Perkins, Marshall University

The Benefits of Early Music Education for Language Acquisition Among Head Start Students

Poster

Kelcey Perkins, Marshall University
Michael Stinnett, Marshall University
Camiile Uncapher, Marshall University
Jennifer Tiano, Marshall Univeristy
April D. Fugett, Marshall University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

The Challenges of Constructing a Genogram on an Appalachian Extended Family Health Consciousness

Poster

Dilip Nair, Marshall University
Indira Bhavsar, Marshall University
Nafeeza Hussain, Marshall University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Convener: Karla Moore, Marshall University

The Effects of Ruralism and Sexual Orientation on Adolescent Alcohol Use: A Retrospective Glance

Poster

Karla B. Moore, Marshall University
Keith Beard, Marshall University
Penny Koontz ., Marshall University
April Fugett, Marshall University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

The Soundscape of Appalachian Mountaintop Grasslands: Assessing the Ecological Potential of Coal Mined Lands

Poster

Anne Axel, Marshall University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Traditional Music Alive in "New Appalachia"

Poster

Susan M. Hobbs, Morehead State University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

Treatment of Individuals with Chronic Mental Illness in Appalachia and Suggestions for Future Intervention Approaches and Research

Poster

David E. Wolfe, Marshall University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

West Virginia Coal Miners: A Model for Conceptualizing Behavioral Health Risks

Poster

Jillian Keener

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.09 Poster Session

You Can't Go Home Again

Other

Jason Michael Hartz, Siena Heights University

MSC Lobby

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.10 Education and Activism

Convener: Jeff Spradling, University of Kentucky

Using Community Service to Build Paths Back to East Kentucky for Robinson Scholars

Panel

Jeff Spradling, University of Kentucky
UK College Student
UK College Student
UK College Student

Harris Hall 303

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.11 Education and Youth Issues

Convener: Adriane Gejevski, adrianART

Painting The Beauty Of Appalachia

Workshop

Inspiring Our Youths To Learn About Nature

Ariadne Gejevski, ariadnART

Harris Hall 234

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.12 Culture, Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Tetyana Blyznyuk, Precarpathian National University

Mountain Schools in the Ukrainian Carpathians: Educational Challenges and Pedagogical Trends

Panel

Mountain Schools in the Ukrainian Carpathians: Legislative History and Current Status

The Contemporary Folklore Revival in the Mountain Schools of the Ukrainian Carpathians: Experience and Assessment

The Influence of the Mountain Environment on the Character and Identity of Young Ukrainian Highlanders

Tetyana Blyznyuk
Vasyl Karabinovych
Olena Budnyk
Inna Chervinska

Harris Hall 137

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.13 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Martha Billups, Transylvania University

Beyond Beer, Bucks, and Busted Lips: Representations of Masculinity in Eric Shade's Eyesores

Paper

Nathan Anderson, Marietta College

Harris Hall 443

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.13 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Martha Billups, Transylvania University

“I Had To Take Pen in Hand”: Two Versions of Silas House's "Unsent Letter" and the Problem of Appalachian Minstrelsy

Paper

Jimmy D. Smith, Union College - Barbourville

Harris Hall 443

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.13 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Martha Billups, Transylvania University

“The World is Ripe, and We’ll Pluck It like an Apple from A Tree”: Female Agency in Ron Rash’s Serena

Paper

Jessica S. Christensen, University of Tennessee

Harris Hall 443

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.13 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Martha Billips, Transylvania University

You’d Best go Expecting Anything: Folkloric and Literary Precedents of Manly Wade Wellman’s Silver John Stories.

Paper

Daniel L. Schnopp-Wyatt Ph.D., Lindsey Wilson College

Harris Hall 443

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.14 Folklore and folkways

Convener: Beth Bergeron Folkemer, Dearest Home

Ballad Gems from Northwestern West Virginia

Workshop

Beth Bergeron Folkemer, Dearest Home
Stephen P. Folkemer, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg

Harris Hall 139

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.15 Performance

Convener: John Trokan, College of Mount St. Joseph

An Exploration of Music and Messages from the Civil War

Music

John T. Trokan D.Min, College of Mount St. Joseph
Sherry Cook-Stanforth
Nancy Trokan Mathison
Jim and Nan Cook

Smith Hall 154

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.15 Performance

Convener: John Trokan, College of Mount St. Joseph

The Rape of Appalachia, The War on Poverty and the Sterilization of the Dullards

Art

Stacy Kranitz, University of California - Irvine

Smith Hall 154

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.16 Education and Youth Issues

Convener: Joy Gritton

Imagined Possibilities for the Region's Children: Community After School Programs

Unconference

Joy Gritton
RoseMary Johnson, Haldeman Community Center
Jennifer Guthrie, Tygart Creek Elementary School
Sarah Shepherd, Morehead State University
Andrew Kuchenbrod, Morehead State University
Joseph Rivers, Morehead State University

Smith Hall 335

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.17 Music

Convener: John Lilly, West Virginia Division of Culture and History

West Virginia's Early Country Music from GOLDENSEAL Magazine

Discussion

John Lilly, West Virginia Division of Culture and History

Corbly Hall 464

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 3.18 Tourism and Development

Convener: Melinda B. Wagner, Radford University

Appalachian Teaching Project: Sustaining the Community Mind for Long-term Community Resiliency: Appalachian Values Assessment in Floyd County, Virginia

Panel

Melinda B. Wagner, Radford University
Kasey L. Campbell, Radford University
Chalres D. Salyers, Radford University
Haley M. Stewart, Radford University
Victoria R. Curtis, Radford University
Langley J. Looney, Radford University
Taylor R. LaPrade, Radford University
Sarah M. Wood, Radford University
Ryan M. Woodson, Radford University

Corbly Hall 117

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

3:30 PM

Session 4.01 Plenary

Convener: Sylvia Shurbutt

Plenary I Adam Booth and Scott McClanahan: "Me? An Appalachian Stereotype? I Thought my Stories Worked Against That"

Other

Adam Booth
Scott McClanahan

Corbly Hall 105 with Corbly Hall 104 and 106 as overflow

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.02 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Elandria C. Williams, Highlander Research and Education Center

Appalachian Transition Fellowship Program: Opportunities for Regional Transitions

Discussion

Elandria C. Williams, Highlander Research and Education Center
Susan Williams, Highlander Research and Education Center
Jazmine Walker, Rural Support Partners
Lora Smith, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

Harris Hall 443

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.03 Linguistics

Convener: Elijah Wise, Marshall University

Beyond the Twang: Analysis of Trends in Appalachian Language

Unconference

Elijah Wise, Marshall University
Thomas Linz, Marshall University
Melissa Atkins, Marshall University
Carnice Covert, Marshall University
April Fugett, Marshall University
Marianna Linz, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 244

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.04 Cultural Integration

Convener: Connie Rice, West Virginia University

An Aura of Truth? Art as a Mechanism for the Validation of Appalachian Stereotypes

Paper

MIchael Edward Hess, Ohio University - Main Campus
Sharon L. Reynolds, Ohio University - Main Campus
Jerry Johnson, University of North Florida

Harris Hall 139

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.04 Cultural Integration

Convener: Connie Rice, West Virginia University

Eight Interviews on Affrilachian Identity

Paper

Forrest G. Yerman, Appalachian State University

Harris Hall 139

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.04 Cultural Integration

Convener: Connie Rice, West Virginia University

Los Otros Lados: Transnational Agrarian Livelihoods and Kinship in West-Central Mexico and Southern Appalachia

Paper

Mary Beth Schmid, University of Kentucky

Harris Hall 139

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.05 Natural Resources

Convener: Robin Stewart, Ohio University

Community Impact of Utica Shale Development in Appalachian Ohio

Panel

Shale Drilling's Impact on Affordable Housing and Homelessness in Appalachian Ohio

Robin Stewart, Ohio University
Sara Boyd, Ohio University Voinovich School

Harris Hall 138

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.06 Education and Tourism

Convener: Dena Gilchrist,

Interpretation in Appalachian: How We Tell the Story of West Virginia

Panel

Dena J. Gilchrist
James R. Mitchell, WV Division of Culture & History, State Museum
Leslie Baker ., Beckley Museum Complet
Rebekah Karelis, Wheeling National Heritage Area

Harris Hall 234

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.07 History and Environmental Issues

Convener: John Inscoe, University of Georgia

The Nature of War: Environmental Perspectives on the Civil War and Reconstruction in East Tennessee

Panel

Environmental History of the 1863 Chattanooga Campaign

'Boys, We Are Ordered To Take That Hill': How Mountains Affect Battle, and how Battle Affects Mountains

African Americans and the Exclusionary Environment of East Tennessee

The State of Student Research in Civil War Environmental History

Jonathan M. Winskie, University of North Georgia
Robert L. Baker, University of North Georgia
Katharine Dahlstrand, Florida Atlantic University
John Inscoe, University of Georgia

harris Hall 137

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.08 History

Convener: Michael Youngren

The Teacher

Film

Michael A. Youngren
Mel Hoover Rev, Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Harris Hall 302

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.09 Appalachia and Higher Education

Convener: Robin Conley, Marshall University

Higher Education and Employment in Appalachia: An Interdisciplinary Study

Panel

Robin Conley, Marshall University
Kristi McLeod Fondren, Marshall University
Marty Laubach, Marshall University
Donna Sullivan, Marshall University

Drinko Library 138

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.10 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Michelle Tokarczyk, Goucher College

Appalachia's Wealth of Natural Resources: What Lies Ahead?

