Please join the UK Appalachian Center at an Appalachian Forum with Dr. Fran Ansley, Professor Emeritus of law at the University of Tennessee Knoxville on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Dr. Ansley will give a talk entitled Telescoping Movements, Telescoping Time: Five Decades of Looking for the Labor Movement through an Appalachian Lens in the Niles Gallery from 3:30 to 5 p.m. This is a part of the Appalachian Forum Speaker Series on Civil Rights, Labor and Environmental Movements in Appalachia. The event is free and open to the public.
Please join the UK Appalachian Center for an evening with Mimi Pickering as part of our Appalachain Forum Series on Appalachian Labor, Civil Rights, and Environmental Movements. This is a free and public screening of "Anne Braden: Southern Patriot" followed by a discussion of the film with the Director and Producer of the film, Mimi Pickering. The event will be held in Memorial Hall from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 2, 2014.
Professor Dwight Billings received the Appalachian Studies Association's Cratis D. Williams/James S. Brown Service Award.
Hosted by the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center University of Kentucky Centrer Theatre December 4th, 2013
This panel of historians and representatives of federal volunteer programs discuss 50 years of US War on Poverty investments in social change in Appalachia through youth service programs, from the Appalachian Volunteers in the 1069s to current Teach for America and VISTA volunteers.