“Dinner On the Grounds” Features Cherokee Artist, Paula Nelson

Sep 05, 2011 1 Comment by

September 8, 2011: Paula Nelson, a singer, poet, writer, dancer and preservationist, will present “Origins: Exploring the Beginnings and Cosmology of the Cherokee People.” Her presentation will begin in the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center Gallery at 11:45 a.m. A light lunch will be provided. Nelson combines storytelling, lecturing, and singing to present a profound and […]

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Berea College appoints Silas House interim director of Appalachian center

Aug 23, 2011 1 Comment

Acclaimed Appalachian author, Silas House, has been appointed interim director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center at Berea College and associate professor of Appalachian studies. He replaces Dr. Chad Berry, who recently was appointed the college’s academic vice president and dean of the faculty. “I am incredibly honored to be trusted with this position at […]

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”Dinner on the Grounds” explores African-American and Appalachian music

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

On April 20, Dr. Kathy Bullock, professor of music at Berea, will present “African and African-American Musical Connections in Appalachia” during the Appalachian center’s “Dinner on the Grounds.” Her talk will begin at 11:45 a.m. in the Appalachian center gallery in the Bruce Building where a light lunch will be served. Bullock’s presentation begins with […]

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