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2015
Thursday, March 26th
2:00 PM

Other

Many Mountains Roan Highlands Hike

Pre-Conference Activity, ETSU

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

4:00 PM

Other

Exhibit Hall, Silent Auction, Registration Set-up

Exhibit Hall, Silent Auction, Registration Set-up, ETSU

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

6:00 PM

Other

ASA Steering Committee Meeting [2014/15]

2014/15 Steering Committee Meeting, ETSU

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

8:00 PM

Other

The Down Home: Eclectic Music Room [on your own]

The Down Home: Eclectic Music Room [on your own], ETSU

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Friday, March 27th
8:00 AM

Other

ASA Committee Meetings

ASA Committee Meetings (Education, Finance, Website and Communication), ETSU

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Other

Exhibit Hall, Silent Auction, Poster Session Set-up

Exhibit Hall, Silent Auction, Poster Session Set-up, ETSU

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Other

Morning Coffee [Location: D.P. Culp Center]

Morning Coffee, ETSU

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Other

Registration

Conference Registration, ETSU

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

9:00 AM

Other

Morning Break

Morning Break, ETSU

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Other

Tour: Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Tour: Birthplace of Country Music Museum, ETSU

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Other

Tour: ETSU Natural History Museum and Gray Fossil Site

Tour: ETSU Natural History Museum and Gray Fossil Site, ETSU

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Other

Tour: Historic Jonesborough

Tour: Historic Jonesborough, ETSU

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Other

Tour: Whistle Stops along the ETSU Music Trail

Tour: Whistle Stops along the ETSU Music Trail, ETSU

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

10:00 AM

Other

Exhibit Hall and Silent Auction

Exhibit Hall and Silent Auction, ETSU

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Poster

Poster Session

Poster Session, ETSU

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Beyond Coal in Appalachia and Wales

Danna L. Spears, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Breathless and Unexplainable Dread: Locating Manly Wade Wellman in the Weird and Appalachian Fiction Traditions.

Daniel L. Schnopp-Wyatt, Lindsey Wilson College

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Community-based Creativity: Appalachian Musicians and Craftspeople as Catalysts for Sustainability and Change

Jonna Kwiatkowski, Mars Hill University
Amethyst Strivelli, Mars Hill University

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Creating Cohesive Communities: Promoting the Utilization of Public Artworks for Regional Development

Kristin M. Busby, Morehead State University

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Diversifying an Economy: Tourism and Recreation on the Russell Fork

Shaunna L. Scott, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Documenting Community Traditions: Railroad History and Cultural Heritage Tourism in Northeast Tennessee

Ron R. Roach, East Tennessee State University

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Experiential Learning: A Marcellus Shale Listening Project

Kara Rogers Thomas, Frostburg State University

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Exploring the Many Musics and Strengths of South Eastern Appalachian Ohio: An Alternative Spring Break Experience

Barbara A. Harrison, Ohio University - Main Campus
Mike Hess, Ohio University - Main Campus
Chelsea Foster, Ohio University - Main Campus
Melissa Wales, United Campus Ministry

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Food Immigrants for Community Sustainability: Can traditional historical foods from southern Italy that became commercial economic successes in north central West Virginia be the basis for a model to promote cultural heritage tourism and contribute to community sustainability?

Tiffany Martin, Fairmont State University
Leah Yoho, Fairmont State University

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Gathering the Stories of Appalachian Foodways: An Oral History Research Project

Barbara D. Hollstein, Berea College

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Local Food for Local People: Promoting food democracy in Lumpkin County, GA

Katie Teal, University of North Georgia
Ethan Weeks, University of North Georgia
Zachery Whigham, University of North Georgia
Ellie Lacey, University of North Georgia

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Mountain Talk

Rita F. White, Lindsey Wilson College
Sandra B. Vance, Lindsey Wilson College
Louise Smith, Lindsey Wilson College
Amanda Vance, Lindsey Wilson College

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Putting Healthy Food on the Table

Deanna Tribe, Ohio State University Extension, retired
Katherine Homonai, Ohio State University Extension
Darla K. Fickle, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Appalachia Cancer Care Network
Travis West, Ohio State University Extension

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

The Gendered Language of Gravestones: A Comparative Study of Central and Northern Appalachian Cemeteries

Amy D. Clark, University of Virginia's College at Wise
Dalena J. Adams, University of Virginia's College at Wise
Alana G. Johnson, University of Virginia's College at Wise

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

The Gullet Clay Family in Kentucky; A Story of Survival and Migration

Breanna Anderson

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

The Jettie Baker Center: Keeping Mountain Music Alive

Lisa E. Baker Webster, Radford University

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

The Melungeon Other; or How History and Literature Informs Melungeon Stereotypes

Erica Peak-Nordstrom, Milligan College

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Poster

Poster

Why This Place Matters: Using Mobile Technology to Experience Appalachia’s Past

Monica Brooks
David J. Trowbridge

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

(Poster) Family, Gender, and Community: Music, Dance and Coal

Poster

Amanda Swimmer: Pottery and Inspiration

Community and Influence in the Twentieth Century: Music and the Outside World

Through Good Times and Bad, Dance Keeps Communities Together

Impact on Community: Coal Has Come to Town

Andra M. Knecht, Georgia Gwinnett College

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.01 Literature

Paper

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

Carmen Rueda, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.01 Literature

Paper

Music As a Chracter in Appalachian Literature

Vicki J. Collins, University of South Carolina - Aiken

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.01 Literature

Paper

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

John C. Crocker, University of South Carolina - Union

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.01 Literature

Paper

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

Martha Billips, Transylvania University

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.02 Appalachian Studies

Paper

"Life Lessons"

Kayli J. Johnson

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.02 Appalachian Studies

Paper

Where The Heart Is

Jamie C. Johnson, University of Pikeville

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.02 Literature

Paper

"Finding Home"

Ariq Skinner, University of Pikeville

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.02 Literature

Paper

From Haiti to West Virginia: A New Voice in Appalachia

Susan L. Malinoski ., Marshall University

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.02 Literature

Paper

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

Jacob B. Rogers, University of North Carolina at Asheville

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.03 Literature

Performance

A Reading from A Small Room With Trouble on My Mind

Michael Henson, independent scholar

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.03 Literature

Performance

HIDING EZRA-WWI and the Dilemma for Appalachian Families

Rita M. Quillen

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.03 Literature

Performance

THE SINGER

David Madden, retired

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.04 Music

Performance

The Telling Takes Me Home - Music and Movements in Appalachia

Heather Carawan, Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Session 1.05 Music

Performance

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

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

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:30 AM

Session 2.01 Appalachian Studies

Paper

Integrating Music into a Graduate Level Appalachian Studies Course for Social Work Students

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

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.01 Appalachian Studies

Paper

Wednesday Night Music: Traditional Music at Clinch Valley College, 1974

Rich Kirby, Appalshop
Helen M. Lewis, Retired

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.01 Education

Paper

Institutionalizing Bluegrass in Higher Education

Nate Olson, East Tennessee State University

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.01 Education

Paper

"That's the way I've always learned": The Transmission of Traditional Music in Higher Education

Alexandra Frank, East Tennessee State University

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.02 Coal and labor

Paper

“Broken Promises, Broken Lives”: Narratives of Corporate Greed and Corruption Among the United Mine Workers of America and Environmental Activists in the Coalfields of Appalachia

Julie A. Shepherd-Powell, University of Kentucky

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.02 Economic Conditions

Paper

A Consideration of Ranciere's Ideas on "Politics" and Protest

Glenna H. Graves, Lindsey Wilson College

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.02 Environment

Paper

“United We Stand, Divided We May Be Dammed:” Grassroots Environmental Activism and the TVA

Savannah Paige Murray, Wofford College

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.03 Literature

Paper

Denise Giardina's "Theological Writing": What Do We Do With Good King Harry?

