2018 - Re-stitching the Seams: Appalachia Beyond its Borders

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"12 Rounds in Lo's Gym: Boxing and Manhood in Appalachia"

Todd Snyder

1937 Flood and Its impact on Portsmouth Ohio

Steven D. Campbell, University of Rio Grande

1937 Flood impact on Gallipolis, Ohio

Justin May

1937 Flood Impact on Pomeroy, Ohio

Eric Landrum

“20 Miles and 100 Years”: Illegalities and Appalachia as “Relic Culture” on Bloody Twin Creek

Janet Feight, Shawnee State University
Andrew L. Feight, Shawnee State University

A Coal Miners Journey

Shanon Rice

A Familiar Wilderness: Lessons from Walking Daniel Boone's Road

Simon J. Dahlman, Milligan College

A New Foundation on the Airwaves: Kentucky Educational Television and the Appalachian East

Carson Benn

“A Path in the Shape of Their Bodies”: Intersections of Disability Studies and Appalachian Studies

Brent W. Cline, Spring Arbor University

“A Peculiar People, a Discrete Region”: Appalachian Literature Beyond External Constructs

Laura L. Morris, Furman University

A Reading by Melanie Haws

Julia Watts

A reading from Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel Volume 20: Appalachia:Stay or Go?

Pauletta Hansel, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative
Randi Ward
Thomas Alan Holmes, East Tennessee State University
Pamela Hirschler
Ali Hintz
William S. Hanna, West Liberty University

A Reading of "The Other Newfoundland"

Scott Minar
Neil Carpathios, Shawnee State University

Academic Activism in Portsmouth, Ohio: The Importance of Community Engagement in Appalachia

Sean Dunne

Adapting a Place-Based Approach for Urban Appalachian Community Development

Mary Delaney
Patty Lee


Yunina Barbour-Payne

African Roots of the Fiddle and Cultural Exchange in Our Appalachian Mountains

Cece Conway, Appalachian State U
Susan Pepper, singer songwriter
William Ritter, NC Arts Council worker
Julia Lindsay, Appalachian State University

African-American Miners in the West Virginia Mine Wars

John Blatzheim

All Access EKY: Full-Spectrum Birth Control in Appalachian Kentucky

Stacie Sexton
Marcie Crim

Among the Trees, the Boards, and the Planes: Relational Materiality and the Meaning of Work in the Craft of Musical Instruments

Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth, University of Kentucky
Karen Hudson, University of Kentucky
Zada Komara, University of Kentucky
Emily Bergeron, University of Kentucky

An Appalachia Abroad: Connecting to International Mountain Cultures in India's Uttarakhand

Kelsey Krepps, Appalachian State University

An Appalachian Spring: Teaching, Learning, Bridging Gaps

Beth R. Daugherty

An Infestation

Sarah Beth Childers
Matthew Ferrence, Allegheny College
Rebecca Childers, Marshall University
Lori D'Angelo

An insider's view of organizing an Environmental Music Festival

Rodney Sutton, Joe Shannon's Mountain Home Music
Hannah Furgiuele, Independent photographer
Emma Kiser, University of Kentucky
Kathryn Newfont, University of Kentucky

Andy Catlett Goes to Hell: Literary Allusion in Wendell Berry's Remembering

April Asbury

Appalachia and Beyond: The Kentucky Documentary Photographic Project, 1975-1977

Roger May


Nicholas F. Stump, West Virginia University College of Law

Appalachian Arts in the Queen City

Susan G. Pepper
Ma Crow, Artist
Omope Carter Daboiku
Jean Dowell, Artist
Russ Childers, Artist
Dale Farmer, Artist
Mike Oberst, Artist

Appalachian Foodways: Engaging Ethnography in Nutrition Education

Nicole Musgrave

“Appalachian Mississippi”: Race, Democracy, and Reform after Jim Crow, 1965 to 1975

Justin Randolph

Appalachian Old Time Fiddling in Florida

Aisha S. Ivey, Florida State University

Appalachian Research Day, Come sit on the Porch

Frances Feltner, University of Kentucky

Appalachian-Carpathian Mountain Initiative

Kelsey M. Wagner, Appalachian State University
Theresa Burriss, Radford University
Kathryn Engle, University of Kentucky

Applying the Strategic Prevention Framework in Appalachian & rural communities: Lessons Learned & Hope for the Future

Tessa Miracle

Archiving Appalachia: An exploratory discussion on the creation of an Appalachian Special Collections Committee at ASA

Elizabeth Skene, Western Carolina University
Gene Hyde, University of North Carolina Asheville
Stewart Plein, West Virginia State University
Rachel Vagts, Berea College

Are we losing a generation?: Povert and Opioids in Rural and Urban Appalachian Communities

Thomas Wagner, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus

“Are Y’all Homos?”: Mêtis as Method for and in Queer Appalachia

Caleb Pendygraft, Miami University of Ohio
Travis Rountree, Indiana University East

Beautiful Solutions for Appalachia

Elandria Williams
Elizabeth WRight, Highlander Research and Education Center

Between The Rock and the Commonwealth

Steven O. Middleton Colonel, Morehead State University

Beyond Work vs. Welfare: Conceptions of Moral Worth in a Postindustrial Community

Kristina Brant

Bluegrass Music Heritage of Southwestern Ohio

Matthew Smith
Fred Bartenstein, University of Dayton
Curtis W. Ellison, Miami University - Hamilton

Bradford Community Immunization Access: Bridging the Gap

Tammy M. Haley, University of Pittsburgh - Bradford
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Breaking Down Barriers to End-of-Life Conversations and Planning in Greater Cincinnati Appalachian Communities

Catherine Sherron, Thomas More College
Dennis Cheatham, Miami University - Oxford
Jennifer Heston, Miami University - Oxford

