appalachian studies

Shaunna Scott named Editor of the Journal of Appalachian Studies

Scott is a former president of the Appalachian Studies Association – which publishes the journal – and becomes the second sociologist from UK to serve as editor of JAS.

James S. Brown 2013 Graduate Student Award

The James S. Brown Award is given to honor the memory of Professor James S. Brown, a sociologist on the faculty of the University of Kentucky from 1946 to 1982, whose pioneering studies of society, demography, and migration in Appalachia (including his ethnography of “Beech Creek”) helped to establish the field of Appalachian Studies at U.K. and beyond.

Event Honors Appalachian Literary Legend James Still

A symposium to honor the life and literary legacy of James Still, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning.

UK-SHU Students Summit Program

Session: The Lacquer as Art: Modernization of Chinese Traditional Art

UK-SHU Students Summit Program

Session: The Quilt as Art: Dialogue of Civilizations

UK-SHU Students Summit Program

Shanghai University student, (Li Qinyuan) Spirity attempts to make a weaving of her own.

UK-SHU Students Summit Program

Arturo Sandoval demonstrates weaving with fine threads.

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