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A Community Approach to the Wellbeing and Resilience of Appalachian Youth During an Opioid Crisis

Melissa D. Slone, UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Jeffery Hawkins, KY Valley Education Cooperative
Rose M. Shields, UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Robert Donnan, Perry County Wellness Coalition
Dessie Bowling, KY Valley Education Cooperative
Karen Back, Breathitt County Health Planning Council for Children
Beth Bowling, UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health

Ballad Keepers and the Arrival of the Fiddle

Cece Conway, Appalachian State U
Allen A. McCanless Jr, Musician/Potter & Co Presenter
Will McCanless, Musician/Potter & Co-Presenter
Jordan Laney, Virginia Tech
Ash Devine, Respondent

Building on a Legacy: Evolution from Mission School in the 1920s to Environmental and Cultural Center in the 2020s

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

“But Trump Loves Coal!”: Strategies for Teaching Mountaintop Removal in a Rural Appalachian High School

Courtney Baines

Complicating the Narrative: Contemporary Appalachian photography as a visual counterpoint

Roger May, Independent
Doug Reichert Powell, Columbia College Chicago
Meredith McCarroll, Bowdoin College


Silas House, Berea College

Designing and Executing Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Tourism along USBRs in KY: An Academic-Community Partnership Report

Peter H. Hackbert, Berea College
John M. Fox, Friends of the Boone Trace
Russell Clark, National Park Service
Louisa M. Summers, Berea College
Dennis Crowley, Kentucky Recreational Trail Authority

Documenting Appalachia: Physical and Digital Community-based Archives

Allison Galloup, University of North Georgia
Tim Daniels, University of North Georgia

Engaging Community, Exploring Place, and Adventures Along the Path: Reflections on Teaching a Course on the Appalachian Trail

Joseph Pate

Festival of Dionysus in the Mountain South: Melding Local and Ancient Foodways

Amy Joy Lanou, UNC-A
Mary Beth Schmid, WCU
Allison Perrett, ASAP
Ameena Batada, UNC-A
Kathleen Wood, Dig In!

Imaginaries of American Rurality and the Spatio-Cultural Marginality of the Appalachian Region

Kai Schafft, Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus
Emelie Peine, University of Puget Sound
Amy P. Azano, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Interrogating Southern Appalachian Identity

Kami Ahrens, The Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Tyrie J. Smith, The Foxfire Fund, Inc.

Language Variation in Appalachia: A Special Case of Sentence Meaning

Frances Blanchette, The Pennsylvania State University
Erin Flannery, The Pennsylvania State University
Carrie Jackson, The Pennsylvania State University
Christina Tortora, CUNY College of Staten Island
Beatrice Santorini, University of Pennsylvania
Greg Johnson, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge
Michael Montgomery, University of South Carolina - Columbia
Paul E. Reed E. Reed, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Jennifer Cramer, University of Kentucky

LGBTQ Fiction and Poetry from Appalachia

Jeffrey A. Mann, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Maggie Anderson, Kent State University
Nickole Brown, Sewanee School of Letters
Mesha Maren, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Julia Watts, South College - Knoxville

Preparing Papers for Journal Publication 1

Shaunna Scott
Sandra Ballard, Appalachian Journal
Gillian Berchowitz, Ohio University Press
Lucas Church, University of North Carolina Press
Anne Dean Dotson, University Press of Kentucky
James Engelhardt, University of Illinois Press

Screening of Documentaries

Burr Beard, Ohio University - Main Campus
jack wright, Ohio University

“Solitude Like a Geographical Place: Some Disconnected People in Ron Rash’s Fiction,” Jimmy Dean Smith

Zackary Vernon, Appalachian State University
Jimmy D. Smith, Union College - Barbourville
Frederique Spill, University of Picardy - Jules Verne
Randi Adams, Western Carolina University
Randall Wilhelm, Anderson University

Tennessee State Parks Ranger Roundtable

Meg Guy, Roan Mountain State Park
Jesse Germeraad, Rocky Fork State Park
Tim Pharis, Rocky Fork State Park
Corbin Hayslett, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Jennifer Bauer, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Lauren Baghetti, Fort Loudon State Historic Park
Rebecca Fletcher, East Tennessee State University

The Changing Landscape of Appalachian Coal Extraction and its Externalities

Aysha A. Bodenhamer, Radford University

The Rev. M. Homer Cummings Papers at Marshall University

Robert Ellison, Marshall University
Thomas Walker, Independent Researcher