Paper

Michael E. Joslin, Lees-McRae College

Corbly Hall 464

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.10 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Michelle Tokarczyk, Goucher College

Dead Tree Walking: The Past, Present, and Future of Hemlock Forests in Central Appalachia

Paper

Tom Saladyga, Concord University

Corbly Hall 464

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.10 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Michelle Tokarczyk, Goucher College

Modeling Cyanobacteria Concentrations in the Ohio River Using Satellite Imagery

Paper

Thaddaeus Tuggle

Corbly Hall 464

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.10 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Michelle Tokarczyk, Goucher College

Religious Environmentalism in Appalachia: Exploring the "Greening of Religion" Thesis

Paper

Joseph Witt, Mississippi State University

Corbly Hall 464

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.11 The Environment and Literature

Convener: Scott Goebel, Bad Branch Institute

Mountain Poets Jim Webb & Bob Henry Baber, an Introduction and Reading

Panel

A Contextual Introduction to Mountain Writers Bob Henry Baber & Jim Webb

Jim Webb Poetry Reading

Bob Henry Baber Poetry Reading

Scott Goebel
Jim Webb, Bad Branch Institute
Bob Henry Baber, Glenville State College

Harris Hall 303

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Session 4.12 Tourism and Development

Convener: Libby Platt, Emory and Henry College

A New Promise for an Old Place: The Revitalization and re-Visioning of a Rural Small Town

Panel

Libby Platt, Emory and Henry College
Joanna Golde, Emory and Henry College
Carter Bauman, Emory and Henry College
Sharmila Sooklal, Emory and Henry College
Talmage A. Stanley, Emory and Henry College

Drinko Library 402

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

5:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Other

All Conference Attendees Welcome

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Banquet

Other

Advanced Tickets Required for Attendance

5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

6:00 PM

Registration, Silent Auction, and Exhibits Close

Other

Various Vendors And Artisans

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

6:30 PM

Awards

Other

All Conference Attendees Welcome

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

8:00 PM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: SILAS HOUSE

Keynote Address: Our Secret Places in the Waiting World: Becoming a New Appalachia

Other

Silas House

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

9:30 PM

Center for African American Students/Multicultural Affairs Dessert Reception

Other

All Conference Attendees Welcome

9:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Saturday, March 29th
7:30 AM

Editorial Board Meeting

Other

Shaunna Scott

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Membership Committee Meeting

Other

Billy Schumann

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

Session 5.01 Education and Social Sciences

Convener: Rick Ferris, University of Charleston

Educational Attainment and Economic Impacts in Central Appalachia

Discussion

Rick Ferris, University of Charleston
Scott Bellamy, University of Charleston

Harris Hall 138

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.02 Architecture and Visual Arts

Convener: Heather Stark, Marshall University

Appalachian Aesthetic: Reassessing the Literature on Social Education and Arts Industry in Appalachia

Paper

Carissa Massey, Adrian College

Corbly Hall 244

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.02 Architecture and Visual Arts

Convener: Heather Stark, Marshall University

Exhibiting Women Artists in South Eastern Ohio: How Does the Appalachian Experience Shape Artists?

Paper

Jennie E. Klein, Ohio University-Athens
Babz Jewell, Ohio University - Main Campus

Corbly Hall 244

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.02 Architecture and Visual Arts

Convener: Heather Stark, Marshall University

Queer as Folk Art: Cutting Into Kentucky Mountain Manhood

Paper

Mark A. Snyder, Morehead State University

Corbly Hall 244

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.02 Architecture and Visual Arts

Convener: Heather Stark, Marshall University

The Appalachian Built Environment A Neglected Historical Text: The Case of the Appalachian Settlement School

Paper

Karen E. Hudson, Appalachian Center University of Kentucky

Corbly Hall 244

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.03 Education

Convener: Kathy Seelinger, Marshall University

An Overview of the U.S. Department of Education’s Regional Educational Laboratory – Appalachia: Research and Technical Assistance Agendas

Paper

John Hitchcock, Indiana University - Bloomington
Lydotta Taylor, The EdVenture Group
Jerry Johnson, University of Florida
Kellie Kim, CNA

Smith Music Hall 112

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.03 Education

Convener: Kathy Seelinger, Marshall University

Flatalachia: Bringing Appalachian Studies to Flatland Eastern North Carolina

Paper

Leanne E. Smith, East Carolina University

Smith Music Hall 112

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.03 Education

Convener: Kathy Seelinger, Marshall University

Hanging Out in The CAVE: Increasing Student Engagement Outside the Classroom

Paper

Julia A. Lewis, Blue Ridge Community College - Weyers Cave
Theresa A. Thomas, Blue Ridge Community College - Weyers Cave

Smith Music Hall 112

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.03 Education

Convener: Kathy Seelinger, Marshall University

Keeping Appalachia in Mind: Building State Education Agency Capacity in the Region

Paper

Caitlin Howley, Appalachia Regional Comprehensive Center

Smith Music Hall 112

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.04 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Roberta Campbell

40 Years After Buffalo Creek: Digital Memory and Environmental Advocacy in Contemporary Appalachia

Paper

Tom Bowers, Northern Kentucky University

Smith Music Hall 110

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.04 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Roberta Campbell

Acoustic Monitoring and Detection of the Northern Flying Squirrel

Paper

Sarah E. Legg, Marshall University
Anne C. Axel, Marshall University
Corinne Diggins, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Smith Music Hall 110

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.04 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Roberta Campbell

Appalachian Purpose-Built Towns in an International Context

Paper

Thomas Wagner, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus
Phillip Obermiller, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus

Smith Music Hall 110

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.04 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Roberta Campbell

Those Stupid Hill Billies: Cultural Stereotyping & The Third Worlding of Appalachia

Paper

Kira L. Cope, Marshall University

Smith Music Hall 110

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.05 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Brandi S. Weekley, Wst Virginia Univerisity

Acting a Fool: The Humorous Local Character in Fact and Foolery

Paper

William E. Ritter, Appalachian State University

Smith Hall 108

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.05 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Brandi S. Weekley, Wst Virginia Univerisity

“Nostalgia for the Future:" The Evolution of Folk Arts Programming at the Augusta Heritage Center

Paper

Brittany R. Hicks, Appalachian State University

Smith Hall 108

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.05 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Brandi S. Weekley, Wst Virginia Univerisity

The Craft Revival: Preserving Culture, Changing Lives

Paper

Elizabeth M. Williams, Appalachian State University

Smith Hall 108

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.05 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Brandi S. Weekley, Wst Virginia Univerisity

Utilizing Folk Art in Mental Health Counseling

Paper

Shana L. Goggins

Smith Hall 108

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.06 Readings and Performance

Convener: Marty Amerikaner, Marshall University

ANNIE'S WAR - John Brown's daughter at Harpers Ferry 1859

Reading

Historical Fiction for Historians of Appalachia/& ebook creation for your book

Robert W. Walker, Marshall University

Harris Hall 234

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.06 Readings and Performance

Convener: Marty Amerikaner, Marshall University

Depredation

Reading

Matthew Ferrence

Harris Hall 234

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.06 Readings and Performance

Convener: Marty Amerikaner, Marshall University

Industrial Fictions (A Short Story & Poem Presentation)

Reading

Clinton E. Wilson III, West Virginia University

Harris Hall 234

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.06 Readings and Performance

Convener: Marty Amerikaner, Marshall University

The Book of the Dead - A Play

Theater

Denise A. Smithson, Fayette County Brd of Ed., WV

Harris Hall 234

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.07 Health and Medicine

Convener: Ricky Cox, Radford University

Appalachian Perceptions of the Impact of Smoking on their Deceased Family Member

Paper

Cindy L. Clark, University of Pikeville
J. Michael King, University of Pikeville
Larry l. Oteham, University of Pikeville

Corbly Hall 106

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.07 Health and Medicine

Convener: Ricky Cox, Radford University

Cancer Prevention as a Regional Social Problem: The Discourse of “Grassroots” Participation

Paper

George F. Bill, University of Kentucky

Corbly Hall 106

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.07 Health and Medicine

Convener: Ricky Cox, Radford University

Collaborative Helping: Meeting People Where They Are with Supports for Change

Paper

Kevin Gillespie, Integrated Services of Appalachian Ohio

Corbly Hall 106

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.07 Health and Medicine

Convener: Ricky Cox, Radford University

Risky Parenting in Appalachian Families: Problems and Solutions

Paper

Jason Weaver, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 106

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.07 Health and Medicine

Convener: Ricky Cox, Radford University

The Health Care Exchange in Southern West Virginia: Access at Last?

Paper

Thomas McGraw, West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Corbly Hall 106

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.08 History

Convener: Christopher Leadingham, Marshall University

Appalachia and the U.S. History Survey: How to Incorporate Regional History into the National Narrative?

Paper

Christopher L. Leadingham, Marshall University

Harris Hall 130

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.08 History

Convener: Christopher Leadingham, Marshall University

Appalachian Town History

Paper

Barry T. Whittemore Dr., University of North Georgia

Harris Hall 130

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.08 History

Convener: Christopher Leadingham, Marshall University

Economic and Historical Significance of Canning in Appalachia

Paper

Keith Durst, Marshall University

Harris Hall 130

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.08 History

Convener: Christopher Leadingham, Marshall University

This Was Our Valley: Mapping Historic Structures in Asheville's Watershed

Paper

Anne E. Chesky Smith, Swannanoa Valley Museum

Harris Hall 130

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.08 History

Convener: Christopher Leadingham, Marshall University

Workers and Students: An Introduction to Militant Movements in 20th Century Huntington, West Virginia

Paper

John C. Hennen, Morehead State University

Harris Hall 130

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.09 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Erin Presley, Eastern Kentucky University

Considering the Italics: Images of Appalachia in Fred Chappell’s Kirkman Tetralogy

Paper

Corey E. McClintock, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Harris Hall 446

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.09 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Erin Presley, Eastern Kentucky University

Keeper of the Legends: Gretchen Moran Laskas’ The Midwife’s Tale and Writing A Woman’s Life

Paper

Sylvia B. Shurbutt, Shepherd University

Harris Hall 446

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.09 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Erin Presley, Eastern Kentucky University

The Higher Ground Plays of Harlan County

Paper

Anita J. Turpin, Roanoke College

Harris Hall 446

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.09 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Erin Presley, Eastern Kentucky University

Transience and Change in Appalachia: Ron Rash’s "Nothing Gold Can Stay"

Paper

Carmen Rueda, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

Harris Hall 446

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.09 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Michelle Tokarczyk, Goucher College

“My last long dreamless sleep”: Mythologizing the Female Pastoral in Antebellum Appalachian Travel Narratives

Paper

Michael S. Martin, University of Charleston

Corbly Hall 464

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.10 Race and Ethnicity

Convener: LeAnne Olson, Mountwest Community College

African African American and Native American nurses in Appalachia 1900-1965

Paper

Phoebe A. Pollitt, Appalachian State University

Harris Hall 139

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.10 Race and Ethnicity

Convener: LeAnne Olson, Mountwest Community College

Being Hispanic in Appalachia

Paper

Brittany Means, Appalachian State University

Harris Hall 139

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.10 Race and Ethnicity

Convener: LeAnne Olson, Mountwest Community College

End-of-life Care and Rural African Americans: a Study of Barriers and Solutions.

