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A SPECIAL ISSUE ON APPALACHIAN ACTIVISM IN HONOR OF STEVE FISHER. CONTENTS: "In Memoriam: Wilma Dykeman–A Good Spring Is Mighty Hard to Find" by Robert Morgan. “‘We’re All in this Together’–and Other Lessons Learned along the Way: Reflections on 35 Years at Emory & Henry College” by Steve Fisher. "Renaming the World in the Valley of the Holston" by Tal Stanley. “Rebuilding Communities: 12-step Recovery Program” by Helen Lewis. “Interview with Jack Spadaro: on Being a Whistleblower for Mine Safety and Health” by Annie Bryant, Phil Jamison, Carl Jenkins, Susan Pepper, and Leila Weinstein, with Patricia Beaver. “The Appalachian Teaching Project: An Opportunity for Academic-Community Activism” by Alice V. Sampson & Roberta T. Herrin, an essay which includes “Substance, Evidence, and Credit Hours” by Robert Gipe, “Thoughts in the Presence of Fear” by Alan Banks, “Educating to Sustain In Appalachia” by Grace Toney Edwards, “Community Heritage as Asset Production by Anita Puckett, “View from the ASU Center for Appalachian Studies” by Patricia D. Beaver, “Building Sustainable Partnerships” by Tim Ezzell. "Activist Stories" essays including, “Plant Both Annuals and Perennials” by Nina Gregg and Doug Gamble, “Buying, Eating, and Acting Locally” by Chad Berry, “Separate Paths Lead to Just Connections” by Susan Ambler and Kathie Shiba, “Peaks and Valleys” by Guy & Candie Carawan, “Active Living” by Loyal Jones, “Appalachian Stepchild to Child of Appalachia” by Bill Best, “Letter to the Carnegie Foundation” by Richard A. Couto, “The Class of ’74: Appalachian Teachers’ Workshop, Berea College” by Grace Toney Edwards, “Crossing the Campus-Community Divide: New Trends in Research Collaboration” by Phil Obermiller, “Scholars and Activists in Cincinnati” by Michael E. Maloney, “Inspiring Transformative Community-Based Learning” by Gordon B. McKinney, “Living an Inspired Life: Teaching Social Activism” by Theresa L. Burriss, “Common Causes” by Jeff Boyer, “Thinking Back on Fighting Back” by Fran Ansley, “Teaching and Community Work in Appalachia” by Chris Baker, “Feminist Praxis” by Mary K. Anglin, “Connecting the Academy and the Community” by Dwight B. Billings, “Road Work” by Herb Reid, “Reflections on Struggle” by Elizabeth C. Fine, “The Work Poetry Can Do” by Diane Gilliam, “The Mountaineer Queer Ponders His Risk-List” by Jeff Mann,“Inspiration” by John Hennen, “On Discovering Teachers: An Escape From the Classroom” by George Loveland, “Chainsaw Activism; Or, a Chainsaw as an Activist’s Tool” by Jim Minick, “Serendipity and Strip Mining” by Chad Montrie, “Getting Ready to Learn” by Guy Larry Osborne, and “We're All Activists” by Melinda Bollar Wagner. Poetry by Maurice Manning, ("That Durned Ole Via Negativa"), Rita Quillen ("To Somehow Say It All"), Wally Smith ("From Bray Fiel, Cohutta Wilderness"), and Gilbert Allen ("Some Week"). With "Appalachia By Numbers."


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