Bill Jolliff, George Fox University

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.03 Literature

Paper

Flannery O’Connor, Hillbilly Novelist

Jimmy D. Smith, Union College - Barbourville

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.03 Literature

Paper

The Christ-Abandoned Landscape of Nothing Gold Can Stay

Martha G. Eads, Eastern Mennonite University

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.03 Literature

Paper

“The language of elms . . . a song unmatched”’: Dementia and Rootedness in Charles Dodd White’s A Shelter of Others

Thomas A. Holmes

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.04 Appalachian Studies

Paper

Mapping Un-Appalachia

Christopher A. Miller, Radford University
David Doherty, Radford University

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.04 Architecture

Paper

BackPacked Architecture: The Appalachian Trail and its "Primitive Huts"

D Jason Miller, Appalachian State University

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.04 Environment

Paper

Geospatial Modeling the Destruction of Kayford Mountain: Volume Modeling MTR Extraction & TanGeoMS Terrain Analysis of Multiple Return LIDAR Data

Ryan W. Thomson, North Carolina State University at Raleigh

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.04 Recreation

Paper

The Art (and Science) of Placing a New Trail

Tina Delahunty, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Samaneh Tabrizi, Dawson Geophysical

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.05 Arts: The Book as Art in Appalachia

Panel

“Farm School": Recalling Meaning & Memory of the Lynn Bachman School

“Unega nole Gigage, An Outdoor Artists Book”

"Trampoline"

“Selections from Elegy for Ira H./Exit from Appalachia, An Artists Book”

Chris D. Dockery, University of North Georgia
Frank Brannon, SpeakEasy Press
Jeff Marley, Southwestern Community College - Sylva
Robert Gipe, Southestern Kentucky Community & Technical College
Forrest Johnson, Independent Poet

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.06 (Appalachian Studies) 2014 Appalachian College Student Survey: Methods and Results

Panel

ARC Response

Kostas Skordas, Appalachian Regional Commission

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.06 (Appalachian Studies) 2014 Appalachian College Student Survey: Methods and Results

Panel

More brain drain or new horizon in post-collegiate residence in Appalachia? Outlining the goals of the 2014 Appalachian College Student Survey

Sampling Appalachia: networking strategies and data analysis

ARC Response

Student Response and Audience Discussion

William Schumann, Appalachian State University

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.07 Music: Documenting and Interpreting Appalachian Music

Panel

"The Role of the John Jacob Niles Center for American Music at the Intersection of Written and Oral Traditions in Appalachia"

I've Rambled This Country Both Early and Late: Alan Lomax in Appalachia, 1933–1983

"Looking for 'Sourwood Mountain'"

"Radio and the Blue Ridge"

Ted Olson, East Tennessee State University
Ron Pen, University of Kentucky
Nathan Salsburg, Curator of The Alan Lomax Archive
Stephen Wade, Independent Scholar
Joe Wilson, Executive Director [retired], National Council for the Traditional Arts

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.08 Music

Performance

Appalachian Wind: A Faustian Tale for Oboe

Heather N. Killmeyer, East Tennessee State University

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 2.08 Music

Performance

Live music performance of Acoustic Blues

Richard L. Rushing III, The Folk School of Chattanooga

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

12:45 PM

Other

Lunch [on your own]

Lunch [on your own], ETSU

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Session 3.01 Literature

Paper

Appalachia in Science Fiction: Traditional Music in Novels by Manly Wade Wellman and Suzanne Collins

Richard Miles Britton, Appalachian State University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.01 Literature

Paper

Southern Appalachian Mill Life in Poem and Song

Jim A. Clark, Barton College

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.01 Literature

Paper

The Musicality of the Mountains in Catloochee

Heather F. Spear, Liberty University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.01 Literature

Paper

This Mountain’s Music: Singing and Landscape in the Poetry of Kathryn Stripling Byer

Alana D. Sherrill, Johnson & Wales University - Charlotte

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.02 Appalachian Studies

Paper

Conflict, Solidarity, Imagination: Affect in Appalachian Development

Gabriel Piser, Ohio State University - Main Campus

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.02 Coal

Paper

Removal of Mountains: The Restructuring of Communities

Nicholas J. Rose, Oklahoma State University - Main Campus

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.02 Economic Conditions

Paper

Investigating Economic Diversity in Eastern Kentucky’s Area Development Districts

Jessica Stewart, Morehead State Unversity
Christine Emrich, Morehead State University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.02 Politics

Paper

THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF LOCAL POLITICS IN AN APPALACHIAN COMMUNITY: PERSONALISM PATRONAGE AND COERCION

Philip G. Lewin, Florida Atlantic University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.02 Social Life

Paper

Power in Things: Creativity and Mass Consumption at Kentucky Company Coal Towns

Zada Komara, University of Kentucky

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.03 Coal

Paper

A Murder at the Police Barracks: The John Barcoski Slaying

Richard P. Mulcahy, University of Pittsburgh - Titusville

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.03 Politics

Paper

The Presidential Election of 1940 in Appalachia

Philip A. Grant, Pace University - New York

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.03 Politics

Paper

Where Appalachia Went Right: Pro-Coal Politics in the Era of Climate Change

Gabriel I. Schwartzman, University of California - Berkeley

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.04 Literature

Paper

Gone Fishing: Trauma and Repression in Ron Rash’s Water World

Randall Wilhelm, Anderson University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.04 Literature

Paper

Serena and her Classical Predecessors

Lesleigh B. Jones, UMass Boston

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.04 Women and Gender

Paper

The “whore of Babylon will come forth in the last days wearing pants”: An Ecofeminist Approach to Gender Roles in Ron Rash’s Serena

Elisabeth Aiken, Saint Leo University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.05 Environment

Paper

Clean the Mill: Environmental Protest in Post-industrial Nova Scotia

Peter Thompson, Carleton University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.05 Environment

Paper

Topophilia or Topophobia? Environment and Health in West Virginia

Brian A. Hoey, Marshall University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.05 Health

Paper

Behavioral Health in Appalachia: Lessons learned, lessons offered

Kellee Boster, Marshall University
John P. Van Horn Jr, Marshall University
Marianna Footo Linz, Marshall University
Marty Amerikaner, Marshall University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.05 Health

Paper

Meditation in the Holler: Practical Exercises to Help Children in Distress

Sarah Shepherd, Morehead State University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.06 Economic Development: University Engagement and Community Development

Panel

Carpe Noctem: Night Sky Economic Development in Calhoun County, West Virginia

Sustainable Innovations in the Copper Basin: A Case Study of the Appalachian Teaching Project

Get Yer Corn From a Jar: Exploring the Modern Moonshine Movement in America

The Smart Communities Initiative: A New Model for University Engagement and Service Learning

Tim Ezzell, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Kassie M. Ernst, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Helen M. Rosko, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Kelly Ellenburg, University of Tennessee - Knoxville

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.07 (Economic Conditions) Appalachianism and the War on Poverty: Campbell, Whisman, and the Middle Kentucky River ADC

Panel

Integrating a Region through Comprehensive Development: Whisman and the Creation of the Appalachian Regional Commission

“Naming is creating”: John C. Campbell & Olive Dame Campbell’s role in defining Appalachian regionalism

“Maximum Feasible Participation” in Appalachian Historical Context

Glen Taul, Campbellsville University
Penny Messinger, Daemen College
Rob Weise, Eastern Kentucky University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.08 (Health) The Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker Program: A Multi Site, Multi Method Randomized Control Trial Program Evaluation in Rural West Virginia (Year 2 Data)

Panel

Overview of MIHOW Program

Summary of Year 2 Quantitative Data: MIHOW RCT Evaluation

Summary of Year 2 Qualitative Data: Emerging and Continuing Themes

Challenges of Sustained Data Collection in Challenging Environment

Marty Amerikaner, Marshall University
Linda Spatig, Marshall University
Chris LeGrow, Marshall University
Stephen O'Keefe, Marshall University
Melissa Colagrosso, Marshall University
Kathy Bialk, Marshall University
Kelli Kerbawy, Marshall University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.09 (Economic Development) Economic Development on a Banjo String

Panel

The Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trail

Timothy W. Thornton, Virginia Western Community College
Jack Hinshelwood, The Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trail
Ned Savage, Mountain Music Trail
Rob Bell, Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.10 Folklore: Many Musics from Western NC to East TN & Beyond

Panel

Fighting Dragons (Or Witches): W NC Mountain Tradition Bearers of 17th C British Ballads

Folk Veterinary Knowledge and Practice in the Blue Ridge (with Video)

Local & Familial Music for Public Consumption: Traditional East Tennessee Music Goes National and Global

Carolina Chocolate Drops and Cultural Exchange Concerts Invigorate Musical Crossroads and Sustainability (& Video)

Donna T. Corriher, Appalachian State University
Shawn Terrell, Appalachian State University
Joseph Decosimo, Appalachian State University
Cece Conway, Appalachian State U

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.11 Health: Medicinal Herbs and Appalachian Sustainability, Natural and Human

Panel

Traditional Health Care as a Model for Modern Health Care.

Building an Herb Business That's Good for Land, People, and our Economic Future

Joys and Challenges of Being Wild with an Herbal Extracts Business

Growing and Marketing Woodland Medicinals

CoreyPine Shane, Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine
Tricia Shapiro, Hap Mountain Herbal
Jeannie Dunn, Red Moon Herbs
Jeanine Davis, NC State University Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.12 (Education) Pass it On: After-school Traditional Music Education Programs

Panel

Georgia Pick & Bow Traditional Music School, Inc.