Paper

Aaron N. Hemlepp, Marshall University

Harris Hall 139

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.10 Race and Ethnicity

Convener: LeAnne Olson, Mountwest Community College

Folk Revival, Racial Stereotyping, and Community Dance Traditions

Paper

Susan Spalding, Berea College

Harris Hall 139

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.11 Religion and Activism

Convener: Meredith Doster, Emory University

Dorothy in the Coalfields: The Catholic Worker Movement and Appalachia

Paper

Laura Michele Diener, Marshall University

Harris Hall 136

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.11 Religion and Activism

Convener: Meredith Doster, Emory University

Liberating Appalachian Theology: Paternalism and Praxis in Faith-Based Social Justice Movements in Appalachia

Paper

Michael J. Iafrate, University of St. Michael's College

Harris Hall 136

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.11 Religion and Activism

Convener: Meredith Doster, Emory University

The Appalachian Imagination: Theology and Dissent in an Urban Periphery

Paper

Scott C. McDaniel, University of Dayton

Harris Hall 136

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.12 Social Sciences

Convener: Eryn Roles, Marshall Univeristy

A Dialectical Study of Connection and Separation in Appalachian Families in the Wake of Outmigration

Paper

Jason E. Combs, University of Dayton

Corbly Hall 464

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.12 Social Sciences

Convener: Eryn Roles, Marshall Univeristy

Do Farmers Markets Change Consumer Behavior? Evidence from the Southern Appalachians

Paper

Leah G. Mathews, University of North Carolina at Asheville
Rachel Carson, UNC Asheville
Rebecca Baylor, UNC Asheville
Zoe Hamel, UNC Asheville
Kelly Giarrocco

Corbly Hall 464

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.12 Social Sciences

Convener: Eryn Roles, Marshall Univeristy

The Economics Connecting People, Land, and Place: A View from the Field

Paper

Leah G. Mathews, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Corbly Hall 464

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.12 Social Sciences

Convener: Eryn Roles, Marshall Univeristy

Views from the Summit: White Working Class Appalachian Males and Their Perceptions of Academic Success

Paper

Stephanie JH Alexander, Mountwest Community & Technical College

Corbly Hall 464

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.13 Tourism and Development

Convener: Kudzayi Maumbe, West Virginia University

Branding of Marshall County, West Virginia as a Tourism Destination: A Participatory Approach

Paper

Kudzayi Maumbe, West Virginia University
Doug Arbogast, West Virginia University

Corbly Hall 117

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.13 Tourism and Development

Convener: Doug Arbogast, West Virginia University

Regionalism in theory and practice, or a plea for Appalachian Studies

Paper

Amanda Fickey, University of Kentucky

Corbly Hall 117

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.13 Tourism and Development

Resident and Visitor Attitudes Toward Tourism Development in Summersville, West Virginia (WV)

Paper

Doug W. Arbogast, West Virginia University
Kudzayi Maumbe, West Virginia University

Corbly Hall 117

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.13 Tourism and Development

Resort to Ruins: Poverty in the Catskills after the Decline of the Hotels

Paper

Timothy Di Leo Browne, Carleton University

Corbly Hall 117

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.13 Tourism and Development

Convener: Daniel Eades, West Virginia Universtiy

The Influence of Data and Methodology Changes on the Economic Designation of West Virginia Counties

Paper

Daniel Eades, West Virginia Universtiy
Kelly Nix, West Virginia University

Corbly Hall 117

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.14 Comparative Inquiry

Convener: Katherine Ledford, Appalachian State University

New Mountains, New Questions, New Commonalities: On the Benefits of Comparative Inquiry in Appalachian Studies

Panel

Place-based Outdoor Education, Eco-tourism, and Outdoor Recreation in the Ukrainian Carpathians: A First Look for Comparative Scholarship and Institutional Partnerships with Appalachia for Sustainable Mountain Development

Crossing an Ocean to Learn More About Home: How Traveling to the Carpathian Mountains Enriched an Undergraduate’s Understanding of Appalachia

Carpathia or Bust: Benefits of Comparative Study of Carpathian and Appalachian Travel Writing by a First-time Traveler to Ukraine

Commentary

Katherine E. Ledford, Appalachian State University
Ron Roach, East Tennessee State University
Jessica Murray, North Georgia College & State University
Chad Berry, Berea College

Corbly Hall 333

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.15 Economics

Convener: Joshua Hagen, Marshall University

Demographic Trends in Appalachia and Implications for Enrollments in Higher Education: The Case of Marshall University

Panel

The Development of an Inland Intermodal Terminal

Socioeconomic Correlates of the Occurrence of Unsafe Buildings in Huntington, West Virginia

Demographic Trends in Appalachia and Implications for Enrollments in Higher Education: The Case of Marshall University

The Development of an Inland Intermodal Terminal in the Heart of Appalachia

Socioeconomic Correlates of the Occurrence of Unsafe Buildings in Huntington, West Virginia

West Virginia’s Low Percentage of Population with at Least a Four-Year College Education

Demographic Trends in Appalachia and Implications for Enrollments in Higher Education: The Case of Marshall University

Joshua Hagen, Marshall University
James Leonard, Marshall University
Aaron Nelson, Marshall University
Britt Arcardipane, Marshall University
Delbert Cannoy, Marshall University
Patrick Donovan, Nick J. Rahall Application Transportation Institute
Godwin Dijetror, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 104

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.16 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Laura Long, Lynchburg College

Panel: New Appalachian Visions: Four Authors Discuss Their Novels and Creative Nonfiction Books of 2013-14.

Panel

Crooked Roads, Wherever We Go: Ambivalence and Appalachia in the Novel Out Of Peel Tree

The Listener Becomes the Storyteller: Turning Family Stories into Essays

Un-erasing History: Hiking the Lost Communities of Shenandoah National Park

Magical Realism and the Evil Eye: Exploring the Italian Immigrant Experience in West Virginia

Laura Long, Lynchburg College
Sarah Beth Childers, Earlham College
Sue Eisenfeld, John Hopkins University
Marie Manilla, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 354

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.17 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Jeffery Mann, Virginia Tech

LGBT in Appalachia: A Queer Quartet

Panel

Surly Bear in the Bible Belt

The Perils of Christian Compassion

The Trouble with Normal in Appalachia: New Queer Productions from KentuckyExamining "the natural" in Anti-Gay Christian Rhetoric”

De-Naturalizing Humans, De-Humanizing Natures: Examining "the natural" in Anti-Gay Christian Rhetoric

Jeffrey A. Mann, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Cynthia Burack, Ohio State University - Main Campus
Carol Mason, University of Kentucky
Richard Parmer, University of Kentucky

Corbly Hall 467

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 5.18 Foodways and Development

Convener: Ada Smith, Appalshop, INC

Launching the Supporting Emerging Appalachian Leadership (SEAL) Network

Discussion

Ada Smith, Appalshop, INC
Elandria Williams, Highlander Center for Research and Education
Stephanie Tyree, WV Community Development Hub
Ethan Hamblin, Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky

Harris Hall 302

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

10:15 AM

Session 6.01 Plenary II Sue Massek: Appalachian Women

Convener: Shannon Bell, University of Kentucky

Plenary II: Sue Massek (Appalachian Women, A Herstory of Oppression and Resistance)

Other

Sue Massek

Corbly Hall 105 with Corbly Hall 104 and 106 as overflow

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.02 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Okey J. Napier, Community

Rainbow In the Mountains

Theater

Readings from the Diary of an Appalachian Drag Queen

Okey J. Napier Jr, Community

Harris Hall 138

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.03 Activism and Organizing

Convener: Elizabeth Sanders, Appalshop/WMMT

Popular Education: Prison Expansion in Central Appalachia

Workshop

Elizabeth Sanders, Appalshop/WMMT
Sylvia Ryerson, Appalshop/WMMT
Marley Green, Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards, Central Appalachian Prisoner Support Network

Harris Hall 102

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.04 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Dan Shope, Shawnee State University

Scary and Merry Mountain Folklore and Folkways: Carpathian and Appalachian Connections in Romania and West Virginia

Panel

They Say Evil Has a Tail: Erie Presences Reinforcing the Everyday Ethics in Carpathian Rural Communities (Maramures and Hateg)

Pesky Critters and Mountain Folklore: Collaborative Historicity, Futurology, and The Post-Industrial Negotiation Process in Appalachia at Point Pleasant, West Virginia’s Mothman Festival

Hard Times, Post Industrial Negotiations, Invisible Communities, and Merry Cemeteries

Dan Shope, Shawnee State University
Georgeta Moarcas, Transylvania University of Brasov, Romania
Cristian Pralea, Transylvania University of Brasov, Romania

Harris Hall 139

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.05 Social Sciences

Convener: Joy Drinnon, Milligan College

Measuring Outcomes: Results of a Five-Year Partnership Between Milligan College and Appalachia Service Project

