(Alp)alachia: Celebrating Appalachia's International Connections
on United Nations' International Mountain Day 2021
When: Saturday, Dec 11, 12pm - 2pm EST (United States)
Where: Zoom. Registration required at https://appstate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMsduGsrTguHdQf986Db3CeRM2npEig-mB2
What: This event will bring together established and aspiring practitioners of mountain-to-mountain research, activism, and pedagogy with like-minded Appalachianists--those who study, teach about, and (sometimes) live in the Appalachian Mountains of the United States.
First hour: Presenters will summarize established connections between Appalachia and other mountain regions.
Second hour: Attendees will be placed into breakout rooms for thirty minutes with discussion questions and then return to the large group for another thirty minutes of whole-group conversation.
Sponsor: International Connections Committee, Appalachian Studies Association
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Mr. Thomas Hansell, Appalachian State University, North Carolina, USA
Ms. Siân Williams, South Wales Miners’ Library, Swansea University, Wales
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Katherine E. Ledford, PhD
Chair, International Connections Committee, Appalachian Studies Association
Professor of Appalachian Studies
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Appalachian State University
Boone, North Carolina, USA
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