POSAM (Preserving our Appalachian Musicians)

Kentucky's Passing the Pick and Bow

Junior Appalachian Musicians

Ann E. Whitley-Singleton, Executive Director, Georgia Pick & Bow Traditional Music School, Inc.
Betty W. McDaniel Ph.D, Executive Director, Young Appalachian Musicians
Matthew Carter, Program Director and Traditional Music Project Coordinator, Passing the Pick and Bow
Brett Morris Martin, Executive Director, Junior Appalachian Musicians

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.13 (Ethnicity and Race) Digging, Dancing, Dynamite, and Diversity: Warren Wilson College Professors Engage Western North Carolina’s Multicultural Past

Panel

Cherokee Diplomats and the Diplomacy of Survival

“A Mixed Multitude of All Classes and Complexions”: Diversity and Dance in Appalachia

Landscape, Song, and the Tragic Story of the Swannanoa Tunnel in Western North Carolina

Work, Service, Academics, and Gravestones: Building Community and Cultivating Memory through the South Asheville Cemetery

David G. Moore, Warren Wilson College
Philip A. Jamison, Warren Wilson College
Kevin Kehrberg, Warren Wilson College
Jeffrey A. Keith, Warren Wilson College
Ronald D. Eller, University of Kentucky

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.14 Appalachian Studies

Roundtable

Strategic Planning to Strengthen Appalachian Studies Programs in the Twenty-first Century

Theresa L. Burriss, Radford University
Alice Jones, Eastern Kentucky University
J. Shane Barton, University of Kentucky
Robert Gipe, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
Amy Clark, University of Virginia's College at Wise

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.15 Music

Roundtable

Appalachian Music: Discussing the Top Ten

Meredith Doster, Emory University
Kevin Fore
Trish Kilby Fore
William Lightfoot
Rich Kirby
Ted Olson, East Tennessee State University
Ronald A. Pen, University of Kentucky
Deborah Thompson, Berea College
Dave Wood, Brown University
Mark Freed, Appalachian State University
Trevor McKenzie, Appalachian State University
Sandy Ballard, Appalachian State University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.16 Music

Performance

Documentary Film Screening: “Banjo Romantika”

Lee Bidgood, East Tennessee State University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.17 Social Life

Performance

Hills, hymns, and highways: Two films dedicated to showcasing Kentucky’s unique cultures.

Steven O. Middleton Colonel, Morehead State University
Ann M. Andaloro, Morehead State University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.18 Health

Paper

A program for training professionals coming to the Appalachian Region

Tom Plaut, Mars Hill University-retired

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 3.18 Health

Performance

This Lonely Time: A Life of Music & Mental Health in Appalachia

Matthew S. Parsons
William Lloyd Parsons, Morehead State University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

2:00 PM

Other

Afternoon Break

Afternoon Break, ETSU

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3:00 PM

Other

Many Mountains Plenary: Opportunity & Enterprise in Appalachia

Many Mountains Plenary: Opportunity and Enterprise in Appalachia, ETSU

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

5:30 PM

Other

Many Musics Reception

Many Musics Reception, ETSU

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

6:30 PM

Other

Many Mountains Banquet, Keynote Address, and ASA Awards

Many Mountains Banquet, Keynote Address, and ASA Awards, ETSU

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

7:00 PM

Other

Jamming in the Cave

Jamming in the Cave, ETSU

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

8:30 PM

Other

Many Musics Square Dance

Many Musics Square Dance, ETSU

8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Saturday, March 28th
8:00 AM

Other

Appalachian Teaching Project Committee Meeting

Appalachian Teaching Project Committee Meeting, ETSU

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Other

ASA Committee Meetings (Editorial Board, Diversity and Inclusion, Membership and Awards)

ASA Committee Meetings (Editorial Board, Diversity and Inclusion, Membership, and Awards), ETSU

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Other

Morning Coffee

Morning Coffee, ETSU

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Other

Registration, Exhibit Hall, and Silent Auction

Registration, Exhibit Hall, and Silent Auction, ETSU

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Session 4.01 Music

Paper

Appalachia in Other Musics

Michael Cody, East Tennessee State University

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.01 Music

Paper

George Crumb’s Appalachia: Autobiography and American History in the American Songbooks

Robert Fallon, Carnegie Mellon University

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.01 Music

Paper

Regional Culture, Amplified: The Rock and Roll of Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires and J. Roddy Walston & the Business

Mary Wheeling, Goldey-Beacom College

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.01 Music

Paper

"Sick No More": Singing a Beloved Musician Home in the New River Valley of Virginia.

Jordan L. Laney, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Elizabeth Fine, Virginia Tech

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.02 Stereotypes

Paper

Denise Giardina's Resurrection of Appalachian Identity through the Subversion of Stereotypes

Randi B. Hagi, Eastern Mennonite University

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.02 Stereotypes

Paper

‘Hillbillies’ in the Himalayas? Exploring the ‘Pahari’ Stereotype.

Saakshi Joshi, University of Delhi

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.02 Stereotypes

Paper

Storytellers and Advocates: Community Journalism as a Challenge to Mainstream Media Stereotypes in Appalachia

Michael Clay Carey, Samford University

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.02 Stereotypes

Paper

"The Boy Scouts in the Blue Ridge" Revisited: Dismantling Stereotypes in the Appalachian South

Ken Badgett, Old Hickory Council, Boy Scouts of America

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.03 Archives

Paper

Cultural Rhetorics and the Coal Creek Company Archive

Sumner S. Brown

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.03 Coal

Paper

Where “Our Forefathers Are Buried:” Land Ownership and the Early Legal History of the Broad Form Deed in Eastern Kentucky

Stephanie M. Lang

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.03 Education

Paper

Miners and Mentors: Memory and Experiences in Coal Camp Schools in Appalachia

Harley D. Walden, Marshall University

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.03 Environment

Paper

Snapshots from the Appalachian Trail and the Internatonal Appalachian Trail

Timothy Di Leo Browne, Carleton University

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.04 Environment

Paper

Dangerous Waters: Interpreting the Contemporary Landscape of the Tennessee Valley Authority

Micah Cash, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.04 Mass Media

Paper

Media Representation During the War on Poverty: Resisting the Status Quo

Susan L. F. Isaacs, UnionCollege

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.04 Social Conditions

Paper

Images of Sensitivity and Respect: the War on Poverty Photographs of Warren Brunner in Eastern Kentucky and More Broadly Appalachia.

Hugo A. Freund, Union College - Barbourville

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.05 (Women and Gender) Many Mountains to Climb: Women’s Personal and Familial “Journeys” through Wellness and Illness in Southern Central Appalachia

Panel

Communicating about End of Life through Digital Storytelling: Perspectives from Appalachian Women Living with HIV/AIDS

Meal Memories: Women Navigating Family Well-being in Foodwork

"I Just Had to Figure Out a Way to Tell Her Real Nonchalantly:” Navigating Cancer Communication in the Mother-Daughter Relationship

Mothers of Southern Central Appalachia: Family Guides through Health, Illness, and Wellness

Sadie P. Hutson, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Amber E. Kinser, East Tennessee State University
Kathryn L. Duvall, East Tennessee State University
Kelly A. Dorgan, East Tennessee State University

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.06 Economic Policy: Two Appalachian Places and their Creative Potential for American Civic Life

Panel

Re-peopling American Memory from an Appalachian Place

A New Promise for an Old Place

Tal Stanley, Emory & Henry College
Tristan J. Neslon, Emory and Henry College
Josh von Castle, Emory and Henry College
Megan N. Brittain, Emory and Henry College
Taylor A. Moxley, Emory and Henry College

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.07 (Education) Oral Histories in English, Sociology, & Theater Classrooms: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Service Learning

Panel

Service-learning in the Appalachian Literature Classroom

Service-learning in the Sociology Classroom

Facilitating Service-learning

Service-learning in the Theater Classroom

Nicole Drewitz-Crockett, Emory & Henry College
Stacy Sivinski, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Shelley Koch, Emory & Henry College
Robin Grossman, United Way of Southwest Virginia
Kelly Bremner, Emory & Henry College

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.09 Economic Policy

Panel

Union Avoidance: The language and practice of "Right-to-Work" campaigns in Appalachia

John C. Hennen, Morehead State University
Anita Puckett, Virginia Tech
Lou Martin, Chatham University

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.10 (Appalachian Studies) Early Career Academics Take on Issues from Home: Dispatches from West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio

Panel

Stop the Hollowing Out: Dissenting Voices to Elsewhere is Better

Community and Mobility Working Together: The New Mobilities Paradigm and Young Adults in Appalachia

A Regional Rhetoric for Activism in Appalachia: The West Virginia Water Crisis

Brandi S. Weekley, West Virginia University
Anna R. Terman, Pennsylvania State University
Krista L. Bryson, The Ohio State University

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.11 Music

Panel

Madison County Music: Preservation, Promotion, and Performance

Hannah Furgiuele, Mars Hill University

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.12 Health

Workshop

OxyContin in the Coal Fields---Still Searching for "Higher Ground" Fifteen Years Later

Art Van Zee
Sue Ella Kobak

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.13 Economic Conditions: What does Sustainable, Equitable Agricultural Development look like? And why should we care?

Panel

Carol Judy: Lessons from Coal Country ,the Clear Fork Institute and Fair Trade Appalachia

Bonnie Swinford: Lessons and Shared Experience from TNACE project- Tennessee Appalachian Community Economics.