Breaking into "Sounding Appalachian"

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

Breaking Isolation, Building Communities & Assessing our Resources for LGBTQ Communities in Appalachia

Kendall Bilbrey, Appalachian Community Fund
Margo Miller, Appalachian Community Fund

Building Capacity FOR Building Capacity: Community Outcomes of Gardening Programs in Central Appalachia

Elyzabeth Engle

Building Community Capacity for Safety Promotion and Drug Reduction Through Prevention Coalitions

Genia McKee, University of Kentucky
Joseph Markiewicz, University of Kentucky

Camp Washington: Urban Appalachia in the Heart of Cincinnati

Anne Skove
Joe Gorman, Camp Washington Community Board
James Heller-Jackson, Camp Washington Community Board

Cardiovascular Heart Disease, Risk Factors, and North Central Appalachian Experiences

Bethany L. Fulton, Ohio University - Main Campus

Care for Kids, Care for the Community: Employment in Early Care and Education in Rural, Southwest Pennsylvania

Annelise Hagedorn, Pennsylvania State University

Change Reaction: The Original Highlander Folk School

Emily Masters, Berea College
Robert Renner, Berea College
Rhea Carter, Berea College

Changing Perceptions of Appalachia: Stuck in the past or moving towards the future?

April Dye

Children of the Downturn: Capability and 'New Poverty' in Central Appalachia

Olivia S. Lowery, Hollins University
Claudio D'Amato, Virginia Tech

Christianity and Appalachian Labor Movements

Anna Lackey, Furman University

Citizenship In Action: Engaging Appalachian Youth in Design Thinking to Promote Community Wellness

Melody Gibson, Nashville Civic Design Center
Fuller Hanan, Nashville Civic Design Center
Jacob Hughett, STAND Coalition
Katy Morgan, Nashville Civic Design Center

Coal, Climate, and Environmental Backlash: The Political Ramifications of Environmental Activism in the Appalachian Coalfields

Nick Mullins

Coal: The Impact of Underground Mining on Black and White Family Life in a Small West Virginia Coal Town

Jack Wright Mr.
Jack Spadaro Mr.
Brenda C. Jackson Ms.
William Turner Dr., University of Kentucky
Arthur Cromwell Dr., Ohio University School of Media Arts and Studies
Carrie N. Kline Ms., Talking Across the Lines

College and Career Readiness In Appalachia: An Urban and Rural Perspective

Shane C. Shope, Morehead State University
John R. Roush, Southern State Community College
Daryl R. Privott, Morehead State University

Colors in the Minds of Appalachian Women

Lucy Lansing

Comedy Scene Development in Appalachian Communities

Nate Cesco
Nathan Thomas, Marshall University

Communities Acting for Kids Empowerment (CAKE): Finding the "Bright Spots"

Michael Topmiller PhD, American Academy of Family Physicians
Allison Parsons PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Carley Riley MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center


Elaine Tanner, Friends For Environmental Justice
Bill Hughes Mr, Ohio River Citizens' Alliance
Ted Auch PhD, Fracktracker
Brett Josepj LL.M., Ph.D, Center for Ecological Culture, Inc.

Complex Representations of Appalachia in C.E. Morgan’s The Sport of Kings

Erin Presley, Eastern Kentucky University

Contentious Sang: The Politics of Ginseng Production in Appalachia

Justine Law, Sonoma State University

Contingent Culture: Talk, Music, and Political Economy in Southern Appalachia

Ryan D. Chaney, CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Contrasting and Comparing Substance Use, Abuse and Dependence Patterns in a Community Corrections Setting in Two Appalachian Counties over a 20 Year Time Period

Vikki Bonyata

Conversation with the Authors and Editors of the 2016 Weatherford Award Winning Books

Chris Green, Berea College

Cooperative Appalachia

Crystal Allene Cook, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Amelia Bandy, EDGE, Economic Development Greater East

Cooperative Strategies for Community Sustainability

Christopher R. McCloud, Appalachian State University
Ellie Dudding, Appalachian State University
Josh McClenney, Appalachian State University
Taka Omori, Appalachian State University
Emma Parrish, Appalachian State University
Korick Sisomphone, Appalachian State University

Corporatism in the Contemporary Appalachian Coal Industry

Judson C. Abraham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Crazy Quilt Poetry: Thomas More College Writers Swap the First Pieces of the Urban Appalachian Project

Erin Carrus
Jeni Hall
Morgan Bahnsen
Brook Batch
Courtney Barnoski

Creating Community Space for Modern Appalachian Storytelling

Chaya Holch, Princeton University
Sky Marietta, University of Kentucky

Creating Safe Space in a Multidisciplinary Classroom

Kimberly G. Reigle, Mars Hill University
Tim Thomas, James Madison University
Zachary Kopkin, Appalachian State University
Tammy L. Clemons, University of Kentucky

Creative Visioning and Community Building in Rural-Urban Ulster. Heritage Streets Alive 2015 + Derry~Donegal Heritage Landscapes Alive 2017

Mary Kerrigan

CrimeSong in the Classroom: A Collaborative Project

Amanda J. Slone, University of Pikeville
Kimberly Willard, University of Pikeville
Richard Underwood, University of Kentucky

Cultural Resources Plantings of White Oak for Cherokee Basketry

Brenna Bohn, Frostburg State University
AJ Dayton, Frostburg State University
Sunshine L Brosi

Developing a participatory and interactive community-based intervention for Appalachian communities.

