Alp)alachia: Celebrating Appalachia's International Connections on United Nations'...
International Mountain Day 2021
When: Saturday, Dec 11, 12pm - 2pm EST (US)
Where: Zoom; register for free by clicking here.
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 a set of discussion questions and then return to the large group for another thirty minutes of whole-group conversation.
Sponsor: International Connections Committee, Appalachian Studies Association
Presenters Dr. Christian Quendler, University of Innsbruck, Austria Dr. Benjamin Robbins, University of Innsbruck, Austria
on the Austrian Alps
Dr. Theresa Burriss, Radford University, Virginia, USA
Dr. Donald Davis, Independent Scholar, Washington, DC, USA
on the Carpathian Mountains
Thomas Hansell, Appalachian State University, North Carolina, USA
Nomcebo Dlamini, University of the Free State, South Africa
Dr. Grey Magaiza, University of the Free State, South Africa
on South Africa
Dr. Sasikumar Balasundaram, William & Mary, Virginia, USA
Dr. Ann E. Kingsolver, University of Kentucky, USA
eds, Global Mountain Regions: Conversations toward the Future (2018)
Questions? Contact Katherine Ledford (firstname.lastname@example.org), chair of the International Connections Committee of the Appalachian Studies Association.