William Isom: Communication, Media and Access in Appalachia, Issues and Resolutions

Deborah Bahr: Art & Music, Entrepreneurship and Community Building

Carol Judy, Mountain Made Mountain Ways
Bonnie Swinford, Community Organizer
William Isom, Melange Media
Deborah Bahr, Clean Water in East Tennessee

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.14 Environment

Workshop

Building Issue-Based Youth Networks, with Case Studies from Kentucky and West Virginia

Joseph Gorman, Student Environmental Action Coalition
Cara Cooper, Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.15 Health

Workshop

How to Build a Healthy Appalachian Community: Tools honed in Madison County, NC 1970-2015

Tom Plaut, Mars Hill University-retired
June Trevor, Community Housing Coalition of Madison County
Teresa Strom, Hot Springs Health Program
Chris Brown, Community Housing Coalition of Madison County

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.16 Stereotypes

Roundtable

What Would You Do? Wit and Wisdom on Avoiding Media Stereotyping while Cultivating Coverage

Beth O'Connor, VRHA
Jody Hershey, West Piedmont Health District, VA
Wendy Welch, Graduate Medical Education Consortium, UVA Wise

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.17 (Literature) Steel Valley Days: Two Northern Appalachian Writers

Performance

Steel Valley Days: Two Northern Appalachian Writers

John Ray, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative
Richard Hague, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4.17 Music

Performance

Banks of the Ohio: A Visual Survey of Bluegrass Music Culture in the Ohio Valley

Joshua Birnbaum, Ohio University

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:00 AM

Other

Morning Break

Morning Break, ETSU

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

9:30 AM

Session 5.01 Music

Paper

Building an Ivory Cabin on a Mountain So High: The Old-Time Music Camp and the (Re)presentation of Southern Appalachian Music

Marc Faris, East Carolina University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.01 Music

Paper

Musical Legacies: An Innovative Examination and Case Study

Jane Macmorran

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.01 Music

Paper

The Community Band in Appalachia

Jason Michael Hartz, Siena Heights University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.01 Music

Paper

The Many Musics within the Old-Time Music Revival: Mixed-Methods Evidence in Support of a New Revival Theory

Dave Wood, Brown University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.02 (Ethnicity and Race) Sweet Songs of Melodies Pure and True: (Re)cognizing and (Re)claiming Identity for People of Color in Appalachia

Paper

"Passing", passing, and the past: The (re)visualization of bodies of color in Appalachian communities

Ashley L. Love, University of Georgia

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.02 Ethnicity and Race

Paper

Cosmopolitan Voices: Women’s Native American Powwow Drum Groups in Northern Appalachia

Susan M. Taffe Reed, Bowdoin College

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.02 Ethnicity and Race

Paper

Many Black Mountains of Music Singing through the Verse of Affrilachian Poets

Forrest G. Yerman, Appalachian State University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.02 Literature

Paper

“(W)e need another vision. We need it bad.” Marilou Awiakta’s Reclamation Project

Rob Merritt, Bluefield College

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.03 Civil War

Paper

A Turning Point in Appalachian Reconstruction: A New Look at the Asheville Election Day Riot of 1868

Steven Nash, East Tennessee State University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.03 Ethnicity and Race

Paper

From Vice to Virtue: Decriminalization and Cultural Narratives of Virtue in the Appalachian Feuds of the Late 19th Century

Christi M. Smith, Ohio State University - Main Campus

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.03 Ethnicity and Race

Paper

The White-Hooded Mountains: The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s' Asheville

Kevin W. Young, University of Georgia

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.03 Frontier

Paper

Printed Word Warfare in the Backcountry: Publishing for the State of Franklin

Paul L. Robertson, Virginia Commonwealth University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.04 Railroads

Paper

“’Murdered upon a railroad:’ Train wreck ballads and critiques of capitalism in the Appalachian South”

Robert S. Huffard Jr, Lees-McRae College

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.04 Railroads

Paper

Railroads into Virginia's southern Blue Ridge: To Build or Not to Build, a Cultural Question

Barry T. Whittemore, University of North Georgia

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.04 Railroads

Paper

"Train Time: The Clinchfield Comes to Dickenson County"

Ken Sullivan, West Virginia Humanities Council

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.04 Travel

Paper

Many Mountains to Tour: Survey of Cultural Icons in Tourist Sites of the Southern Tier

Kristin M. Kant-Byers, Rochester Institute of Technology

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.05 Appalachian Studies

Paper

More brain drain or new horizon in post-collegiate residence in Appalachia? Outlining the goals of the 2014 Appalachian College Student Survey

William Schumann, Appalachian State University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.05 Coal

Paper

Appalachia Through the Eyes of Welsh Reconstruction

Thomas L. Browning, University of Pikeville

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.05 Economic Development

Paper

Could the Kentucky Trail Town Progam be an answer to economic development?

Peter H. Hackbert, Berea College

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.05 Women and Gender

Paper

An Ethnographic Study of Appalachian Women Working in the New Economy

Lauren Hayes

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.06 Health

Panel

The ETSU Prescription Drug Abuse/Misuse Working Group: A case study for Inter-professional research and training in South Central Appalachia.

Billy Brooks, East Tennessee State University
Jeff Gray, East Tennessee State University
Alice McCaffrey, Sullivan County Anti-Drug Coalition
Dan Eldridge, Washington County Mayor
Tim Smyth, Catalyst Health Solutions

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.07 Stereotypes

Panel

The Looking at Appalachia Project | 50 Years After the War on Poverty

Roger May
Kate Fowler
Pat Jarrett
Elaine McMillion Sheldon

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.08 Education

Panel

Radford University Appalachian Events Committee: Showcasing Facets of Appalachian Cultures through Education and Community Outreach

Taylor Renee LaPrade, Radford University
Victoria Rhea Curtis, Radford University
Sarah Sheppard, Radford University
Montana Crawford, Radford University
Chris Wilson, Radford University
Caroline Leggett, Radford University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.09 (Mass Media) Documenting Appalachia From Inside and Out: Voices From the Non-Fiction Field

Panel

Relocating Story

From the Outside In

Documenting Home

Home to the Holler

Tom Hansell, Appalachian State University
Sally Rubin, Chapman University
Herb E. Smith, Appalshop
Ashley York, University of Southern California

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.10 Health: Appalachian Midwifery in Thought and Action

Panel

Midwives of the Mountains: A comparative look at fictional portrayals

Homesteading Women and the Revival of Midwifery in Appalachia

The changing legality of midwifery in North Carolina and the resulting outcomes for prenatal care in Appalachia

Autonomy, Tradition, Midwifery, and the Homebirth Question in Rural Appalachia

Pam Andrews Hanson, Independent
Jinny A. Turman, University of Nebraska at Kearney
Annemarie Juliette Anglim, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Kelli B. Haywood

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.11 (Education) The Legacy of Don West: the Past, Present and Future of the Appalachian South Folklife Center

Panel

Don West, Appalachian Identity and the Folklife Center

An Oral Histry of the Appalachian South Folklife Center

Social Justice and Social Service: the Work of the Folklife Center

Growing the Center

Jeff Biggers, Independent Scholar
Gabriel Schwartzman, UC Berkeley Visiting Scholar
Shelli Osbourne, Appalachian South Folklife Center
Wendy Johnston, Appalachian South Folklife Center

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.12 Economic Development

Roundtable

Food Security and Community Development

David Cooke, Grow Appalachia-Berea College
Candace Mullins, Grow Appalachia-Berea College

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.13 Arts

Workshop

Three Practices for Creating Community-Based Theater in the Kentucky Coalfields

Mark W. Kidd, Handbarrow / Roadside Theater
Benjamin N. Barron, Oxford University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.14 Environment

Roundtable

Geography and Community Roundtable

Kimberly G. Reigle, Mars Hill University
Ryan W. Bell, Mars Hill University
Brady Adcock, Appalachian Trail Conservatory/ MHU alumni
Lee G. Hoffman, Director, Richard Huffman Foundation

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.15 Education

Workshop

Changing Views of Appalachia from the Inside Out: Helping Appalachian students reach their full potential through improving teachers’ perceptions of their future students.

Stephanie R. Marder, Kent State University, Boston University
Pam A. Ebert, Kent State University, Northeast Ohio Medical University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.16 Music

Workshop

Capturing the Song: Vocal Coaching and Recording Techniques for Bluegrass and Traditional Singers

Daniel T. Boner, East Tennessee State University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.17 Music

Panel

Recalling Ralph Blizard, Tennessee Mountain Longbow Fiddler

John Lilly, Goldenseal Magazine
Phil Jamison, Warren Wilson College
Roy Andrade, East Tennessee State University

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.18 Literature

Performance

Christmas in Bethlehem

Dana S. Wildsmith, Lanier Techinical College

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.18 Literature

Performance

Pauletta Hansel Poetry Reading

Pauletta Hansel, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 5.19 (Music) The Music in These Mountains: A Migratory Geography of Original Songs Inspired by Appalachia

Performance

At the Roots of the Mountains: Ancient Influences on the Appalachian Sound

My Old Mountain Home: Appalachia and the Origins of American Folk and Bluegrass

From Mountaineer to Pioneer: A Musical Expedition from Appalachia to the Sierra Nevada Range

Urban Appalachia: The Mountain is a State of Mind

Jason L. Guthrie, University of Georgia
Thomas J. Petrino, CSCL

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

11:00 AM

Other

ASA Membership Forum and Business Meeting [All Welcome!]