Panel

Joy Drinnon, Milligan College
Charles Oberweiser, Appalachia Service Project
Bert Allen, Milligan College
Nate Andrew, Milligan College

Harris Hall 229

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.06 History

Convener: Michael E. Workman, West Virginia University

Bushwhackers, Red Men, Red Necks, Ku Kluxers and Tree Huggers: The Radical Tradition in West Virginia

Paper

Michael E. Workman, West Virginia State University

Harris Hall 234

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.06 History

Convener: Michael E. Workman, West Virginia University

Cultural and Natural Flows: A History of Water in Ashe and Watauga Counties

Paper

Rachel L. Taylor, The University of Washington

Harris Hall 234

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.06 History

Convener: Michael E. Workman, West Virginia University

"Not to transform a culture, but to perpetuate it": The Role of Whiteness in the Desegregation of Schools in Chattooga County, Georgia

Paper

Sarah M. Widincamp, University of North Georgia

Harris Hall 234

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.06 History

Convener: Michael E. Workman, West Virginia University

The Great Herbarium: John Lyon and Early ‘Resource Extraction’ in Appalachia

Paper

Drew A. Swanson, Wright State University

Harris Hall 234

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.07 Outmigration

Convener: Kathryn T. Taylor, Perdue University

Community-based Research and Web Design for Appalachian Advocacy Organizations

Workshop

Kathryn T. Taylor, Purdue University
Jonathan Bradshaw, Miami University - Oxford

Harris Hall 303

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.08 Literature and Poetry

Convener: William S. Hanna, West Liberty University

James Wright's Northern Appalachia

Paper

William S. Hanna, West Liberty University

Harris Hall 130

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.08 Literature and Poetry

Convener: William S. Hanna, West Liberty University

Justified: Elmore Leonard's Intersection between Appalachian Good and Evil

Paper

Virginia P. Dow, Liberty University

Harris Hall 130

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.08 Literature and Poetry

Convener: William S. Hanna, West Liberty University

Many-Storied House: A Reading with Writing Model

Paper

George Ella Lyon

Harris Hall 130

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.08 Literature and Poetry

Convener: William S. Hanna, West Liberty University

The Children are Our Future: Exploring the Role of Children in Appalachian Literature

Paper

Melissa P. Wiser, University of Kentucky

Harris Hall 130

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.09 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Bethany A. Barrett, Hollins University

“Anything will bend if you put enough fire to it:” How Denise Giardina Showcases the Voices of Appalachian Miners

Paper

Bethny A. Barrett, Hollins University

Harris Hall 402

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.09 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Bethany A. Barrett, Hollins University

From Berry to Pancake: Machine Junk and Membership

Paper

Matt Wanat, Ohio University - Lancaster Campus

Harris Hall 402

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.09 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Bethany A. Barrett, Hollins University

“This Wealth of Wisdom Perished”: Reading a New Appalachia in the Literature of Labor Disaster

Paper

Brent W. Cline, Spring Arbor University

Harris Hall 402

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.09 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Bethany A. Barrett, Hollins University

What My Heart Wants to Tell: Women's Voices from the Coalfields

Paper

Beth A. Carroll, Marshall University

Harris Hall 402

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.10 Social Sciences

Convener: Aron D. Massey, West Liberty University

Appellation Appalachia: A Geography of Appalachian Wine

Paper

Aron D. Massey, West Liberty University

Harris Hall 446

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.10 Social Sciences

Convener: Aron D. Massey, West Liberty University

Farming with Kin: The Roots and Resilience of Reciprocal Labor Practices in Northeast Tennessee

Paper

Susie Donaldson, University of Iowa

Harris Hall 446

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.10 Social Sciences

Convener: Aron D. Massey, West Liberty University

My Momma Used To Say: Language and Its Effect on Others' Perception of Our Leadership Abilities

Paper

Michele D. Kegley, University of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters College

Harris Hall 446

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.10 Social Sciences

Convener: Aron D. Massey, West Liberty University

Walking Score Matrix for Two Appalachian Communities in West Virginia

Paper

Mark G. Middleton, West Virginia University
Susan Partington, West Virginia University
Donald J. Lacombe, West Virginia University

Harris Hall 446

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.11 Tourism and Development

Convener: Dana Stoker Cochran, Virginia Tech

Be Careful What You Wish For: Public History as a Function of Preservation and Deconstruction in Bramwell, West Virginia

Paper

Dana Stoker Cochran, Virginia Tech

Harris Hall 236

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.11 Tourism and Development

Convener: Dana Stoker Cochran, Virginia Tech

Hope and Uncertainty in East Kentucky: Imagining a Future With and Without Coal

Paper

Shelly A. Biesel, University of Louisville

Harris Hall 236

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.11 Tourism and Development

Convener: Dana Stoker Cochran, Virginia Tech

Improving Community Quality of Life Through Collaboration: The North Park Landfill Reuse Project of Wheeling, West Virginia

Paper

Kudzayi Maumbe, West Virginia University
Melissa Thompson, City of Wheeling

Harris Hall 236

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 6.11 Tourism and Development

Convener: Dana Stoker Cochran, Virginia Tech

Porch Sitting Politics: The Life of Tommy Walsh

Paper

Willard C. Watson III, Appalachian State University

Harris Hall 236

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Saturday Lunch

Other

Linda Spatig, Marshall University

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Business Meeting

Other

Chris Green

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Session 7.01 Come to the Table II: New and Returning Students

Convener: Meredith Doster, Emory University

Come to the Table II: Student Involvement

Panel

Meredith A. Doster, Emory University
Kelli R. Kerbawy, Marshall University

Drinko Library 402

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.02 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Stacy Kranitz, University of California - Irvine

Contemporary Photographic Practices in Appalachia

Discussion

Stacy Kranitz, University of California - Irvine
Roger May, Duke University

Corbly Hall 243

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.03 Activism and Organizing

Convener: Ken Sullivan

Appalachian Rhetorics of Resistance: Toward Environmental Justice in the Mountains

Paper

Wendy M. Olson, Washington State University Vancouver

Drinko Library 138

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.03 Activism and Organizing

Convener: Ken Sullivan

Identity and Marginalization in Contemporary Appalachia

Paper

Mariah J. Zimpfer, University of Edinburgh

Drinko Library 138

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.03 Activism and Organizing

Convener: Ken Sullivan

Mediating Mountain Marginality: Implications for Further Comparative Research on Media Ecologies in Appalachia and the Andes

Paper

Tammy Clemons, University of Kentucky

Drinko Library 138

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.03 Activism and Organizing

Convener: Ken Sullivan

Race Relations in Early West Virginia Coal Company Towns

Paper

Robert Carl DeMuth, Indiana University - Bloomington

Drinko Library 138

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.03 Activism and Organizing

Convener: Ken Sullivan

Woodson Wilderness Challenge

Paper

Nora Jane Montgomery ms, Appalachian State University

Drinko Library 138

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.04 Architecture and Visual Arts

Convener: Heather Stark, Marshall University

Curating the Mountaineer: A Cross-Cultural Perspective on the Representation of Mountain Communities in Appalachia and the Georgian Caucasus

Paper

Jasper J. Waugh-Quasebarth, University of Kentucky

Harris Hall 138

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.04 Architecture and Visual Arts

Convener: Heather Stark, Marshall University

Exploiting Self-Representation: An Art Historical Approach to the Work of Shelby Lee Adams

Paper

Chelsea Brislin

Harris Hall 138

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.04 Architecture and Visual Arts

Convener: Heather Stark, Marshall University

Ruins in Post Industrial Appalachia

Paper

Sarah Glenn, Miami University - Oxford

Harris Hall 138

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.05 Education

Convener: Gregory Tolliver, West Virginia University

Colloquial Sexuality: Teaching Writing in an Appalachian Composition Classroom

Paper

Gregory J. Tolliver, West Virginia University

Corbly Hall 333

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.05 Education

Convener: Gregory Tolliver, West Virginia University

Reconstructing Space & Place: Using Digital Professionalism and Digital Citizenship to Ignite Virtual and Lived Community in an Appalachian School

Paper

Cecelia McFadden, Ohio University

Corbly Hall 333

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.05 Education

Convener: Gregory Tolliver, West Virginia University

Social Class and Appalachian Identity in Students' Postsecondary Decisions

Paper

Brandi S. Weekley, West Virginia University

Corbly Hall 333

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.05 Education

Convener: Gregory Tolliver, West Virginia University

Where, How, and Why is “Appalachia” Figuring In to Rhetoric and Composition Studies?

