H-Appalachia is devoted to the discussion of issues relating to the life and culture, both past and present, of the Appalachian region of the United States.

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Appalachian Studies Association DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: OCTOBER 7, 2016

Call for Participation

2017 Appalachian Studies Association Conference

EXTREME Appalachia!

March 9-12, 2017, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

Proposals may be submitted online via Marshall Digital Scholar at http://mds.marshall.edu/asa_conference/ August 23 through October 7, 2016.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Appalachia: 19 September - 26 September

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
19 September 2016 to 26 September 2016.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Appalachia.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

Global Irish Diaspora, Int'l Congress, August 2017, CFP

THE GLOBAL IRISH DIASPORA
1ST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS 

August 15-19, 2017
University College Dublin

First Call for Papers

Archaeology * History * Anthropology * Folklore * Art, Music, Literature

This is the inaugural congress in a triennial series that examines the histories, cultures, heritages and identities of Irish communities beyond Ireland's shores.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Appalachia: 12 September - 19 September

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
12 September 2016 to 19 September 2016.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Appalachia.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Vol. 114, Nos. 3&4

The Summer/Fall 2016 special issue of the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, “Kentucky and the Struggle for the Early American West,” guest edited by Kevin Barksdale, is now available on Project MUSE: https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/34250

Table of Contents:

Introduction: Kentucky and the Struggle for the Early American West

By Kevin T. Barksdale

 

“They Steal Our Deer and Land”: Contested Hunting Grounds in the Trans-Appalachian West

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