Laura-Kate Huse
Jessica Wendorf Muhamad, Florida State University

Developing Action Competence for Sustainability in Central Appalachia

Colleen Unroe, The Pennsylvania State University

Development of Highland Communities: International Center for Students’ Meetings in the Highland Village of Mykulychyn

Igor Tsependa, Precarpathian University
Roman Poznanskyy, Precarpathian University
Victor Sluchyk, Precarpathian University
Myroslava Mylenka, Precarpathian University

Disability in Darnell Arnoult's Novel Sufficient Grace

Elizabeth Glass, University of Louisville

Discovering "Hidden Figures" in Appalachia: Connecting the Book and the Film to the Region in the Classroom

Rosemary Hathaway

Documenting African American Heritage and Culture in Western Maryland

Brenna Bohn, Frostburg State University
Andrew J. Dayton, Frostburg State University

Donald Culross Peattie: Appalachian Nature Writer and Visionary

Kevin O'Donnell, East Tennessee State University

Downtown Revitalization in the Promise Zone

Shane Barton, University of Kentucky
Melissa Bond, University of Kentucky
Ryan Sandwick, University of Kentucky
Sky Marietta, University of Kentucky

Drug Overdose Fatalities: Appalachian vs. Non-Appalachian Kentucky

Ashley Bush DrPH, University of Kentucky
Robert McCool MS, University of Kentucky

East Kentucky Food & Dance Trail

Brett Ratliff, Hindman Settlement School
Abigail Huggins, Hindman Settlement School
Lora Smith, Appalachian Food Summit

Ecojustice as a paradigm for sustainability, community and diversity in Appalachia

James Addington, Ohio University

Elizabeth Scarpelli, Director of The University of Cincinnati Press

Elizabeth Scarpelli, University of Cincinnati Press
Mark Konecy, University of Cincinnati Press
Michael Duckworth, University of Cincinnati Press

Emancipation Day: Gallia County, Ohio

William Isom II, East Tennessee PBS

Eminent Domain and the Potential for Land Reform in Appalachia

Laura Rigell, Scholar Activist Alliance

Enduring Music: Migrant Appalachian communities and the Shenandoah National Park

Madeline Marsh

Engaging the next generation with Appalachian Studies: building community and expanding outreach through technology and diversity of programming

Lucy Steele

Enhancing Community Well-Being in Scioto County through Public Art

Jason Tussey

Enlightenment Rhetoric and Feminist Reform at the Hindman Settlement School

Wendy Olson

ESL Education for Latinxs in Appalachia through Community Partnerships

Jameson Jones, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Gresilda Tilley Lubbs Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Ethnography and filmmaking

Scott Temple, Pitt Community College
Sally Jacobs, Belmont Abbey College
Misun Hur, East Carolina University

Evangelical Rhetoric and the Discursive Practices that Students Bring to College Writing

Bethany Mannon

"Even eco-tourism has its limits": The Rhetoric of Disgust in International Travel Writing about Appalachia

Katherine Ledford, Appalachian State University
Jessica Cory, Western Carolina University
Stewart Plein, West Virginia University

Everybody’s Ignert ‘Bout Some’en: The Influence of Dialect on Education in the Ozarks

Sharon Burns

Evil or Dumb?: Examining Common Media Stereotypes and Student Perceptions of Appalachia

Lora E. Smith, Indiana University - Bloomington

Examining the impact of gender attitudes on academic outcomes at a regional campus

Kristi A. Barnes

Examining the moral literacy of leaders in Ohio’s Appalachian riverine school districts: A multi-case study

Charles L. Lowery, Ohio University - Main Campus
MIchael Edward Hess, Ohio University - Main Campus
Tosin Akinola, Ohio University - Main Campus

Excerpts from "Hoppin’ Possums: Steps from the Green Grass Cloggers"

Leanne E. Smith, North Carolina Folklore Journal & East Carolina University

Exploring Cultural Heritage Interpretation in Ulster and Appalachia

Ron R. Roach, East Tennessee State University
Liam Campbell, Ulster University
Jane B. MacMorran, East Tennessee State University

Exploring the Connections between Community Cultural Development and Sustainable Tourism in Appalachia

Neda Moayerian, Virginia Tech
Max Stephenson Jr, Virginia Tech

Exploring the Gender Binary Through the Marriage of Gertie & Clovis in Harriette Arnow’s The Dollmaker

Madison Allums, Furman University

Exploring the Health Implications from Mountaintop Removal

Sarah Yonts
Michael Hendryx Dr., Indiana University - Bloomington
Wendy Johnston

Factors Contributing to Resilience for Women Pursuing Higher Education: A Focus on Central Appalachia

Olivia Wedel
Olivia Wedel

Far Afield: A Dialogue on Pursuing Graduate Research in Appalachian Studies Out of Place

Edward Sloane, Boston College
Gloria McGillen, University of Missouri–Columbia

Farm and Food Tourism: An Appropriate Economic Strategy for Appalachia?

Leah G. Mathews, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Farm and Fun Time Legacy: Radio and Regional Music

Nathan Sykes

Female Firsts: From Appalachian Virginia to the White House and Beyond

Grace Toney Edwards, Radford University
John Charles Nemeth, Education and Research Consulting

Fiction Reading

Danielle Kelly, West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Jonathan Corcoran, Wesleyan University
Mary Imo Stike, West Virginia Wesleyan College
Carter Sickels, Eastern Kentucky University

Finding John Henry: Examining the Legend, the Ballad, and the Man

Breanna Gladden

Finding Success: A Mother and Son Talk About Triumphing Through Transition

Ann Hutchison, Marshall University
Zane Andrew Hutchison

Finding the Right Pattern: Medicinal Herbs for Sustainable Appalachian Homesteads

Tricia Shapiro
Jeannie Dunn
Steven Kruger, Virginia Tech
Jeanine Davis, North Carolina State University

Finding the “Spark Plugs” in Central Appalachia: Food-Based Rural Development through Non-Profit Organizations

Elyzabeth Engle

Fracking for Funding in Appalachian Ohio: Power and Powerlessness

Jacqueline Yahn Dr., Ohio University Eastern

“From a Stage to the Page: Maintaining Orality in Written Collections of Appalachian Fairy Tales”

Stacy Sivinski

From Appalachia to Art Application: A Poster Presentation in Teaching Elementary Students the Connections between European/Mediterranean Art and the Appalachian Arts and Crafts Tradition.

Julie Midkiff, Bradley Elementary
Allison Shriver, Bradley Elementary

From Hell To Hope: A Collaborative Writing Group For Women In Recovery

Beth Campbell, Marshall University
Lee Ann Vecellio, Marshall University
Leighann Justice Davidson, Marshall University
Leighann Justice Davidson, Marshall University
Lee Ann Vecellio, Marshall University
Elizabeth Campbell, Marshall University

From Tobacco to Local Food in Western North Carolina

Allison S. Perrett, Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP)
Charlie Jackson, Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project

Gerard Manley Hopkins and Jane Hicks

Thomas A. Holmes

Gretchen Moran Laskas, Fiction Writer

Sylvia B. Shurbutt, Shepherd University

Harlan & Covington: A Rural-Urban Creative Placemaking Collaboration

Robert Gipe, Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College
Cate Becker, BLDG
Alexia Ault, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Harm Reduction Workshop: Naloxone, Syringe Exchanges, and Social Justice

Lesly-Marie Buer

Harriette Simpson Arnow's Out-Migration: From Burnside, Kentucky to Ann Arbor, Michigan

Martha Billips, Transylvania University

Healing Appalachia: Tales of cancer survival through movement

Annalee Tull

Healing Ourselves & the Earth: Ecotherapy as Practice

Valerie Radu

Helping Students Uncover the Cultures, Values, and Histories they Don’t Know they Have

Bobby Starnes Dr., Berea College

Heritage Claims and Civic Change: Re-Stitching Urban Appalachian Advocacy in Cincinnati, OH

Jonathan L. Bradshaw, Western Carolina University

“Highfalutin’ Language and Sigogglin Learnin’: Stitching Together My Appalachian Heritage and My Education”

Gary Vaughn

Hillbilly Park: Creating Identity in the Borderlands

Michael J. Luchtan, East Tennessee State University

Hope for Healing: Responding to the impact of the criminal justice system and the opioid crisis in Appalachian communities and beyond

Stephen JohnsonGrove, Ohio Justice and Policy Center
Amanda Hoyt, Ohio Safe and Healthy Communities Campaign
Elizabeth Hopkins, Amos Project

How to Connect Academics and Activists

Jeffrey Stec

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Uptake, Knowledge, and Acceptance for Youth: A Systematic Review of Appalachia

Chelsea N. Ryan, East Tennessee State University

Human Trafficking in Appalachia

Kristi Miller 7141988, Lorain County Community College

Humor in Appalachian Lit: A Reading from Bernadette Peters Hates Me - True Tales from a Delusional Man

Keith Stewart

In the Gallery at Last: Fred Carter’s Artistic Journey

jack wright, jack wright


Shannon Ruhl

Initiating the Young Appalachians’ Living Language (YALL) Corpus

Jennifer Cramer, University of Kentucky
Mark Richard Lauersdorf, University of Kentucky

Insider, Inside

Natalie D. Sypolt, Pierpont Community and Technical College
Gretchen Moran Laskas
Randi Ward
Douglas Van Gundy, West Virginia Wesleyan College
Melissa M. Minsker
Jonathan Corcoran, Rutgers University - Newark

Interactive Energy: Yesterday's Pioneer Medicine, Today's Pioneering Approach

Jenni Cattran, MSW, Urban Appalachian Community Coalition
Nancy Laird, Urban Appalachian Community Coalition

International cooperation of Ukraine on the Ukrainian Carpathians mountain regions development

Iryna Ivanyshyn f, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University

Into the Hazel Wood: Being Gay in Appalachia

Silas House, Berea College
Carter Sickels, Eastern Kentucky University
Jason Howard, Berea College
Savannah Sipple, Southeast Community College Area


Phillip Obermiller, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus

Introduction and Facilitation of the Session

Maureen R. Sullivan, Urban Appalachian Community Coalition
Maureen R. Sullivan, Urban Appalachian Community Coalition

Investigating the Hillbilly Woman’s Linguistic Resistance and Cultural Preservation in Harriette Simpson Arnow’s The Dollmaker

Cody Mullins

"Invisible Girls"

Tonja Matney Reynolds

Invocation of Appalachia: Observations of Old-time Music in Barcelona

Kehren Barbour, East Tennessee State University

James Roy Hopkins: A Primitivist in Appalachia?

Joy L. Gritton Dr.

Jim Wayne Miller’s Poetry and the Halieutic Image

Micah McCrotty

Journalism as Connectivity: Encouraging Inclusivity in Local News Coverage of Poverty and Other Social Issues

Michael Clay Carey, Samford University

Knitting the Region’s Narrative: Digital Storytelling in Northern Appalachia

Christina Fisanick, California University of Pennsylvania
Robert Stakeley, Heinz History Center
Brian Charlton, Belle Vernon Area School District
Danica Pils, California University of Pennsylvania

Land Beneath the Water: The Keowee-Toxaway Project in Appalachian South Carolina

Austin Gregory, East Tennessee State University

Leaving the Mountains: Intersections of Feminist and Marxist Ideologies in Fielding Burke’s Call Home the Heart

Anita Rose

"Lily May, the Mountain Gal:" the Female Country Musician as Comic Strip Heroine, 1936-1937

Ivan M. Tribe Dr., University of Rio Grande

Linda (1929): Giving Voice to a Silent Appalachian Film

Larry Sean Kinder, Western Kentucky University

Linguistic Hybridity and the Construction of Pipeline Resistance Speaking Practices

Anita M. Puckett, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Living in Harmony: New Deal Photographs of Music-Making in West Virginia

Jason Hartz, Adrian College
Carissa Massey, Adrian College

Living in Queer Country: An Analysis of Appalachian Queer Individuals

Joshua Stuart

Locating the North in Appalachian Literature

Pamela C. Twiss, California University of Pennsylvania

Logan Lucky: Exploitation or Class Critique?