Paper

Mary Beth Pennington, Old Dominion University

Corbly Hall 333

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.06 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Julie Lewis

All the Coal: Griffin v. Fairmont Coal Company and the Right to Contract

Paper

Robert C. Deal, Marshall University

Harris Hall 136

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.06 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Julie Lewis

Ethical Energy: Fair Trade, the End of Exploitation and the Move to Renewable Resources

Paper

Sheila Westfall

Harris Hall 136

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.06 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Julie Lewis

Sustainability and Spirituality in Appalachia

Paper

James Addington, Ohio University

Harris Hall 136

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.06 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Julie Lewis

Ukte'na: Horned Serpent of the Southern Appalachians

Paper

James A. Owen, University of Georgia

Harris Hall 136

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.07 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Carter T. Seaton

Hippie Homesteaders: Art, Crafts, Music, and Living on the Land in West Virginia

Panel

Carter T. Seaton
Tom & Connie McColley
Ric MacDowell
Jude Binder

Corbly Hall 244

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.08 Education and Youth Issues

Convener: Sarah Riley, High Rocks

Place-Based Experiential Learning and the High Rocks Teaching Model

Panel

Sarah Riley, High Rocks
Margaret Emanuel

Corbly Hall 465

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.09 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Hugo A. Freund, Union College

Language, Ecology and Cartographic Boundaries: Globalizing Our Vision of Appalachia

Panel

From American Inches to Canadian Centimeters: the Appalachian Mountains Across Borders

"The Signs on the Road Ahead are in Other Languages": Teaching and Researching Appalachia from Global Perspectives

Lessons from Gregory Bateson and Barbara Kingsolver: Appalachia in the Biosphere

Hugo Freund -- From American Inches to Canadian Centimeters: the Appalachian Mountains Across Borders

Ted Olson -- "The Signs on the Road Ahead are in Other Languages: Teaching and Researching Appalachia from Global Perspectives"

Susan Issacs -- Lessons from Gregory Bateson and Barbara Kingsolver: Appalachia in the Biosphere

Hugo A. Freund, Union College - Barbourville
Ted Olson, East Tennessee State University
Susan Isaacs, Union College - Barbourville

Harris Hall 234

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.10 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Cece Conway, Appalachian State University

Blue Ridge Cultural Sustainability in Old Time Music, Ethnoveterinary Reflections, And African Roots and Influences

Panel

“The Music and Musicians of Watauga County, NC”--

Doctoring Around the Farm: A look at Ethnoveterinary Medicine in the Blue Ridge

Carolina Chocolate Drops and Regional Concerts Invigorate Cultural Sustainability

Cece Conway, Appalachian State University
Timothy C. McWilliams
Shawn Terrell, Appalachian State University

Harris Hall 446

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.11 Foodways and Nutrition

Convener: Katherine A. Lea, The Wild Ramp

The Wild Ramp- a Local Food Market Encouraging Economic Development in the Tri-state Region

Panel

Katharine A. Lea, The Wild Ramp
Gail Patton, Unlimited Future

Harris Hall 303

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.12 Practical Research in Appalachia

Convener: Sabrina Thomas, Marshall University

Researching Appalachian History on a Budget

Discussion

Sabrina Thomas, Marshall University

Harris Hall 137

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.13 History and Social Sciences

Convener: Betsy Taylor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

An Agrarian Linguistic Metric of Central Appalachian Cultural Shift

Paper

Jennifer Cramer, University of Kentucky
Luke McAnally, University of Kentucky

Harris Hall 130

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.13 History and Social Sciences

Convener: Betsy Taylor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Froma White Hall to Bacon Hollow-Songcatching in the Blue Ridge

Paper

Maggie S. Marangione, Blue Ridge Community College - Weyers Cave

Harris Hall 130

1:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 7.13 History and Social Sciences

Convener: Betsy Taylor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Seeking the Good Life on a Farm in Blue Ridge Appalachia: How Emerging Farmers, Not from a Farming Background, Negotiate Access to Land

Paper

David H. Walker Jr., Appalachian State University

Harris Hall 130

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.13 History and Social Sciences

Convener: Betsy Taylor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

The Ghosttown of Spruce is Quiet, Once Again

Paper

Roxy M. Todd, Warren Wilson College

Harris Hall 130

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.14 Immigration and Comparative Culture

Convener: Donald E. Davis, Independent Scholar

From the Carpathians to the Appalachians: Slavic and Hungarian Immigration in West Virginia and the Pennsylvania Coalfields

Panel

From the Carpathians to the Alleghenies: Ukranian and Slavic Immigration in West Virginia and its Impact on Folklife and Culture

From Transylvania to West Virginia: New Directions in Coalfield History

The Hammered Dulcimer: Similarities and Differences between the Western Ukrainian and Central Appalachian Folk Instrument and Playing Styles

Donald E. Davis, Independent Scholar
Judy P. Byers, Fairmont State University
Noel Tenney, Fairmont State University
Lou Martin, Chatham University
Lynette Swiger, Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center

Corbly Hall 464

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.15 Discussion

Convener: John L. Howie, University of Pikeville

Revisiting Stereotypes: From Mockumentary to Documentary

Discussion

John L. Howie, University of Pikeville
Bruce Parsons, University of Pikeville
Darrell N. Riffe, University of Pikeville

Corbly Hall 457

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.16 Social Sciences

Convener: Pam A. Ebert, Kent State University

Educating Medical Students in Appalachia: Suggestions for Culturally Sensitive Care

Unconference

Pam A. Ebert, Kent State Universioty

Harris Hall 302

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.17 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Sandy Ballard, Appalachian State University

New Writing from Appalachia

Reading

Reading from a novel, forthcoming from Old Cove Press, by Carrie Mullins

“Blue Window,” creative nonfiction, by Susan Weinberg

Reading from Trampoline, a novel, forthcoming from Ohio University Press, by Robert Gipe

Sandy Ballard, Appalachian State University
Carrie Mullins, Mount Vernon, KY
Susan Weinberg, Appalachian State University
Robert Gipe, Southestern Kentucky Community & Technical College

Drinko Library 349

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 7.18 Performance

Convener: Nate May, Dust in the Bottomland

Dust in the Bottomland

Music

Nate May, Dust in the Bottomland
Andrew Munn

Drinko Library 3rd Floor Atrium

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:30 PM

Session 8.01 Come to the Table: Academics and Activism

Convener: Rebecca Adkins Fletcher Ohio University- Southern Campus

Come to the Table III: The Intersection of Activism and Academics in Appalachian Studies

Panel

Rebecca Fletcher
Amelia Kirby, Appalachian Citizens' Law Center

Drinko Library 349

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.02 Natural Resources

Convener: Carrie N. Kline, Talking Across the Lines

“Coal Keeps the Lights On”: The Culture of Coal in Eastern Kentucky

Paper

Brenda H. Abbott, University of Massachusetts

Corbly Hall 244

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.02 Natural Resources

Convener: Carrie N. Kline, Talking Across the Lines

Talking Across the Lines on the Oil and Gas Rush

Paper

Carrie N. Kline Ms., Talking Across the Lines

Corbly Hall 244

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.02 Natural Resources

Convener: Carrie N. Kline, Talking Across the Lines

The Dislocation of Side Effects: Fracking Wastewater Disposal in Appalachian Ohio.

Paper

Bernhard S. Debatin, Ohio University

Corbly Hall 244

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.02 Natural Resources

Convener: Carrie N. Kline, Talking Across the Lines

The Necessity for Protecting These Mountain Forests": The Appalachian National Park Association and the Fight for a Southern Appalachian Forest Reserve

Paper

Emma C. Topor, Warren Wilson College

Corbly Hall 244

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.03 Education

Convener: Roberta Campbell

African American Studies in Appalachia: Teaching Literature about Slavery and Jim Crow along the Mason-Dixon Line

Paper

Sandra M. Cox, Shawnee State University

Harris Hall 446

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.03 Education

Convener: Roberta Campbell

Building New Connections to Old Memories: Accessing Northern Appalachian History through Digital Storytelling in the College Writing Classroom

Paper

Christina Fisanick, California University of Pennsylvania

Harris Hall 446

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.03 Education

Convener: Roberta Campbell

Cultural competence in Appalachia: Teaching and Learning

Paper

Evelyn Brewer, East Tennessee State University

Harris Hall 446

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.03 Education

Convener: Roberta Campbell

The Influence of Participation in an Appalachian Literature Course on College Student Perceptions of Appalachian Culture

Paper

Ashley Hopkins, Ohio University

Harris Hall 446

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.04 Environmental Ecology

Convener: Kara Rogers Thomas, Frostburg State University

Foodways , Wildcrafting, and Natural Products: Creating Sustainable Systems in Western Maryland

Panel

Kara Rogers Thomas, Frostburg State University
Frostburg Students

Harris Hall 136

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.05 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Roy Silver, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Mingling with the Bees: Examining Socio-Natural Encounters of Female Beekeepers in Kentucky

Paper

Sarah Watson, University of Kentucky

Corbly Hall 467

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.05 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Roy Silver, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

“Think Ocean to Ocean”: George Scarbrough, Han-shan, and The Tao of Tennessee

Paper

Rob Merritt, Bluefield College

Corbly Hall 467

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.05 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Roy Silver, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

“War Has Done Fearful Work Here”: An Environmental Analysis of the American Civil War in Jefferson County, West Virginia”

Paper

Ryan C. Bixby, University of Akron

Corbly Hall 467

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.06 Foodways and Nutrition

Convener: Robert Carl DeMuth, Indiana University - Bloomington

Company Towns as Rural Food Deserts: Old Solutions to a Modern Dilemma

Paper

Robert Carl DeMuth, Indiana University - Bloomington

Corbly Hall 268

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.06 Foodways and Nutrition

Convener: Robert Carl DeMuth, Indiana University - Bloomington

"I had a hunger to listen": The Motif of Canning in Appalachian Literature"

Paper

John C. Crocker, University of South Carolina - Union
Amanda B. Covington, Winthrop University

Corbly Hall 268

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.06 Foodways and Nutrition

Convener: Robert Carl DeMuth, Indiana University - Bloomington

Salt Rising Bread: Keeping the Tradition Alive

Paper

Susan Brown

Corbly Hall 268

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.07 History, Politics, and Government

Convener: Betsy Taylor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

The Grapevine Telegraph’ and cross-fertilization: the antebellum black experience at White Sulphur Springs, VA

Paper

Cicero M. Fain III, College of Southern Maryland

Corbly Hall 333

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.07 Politics and Government

Convener: Richard P. Mulcahy

“A Stench in the Nostrils of Decency”: The South Mountains in the 1920s

Paper

Kevin W. Young, University of Georgia

Corbly Hall 333

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.07 Politics and Government

Convener: Richard P. Mulcahy

His Lowest Hour: Michael Musmanno, Roy Harris, and the Issue of Communist Subversion in Pittsburgh

Paper

Richard P. Mulcahy

Corbly Hall 333

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.08 Health, Mental Health, Poverty and Activism

Convener: Marianna Footo Linz, Marshal University

Helping and Shaming the Homeless: Experiences from a Service Learning Course in Appalachia

Paper

Mich Yonah Nyawalo, Shawnee State University

Harris Hall 236

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.08 Health, Mental Health, Poverty and Activism

