UT Humanities Center Seventh Annual Distinguished Lecture Series
Dialogues: Region and Nation
What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Lindsay Young Auditorium
Book signing to follow lecture.
Free and open to the public.
Elizabeth Catte, author of What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia, takes a critical look at popular current portrayals of Appalachia, one of the country’s most controversial regions. Catte will discuss the genealogy of Appalachian interpreters and how the region’s realities complicate many of our most enduring stereotypes.