Cotton Mill Culture

In our attempt to explore the many facets of the whole of Southern Appalachian culture our mission is to educate in ways that lead to greater understanding of Southern Appalachia, this year the cotton mill culture. As much as from any ethnic culture the kinds of responses to life that developed in the mill villages have contributed to Southern Appalachia and to areas in widening circles around the country. Read More

Call for Papers

Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina is accepting presentation submissions for its biannual Southern Appalachian Culture Series, an interdisciplinary conference to be held October 3-4, 2014. This year will feature presentations on cotton mill culture, although we also invite and encourage other papers that deal with any aspect of Southern Appalachian culture, literature, or tradition. The conference is part of a symposium which will offer concurrent sessions of presentations by writers and scholars, including graduate and undergraduate student. Learn More