Convener: Marianna Footo Linz, Marshal University

Homelessness and Underhousing Appalachia

Paper

Bethany F. Wellman, Marshall University

Harris Hall 236

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.08 Health, Mental Health, Poverty, and Activism

Convener: Marianna Footo Linz, Marshal University

"I came to help:" Refelctions of Early, Mid, and Late Career Rural Appalachian Healthcare Providers

Paper

Marianna Footo Linz
Thomas Linz, Marshall University
Bethany Wellman
Kellee Boster, Marshall University

Harris Hall 236

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.08 Health, Mental Health, Poverty, and Activism

Convener: Marianna Footo Linz, Marshal University

Welcome to the Hotel Appalachia: Prevalence and Treatment of Prescription Drug Use in the Appalachian Culture

Paper

Leslee N. Browning, Marshall University

Harris Hall 236

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.08 Health, Mental Health, Poverty, and Activism

Convener: Marianna Footo Linz, Marshal University

What is Fatalism? A Conceptual Evaluation of Fatalism and Its Outcomes In Rural Appalachia

Paper

John P. Van Horn Jr, Marshall University

Harris Hall 236

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.09 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Theresa L. Burriss, Radford University

Imagining and Acting On Possibilities for Reforesting Abandoned Mountaintop Removal Sites:

Discussion

A Collaboration Between Green Forests Work, Radford University, and the Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative

Theresa L. Burriss, Radford University
Rick Roth, Radford University
Christine Small, Radford University
Nathan Hall, Green Forests Work
Patrick Angel, OSMRE: ARRI
Chris Wilson, Radford University
Taylor LaPrade, Radford University
Victoria Curtis, Radford University

Harris Hall 134

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.11 History

Convener: Jack Wright, Writer, Producer, Performer

Sexual Secrets of a Company Store: Are They True and if so How Do We Report Them?

Panel

Jack Wright, Convener -Writer/Producer/Performer
Michael Kline, Talking Across Boundaries
David Mould, Ohio University-Professor Emeritus

Harris Hall 234

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.12 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Linda Spatig, Marshall Univerisyt

Readings and Reflections on "Thinking Outside the Girl Box": Teaming up with Resilient Youth in Appalachia

Panel

Linda Spatig, Marshall University
Layne Amerikaner, People for the American Way
Shelley Gaines
Ric MacDowell
LeAnne Olson, Mountwest Community College
Cassi Adkins
Ashley Williams

Corbly Hall 117

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.13 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Elizabeth Marshall Stephens, University of California - Santa Cruz

Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story

Film

Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story

Elizabeth Marshall Stephens, University of California, Santa Cruz

Drinko Library 402

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.14 Music Education

Convener: Rebecca Hill, Davis and Elkins College

Davis and Elkins Appalachian Ensemble

Music

Student Ensemble Present String Band Music and Percussive Dance Styles of Appalachia

Rebecca Hill, Davis and Elkins College

Smith Music Hall 107

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.15 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Bob Henry Baber, Glenville State College

Make A Memory Workshop--No Artist Left Behind

Workshop

Bob Baber Henry, Glenville state College

Corbly Hall 104

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.16 Foodways and Nutrition

Convener: Victoria LeBeaux, University of Kentucky

Food Systems Innovations: A Participatory Workshop

Workshop

Victoria S. LeBeaux, University of Kentucky Appalachian Center

Corbly Hall 243

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.17 Environmental Ecology

Convener: Dwight Billings, University of Kentucky

Shannon Bell's "Our Roots Run Deep as Ironweed": Author meets Critics

Panel

Shannon Bell's Our Roots Run Deep as Ironweed: Author meets Critics

Dwight B. Billings, University of Kentucky
Shannon Elizabeth Bell, University of Kentucky
Vivian Stockman, OHVEC
Barbara Ellen Smith, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Heather Lucaks, stanford university

Corbly Hall 464

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 8.18 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Susan G. Pepper

Ballad Round Table

Discussion

Susan G. Pepper
Saro Lynch-Thomason
Elizabeth LaPrelle
Anna Roberts-Gevalt

Harris Hall 135

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Publisher's Reception

Other

All Conference Attendees Welcom

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

4:00 PM

Stroll, Sip, and Shop

Other

Visit local businesses and support local artisans

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

4:45 PM

Session 9.01 Plennary III Eric Lassiter and Elizabeth Campbell: Ethnography

Convener: Anita Puckett, Virginia Tech

Plenary III : Collaborative Ethnography, Collaborative Research: Co-imagining New Possibilities for Appalachian Studies

Other

Eric Lassiter, Marshall University
Elizabeth Campbell, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 105 with Corbly Hall 104 and 106 as overflow

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.02 Performance

Convener: Ann M. Andaloro, Morehead State University

Living and Dying in Appalachia: Four short films

Film

The Calling: A Buddhist nun's journey from Korea to North Carolina

Death in The Moment: The role of life and death in Appalachian Culture

3 D’s: Drugs, Domestic Violence and Death

Faces of Discrimination: African Americans in Eastern Kentucky

Ann M. Andaloro, Morehead State University

Harris Hall 137

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.03 Education

Convener: Amy G. Lorenz, Marshall University

Academic Help-Seeking Behaviors of Marshall University Students

Unconference

Amy G. Lorenz, Marshall University
Ronald Childress, Marshall University

Harris Hall 138

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.04 Education

Convener: Amy G. Lorenz, Marshall University

A Qualitative Life Course Study: Significant Life Events in the Lives of Appalachian First-generation College Graduates

Paper

Peggy Henderson Murphy, Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus

Harris Hall 136

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.04 Education

Convener: Amy G. Lorenz, Marshall University

Considering a Model of Support for At Risk Children in Rural Appalachian Communities

Paper

Jenna Eatmon Wallace, Marshall University

Harris Hall 136

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.04 Education

Convener: Caitlin Howley, Appalachian regional Comprehensive Center

Considering Different Facets of Research Generalization When Determining How Empirical Findings Might Inform Practice in Appalachian Schools

Paper

John Hitchcock, Indiana University - Bloomington
Jerry Johnson, University of Florida

Harris Hall 136

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.04 Education

Convener: Amy G. Lorenz, Marshall University

Mining the Schoolhouse: Neoliberal Education Policy in Appalachia

Paper

Caitlin Howley, Appalachia Regional Comprehensive Center
Craig B. Howley, Word Farmers
Wesley A. Kuemmel, Marshall University

Harris Hall 136

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.05 Documentary and Activism

Convener: Marianna Footo Linz, Marshal University

Hollow: An Interactive Documentary and Discussion

Film

Elaine McMillon

Harris Hall 102

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.06 Literature, Poetry and Song in Appalachia

Convener: Philip Jamison, Warren Wilson College

Poetry of Earth: Robert Morgan’s Groundwork to Sustain Appalachia

Paper

Alana D. Sherrill, Johnson & Wales University - Charlotte

Harris Hall 446

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.06 Literature, Poetry, and Song

Convener: Philip Jamison, Warren Wilson College

Catching the World's Ear: Interpreting Appalachian Music for a Global Audience

Paper

Ted Olson, East Tennessee State University

Harris Hall 446

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.06 Literature, Poetry, and Song in Appalachia

Convener: Philip Jamison, Warren Wilson College

Silver John the Balladeer: Mountains, Religion, and Folk Songs in the Appalachian Fantasy Stories of Manly Wade Wellman

Paper

Ron R. Roach, East Tennessee State University

Harris Hall 446

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.06 Literature, Poetry, and Song in Appalachia

Convener: Philip Jamison, Warren Wilson College

The Transatlantic Connection: Celtic Music in Present-Day Appalachia

Paper

Alexandra Frank, East Tennessee State University

Harris Hall 446

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.07 Social Sciences, Race and Ethnicity

Convener: Colin E. Reynolds, Emory University

Autoethnography of an Appalasian

Paper

Mikiko Crawford, Ohio University - Southern Campus

Harris Hall 234

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.07 Social Sciences, Race and Ethnicity

Convener: Colin E. Reynolds, Emory University

Marginalizing the People of Appalachia: A Closer look at The Hog Killing ’90.

Paper

Lora E. Smith, Wake Forest University

Harris Hall 234

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.07 Social Sciences, Race and Ethnicity

Convener: Colin E. Reynolds, Emory University

Robert C. Byrd, Civil Rights, and the Southern Bloc

Paper

Colin E. Reynolds, Emory University

Harris Hall 234

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.07 Social Sciences, Race and Ethnicity

Convener: Colin E. Reynolds, Emory University

The Shadow of America: Living in District Twelve

Paper

Thomas L. Browning, University of Pikeville

Harris Hall 234

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.08 Folklore, Foodways, and History

Convener: Kyle D. Mills

Under the Mountain State: The History of Cave Exploration in West Virginia

Paper

Kyle D. Mills

Harris Hall 303

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.08 Folklore, Foodways, and History

Convener: Kyle D. Mills

Paying Up When They’re Down in Ducktown: Tennessee Copper Company’s Workers Compensation and Fatality Reports, 1920s-1950s.

Paper

William Ronald Simson, Georgia State University
Chuck Howell

Harris Hall 303

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.08 Folklore, Foodways, and History

Convener: Kyle D. Mills

The Twentieth-Century Historical Foundations of the Contemporary Local Foods and Worker Cooperative Networks in the United States

Paper

Jessica N. Farrell, Morehead State University

Harris Hall 303

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.08 Folklore, Foodways, and History

Convener: Kyle D. Mills

Weaving Her Story: "Billy" Bannerman, an Appalachian Treasure

Paper

An exploration of the life and craft of Beatrice “Billy” Bannerman weaver, spinner, natural dyer, & heritage artisan (1916-2002).

