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Judith Jennings to speak on Coal and Community Development in Appalachia

Event date: 
Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
2720 Franfort Avenue
40206 Louisville
On Saturday, July 14th at 4 PM, Carmichael's will host  Judith Jennings, executive director of the Kentucky Foundation for Women, for a signing and discussion of the book she co-edited with Patricia D. Beaver Helen Matthews Lewis : Living Social Justice in Appalachia, a collection of some of Lewis's best writings documenting her life and work in Appalachia. Jennings will talk about coal and community development and the important role that Helen Matthews Lewis has played in this area of study. Please join us for this compelling event!
Helen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia Cover Image
ISBN: 9780813134376
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available in 1-3 days.
Published: University Press of Kentucky - March 25th, 2012

Often referred to as the leader of inspiration in Appalachian studies, Helen Matthews Lewis linked scholarship with activism and encouraged deeper analysis of the region. Lewis shaped the field of Appalachian studies by emphasizing community participation and challenging traditional perceptions of the region and its people.