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Public Conference – The Roots of Feuding: How Economics, Culture, Political Power, and Media Created an Atmosphere of Feuding in Appalachia

May 16, 2013 - May 17, 2013

Thursday, May 16

More than 422 films have been made documenting feuding in American History.  Stay tuned for a selection of films that will be shown during the day.

6:30 p.m. – Keynote Speech

“The Social Origins of Appalachian Feuding” – Dr. Altina Waller, University of Connecticut

Friday, May 17 – Day of Lectures*

“Political Violence in the South and America” – Dr. Bob Hutton, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

“Peculiar Kinfolks” – Herb Smith, Appalshop

“From a Savage Threat to Civilization to Comical Anachronism: The Evolution of the Media Image of Appalachian Feuds” – Dr. Anthony Harkins, Western Kentucky University

*Schedule subject to change

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Start:
May 16, 2013
End:
May 17, 2013
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