Dena J. Gilchrist

Harris Hall 303

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.09 History and Poverty

Convener: Karen L. McComas, Marshall University

I Can Make Us a Living, If You’ll Just Be Happy with the Living I Make: The Struggles of Early 20th Century Rural Appalachian Life as Lived by Emma Bell Miles

Paper

Steven Cox, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Harris Hall 342

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.09 History and Poverty

Convener: Karen L. McComas, Marshall University

Urban Appalachian Women: A Strengths-Based Empowerment Approach to Practice

Paper

Shirley Keller, Youngstown State University
Lonnie R. Helton, Cleveland State University

Harris Hall 342

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.09 History and Poverty

Convener: Karen L. McComas, Marshall University

Cultural Language Variations: An Examination of Appalachian Discourse

Paper

Katherine Ward, Marshall University
Karen L. McComas, Marshall University

Harris Hall 342

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.09 History and Poverty

Convener: Karen L. McComas, Marshall University

The Code of The Hills: Poverty, Privacy, Prudence, And The Disciplining of Appalachian Communities

Paper

Matthew Steven Richards, University of Utah

Harris Hall 342

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Session 9.10 History

Convener: David Trowbridge, Marshall University

Using Technology to Create and Share Appalachian History

Discussion

David Trowbridge

Harris Hall 342

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

6:00 PM

Art Exhibit I & Art Exhibit II

Other

All Conference Attendees Welcome

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Berea College Reception

Other

All Conference Attendees Welcome

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

GLBTQ Reception

Other

All Conference Attendees Welcome

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

8:00 PM

SATURDAY NIGH CONCERT FEATURING RON SOWELL

Saturday Night Concert: "New Appalachian Voices": An evening with NPR and Mountain Stage's Ron Sowell with special guests: Johnny Staats & Butch Osborne- mandolin virtuoso & West Virginia banjo champion, Appalachian Children's Choir, and The Sea The Sea- award winning folk duo)

Other

All Conference Attendees Welcome

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

10:00 PM

Open Mic Night

Other

Various Conference Attendees

Black Sheep Burrito and Brews

10:00 PM

Sunday, March 30th
7:30 AM

New Steering Committee Meeting

Other

Sylvia Shurbutt

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

2015 Program Committee

Other

Amy Collins

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Session 10.01 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Heather Dawn Mills, Marshall University

Barbara Kingsolver’s Prodigal Summer: A Commentary on Silent Spring

Paper

Heather Dawne Miles, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 244

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.01 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Heather Dawn Mills, Marshall University

Foundlings: Old-Growth Forest Groves in Eastern Townships

Paper

Scott R. Honeycutt, East Tennessee State University

Corbly Hall 244

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.01 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Heather Dawn Mills, Marshall University

"Like Nothing Else in Tennessee": Wallace Stevens' "Anecdote of the Jar," Elizabethton Tennessee, and the Industrial Logging of Appalachia

Paper

Kevin O'Donnell, East Tennessee State University

Corbly Hall 244

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.01 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Heather Dawn Mills, Marshall University

Oxyana and Cottonland: Exploring Regional Identity in Post-industrial Appalachia and Atlantic Canada

Paper

Peter Thompson, Carleton University

Corbly Hall 244

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.02 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Ricky Cox, Radford University

A New Look at Those Hackneyed Hillbillies

Paper

Cynda S. Douglas

Corbly Hall 466

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.02 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Ricky Cox, Radford University

“A Story About A Brave Mountaineer”: Ballad Interpretations of the Hillsville, Virginia Courthouse Shootout of 1912

Paper

Travis A. Rountree, University of Louisville

Corbly Hall 466

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.02 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Ricky Cox, Radford University

The Annotated Barbara Allen: An Online Resource

Paper

Gregory J. Loselle

Corbly Hall 466

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.03 Music and Folklore

Convener: Rich Kirby, Appalshop

June Appal Recordings at 40

Panel

Rich Kirby, Appalshop
Jack Wright
Josh May, Appalshop

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.04 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Shauna Scott, University of Kentucky

Report from a Tourism-Based Development Project in Elkhorn City, Kentucky: A Community-University Collaboration

Panel

Shaunna L. Scott, University of Kentucky
Stephanie McSpirit, Eastern Kentucky University
Michael J. Bradley, Eastern Kentucky University
Ryan L. Sharp, Eastern Kentucky University

Corbly Hall 464

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.06 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Jessie van Eerden, West Virginia Wesleyan

A Reading and Roundtable—Appalachian Poetry and Fiction: Reckoning with the Past and Embracing Change

Panel

A Reading and Roundtable—Appalachian Poetry and Fiction: Reckoning with the Past and Embracing Change

Jessie van Eerden, West Virginia Wesleyan College MFA
Doug Van Gundy, West Virginia Wesleyan College MFA
Mark DeFoe, West Virginia Wesleyan College MFA
Karen McElmurray, West Virginia Wesleyan College MFA

Corbly Hall 268

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.07 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Emily Gillespie, Western Kentucky University

Women's Roles in Resistance Movements in Appalachia

Workshop

Emily G. Gillespie, Western Kentucky University

Harris Hall 136

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.08 Health and Medicine

Convener: Sara Henson, Marshall University

Having a Disability in Appalachia: Social and Cultural Considerations

Panel

Sara Henson, Marshall University
Megan Foster, Marshall University
Hilliary Johnson, Marshall University
Jordan Lewis, Marshall University
Karen L. McComas, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 467

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.09 Health and Medicine

Convener: Amanda Adams-Mock, Lindsey Wilson College

Child Abuse Prevention in Appalachia

Panel

Amanda S. Adams-Mock, Lindsey Wilson College
Kellee Boster, Marshall University
Marianna Footo-Linz, Marshall University

Harris Hall 130

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.10 History and Poverty

Convener: Frans Doppen, Ohio University-Main Campus

Seeking Vision: Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of LBJ’s War on Poverty

Panel

Frans Doppen, Ohio University - Main Campus
Jennifer Hinkle, Ohio University - Main Campus
Tiffany Laipply, Washington County Community College
Loraine McCosker, Ohio University - Main Campus
John Winnenberg, Sunday Creek Associates

Harris Hall 139

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.11 Literature and Poetry

Convener: Marianne Worthington, University of the Cumberlands

"A Place Called Solid": Celebrating Poet Louise McNeill and her "peculiar stance"

Panel

“’But now an unknown dread is whirring’: Issues for Contemporary Readers in Louise McNeill’s 1939 Gauley Mountain,”

“The Paradox of Home, McNeill's Creation Myth”

“Fear and Loathing in Louise McNeill’s Poetry”

“Old women in the night can see: The Milkweed Ladies as something deep and earth-given”

Marianne Worthington, University of the Cumberlands
A. E. Stringer, Marshall University
Ron Houchin
Glenn Taylor, West Virginia University

Corbly Hall 333

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.12 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Kelli R. Kerbawy, Marshall University

Attitudes and Student Outcomes Among College Students in Appalachia: Cohort Differences?

Paper

Kristi A. Barnes

Corbly Hall 243

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.12 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Kelli R. Kerbawy, Marshall University

“I am a Safe Space”: Making Personal Connections in Professional Safe Space Training in a Central Appalachian College

Paper

Kelli R. Kerbawy, Marshall University
Linda Spatig, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 243

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.12 Gender and Sexuality

Convener: Kelli R. Kerbawy, Marshall University

The Appalachian Culture and Female Doctoral Students: A Study of the Perception of Influence of Appalachian Culture on Female Doctoral Students at Marshall University Graduate College

Paper

Rikki E. Lowe, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 243

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.13 Literature, Poetry, and Song

Convener: Jimm Dean Smith, Union College

Down and Back Up Again: A Solo Trip in the Black Mountains

Reading

Britton Cody Lumpkin, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 354

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.13 Literature, Poetry, and Song

Convener: Jimm Dean Smith, Union College

History Happens to Real People

Reading

Rebecca Hoskins Goodwin

Corbly Hall 354

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.13 Literature, Poetry, and Song

Convener: Jimm Dean Smith, Union College

These Tunes, This Circle (poetry reading)

Reading

Bill Jolliff, George Fox University

Corbly Hall 354

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.13 Literature, Poetry, and Song in Appalachia

Convener: Jimm Dean Smith, Union College

Wayfaring Strangers: Old-Time Culture and Indie-Rock Logic in the Post-Commercial Popular Marketplace

Paper

Marc Faris, East Carolina University

Corbly Hall 354

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.14 Folklore and Folkways

Convener: Beth Bergeron Folkemer, Dearest Home

Ballad Gems from Western Pennsylvania

Workshop

Beth Bergeron Folkemer, Dearest Home
Stephen P. Folkemer, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg

Harris Hall 234

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.15 Appalachian Social Issues

Convener: Brenna Ishler, Radford University

Old Appalachia's New Coat

Panel

Brenna Ishler, Radford University
Melinda B. Wagner Dr., Radford University
Brianna Kirker, Radford University
Katy Pettit, Radford University

Harris Hall 137

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.16 Race and Ethnicity

Convener: Meta Mendel-Reyes, Berea College

Color Me Appalachian: Teaching Diverse Students About Appalachia

Workshop

Meta Mendel-Reyes, Berea College
Althea Webb, Berea College

Harris Hall 235

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.17 Economic Development

Convener: Betsy Taylor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

A vision of economic transition from the grassroots: The “Economic Transition Listening Project” of the Alliance for Appalachia

Discussion

Betsy Taylor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Dan Taylor, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition
Andrew Munn, Southern Appalachian Labor School
Bill Price, Sierra Club

Harris Hall 236

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10.18 Music

Convener: Julio Ribeiro Alves, Marshall University

Folk/Traditional Music from West Virginia Composers/Performers Arranged for Classical Guitar: an Ensemble Approach

Workshop

Júlio Ribeiro Alves, Marshall University

Harris Hall 303

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Session 11.01 Environment and Religion

Convener: Meredith Doster, Emory University

Appalachian Religious Identity: Reconsidering the Category "Appalachian Religion"

Paper

Meredith A. Doster, Emory University

Corbly Hall 466

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.01 Environment and Religion

Convener: Meredith Doster, Emory University

Spiritually Rich, Economically Poor: An analysis on religious culture and community in Central Appalachia

Paper

Karissa Broderick-Beck

Corbly Hall 466

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.02 Social Sciences

Convener: April Fuggett, Marshall University

Appalachian Stereotypes in Film and Hollywood

Paper

Britani S. Black, Marshall University
April Fugett, Marshall University

Harris Hall 139

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.02 Social Sciences

Convener: April Fuggett, Marshall University

Home Tweet Home: Can social media define a community?