ASA Membership Forum and Business Meeting [All Welcome!], ETSU

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Other

Lunch [on your own]

Lunch [on your own], ETSU

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

1:00 PM

Session 6.01 Literature

Paper

Beyond "The Brier": Performance of Self in the Works of Jim Wayne Miller

Matt Prater, Emory and Henry College

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.01 Literature

Paper

“Happy Hills of Song”: Mountains in the Lyrics of Obscure Dalton, Georgia Poet Robert Loveman

Marsha A. Mathews, Dalton State College

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.01 Literature

Paper

Poets of the Appalachian North: Ecohistorical Renderings of Place in James Wright, Maggie Anderson, and Richard Hague

William Scott Hanna, West Liberty University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.01 Literature

Paper

The Education of Charles Wright: Kingsport, Tennessee, as Poetic Homeland

Scott R. Honeycutt, East Tennessee State University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.02 Arts

Paper

“The ground here sticks to your feet”: Community-based theater, narrative paradigms, and the reclamation of Appalachian identity

Benjamin N. Barron, Oxford University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.02 Literature

Paper

Appalachia: Raw and Dynamic in Elmore Leonard’s Justified

Virginia P. Dow, Liberty University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.02 Literature

Paper

Dramatic Representations of Change in Eastern Kentucky: Foglights and Long Time Travelling

Anita J. Turpin, Roanoke College

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.02 Mass Media

Paper

New Sustenance for Appalachia’s Arts and Culture

Janice T. Pope, Appalachian State University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.03 Ethnicity and Race

Paper

The Holy Ghost in the Cherokee Mountains: Missionaries, Hymns, and Landscape Spirits.

James A. Owen, University of Georgia

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.03 Religion

Paper

Of Mountain Flesh: Towards a Theology of Appalachian Creatures

Scott C. McDaniel, University of Dayton

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.03 Religion

Performance

The World is Albert Fish

Cari L. Moore, University of Pikeville

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.03 Stereotypes

Paper

“These Signs Shall Follow: Demystifying Stereotypes in the Serpent Handling Tradition.”

Melanie R. Harsha, Appalachian State University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.04 Education

Paper

Play Me Some Mountain Music: Building Community Through the Arts in a New Deal Experimental Community

Sam F. Stack Jr., West Virginia University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.04 Music

Paper

Defining the West Virginia Singer-Songwriter

Travis Stimeling, West Virginia University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.04 Music

Paper

West Virginia’s Traditional Country Music

Ivan Tribe, University of Rio Grande
Jake L. Bapst, University of Rio Grande

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.05 Literature

Panel

From the Greek Chorus and Psalmists' Choir: Writers Tuning into Old Music to Make New

Jessie van Eerden, West Virginia Wesleyan College
Doug Van Gundy, West Virginia Wesleyan College
Mary Carroll-Hackett, Longwood University
Jeremy Jones, Western Carolina University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.06 Appalachian Studies

Panel

Persistent Misperceptions: Rehabilitating Jack Weller, Reevaluating Harry Caudill

Harry Caudill

Respondent and Discussant

Convener/Moderator

Thomas Wagner, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus
Bruce Tucker, University of Windsor
Steve Fisher
Phillip Obermiller, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.07 (Education) OUR STORY, THIS PLACE: African American Education in Madison County North Carolina, The Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School

Panel

Les Reker, (Moderator) Session Introduction

Oralene Simmons: On being a Rosenwald School alumnae and the first Black accepted to Mars Hill University

Ryan Phillips: The rehabilitation of the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School building

Fatimah Shabazz and Omar McClain -joint presentation On being students at the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School

Les Reker, Rural Heriatge Museum of Mars Hill University
Oralene Anderson Simmons, Rural Heritage Museum/Mars Hill University
Ryan E. Phillips, Rural Heritage Museum/Mars Hill University
Fatimah Shabazz, Rural Heritage Museum/ Mars Hill University
Omar McClain, Rural Heritage Museum/Mars Hill University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.08 Railroads

Panel

The Clinchfield and Unicoi County: Documenting the Oral History and Traditions of a Railroad Community

The Clinchfield and Unicoi County: Documenting the Oral History and Traditions of a Railroad Community

The Clinchfield and Unicoi County: Documenting the Oral History and Traditions of a Railroad Community

The Clinchfield and Unicoi County: Documenting the Oral History and Traditions of a Railroad Community

Christopher R. W. Sharpe, East Tennessee State University
John Curtis Goad, East Tennessee State University
Emily Booker, East Tennessee State University
Chad Fred Bailey, East Tennessee State University
Joshua Wayne Lester
Maria Lovelady
Cathryn Washell

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.09 Language: Language and Identity in Appalachia

Panel

Mountain Intonation: Using Pitch in Appalachian Englishes

Interactive Stances in Ethnographic Fieldwork with Urban Appalachian Migrants

The Other H-Word in Appalachia

Language Accommodation Even at Home

Paul E. Reed, University of South Carolina - Columbia
Bridget Anderson, Old Dominion University
Michael Montgomery, University of South Carolina - Columbia
Judy B. Bernstein, William Paterson University
Billy Ward II, King University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.10 Environment

Panel

Our Water, Our Future

Katey Lauer, The Alliance for Appalachia
Patrick Morales, Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment
Alice Howell, Cumberland Chapter Sierra Club
Jane Branham, Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.11 (Ethnicity and Race) "Forever Free": Unearthing the Buried History of Appalachian Slavery

Panel

The Past in the Present: How Innovative History-making Shapes Our Many Mountains

: Creating "Forever Free:" Uncovering Slave Deeds in Buncombe County, North Carolina

Many Mountains: Immersing Students in the Tough Stuff of Appalachian Public History.

Finding Their Stories: Digging into the Slave Records of Madison County, North Carolina

Kathryn Newfont, Mars Hill University
Drew Reisinger, Buncombe County, NC
Patrick Cash, Mars Hill University
Ragan Ramsey, Mars Hill University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.12 (Appalachian Studies) Pedagogy and Practices: New Resources for Teaching Appalachian Studies

Panel

Developing and Using Artifact Encounter Pedagogy in the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center at Berea College

Teaching Writing in the College Classroom through Global Connections to Appalachia

Integrating Teaching: Music, Appalachian Studies, and Sustainability

Katherine E. Ledford, Appalachian State University
Christopher A. Miller, Berea College
Donna T. Corriher, Appalachian State University
Lee Bidgood, East Tennessee State University

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.13 (Music) Howard Armstrong: the legendary African-American string band musician, and the Appalachian Community that Celebrates him.

Panel

The Music and Legacy of Howard Armstrong

Stories of My Time with Howard and Barbara

Between a Ballad and a Blues: Writing the Play About Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong

Revitalizing Our Communities Through Music and Arts

Peggy Mathews, Campbell Culture Coalition
Chris Durman, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Linda Parris-Bailey, Carpetbag Theatre
Jo Anne Myers, Campbell Culture Coalition

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.15 Education

Roundtable

Pull Up A Chair: Lessons and Vision From The Appalachian Food Summit

Amelia Kirby, Appalachian Citizens' Law Center
Ronni Lundy, Author & Appalachian Food Summit co-organizer
Travis Milton, Chef & Appalachian Food Summit co-organizer
Sheri Castle, Author & Appalachian Food Summit member

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.16 Education

Workshop

Appalachian Transition: A cross sector approach to regional transition.

