***THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO DANGEROUS WEATHER CONDITIONS. WE WILL RESCHEDULE AND POST UPDATES WHEN PLANS ARE FINALIZED*** The University of Kentucky Graduate Appalachian Research Community presents the 6th Annual UK Appalachian Research Community Symposium and Arts Showcase on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the William T. Young Library. This year's keynote speaker is Lisa Conley, Ph.D. Her research interests focus on foodways, environmental sustainability, and local food politics in motivating the self-provisioning practices of people in rural and urban Kentucky. Please, find more information about registration or proposal submition here: https://appalachiancenter.as.uky.edu/annual-research-symposium. The deadline to submit abstracts is February 15, 2015. Registration for presenters and non-presenters is free. Undergraduate and Graduate students are welcome to register.
The University of Kentucky Appalachian Center,Appalachian Studies and the Graduate Appalachian Research Community (GARC) are announcing a call for participation for the 2015 UK Appalachian Research Symposium and Arts Showcase.
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This is the 6th Annual GARC Symposium and Art Showcase. Graduates students with research and/or artistic interests in Appalachia are encouraged to submit proposals via the website. This is an opportunity for students to present their work on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the W. T. Young Library, Room B108-C on UK's Campus. This event is planned by members of GARC (Graduate Appalachian Research Community), with support from the UK Appalachian Center. The times listed above are tentative for the event, and this page will be updated continually. Please, see the GARC page on this website for more information, the Call for Participation, and to submit your proposal: https://appalachiancenter.as.uky.edu/graduate-appalachian-research-community. The deadline for porposals is February 15, 2015.
Students are encouraged to submit abstracts of their work related to Appalachia for presentation at the third annual Appalachian Research Symposium and Arts Showcase. The deadline for the call for papers is Dec. 15.
UK Special Collections will unveil the papers of beloved Appalachian author Harriette Simpson Arnow. In celebration of the collection, UK Libraries will host an exhibition and symposium on Arnow's work on Nov. 17.