Paper

Amy Rock, Ohio University

Harris Hall 139

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.02 Social Sciences

Convener: April Fuggett, Marshall University

Stay in West Virginia, Please: Resistance to the Brain Drain in Appalachia

Paper

Lindsay Heinemann, Marshall University Graduate College
Heather Nicole Sprouse, Marshall University Graduate College

Harris Hall 139

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.02 Social Sciences

Convener: April Fuggett, Marshall University

Water Runs Downhill: The Realities of Brain Drain in Eastern Kentucky

Paper

Jane Jensen, University of Kentucky
Charles McGrew, Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics

Harris Hall 139

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.03 Tourism and Development

Convener: Brian Hoey, Marshall University

Examining the Impact of the Great Recession on the Commuting Patterns of Workers in West Virginia

Paper

Todd Sink, Concord University
Brian Ceh, Ryerson University

Corbly Hall 465

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.03 Tourism and Development

Convener: Brian Hoey, Marshall University

Imagining Possibilities for Healthy Appalachian Communities in an Emerging Postindustrial Landscape

Paper

Brian A. Hoey, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 465

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.03 Tourism and Development

Convener: Brian Hoey, Marshall University

Moving on Out: Why People Leave Appalachia

Paper

Linda K. McGuffey

Corbly Hall 465

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.04 Foodways and Nutrition

Convener: Margaret Louise Dotson, Berea College

The Study of Appalachian Foodways: Providing Insight and Giving Voices to Personal and Family Experiences

Panel

Margaret Louise Dotson, Berea College
Tabitha Bullock, Berea College
Patty Watson, Berea College
Barbara Hollstein, Berea College

Corbly Hall 244

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.05 Transformations in Spaces for Engagement and Scholarship

Convener: William Schumann, University of Pittsburgh - Bradford

Defining Place Across Generations of Appalachian Scholarship

Panel

Strength in Numbers: FAHE

Participation and Transformation in Appalachian

Constructing a “Knowledge Commons” in Virginia Appalachia: Community/University Constructions of Resistance to Neoliberal Economics

Defining Place Across Generations of Appalachian Scholarship

Strength in Numbers: FAHE

Participation and Transformation in Appalachian Scholarship: Notes Toward an Instigation

Constructing a “Knowledge Commons” in Virginia Appalachia: Community/University Constructions of Resistance to Neoliberal Economics

William Schumann, University of Pittsburgh - Bradford
Diane Loeffler
Gabriel Piser
Anita Puckett, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Corbly Hall 467

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.06 Education

Convener: Robin Dalton, Morehead State University

Intergenerational Opportunities in Elder Care

Panel

Robin E. Dalton, Morehead State University
Alyssa Elswick, University of Kentucky

Harris Hall 138

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.07 Education and Activism

Convener: Zana Combiths, Virginia Tech

Mentoring Identity with Appalachia

Workshop

Zana K. Combiths, Virginia Tech
Serena D. Frost ., Virginia Tech
Annie Saunders, Virginia Tech

Harris Hall 136

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.08 Braided Roots: Appalachian Grrrls in Women's and Gender Studies

Convener: Rebecca Adkins Fletcher Ohio University- Southern Campus

A Feminist Comes A-Calling

Panel

Gender, Youth, and Substance Abuse in Appalachia

The Economic Challenges of Motherhood in Modern Appalachia

Challenging the LGBT Bullies

A Feminist Comes A-Calling

Gender, Youth, and Substance Abuse in Appalachia

The Economic Challenges of Motherhood in Modern Appalachia

Challenging the LGBT Bullies

Rebecca Adkins Fletcher, Ohio University - Southern Campus
Danielle Doss, Ohio University - Southern Campus
Nichole Helmstetier, Ohio University - Southern Campus
Tiffany Williams, Ohio University - Southern Campus

Corbly Hall 333

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.09 Social Sciences

Convener: Ada Smith, Appalshop, INC

The 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty: What Worked?

Panel

Ada Smith, Appalshop, INC
Herby E. Smith, Appalshop, INC
Jill Hatch, IDEA: Center for Excellence
John Rosenberg

Harris Hall 234

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.10 Education and Natural Resources

Convener: Paula McMurray-Schwarz, Ohio University-Eastern Campus

What is a Teacher to do? Benefits and Challenges to Changing Demographics in Appalachia

Discussion

Paula McMurray-Schwarz, Ohio University - Eastern Campus
Jacqueline Yahn, Ohio University - Eastern Campus
Kimberly Ciroli, Ohio University - Eastern Campus

Harris Hall 135

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.11 Readings

Convener: Pauletta Hansel, Thomas More College

Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel Literary Journal: A reading from Volume 17: Tricksters, Truthtellers and Lost Souls

Reading

Pauletta Hansel, Thomas More College
Sherry Cook Stanforth, Thomas More College
Michael Henson, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative
Marc Harshman, Poet Laureate of WV

Corbly Hall 268

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.12 Education

Convener: Krista Bryson, The Ohio State University

Re-imagining the War on Poverty in Southeastern Ohio: The Appalachian Project

Panel

Krista L. Bryson, The Ohio State University
Cassie Patterson, The Ohio State University
Patricia Cunningham, The Ohio State University

Harris Hall 446

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.13 History

Convener: Lori Thompson, Marshall University

Marshall University Special Collections Department Informational Tour

Unconference

Lori Thompson, Marshall University

Corbly Hall 104

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.14 Development

Convener: Mark Kidd, Appalshop

Approaches to Community Cultural Development in Appalachia

Unconference

Mark Kidd, Appalshop
Josh May, Appalshop

Corbly Hall 243

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.15 Environment and Ecology

Convener: Mary Ellen Cassidy, Fracktracker Alliance

Finding Fracking with FracTracker.org: An interactive training on using FracTracker maps to examine oil and gas activities in your area

Workshop

Mary Ellen Cassidy, Fracktracker Alliance
Pamela C. Twiss, California University of Pennsylvania

Corbly Hall 464

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.16 Folklore and the Arts

Convener: Roger May

Imagining Appalachia: Exploring the Steps Toward Creating a Documentary Arts Center in Southern West Virginia

Discussion

Roger May

Corbly Hall 354

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.17 Social Sciences

Convener: Norma Riddle, Appalachian State University

Beyond Place: Appalachia in Cyberspace - Convenor: Fred Hay

Panel

"The Million-Dollar Question: Can Appalachian Studies Programs and Special Collections Thrive in the 21st Century?"

"Archives of Appalachia Online"

"Blogging Appalachia: Presenting the Region in Cyberspace"

"Appalachian Spaces: Online and On-ground"

Norma J. Riddle, Appalachian State University
Andrea A. Leonard, Appalachian State University
Laura E. Smith, East Tennessee State University
Gene Hyde, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Harris Hall 302

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.18 Race and Ethnicity

Convener: Meta Mendel-Reyes, Berea College

Living Race, Living Class, Imagining Justice: Working for Racial and Economic Justice in the Mountains

Workshop

Meta Mendel-Reyes, Berea College
Pam McMichael, Highlander Research and Education Center

Harris Hall 235

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 11.19 Readings

Convener: J. Michael King, University of Pikeville

Readings from University of Pikeville Writers

Reading

J. Michael King, University of Pikeville
Basil B. Clark, University of Pikeville
Sydney C. England, University of Pikeville
Amanda J. Runyon, University of Pikeville

Harris Hall 130

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Sunday Brunch

Other

Linda Spatig, Marshall University

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

2015
Friday, March 27th
10:00 AM

Session 1.01 Literature

Many songs, many stories: the presence of music in contemporary Appalachian fiction

Paper

Carmen Rueda, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.01 Literature

Music As a Chracter in Appalachian Literature

Paper

Vicki J. Collins, University of South Carolina - Aiken

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.01 Literature

“New method of keeping time": Music, Memory, and Storytelling in Look Back All the Green Valley

Paper

John C. Crocker, University of South Carolina - Union

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.01 Literature

"Unruly Women: Music and Madness in Lee Smith's _The Devil's Dream_"

Paper

Martha Billips, Transylvania University

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.02 Appalachian Studies

"Life Lessons"

Paper

Kayli J. Johnson

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.02 Appalachian Studies

Where The Heart Is

Paper

Jamie C. Johnson, University of Pikeville

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.02 Literature

"Finding Home"

Paper

Ariq Skinner, University of Pikeville

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.02 Literature

From Haiti to West Virginia: A New Voice in Appalachia

Paper

Susan L. Malinoski ., Marshall University

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.02 Literature

Narrative Disruption: Metafiction in Fred Chappell's I Am One of You Forever

Paper

Jacob B. Rogers, University of North Carolina at Asheville

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.03 Literature

A Reading from A Small Room With Trouble on My Mind

Performance

Michael Henson, independent scholar

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.03 Literature

HIDING EZRA-WWI and the Dilemma for Appalachian Families

Performance

Rita M. Quillen

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.03 Literature

THE SINGER

Performance

David Madden, retired

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.04 Music

The Telling Takes Me Home - Music and Movements in Appalachia

Performance

Heather Carawan, Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.05 Music

Northern Appalachian Songs of Charles Brink, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, from the Samuel Bayard Collection

Performance

Beth Bergeron Folkemer, independent researcher, Dearest Home
Margaret M. Folkemer, independent researcher, Dearest Home

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM