Free to Students – 2012 Appalachian Studies Conference Presentations

• John A. Williams–Appalachian State University and author of Appalachia: a
–on “Pennsylvania as Greater Appalachia: Historical Perspectives.” 
Friday, March 23, Noon-1:15, Eberly Auditorium.

• Robert F. Cahalan–Head of
Climate and Radiation at NASA and a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on
Climate Change that shared the 2007 Nobel Prize with Al Gore–on “Appalachian
Impacts of Global Warming: Reasons for Hope.”  Friday, March 23, 1:30-2:45,
Eberly Auditorium

• Susan M. Taffe Reed–University of North Carolina-Chapel
Hill, of Delaware Indian ancestry and from the Endless Mountains region of
Appalachia–on “The Significance of Powwows to Native Americans in Pennsylvania’s
Appalachia.”  Saturday, March 24, 9:45-10:45, Eberly Room 121.

• James
Loewen–Catholic University and author of Sundown Towns: a Hidden Dimension of
American Racism
(2006) and the bestselling Lies My Teacher Told Me:
Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
(1996)–on “Uncovering
Racist Sundown Towns in Appalachia and Beyond.”  Saturday, March 24, 5:00-6:00,
Eberly Auditorium.

An RSVP would be appreciated; just reply to this email
and indicate which presentation you hope to attend.

Jim Cahalan
2012 Appalachian Studies Association Conference
Program Chair

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