The lecture will feature Dr. Deborah Thompson of Berea College. Her talk, titled “Who Gets to be an Appalachian Musician? Insights from Social Theory and Geography,” will utilize concepts from social theory and geography to discuss the place of race and gender in the production of traditional Appalachian music.
On this Dave on the Mall I’m wandering around the concourse after the first graduation ceremony December the 13th 2014 and I’m trying to find somebody to interview to ask them, “What does the future hold for you?”
Dr. Harry L. Williams '86 '88 '95 of Dover, Del., a first generation college student, attended Appalachian on a track scholarship. Instead of leaving after graduation, he stayed to take his first job in the university's Admissions office.