• Robert F. Cahalan--Head of Climate and Radiation at NASA and a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that shared the 2007 Nobel Prize with Al Gore--on "Appalachian Impacts of Global Warming: Reasons for Hope." Friday, March 23, 1:30-2:45, Eberly Auditorium
• Susan M. Taffe Reed--University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, of Delaware Indian ancestry and from the Endless Mountains region of Appalachia--on "The Significance of Powwows to Native Americans in Pennsylvania's Appalachia." Saturday, March 24, 9:45-10:45, Eberly Room 121.
• James Loewen--Catholic University and author of Sundown Towns: a Hidden Dimension of American Racism (2006) and the bestselling Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong (1996)--on "Uncovering Racist Sundown Towns in Appalachia and Beyond." Saturday, March 24, 5:00-6:00, Eberly Auditorium.
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2012 Appalachian Studies Association Conference Program Chair