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What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia

WHAT YOU ARE GETTING WRONG ABOUT APPALACHIA
Elizabeth Catte, Ph.D.

February 27, 2018
7:30 p.m. 
Life Sciences Building - G15

Co-sponsored by WVU Humanities Center and the WVU Press


Catte will discuss her new book, What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia -- a frank assessment of the country's recent obsession with the people and problems of Appalachia that uses the region's rich and complex history to push back against media stereotypes.

Elizabeth Catte is a historian and writer based in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. Her work has been featured in the Guardian, NPR, Salon, LitHub, Rewire, Outline, New Republic, and she is a regular contributor to Belt Magazine. Catte holds a Ph.D. in public history and recently joined WVU Press as an editor-at-large. 

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