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AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

KENTUCKY-TENNESSEE CHAPTER

 


April 7-8, 2000

Fall Creek Falls State Park

Pikeville, Tennessee




Make Reservations NOW for the 45th Annual Meeting of the Kentucky-Tennessee ASA, Fall Creek Falls State Park, Pikeville, Tennessee.

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(8-4:30 Central Standard Time Monday through Friday)

Rooms Held for KTASA members until March 3 only

Mention KTASA when you make your LODGING reservation ($75.08 * all inclusive, single or double) - before March 3. The conference registration fee (covering cocktail party, Friday evening dinner, Saturday morning breakfast) will be about $40 and is payable upon arrival.

* Note: $75.08 is the currently quoted rate. Though unlikely, this rate could be increased by a few dollars.

Fall Creek Falls State Park is located in Bledsoe and Van Buren Counties, 11 miles east of Spencer, 18 miles west of Pikeville. The park may be entered from Highways 111 or 30. For more information on the park, including a map and directions, consult the web site at:

http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/fallcrek/index.html

If you have questions about the meeting, please contact

Thomas Blues,
Secretary-Treasurer, KTASA
1451 N Forbes Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
606-254-0475
tblues@pop.uky.edu

 


Program


FRIDAY, APRIL 7

11:00 REGISTRATION


1:00 WELCOME
Chapter President, Harold Tallant, Georgetown College


1:10 SESSION I
RECONSTRUCTING TENNESSEE’S PAST
Presiding: Joe Douglas, Volunteer State Community College

"Violence, Historical Markers, and Dinner on the Grounds: Tennessee’s First Civil War Battle"
James B. Jones, Tennessee Historical Commission

"Rugby TN is Not in Fentress County: Reconstructing Utopia"
Calvin Dickinson, Tennessee Technological University

"That’s Daddy’s Gall Bladder: Researching a Hero [Alvin York]"
Michael Birdwell, Tennessee Technological University


2:40 SESSION II
AMERICAN STUDIES: WHAT & WHERE TO?
Presiding: Thomas Blues, University of Kentucky

A Panel Discussion on the Nature and Future of American Studies

John G. Cawelti, UK
David Magill, UK
Pamela Warford, Georgetown College
Amanda Wilkerson, UTK


4:00 SESSION III
THE KENTUCKY RIVER BASIN
Presiding: Charles W. Crawford, University of Memphis

"Whither the Kentucky?: The River, The People, The Future"
William Ellis, Eastern Kentucky University


4:45 ATTITUDINAL ADJUSTMENT


6:15 DINNER

AFTER DINNER PROGRAM
Presiding: Allison Ensor, UTK

"Talking Heads, Preconceptions, and Televisual Attempts at History: The Difference Between Dealing with A&E and the History Channel"
Michael Birdwell, Tennessee Technological U.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 8

7:30 BREAKFAST


8:30 BUSINESS MEETING


9:00 SESSION IV
SEX AND MUSIC
Presiding: Michael Dunne, MTSU

"‘Putting Life and Mettle in the Heels of the Idle and Lewd’: Brothels and the Birth of Popular Musics"
Dale Cockrell, Vanderbilt University


9:40 SESSION V
KY-TN WOMEN WRITERS
Presiding: Sara Dunne, MTSU

"‘After Reading Thoreau’: The Literary and Artistic Vision of Emma Bell Miles"
Kay Baker Gaston, Springfield, Tennessee

"Coming of Age in Kentucky: The Problematic Role of Education In Two Recent Memoirs by Bobbie Ann Mason and Linda Scott De Rozier"
Judith Hatchett, Midway College


11:00 SESSION VI
CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS
Presiding: Harold Tallant, Georgetown College

"Becoming a Surrogate Brother: Lizzie Hardin’s Civil War Diary"
Ann Beebe, University of Kentucky

"‘Corroborating His Phrenology’: American Phrenology, The Great Crisis, and Ulysses S. Grant"
Arthur Wrobel, University of Kentucky

12:00 ADJOURN

 

NOTE

ALL TIMES CENTRAL STANDARD.
ALL EVENTS TAKE PLACE IN CONFERENCE CENTER.


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