Shepherd-Powell, Julie

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Competition Clogging: Preservation And Innovation In Mountain Folk Dance 2019 1023 Competition clogging circuits have contributed much to the preservation and innovation of mountain folk dance styles over the last century; however, most researchers dismiss or ignore their role in the continuation of the art form. Drawing upon pers...
The Dispossession Of The “Back Of Beyond”: TVA’s Fontana Project And The North Shore Communities 2020 49 In 1941 the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) began construction of Fontana Dam, further dispossessing communities in the vicinity of the recently- created Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Despite initial misgivings local leaders came to embrace T...
Claiming Disability In Appalachia 2020 249 Appalachia has been seen as a disabled region, commonly positioned as needing development to be brought in line with the rest of the United States. Instead of automatically assuming that this disablement is negative, I interrogate the multiple meanin...