Walter E. Squire, Marshall University
Britton Cody Lumpkin, Marshall University
Allison E. Carey, Marshall University

Lynnell Edwards: poetry

Lynnell Edwards, Spalding University
Fenton Johnson, University of Arizona
Crystal Wilkinson, Berea College
Jason Howard, Berea College

Making Space, Making Time, Making History

Melanie Pratt, Cross My Heart, Ltd
Susan Hamrick, Appalachian Feline Friends
Wendy Welch, Little Bookstore of Big Stone

Meadow Bridge

Tijah Bumgarner, Marshall University

“Media in the mountains: How digital storytelling captures lives and creates community in Appalachia”

Megan Adams, University of Findlay

Methodologies in Data Collection, Management, in Analytics for Studying Land Ownership in Appalachia

Jacob Meadows

“Mining” the Future while Preserving the Past: The Challenges of Reconciling Economic Development via the Hatfield McCoy Trail System with Historic Preservation in Southern West Virginia

Dana Stoker Cochran, Radford University

Missing Dixie: a quilt, a story, reflections on the ones who left and the ones who stayed behind

Bet Ison

Missions in the Mountains: A Critical Development Perspective on Mission Trips and Volunteerism in Appalachia

Katherine Farley, Washington University in St. Louis

Mommy, Mamaw and Them

Misty Skaggs
Bonita Skaggs-Parsons

Mommy, Mamaw and Them

Bonita Skaggs-Parsons

Mountaineers and Rebels: Identity, Secession, and Crisis in Civil War Virginia

Joshua Goodall, James Madison University

Mysteries in the Mountains: New Representations of Identity in Appalachia

Barbara Ladner 5227826, West Virginia State College


Roberta Campbell
Eric Dixon, Appalachian Citizens Law Center
Sarah Bowling, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth

National Endowment for the Arts Grants Workshop

Jennie Terman, National Endowment for the Arts

Nature Reserves of the Ukrainian Carpathians: Prospects and Problems for Sustainable Development

Nataliia Protsyshyn, Ivano-Frankivsk College of the Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University

Negotiating the Urban/Rural Experience and Appalachian Heritage in Adriana Trigiani's Kiss Carlo

Zana K. Combiths Ms., Virginia Tech

Newgrass woman: the transformation of female sound and space in Appalachian music

Sophia Enriquez

Non-Prestige Dialect Teachers & Prestige Dialect Students: A Qualitative Review

Matt Prater, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Now and Then: Naive Narrators and Natural Resource Industry in Appalachian Literature

Janet Parker, Mars Hill University

One Election Away?: An Appalachian Kentucky Town's Struggle to Diversify its Economy After Coal

Shaunna L. Scott, University of Kentucky
Stephanie M. McSpirit, Eastern Kentucky University
J. Jared Friesen, Manchester University (Indiana)

Oral History Gathering with the Clinch River Valley Initiative: Local, State, Regional, and National Partnerships to Build Community Capacity and Diversify Coalfield Economies in Southwest Virginia

Mary Drury, Radford University
Julia Kell, Radford University

Organizing a Black Mountain College Semester: From Grant-writing to Harvesting Bamboo for Geodesic Domes

William R. Schumann, Appalachian State University
Kelsey Wagner, Appalachian State University
Dustin Witsman, Appalachian State University
Trevor McKenzie, Appalachian State University
Savannah Paige Murray, Virginia Tech
Sandy Ballard, Appalachian State University

Our panel will be a reading by each panelist and discussion with all attendees, afterward

Karen S. McElmurray Dr., West Virginia Wesleyan College
Marc Harshman, Poet Laureate of WV
Michael Williams, Martin Methodist College
Karen Spears Zacharias, Central Washington University

Outliers: Women's Voices of Place and Displacement

Cathryn Hankla, Hollins University

Pedro Cooper, music remade

Laura Gayle Green

Perceptions on Impacts of Surface coal-mining on environment and well-being in Kentucky's Appalachia

Buddhi Gyawali, Kentucky State University

Physical artifacts used in stance-taking: Constructing an Appalachian identity

Jasper J. Waugh-Quasebarth, University of Kentucky
Allison Burkette, University of Mississippi
John Conley, Western Kentucky University
Babz Jewell, Ohio University - Main Campus
Rebecca Proffitt, East Tennessee State University

Pine Mountain Settlement School as a Community Resource and Environmental Education Center.

Amanda Wiley, Pine Mountain Settlement School
Tara Slusher, Pine Mountain Settlement School

Political Discourse, Structural Inequality, and Elections in the Coalfields of Southwest Virginia

Julie A. Shepherd-Powell, University of Kentucky

Poststructural, post-qualitative methodologies: Using ethnography to tell poststructural tales of ‘local food’

Karen Adele Lemke, Appalachian State University

Preparing Students to Address Substance Misuse in Appalachian Culture

Michael E. Thomas MS, Virginia Tech
Jessica Stephen Premo MA, Virginia Tech
Nancy Brossoie PhD, Virginia Tech

Preparing them to Stay: Rural Brain Drain and Appalachian Low-income, First-generation college students

Tiffany Pennock Arnold, Ohio University - Main Campus
Kenna M. Reynolds Warren, West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Preserving Culture and Worship: The Black Church in Appalachia

Franklyn Charles, Ohio University - Main Campus

“Public Health in Appalachia: Looking at Coal’s Direct and Indirect Impacts”

