Appalachian Center Fall Semester 2007 Events
Appalachian Heritage Featured Author Reading Novelist Silas House reads from his latest works with Kathy
May presenting artwork from her late father, featured artist,
Co-sponsored by the Department of English, Theatre,
and Speech Communication.
Location: The Commons, Woods-Penniman Building
Made to Be Played: Traditional Art of Kentucky Luthiers Exhibit
of handcrafted stringed instruments from Kentucky and information
about their makers.
Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Arts Council.
Location: Hutchins Library
Second Tuesday Traditonal Music Jam SessionAll ages and abilities are welcome to bring acoustic instruments and join in playing and singing traditional music. In case of inclement weather, we will move to the connector in the Bruce-Trades Building, second floor.
Location: Tents behind BC Visitor’s Center at the Farmer’s Market
African American Communities in Madison CountyBerea College Sociology professor Dr. Jackie Burnside will show slides and discuss her new book, Berea and Madison County, over lunch. Please RSVP to 985-3140.
Location: Bruce Building Room 226
33rd Celebration of Traditional MusicA diversity of talent is in store: Joe Thompson, Bob
Carlin, and Steve Terrill; Betty Smith; Roger Cooper
and Michael Garvin; Rabbit Hash String Band; McGuire
Sisters; Cherokee Women’s Choir. See Appalachian
a full schedule.
Special events at the Celebration of Traditional Music:
College-Wide Symposium: Identity and Diversity in AppalachiaJoin Dr. Bill Turner, Summar West, Dr. Deborah Weiner, Carl Thomas, and Patricia Tarquino for revealing insights into the richness of Appalachian diversity.
Co-sponsored by Berea College Convocations, Black Cultural Center, African and African-American Studies, Center for Excellence in Learning through Service (CELTS), and Dance Programs.
Location: Phelps Stokes Chapel
2:00 p.m .
Windows on the Past: The Cultural Heritage of Vardy, a Melungeon Community Reception and gallery talk 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November
3. This photographic exhibit documents one Tennessee
town with a significant population of Melungeons, an
Appalachian group with mixed ethnic heritage. Gallery
talk by DruAnna Williams Overbay, Vardy Community Historical
and 7:30 p.m.
Biodiversity in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Come and learn more about biodiversity in Appalachia as Heather MacCulloch and volunteers share more about their work documenting flora and fauna and developing a model for biodiversity research.
Location: Trustees Room, Seabury Center
Second Tuesday Traditional Music Jam Session All ages and abilities are welcome to bring acoustic instruments and join in playing and singing traditional music
Location: Second floor connector, Bruce-Trades Building
Appalachian Heritage Featured Author Reading Novelist Gurney Norman reads from his latest works. Co-sponsored by the Department of English, Theatre, and Speech CommunicationLocation: The Commons, Woods-Penniman Building
Second Tuesday Traditional Music Jam Session All ages and abilities are welcome to bring acoustic instruments and join in playing and singing traditional music.
Location:Second floor connector, Bruce-Trades Building