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Diversity in Appalachia
September 19, 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 second in the series, Dr. John Boback will speak about the diversity among native people who lived in what is now Central Appalachia before the arrival of the Europeans.
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.