Priscilla Harris
Patrick Baker, University of Tennessee, Martin

Raven, Woman, Man: A/Religious Ecocritical Reading of Jim Minick’s Fire Is Your Water

Theresa Burriss, Radford University
Ethan Mannon, Mars Hill University
Savannah Paige Murray, Virginia Tech

(Re)Creating Hope and (re)Writing the Appalachian Narrative

Amy P. Azano, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Cody Miller, Appalachian State University
Sunshine Liberty Brosi, Frostburg State University
Jordan Laney, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Re-Imagining Rural Entrepreneurship: Towards a Multi-Paradigm Research Agenda

Alex Naar, Virginia Tech
David Townsend, Virginia Tech
Richard Hunt, Virginia Tech

Reading Divine Right,The Hero's Journey

Gurney Norman, University of Kentucky

“Ready to do battle with the mountain”: Masculinity and Nature in Spike TV’s Coal

Peter Thompson, Carleton University

Reassessing James Still's Life

Carol B. Boggess, Mars Hill University

Reflecting on Rash Choices: Reading Something Rich and Strange with Ex-Offenders

Martha Eads

Reopening an Appalachian Hospital: The Case of Lee Regional Hospital

G. Lee, King University
G. Aubrey Lee DM, King University

Report on the Multi-State, County, Use of the Daniel Boone Trace Heritage Health Project

Peter H. Hackbert, Berea College

Researching, Returning, and Resituating: Navigating the Borders Between Home and the Academy

Sarah Craycraft
Sydney Varajon, Ohio State University - Main Campus
Jordan Lovejoy, Ohio State University - Main Campus
Sophia Enriquez, Ohio State University - Main Campus

Restitching the Seams through Image and Word: Loss and Isolation from The Geographic, Social, and Economic Fringes

Joyce Compton Brown Ph.D., Gardner-Webb University

Revisiting McGuffey Readers and Their Relevance Today

Douglas Sturgeon Dr., University of Rio Grande

Reviving Rural Community Pottery Studios: A Pilot Study

Alex Kim, Harvard University
Sky Marietta, University of Kentucky

Rewilding and Appalachia

Charles B. Hayes, Michigan State University

Riding the Wave Train & Other Poems

Rhonda Pettit
Michael Henson, Community
Roberta Schultz, Community
Sherry Cook Stanforth Dr., Thomas More College

“Rocky Fork State Park: Linking Natural and Economic Resources through Oral Histories and Community Engagement”

Rebecca Adkins Fletcher, East Tennesee State University
Amelia Charles, East Tennessee State University
Digger Derusha, East Tennessee State University
Roosevelt Seedee, East Tennessee State University
Keegan Luckey-Smith, East Tennessee State University

Running With Whiskey: A Multi-Media Performance Exploring Place, Identity and Extractive Industry

Marc Harshman, Poet Laureate of WV
Doug Van Gundy, West Virginia Wesleyan College

Salt rising bread: Keeping the tradition alive

Genevieve Bardwell, Genevieve Bardwell

Sassafras Workshop Presents: Zine Party!

Brittany Hicks, Sassafras Workshop
Emily Prentice, Sassafras Workshop

Saving the Little Cities

John Winnenberg, Sunday Creek Associates
Frans H. Doppen, Ohio University - Main Campus
Matt Hollstein, Kent State University - Stark Campus
Loraine McCosker, Ohio University - Main Campus

Scaling the mountain: World language teacher self-efficacy in central Appalachia

Ella Smith-Justice

Scholar Activism in Appalachia

Ricki Draper, Appalachian State University
Laura Rigell, Swarthmore College Alumna
Nick Mullins, LiKEN
Bill McCabe, Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards
Hannah Gillespie, Appalachian State University
Christian Huerta, Appalachian State University
Azariah Connerly, Appalachian State University

See above

Chris Green Dr, Berea College
Bobby Starnes Dr, Berea College
Rick Childers, Berea College

Seeking Healthcare, Finding Community: An Ethnography of a Charitable Clinic in a Rural Appalachian Community

Courtney Rhoades

Shifting subsistence: effects of food production mode on sharing and social capital in Eastern Kentucky

Helen Wasielewski, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus

Singing For Our Lives: Uniting Voices for Social Justice

Em Joy, MUSE - Cincinnati's Women's Choir

So what’s an Appalachian? Immersion of non-Appalachian college students into Appalachian culture by service and education

Dave Scharfenberger, Mount St. Joseph University
Judy L. Singleton, University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College
John Trokan, Mount St. Joseph University
Karl Zuelke, Mount St. Joseph University

Social Justice Theatre in eastern Kentucky: Roadside's Thousand Kites and Higher Ground's Needle Work

Anita J. Turpin, Roanoke College

Social Stigma and the ‘Welfare Check’: An Examination of Mistrust and Misuse of Social Capital

Jade Zimpfer, Sam Houston State University

Some Call It Home: Creative Writing as Exploration of Identity Multiplicity

Emily Blair

Somebody Done Told You a Lie

Randi B. Hagi, Our Community Place

Songs of the Shakers: A workshop on 19th-century songs about love and community

Miranda Brown
Saro Lynch-Thomason, East Tennessee State University

Sports as Political Theater: Virginia & West Virginia, 1870-1929 Edition

Josh Howard, Passel Historical Consultants

Spreading our Wings—Black Huntingtonian Progress during the Era of “Benevolent Segregation.”