Willa K. Johnson
Joey Aloi
Mae Humiston
Carol Davey
Zachary D. Swick
Catherine V. Moore

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 6.17 Music

Performance

Wayfaring Strangers: The Musical Voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia

Jack Beck, Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap
Doug Orr, Warren Wilson College, President Emeritus
Darcy Orr, Warren Wilson College

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:00 PM

Other

Afternoon Break

Afternoon Break, ETSU

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2:30 PM

Session 7.01 Language

Paper

Exploring the Cultural Heritage of Appalachian Rhetoric

Amanda Hayes, Ohio University - Main Campus

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.01 Language

Paper

Surveying Appalachia: Language Change and Perception

James Daniel Hasty, Coastal Carolina University
Becky Childs, Coastal Carolina University

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.02 Education

Panel

University & Community Collaboration: “Roots with Wings”: Floyd County, Virginia, Place-based Education Oral History Project, A Youth Resiliency Effort

Theresa L. Burriss, Radford University
J. Austin Addair, Radford University
Victoria R. Curtis, Radford University
Taylor LaPrade, Radford University
Caroline Leggett, Radford University
Christopher A. Miller, Radford University
Kasy Campbell, Radford University

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.03 Music: Music of the Carpathian Mountains

Panel

Music Traditions in the Ukrainian Carpathians

Highland Music: Means of Stimulation and Rehabilitation of the Child

Implementation of International Experience in Collecting and Preserving Folk Music Instruments in Roman Kumlyk Museum

Musical Folklore Art of the Carpathian Mountains

Maria Klepar, Precarpathian National University
Larysa Slyvka
Andriy Chervinsky
Nadia Kindrat

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.04 (Education) Teaching in a Time of Climate Crisis: A Collaborative Summer Immersion Experience in Earth Literacy for Appalachian Colleges and Universities

Panel

“Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center and the University Immersion Experience” (Mitzi Wood von Mizener, Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center)

“The Narrow Ridge/Carson-Newman Partnership” (Beth Vanlandingham, Carson-Newman University)

“Walking the Narrow Ridge: Foundational Ideas and Implications of Earth Literacy” (Bill Nickle, Narrow Rdge Earth Literacy Center)

“Singing in the Hills: Music and Earth Literacy” (Guy Larry Osborne, Carson-Newman University)

Mitzi Wood von Mizener, Narrow Ridge Earth Litercy Center
Beth Vanlandingham, Carson-Newman University
Bill Nickle, Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center
Guy Larry Osborne, Carson-Newman University

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.05 Education

Panel

Strings and Bows in the Academy: Teaching Bluegrass, Old Time, Country, and Celtic Music in an Appalachian Studies Program

Teaching Bluegrass, Old Time, Country, and Celtic Music in an Appalachian Studies Program

Teaching Bluegrass, Old Time, Country, and Celtic Music in an Appalachian Studies Program

Teaching Bluegrass, Old Time, Country, and Celtic Music in an Appalachian Studies Program

Ron R. Roach, East Tennessee State University
Roberta Herrin, East Tennessee State University
Daniel Boner, East Tennessee State University
Jane MacMorran, East Tennessee State University

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.06 (Stereotypes) Many Mountains, Many Misconceptions, Many Myths: Reinterpreting Early 20th Century Representations of the Region

Panel

A Med Student in a Bonnet and a Rifle Maker in Heels: Revisiting Doris Ulmann

Early Images of Appalachia

“Devoted to the Interest of the Appalachian Mountains”: Representing Appalachia in Early 20th Century Magazines

Joy Gritton, Morehead State Univ
Philis Alvic, Artist/Writer
Penny Messinger, Daemen College

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.07 Ethnicity and Race

Paper

J. Edwin Campbell: African American Poet, Educator and Activist

Michelle Haugh O'Malley, Ohio University
Christina Veladota, Washington State Community College
Elizabeth Smathers Shaw, Ohio University - Main Campus
Jack Wright, Ohio University - Main Campus

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.08 (Agriculture) Many farms, Many tables: Connecting the food economy in Appalachia

Panel

The West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition: "we are YOUR coalition"

Appalachian Sustainable Development: living better, locally

Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project: local food, strong farms, healthy communities

Emily BidgoodAppalachian Resource Conservation & Development Council: local hands and local lands

Elizabeth Spellman, West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition
Kathlyn Terry, Appalachian Sustainable Development
Molly Nicholie, Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project
Emily P. Bidgood, Appalachian Resource Conservation & Development Council

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.09 (Appalachian Studies) The Art of Conferencing: Proposing, Presenting, and Politicking

Workshop

The Silver Racer in Frank X. Walker's "Isaac Murphy: I Dedicate This Ride"

Adam Sheffield, Appalachian State University
Emily Satterwhite, Virginia Tech
Barry T. Whittemore, University of North Georgia
Kathryn Engle, University of Kentucky
Brittany Means, Appalachian State University

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.10 (Archives) The Pearl S. Buck Manuscripts Collection: A Collaboration to Promote one of America’s Foremost Authors

Panel

The Pearl S. Buck Manuscripts Collection and the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation

The Pearl S. Buck Manuscripts Collection and West Virginia Wesleyan College

The Pearl S. Buck Manuscripts Collection and the West Virginia and Regional History Collection at West Virginia University Libraries

Lori Hostuttler, West Virginia University Libraries
John Cuthbert, West Virginia University Libraries
Kirk Judd, Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation
Brett Miller, West Virginia Wesleyan College

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.11 Historic Sites

Roundtable

The Birthplace of Country Music?: Challenges, Rhetoric, and Nuanced Experiences of Bristol and Appalachia at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Jessica A. Turner, Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Dave Lewis, Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Thomas Richardson, Birthplace of Country Music Museum
René Rodgers, Birthplace of Country Music Museum

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.12 Literature

Panel

Voice Lessons

Amanda J. Runyon, University of Pikeville
Darnell Arnoult, Lincoln Memorial University
Karen McElmurray
Jessie van Eerden, West Virginia Wesleyan College

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.13 Ethnicity and Race

Roundtable

Bringing People Together: Inter-racial Efforts in the Early 1950s in Knoxville

Mary Beth Bingman, independent activist scholar

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.15 Literature

Performance

A Poetry Reading by Jesse Graves, Don Johnson, and Jeff Daniel Marion

Don Johnson, Presenter

Jeff Daniel Marion, Presenter

Jesse K. Graves
Don Johnson, ETSU
Jeff Daniel Marion

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.15 Literature

Performance

Undomesticated: Women Poets Writing from Home

Undomesticated: Women Poets Writing from Home

Undomesticated: Women Poets Writing from Home

Jane Hicks, retired
Rita Quillen, Early Autumn Farm
Catherine Childress

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.16 (Music) Transmission of Tradition: Music and Dance

Panel

Migrations of Old Time Appalachian Fiddling Styles.

Family Music: The Role of Kinship in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Music in Kentucky.

Square Dancing in Madison County, Kentucky: Evolving Tradition.

Susan Eike Spalding, Berea College
Aisha Ivey, Florida State University
Page McClean, Colorado Mountain College

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.16 Music

Performance

Robert Dotson's Walking Step: How one mountain man’s flat-foot step changed Applachian percussive dance.

Rodney C. Sutton

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.17 Music

Performance

Drone String Showcase: Family Storytellers Share Their Appalachian Songs and Literature

Sherry Cook Stanforth, Thomas More College

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.18 Music

Performance

For the Love of Barbie Allen: A Modern Child Ballad

Phillip A. Barnett, University of Kentucky
Zachary T. Curry, University of Kentucky

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Session 7.18 Music

Performance

The Red Rose and the Briar: An Alternate View of Early Balladry in the Southern Appalachians

Elizabeth DiSavino, Berea College

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

4:00 PM

Session 8.01 Historic Sites

Paper

Exploring the Construct of "Dwelling Place” in the Oral Histories of The Carter Family Fold

Lora E. Smith, Indiana University - Bloomington

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.01 Music

Paper

"'Blind' Alfred Reed: Appalachian Visionary"

Ted Olson, East Tennessee State University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.01 Music

Paper

Fiddlin' Powers: A new chapter in the story of the great VA fiddler

Roy M. Andrade
Kris Truelsen, ETSU

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.01 Music

Paper

The Poplin Family Recordings: Locating Mountain Music in the South Carolina Flatlands

Amanda Lynn Stubley, Western University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.02 Education

Paper

Family Support and the Educational Aspirations of Female Youth in Appalachia

Leah K. Vance, University of Kentucky

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.02 Education

Paper

Rural Appalachian Poverty and barriers to 4 year Post-secondary education enrollment

Tiffany Arnold, Ohio University - Main Campus

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.02 Education

Paper

Singing for Their Supper: An Analysis of Appalachian Residency-Based Scholarships

Jane Jensen, University of Kentucky

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.02 Education

Paper

Students in Community Action: Service-Learning in the Mountains of Eastern Kentucky

Erin Presley, Eastern Kentucky University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.03 Mass Media

Paper

Dollywood: Pigeon Forge's Plastic Pastoral

Graham R. Hoppe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.03 Mass Media

Paper

Eye On Appalachia: Portrayals of the Mountain South in American Mass-Produced Woodcut Relief Prints, c.1870-1890

Kevin E. O'Donnell, East Tennessee State University
Kevin O'Donnell, East Tennessee State University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.03 Mass Media

Paper

Many Mountains, Many Armies: Pop Culture’s Fascination with Appalachia during the Civil War

Allison E. Carey, Marshall University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.04 Environment

Paper

Back from California: The Late Antebellum Gold Rush and the National Mineral Economy in Appalachia.

