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Diversity in Appalachia
November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
“Diversity in Appalachia” is a series of programs featuring scholars who look beyond the white, Anglo-Protestant, working-class culture to reveal the diversity that sometimes lies hidden in many communities.
As the last in the series, Reverend Richard Bowyer will talk about his experience 50 years ago during the Farmington Mine Disaster.
The series is in response to ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ by J.D. Vance and will explore who lives and works in Appalachia and how our heritage has an impact on who we are as a people.