Cicero M. Fain III, College of Southern Maryland

Stay Together Appalachian Youth: 10 Years of Youth Organizing in Appalachia

Lou Murrey
Olivia Lowrey

Stone, Water, Land, Spine

Elizabeth Glass, University of Louisville

Story and Medicine in Appalachia: Creating Healing Communities in Clinical Settings

Renee K. Nicholson, West Virginia University
Whit Arnold, West Virginia University

Storytelling to Bridge Divides and Build Community

Shawn Braley, Cincy Stories
Chris Ashwell, Cincy Stories

Strategies of Hope: A Systems Approach

Amanda Peters

Surface Mining Regulation Overview

Willie Dodson
DJ Coker
April Jarocki
Junior Walk

Sustaining a Movement through Appalachian Writers' Gatherings

Pauletta Hansel, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative
Darnell Arnoult, Lincoln Memorial University
Scott Goebel, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative
Rebecca Gayle Howell, Hindman Settlement School
Georgann Eubanks, Table Rock Writers Workshop
Sherry Cook Stanforth, Thomas More College

Teaching "Our Appalachian Community"

Zach Kopkin, Appalachian State University

Teaching Emotions: Why It Has Economic Impact

Michael C. Melton, Letcher County Central High School

Teaching me: The vulnerability in teaching my home

Josh Iddings, Virginia Military Institute
Emma Quirk, Virginia Military Institute
Bryan Kiel, Virginia Military Institute

Teaching Rhetoric through the Lens of Appalachian Studies

Jessica Salfia, Berkeley County Schools WV
Spring Mills High School 11th Grade Students

Telling (Queer-Affirming) Stories of Appalachian Place

Justin Ray Wakefield

Test of Faith

Lauren Pond, The Ohio State University

Textiles: Eastern Tennessee’s Place in History

Philis Alvic, philis@philisalvic.info

"That there is my church": Liberation Theology in Denise Giardina's Storming Heaven

Bill Jolliff, George Fox University

“That’s just what all this made me think about”: towards addressing the storyteller trope in Central Appalachia

Brandon Jent

The 1937 Flood and Pt. Pleasant WV

Cody Call

The Abortion Monologues: Storytelling As a Tool for Reproductive Justice

Stacie Sexton
Kacy Johnson
David Austin

The Appalachia Data Portal (ADP): Exploring Appalachian Population Health Within and Outside of the Appalachian Region

Michael Topmiller

The Ballrooms of Bucktown: Crossroads of Migration, Music, and Dance in Cincinnati

Phil Jamison, Warren Wilson College

The Booming Business of Barn Quilts

Julianne Donofrio

The Carter Family: A Musical Family's Continuing Influence on Today's Appalachian Musicians

Melissa R. Keyser, Morehead State University
Nathan D. Kiser, Morehead State University
Thomas G. Albert, Morehead State University
Annuet B. Soehnlen, Morehead State University

The Druid and the City: Exploring Cincinnati’s Ancient Tree Groves

Scott R. Honeycutt, East Tennessee State University

The Economics of Compassion: Leveraging Entrepreneurship to Battle Addiction, Save Lives and Build Careers in Appalachia

Johnathan Gay
Tim Robinson Attorney at Law

The Future of Appalachian Studies

Leah K. Vance, University of Kentucky
Melissa P. Wiser, University of Kentucky
Aaron Guest, University of Kentucky
Laura Carter-Stone, University of Kentucky

The Great Northern Migration: Rural French-Canadian Immigrants in New England Industrial Cities

Timothy Di Leo Browne, Carleton University

The Growing Need for Collegiate Recovery Programs in Appalachia

Ann Addington, Ohio University
Cathy Yura, West Virginia University
Amy Saunders, Marshall University
Jimmy Stitt, Ohio University

The Healing Blues Experience

Rick Rushing

The Health of Appalachian Adults: using population-based surveys over time to identify disparities and trends

Susan Sprigg

The Home & The Hive: Unpacking Domesticity For Historical and Contemporary Women Beekeepers

Sarah Watson, University of Kentucky

The Ike Shade Cemetery in Haysi, Va. and the beginning of the SWVA Black Cemetery Collective

Willie Dodson
Amy Clark, UVA Wise
William Isom
Terran Young

“The Impact of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Citric Acid Drinks on the Oral Health of Residents in Central Appalachia and the Legal Interventions that Would Impact Purchasing”

Priscilla Harris

The Importance of Place in The Stories of Breece D’J Pancake

Chloe Brown

The individual readings are not separately titled

Wendy Welch, Graduate Medical Education Consortium
Deborah Gold
Michael Henson

The Land Studies of the Conquerer: Terra Nullius and the "Just Transition"

Stephen Pearson
John Ross, Marshall University
Benji Pyles
Derrick Thomas, Wright State University

The Lived Experience of Individuals Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) While Residing in a Rural Region of Northern Appalachia

Renee Gilhousen

The Luck of the Appalachians

Thomas E. Strunk, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

The Personality and Politics of Artist Fred Carter

Sharon K. Hatfield

The Presidential Campaigns of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the Appalachian Counties of Ohio

Philip A. Grant Ph.D>, Pace University - New York

The Problem of Using Natural Resources in the Appalachian and the Carpathian Mountain Systems

Nataliia Bielova, Precarpathian University

“The Promotion of Justice Will Cost Us Something”: Jesuit Radicalism and the Option for the Poor in Appalachia in the 1970s and Beyond

Michael J. Iafrate

The Racial Other in Fred Chappell’s Brighten the Corner Where You Are

Marcy Pedzwater

The Ragged Wound—Can the Appalachian Diaspora Save the Region?

Byron Ballard

The Resurgence of Black Lung: Economic Challenges and Escalating Risk

Aysha A. Bodenhamer, Radford University
Thomas E. Shriver, North Carolina State University

The Search for Economic Diversity in Eastern Kentucky

Jeni Hall

The Search for Economic Diversity in Eastern Kentucky

Jeni Hall

The Signifying Storyteller: Harriette Simpson Arnow’s “The Goat Who Was a Cow”

Matthew Sutton

The Story of Sr. Mary Agnes Gubert: How did a "Caged Songster" Acquire National Fame?