Drew A. Swanson, Wright State University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.04 Industry

Paper

The Legacy of John T. Wilder, East Tennessee’s Industrialist Entrepreneur

Steven Cox, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.04 Social Conditions

Paper

“River of Sorrow, Land of the Sky: The Asheville Flood of 1916”

Anthony DePaul Sadler, Appalachian State University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.04 Women and Gender

Paper

"'By respectable people she was considered of a doubtful character': A Working-Class Marriage in an Appalachian River City"

Allison Fredette, Appalachian State University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.05 Folklore

Paper

Appalachian Witchlore

James T. Chadwell, George Mason University
Tiffany T. Martin, Fairmont State University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.05 Social Conditions

Paper

Cultural Resilience in Appalachia; A Deeper Look into the Benefits of Appalachian Cultural Values

Jamie Linscott, Amesville Elementary

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.05 Social Conditions

Paper

Globalization in Appalachia: Economics, Religion, Society

Bill T. Barrett, Mars Hill University
Levi C. Patterson, Mars Hill University
Jordan Phillips, Mars Hill University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.05 Women and Gender

Paper

Duly Recorded: The Life and Ledger of Virginia Ross Dailey

Donald E. Davis, Independent Scholar

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.06 Education

Panel

Changing Campuses to be Better Community Partners: Institutional Strategies for Effective Engagement with Appalachian Communities

Alice Jones, Eastern Kentucky University
Felix M. Bivens, Empryean Research
Beth Vanlandingham, Carson-Newman College
Jim Peterman, Sewanee University
Julia Metzker, ENGAGE, Georgia College's Quality Enhancement Plan

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.07 Literature

Panel

Contemporary Appalachian Fiction from Bottom Dog Press

Larry R. Smith, Bottom Dog Press
Julia Watts
Charles Dodd White
Joseph G. Anthony

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.08 Literature: Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel Literary Journal: A reading from Volume 18: The Dead

Panel

Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel Literary Journal: A reading from Volume 18, The Dead by Scott Goebel (first presenter)

Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel Literary Journal: A reading from Volume 18, The Dead by Melissa Helton (second presenter)

Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel Literary Journal: A reading from Volume 18, The Dead by Joshua Jones (third Presenter)

Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel Literary Journal: A reading from Volume 18, The Dead by Marianne Worthington (Fourth Presenter)

Pauletta Hansel, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative
Scott Goebel
Melissa Helton
Joshua Jones
Marianne Worthington

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.09 Appalachian Studies

Paper

Flatalachia Follow-Up: Results of Bringing Appalachian Studies to Flatland Eastern North Carolina

Leanne E. Smith, East Carolina University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.09 Appalachian Studies

Paper

Many Media Options

Ruth B. Derrick, Radford University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.09 Education

Paper

“I did not know I was Appalachian!” Teaching Appalachia through the voice of women.

Janis E. Rezek, WVU Tech

4:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session 8.10 Arts

Panel

The Elk Knob Art and Planning Project

Tom Hansell, Appalachian State University
Cheryl Laws, Appalachian State University
Kenny Logsdon, Appalachian State University
Brittany Means

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.11 Environment

Panel

Protecting Land & Water in Appalachian Alabama

Hands Off Appalachia! in Alabama

The Fight For Shepherd Bend

William Isom II, Hands Off Appalachia
Natilee A. McGruder, McGruder & Associates
Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.12 Appalachian Studies: Creative Student Responses to Appalachian Culture, History, and Cinematic Representations

Panel

Creative Student Responses to Appalachian Culture, History, and Cinematic Representations

“Appalachian Cultural Identity: A Reflection on the Dying Coal Industry and Its People”

“The Women of My Appalachia”

“Picking Apart Bluegrass”

Walter E. Squire, Marshall University
Hannah Leport, Marshall University
Hannah Smith, Marshall University
Kayla Hager, Marshall University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.13 (Appalachian Studies) 2015 Weatherford Award Winners

Roundtable

Weatherford Award Winners

Emily Satterwhite, Virginia Tech
Chris Green, Berea College

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.14 (Archives) Many Mountains, Much News: Digitizing Appalachia’s Historic Newspapers

Panel

Many Mountains, Much News: Digitizing Appalachia’s Historic Newspapers

Stewart Plein, West Virginia University
JoAnne Deeken, Univerity of Tennessee
Kopana Terry, University of Kentucky
Errol Somay, Library of Virginia

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.15 Economic Conditions

Roundtable

Internal Colony--Are You Sure? Defining, Theorizing, Organizing Appalachia

Mary Anglin
Dwight Billings
Silas House
Cathy Kunkel
Ada Smith
Barbara Ellen Smith, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Steve Fisher, Emory and Henry College

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.16 Music

Workshop

Mountain Born: Jean Ritchie's Musical Voice

Margaret M. Folkemer, independent researcher, Dearest Home

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.17 Urban Appalachians

Roundtable

Bluegrass in Diaspora: The role of music community in Urban Appalachian communities

Jeffrey Gaver, Wittenberg University
Fred Bartenstein
Curtis W. Ellison, Miami University - Hamilton

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.18 Archives

Roundtable

Archiving Appalachia

Laura Smith, East Tennessee State University
Jennifer Bingham, East Tennessee State University
John T. Fleenor Jr., East Tennessee State University
Selena Harmon, East Tennessee State University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 8.19 Literature

Performance

Sound(ing) Ground: Writers on Exile and Authenticity

Karen S. McElmurray, West Virginia Wesleyan College

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

5:00 PM

Other

Publishers' Reception and Book Signing

Publishers' Reception and Book Signing, ETSU

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

5:30 PM

Other

Y'ALL Committee Meeting

Y'ALL Committee Meeting, ETSU

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

6:00 PM

Other

Camp Happy Appalachee Reception

Camp Happy Appalachee, ETSU

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

7:00 PM

Other

Jamming in the Cave

Jamming in the Cave, ETSU

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

7:30 PM

Other

Many Musics Concert: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

Many Musics Concert: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, ETSU

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Sunday, March 29th
8:00 AM

Other

Many Musics: Biscuits and Bluegrass Gospel Hour

Many Musics: Biscuits and Bluegrass Gospel Hour, ETSU

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Other

Registration and Exhibit Hall

Registration and Exhibit Hall, ETSU

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

9:15 AM

Other

2015/16 Steering Committee Meeting

2015/16 Steering Committee Meeting, ETSU

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.01 Agriculture

Paper

Opportunities and New Directions for Small Farming in East Tennessee

Chris Baker, Walters State Community College

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.01 Economic Conditions

Paper

Angels and Off-roots: Emerging Trends in the Appalachian Herb and Root Trade

Steve Kruger, Virginia Tech

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.01 Women and Gender

Paper

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Hidden Hunger in Domestic Violence Victims

Emily K. Kauwell, University of North Georgia

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.02 Migration

Paper

Circuit Rider of the Past: Dr. Ralph Stanley & the Appalachian Diaspora

Curtis W. Ellison, Miami University - Hamilton

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.02 Music

Paper

A Mountain Man and his Music: How growing up in Appalachia shaped fiddler Jim Shumate

Natalya Weinstein Miller, Appalachian State University

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.02 Urban Appalachians

Paper

Martin Music: Keeping Rural Traditions Alive in Urban Centers

Anne E. Chesky Smith, University of Georgia

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.02 Urban Appalachians

Paper

Sounds Like Home: Bluegrass Music in Cincinnati

Nathan McGee, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.03 Music

Paper

A Recipe for Chicken Pie: Peculiar Folk Lyrics in the English Classroom

J. Michael King, University of Pikeville

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.03 Music

Paper

Appalachian Foodways Reflected in Its Music

Margaret Louise Dotson, Berea College

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.03 Music

Paper

“Cortinas de Appalachia”: Old Sounds, New Forms - presentation on project inspired by research fellowship in Berea College Sound Archives

Kehren Barbour, Appalachian State University

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.03 Music

Paper

Songcatchers: Collecting “Lost” Ballads with Olive Dame Campbell and Cecil Sharp

Elizabeth M. Williams, Appalachian State University

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.04 Recreation

Paper

Summer Camps' Impact on a Place's Identity

Nora Jane Montgomery, Appalachian State University

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.04 Travel

Paper

Down the Blue Ridge Parkway: Taking the Scenic Route in a Time of Austerity Measures

Britton Cody Lumpkin, Marshall University

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.04 Travel

Paper

Horace Kephart, Women, and Outdoor Adventure in the 1920s

Mae M. Claxton, Western Carolina University

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.05 Arts and Crafts

Paper

Hippie Homesteaders: What they mean to the arts, crafts, and music of West Virginia

Carter T. Seaton

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.05 Crafts

Paper

Builders, Entrepreneurs, Luthiers, and Traditionalists: Crafting Musical Instruments in West Virginia

Jasper J. Waugh-Quasebarth, University of Kentucky

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.05 Crafts

Paper

The Appalachian Heritage Quilters: The Role of Faith in a Quilters Group

Candace A. St. Lawrence, East Tennessee State University

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.05 Education

Paper

Art After Hours: Learning to Work Together Through Art

Heather A. Burns, Morehead State University

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.06 (Ethnicty and Race) From many mountains: Collecting and Disseminating information about White, African American and Cherokee nurses in Knoxville, TN 1900-1965

Panel

Getting started: The Knoxville General Hospital School of Nursing

The history of White nursing education adn practice in Knoxville, TN 1900-1964

The history of Cherokee and African American nursing education and practice in Knoxville,TN 1900-1964

