Judith Jennings to speak on Coal and Community Development in Appalachia
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!
Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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.