Barb Howe

The Strange, Sad Death of Lucinda Mills: An examination of Appalachia’s only known case of ritual murder.

Audra J. Boggs M.Ed, Lindsey Wilson College
Daniel L. Schnopp-Wyatt Ph.D., Lindsey Wilson College

The Struggle to stay Inside Appalachia

Roxy Todd, West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Glynis Board, West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Jessica Lilly, West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Benny Becker, WMMT/Ohio Valley Resource
Liz McCormick, West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Reid Frazier, The Allegheny Front
Crystal Snyder, Coalfield Development Corporation

The Swamp Dragon Home Guard and the Civil War in West Virginia

Cameron Michael Mallow, Shepherd University

The technology divide between Appalachian and Non-Appalachian students in a small public Appalachian university.

James Reneau

The Thick of Thin: Memoir of a Working-Class Writer

Larry R. Smith Dr., Bottom Dog Press

The Urban Appalachian Project: Young Identity Beyond the Mountains

Kathryn Trauth Taylor, Untold Content, LLC
Dani Clark, Untold Content, LLC

The War on Drugs in Appalachia as a Social Movement: A Comparative Study

Wes Gilkey, Ohio University

There Ain't No Queers Here: Locating Queer and Trans* Spaces in Appalachia

Stacy J. Grover, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus

Threads and Yarns: Creating Connections in the Classroom

J. Michael King, University of Pikeville

Three Suggestions for the Future of Recent Appalachian History

Lou Martin, Chatham University

To Erase a Stain on this Nation’s Character: Michael Musmanno’s Fight to Vindicate Sacco and Vanzetti

Richard P. Mulcahy Dr.

Traditional Appalachian Toys

William Field, Pine Mountain Settlement School
Megan Epperson, Pine Mountain Settlement School

Transitioning Central Appalachia: Understanding Framework Conditions Supporting Adaptation to New Energy Economies

Jonathan Norris, Ohio University - Main Campus

Turkey in the Straw: Appalachian Music and Meaning in Popular Culture

Melissa N. Quarles, Florida State University

Twenty Years in the Trenches: One Man's Undying Fight for Equitable and Adequate School Funding in Ohio

Connor J. Fewell, Ohio University - Main Campus

Unsafe Water: Basic Infrastructure Needs for a New Economy

Mary Cromer, Appalachian Citizens' Law Center
Nina McCoy, Martin County Concerned Citizens

Update on North Carolina

Jacob Meadows, Appalachian State University
Karen Rignall, University of Kentucky
Lindsay Shade, University of Kentucky

Visual Art as Literary Cross-Training: A Gallery Tour

Matt Prater, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

W. C. Handy: Overlooked Appalachian Visionary

Ted Olson, East Tennessee State University

"We Are ... Working to Make a Difference: Crafting Community-University Collaborations To Address Significant Problems

Beth Campbell, Marshall University
Kim White, Marshall University
Amy Saunders, Marshall University
Amy Gannon, Marshall University
Mallory Mount, Marshall University

We Care – Health Care Policy Education and Advocacy

Mary Beth Bingman, independent activist scholar

We're on a Mission: Identifying an Appalachian Mission Statement for Schools

Brooke Mullins, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Jameson Jones, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Weaving A Tapestry of Hope for Appalachian Students

Rebecca Cropper
Evelyn Yockey Mrs., Brown County Educational Service Center
Dee Ann Stricklett, Brown County Educational Service Center
Stephanie Wagoner, Brown County Educational Service CenterWea

West Virginia's K12 Digital Education Commitment: Closing the Divide

Cecelia McFadden, Ohio University

What does Appalachia mean to me? Investigating elementary and middle grades students’ perceptions of Appalachian culture during Camp Appalachia

Gina Childers, University of North Georgia
Tara Heimberger, University of North Georgia
Donna Governor, University of North Georgia
Lindsay Linsky, University of North Georgia
Rosann Kent, University of North Georgia Appalachian Studies Center

What is a Jobs First Agenda? Exploring a New Narrative and the Legal Framework to Effectuate It

Sean Duffy
Patrick Cassidy, WALS Foundation
Mary Ellen Cassidy, WALS Foundation

What is an Appalachian Coal Miner's Daughter?

Gresilda A. Tilley-Lubbs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

What We Talk About When We Talk About "Folk Songs from the West Virginia Hills"

Emily Hilliard, West Virginia Humanities Council
Holly Riley, Florida State University
Travis Stimeling, West Virginia University

White Trash

Kristin J. Steele, Marshall University

Who are Adolescents Talking to?: Understanding who Adolescents in Appalachia Talk with about Health

Kathryn L. Duvall, East Tennessee State University

Wildness and Culture in Appalachia

M Joseph Aloi, University of North Texas
Charles B. Hayes, Michigan State University

Wildness and Culture in Appalachia

M Aloi

Wiley Cash and the Gastonia Novels: The Ties that Bind and the Prominence of Place

Sylvia B. Shurbutt, Shepherd University

Women of Appalachia Project: Artists Confronting the Stereotype

Kari Gunter-Seymour, Ohio University - Main Campus
Natalie Sypolt, Pierpont Community & Technical College
Sarah Diamond Burroway, Ohio University - Southern Campus
Sherrell Wigal
Vicki Pritchard
Renée K. Nicholson, West Virginia University
Maggie Herlenesky

Women’s Work: Appalachian Quilting

Ellen Georgi

You Never Seen So Much Hair in Your Life

Jason Strange

Youth Expressions of Appalachian Identity in a Three-Generation Family Band

Olivia M. Stanforth, University of Dayton
Corinne M. Stanforth
James A. Cook, community
Nancy L. Cook