Collaboration and partnership: building an Appalachian health history museum

Phoebe A. Pollitt, Appalachian State University
Billie McNamara
Sharon Loury
Phoebe Pollitt, Pollitt

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.07 Environment: West Virginia's Water Privatization History and its Implications for Organizing After the WV Water Crisis

Panel

A Social History of West Virginia American Water

Organizing for a Safe Water System

Gabriel I. Schwartzman, University of California - Berkeley
Cathy Kunkle

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.08 (Education) Rural Arts Education: A Dynamic Force in a Small Appalachian Community

Panel

The Arts as a Teaching Tool and the Power of Collaboration and Co-teaching

Facilitating Standards-Based Learning Through Arts Education

Benefits of the Arts Integration Model in the Community

Moving Forward: Funding and the Future

Angie M. Cook, Copper Basin Learning Center
Angila Barker, Copper Basin Learning Center
Jennifer Danner, Copper Basin Learning Center
Steven R. Tompkins, Copper Basin Learning Center

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.10 (Agriculture) Come Gather Around the Table: Documenting Appalachian Foodways

Panel

Come Help on the Farm: Using Participant Observation to Better Understand First-generation Farmers in Blue Ridge Appalachia

Bee Healthy and Garden

Articulating others, articulating self: A reflection on deeply participatory research in North Carolina’s High Country

Boilin’ Sorghum Down: Using Photography to Document and Connect to Community and Tradition Found in Appalachian Agricultural Practices

David H. Walker Jr., Appalachian State University
Teri Goodman, Appalachian State University
Laura Johnson, Michigan State University
Louisa Murrey, University of North Carolina at Asheville

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.11 Arts

Panel

The Road Company: Stories, Challenges, and Invitations in Community Cultural Development.

Kathie deNobriga

Ed Snodderly

Bob Leonard, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Kathie deNobriga, Independent Consultant and Mayor of the City of Pine Lake, GA
Ed Snodderly, The Down Home, Johnson City, TN

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.12 Archives: Bascom Lamar Lunsford, Archives, and the Politics of Culture

Panel

Mars Hill University’s Lunsford Collection: Documenting a Life and a Culture

Bringing the Archives into the Classroom: Lunsford’s Ballad Collection

Berea College’s Lunsford Collection: Placing the ‘Minstrel’ in the Appalachians

Bascom Lamar Lunsford as Broker in Asheville’s Politics of Culture

Karen Paar, Mars Hill University
Carol Boggess, Mars Hill University
Harry Rice, Berea College
David E. Whisnant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.13 Urban Appalachians

Roundtable

Rising from the Ashes – Urban Appalachians in Greater Cincinnati, 2015

Debbie Zorn, University of Cincinnati
Michael Maloney, Michael Maloney and Associates
Maureen Sullivan, Kentucky Association of Food Banks
Omope Carter Daboiku, Homeside Ltd.

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.14 Economic Policy

Roundtable

Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation: How can communities influence mine cleanup, create jobs, and diversify our economy through policy change?

Kendall A. Bilbrey, The Alliance for Appalachia
Eric L. Dixon, Appalachian Citizens' Law Center

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.15 Music: Teaching Old-Time Music in Higher Education

Roundtable

Teaching Old-Time Music in Higher Education

Roy M. Andrade
Phil Jamison, Warren Wilson College
Kevin Kehrberg, Warren Wilson College
Raymond McLain, Morehead State University
Jesse Wells, Morehead State University

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.16 Appalachian Studies

Roundtable

Learning from the Past for a Sustainable Future in Appalachia: Celebrating the Career of Ron Eller

Ann E. Kingsolver, University of Kentucky
Stephanie M. Lang
Dwight B. Billings, University of Kentucky
Jason Howard, Berea College
Tom Kiffmeyer, Morehead State University
Ron Eller, University of Kentucky (emeritus)

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.17 (Historic Sites) Our Town: Pomeroy, Ohio: A Video Documentary and discussion with the film maker

Performance

Our Town: Pomeroy, Ohio: A Video Documentary and discussion with the Film Maker

Jack Wright
Evan L. Shaw, Ohio University - Main Campus

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 9.17 Ethnicity and Race

Performance

The Cherokee and Christian Convergence

Tovah M. Welch, Mars Hill College

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Other

ASA Program Committee Meeting

ASA Program Committee Meeting, ETSU

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 10.01 Agriculture

Paper

Buzzing Around the World: Natural Appalachian Beekeeping in Comparative Context

Roberta E. Seamon, Appalachian State University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.01 Agriculture

Paper

Cock-a-doodle-coop: An Architect’s Response to the Call of Chickens Needing Shelter in Appalachia

Chad Everhart, Appalachian State University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.01 Agriculture

Paper

The Decline of the Dairy Industry in Mason County, West Virginia—1934-2014

Douglas Sturgeon, Shawnee State University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.01 Agriculture

Paper

The Old Gray Mare Ain't What She Used To Be

Michael E. Joslin, Lees-McRae College

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.01 Environment

Paper

Microhabitat use by migrating songbirds in the Southern Appalachian Mountains

Anjelika Kidd, Mars Hill University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.02 Music

Paper

Conflict and Morality in Appalachian ballads and Mexican corridos

Benjamin Duvall-Irwin, Hendrix College

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.02 Music

Paper

’Gangsta Rap’ and Appalachian Folk Music: Participants in an American Music History of Violent Lyrics

Carson Benn, Texas Tech University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.02 Music

Paper

The Philosophy of Fatalism in Appalachian Gospel Music

Vicky L. Evans, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.03 Agriculture

Paper

Stinking Creek Stories: The Lend-A-Hand Center Grow Appalachia Gardening Project

Laura Brookshire, Appalachian State University
Kathryn Engle, University of Kentucky

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.03 Education

Paper

Designing on a Dime: Creating a Virtual Presence for Non-Profit Organizations

Julieann F. Helton, Morehead State University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.03 Education

Paper

Inter-generational community reflection via the Clinch River Oral History Project

Christopher W. Dodson

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.03 Education

Panel

Kids and community history: fostering Appalachian pride in the next generation

Andrew Kuchenbrod, arkuchenbrod@moreheadstate.edu

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.04 Archives

Paper

The Appalachian Folklife Archive at Radford University's McConnell Library

Ricky L. Cox, Radford University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.04 Ethnicity and Race

Paper

Curating Community

Anna Fariello

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.04 Libraries

Paper

Lighting the Fuse: Building regional identity through public library services in rural Central Appalachia

Laura C. McPherson

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.04 Women and Gender

Paper

Saving Lives: Finding, Documenting, and Preserving Women’s Stories

Billie R. McNamara

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.05 Social Conditions

Panel

Adoption in Appalachia: Who, How, Why, and What Love's got to do with It

How I got my Son: My Story

How I became Someone Else's Son: My Story

This Ain't No Lifetime Movie: How Adoptions Really Work

Wendy Welch, UVA Wise
Jon Holmes, Frontier Health
Tim Phillips
"John" Doe"

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.07 Environment

Panel

Video: Lost on the Road to Oblivion

Collection of Poems: Lost on the Road to Oblivion

Lost on the Road to Oblivion, The Vanishing Beauty of Coal Country

Scott Temple, Cleveland Community College
Joseph Bathanti, Appalachian State University
Carl Galie, Independent Photographer

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.08 Education

Roundtable

Teaching marginalized regional styles in applied musical instruction

Sally L. Berry, East Tennessee State University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.09 Historic Sites: New Approaches to Culture Preservation and Education in the Ukrainian Carpathians

Panel

Preserving Highland Culture: Castles in the Carpathian Mountains

Family Traditions and Customs in Educating Students of the Ukrainian Carpathians

Ukrainian Diaspora in Appalachia: Preserving Roots

Marianna Marusynets, Institute for Pedagogical Studies and Adult Education of National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine
Lesia Boiko, Children Art House, Ivano-frankivsk
Oksana Nych, Precarpathian National University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.10 Education

Workshop

The Song as Text for Student Analysis Workshop

Rhonda S. Pettit

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.11 Music

Workshop

Old Westmoreland: Northern Appalachian ballads, songs, and spirituals from the unpublished Bayard Folk Song Collection

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

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.12 Music

Roundtable

Many Mountains, Many Musics, Many Movements

Jordan L. Laney, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Williard Watson, Appalachian State University
Forest Yerman, Appalachian State University
Nate May, University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.13 Education

Workshop

Folk Songs in the Elementary Classroom

Morgan K. Webb
Bella Reel

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.15 (Music) Shifflettness: The Nasreddin Shifflett Cycle

Performance

Shifflettness: The Nasreddin Shifflett Cycle

Raven Mack, Rojonekku Word Fighting Arts
Josh Brown, Rojonekku Word Fighting Arts

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.16 Music

Performance

Herb Key: Nurturing American Heritage

Rebecca B. Jones

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 10.17 Music

Performance

Cecil Gurganus, Traditional Music Mentor for Many Around Boone

Hilda Jane Downer, Appalachian State University
Meade Grey Richter, East Tennessee State University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM