November 8, 2018

Session 1
Topic:
The Lasting Influence of Religious Belief & Practice
Location:  MCA, Black Box Theatre
Time: 10:30 – 11:45
Presentations & Presenters:
Religion in Appalachia: Historical Overview
Melinda Bollar Wagner, Professor Emeritus, Radford University

Session 2 
Topic
: Belief & Practice in Appalachian Writing: Depicting Body & Soul
Location:  MCA, Black Box Theatre
Time: 1:30 – 2:45
Presentations & Presenters:
The Body
Jessie van Eerden, West Virginia Wesleyan College
The Soul
Catherine Childress, East Tennessee State University

Session 3
Topic: Nurturing Body & Soul: Writers in Schools
Location:  MCA, Black Box Theatre
Time: 3:30 – 4:45
Presenter:
Lynn Powell, Director, Oberlin Writers in the Schools, Lecturer in Creative Writing,Oberlin College & Conservatory

Reading & Book Signing
Location: MCA, Black Box Theatre 
Time: 7:30
Author’s Introduction: Jeff Daniel Marion, Professor Emeritus, Carson-Newman University
Author: Lynn Powell, Author of Old & New Testaments, The Zones of Paradise, Season of the Second Thought, & Framing Innocence: A Mother’s Photographs, A Prosecutor’s Zeal, and A Small Town’s Response

Location:

McGlothlin Center for the Arts