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Wilburn Hayden's Book: Appalachian Black People: Identity, Location and Racial Barriers is available on-line. To get your copy of the book from Amazon, follow this link. Checkout: The Black Diaspora: Black Appalachians, Canadian Blacks and Descendants from the African Continent at http://africanablackpeoples.blogspot.com/

Monday, December 14, 2015

Join me at the

39th Annual Appalachian Studies Conference
Voices from the Misty Mountains: Diversity and Unity, a New Appalachia
ASA Conference Rates
Individual ASA Conference Registration
($175 after March 2)
Student ASA Conference Registration
($125 after March 2)
March 18-20, 2016
Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Look for me at in the Exhibit Hall with books for sale. I will also be presenting at the session:

Black Appalachian Studies - Three Pioneers Gather

Session AbstractEd Cabbell, Wilburn Hayden, and Bill Turner – natives of Appalachian WV, NC, and KY – have combined roles as academics, researchers, and community organizers since 1968.  Cabbell’s master’s thesis at Appalachian State University launched Black Appalachian Studies; Hayden served as President of the Appalachian Studies Association and Turner, once Distinguished NEH Professor of Black and Appalachian Studies at Berea College received the Association’s Williams/Brown Service Award. They will reflect on race matters in Appalachia.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Hayden Received an Award and Presented Paper at Conferences

Hayden Received an Award and Presented Paper at Conferences

Dr. Hayden was one of the Appalachian scholars recognized as a Distinguished Friend of Appalachia by the East Tennessee State University Center for Appalachian Studies and Services at the Appalachian Studies Association Annual Conference held at ETSU, Johnson City, TN. Above signing the Center's Wall of Distinguished Friends of Appalachia.

Hayden presented a paper: Omission and Exclusion: A Canadian Ethos at the 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference (BCSA): Community, Empowerment & Leadership in Black Canada in Halifax, Nova Scotia at Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Safe Travels to and from East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

http://www.appalachianstudies.org/ Let the good times roll. Keep the wheels down. Let's gather in Johnson City! MANY MOUNTAINS, MANY MUSICS ― challenges you to view Appalachia from a fresh perspective and discover its emergence as a creative, dynamic force.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

38th Annual ASA Conference

Wilburn will be at there.
Conference theme: Many Mountains, Many Musics - March 27-29, 2015

 East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee.

Wilburn Hayden will have books for sale at a table in the Exhibition Hall. Order Copies of the paperback book, Appalachia Black People from South91@outlook.com for $30.00 – USA Dollars. Shipping and Handling Charges, $10.00. Payment accepted via PayPal.

Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0986278009 $30.00 plus Amazon shipping and handling.

Electronic Edition available in ebook Formats: Kindle, ePUB & PDF. $6.00. The links are found on the book’s blog page where updates, author appearences and sales info:

Friday, March 6, 2015

In this cold, cold winter, it is time for an extra COVER.

Here is the book cover for the new title about Blacks from Appalachian America.
Click on image for a larger view.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Appendix C from Appalachian Black People

Appalachian Black People
Appendix C
"Rites of Death and Burial of Blacks in Appalachia."
The South Asheville Colored Cemetery 1840-1943
Is also available on-line through the University of North Carolina at Asheville, D. Hiden Ramsey Library Special Collections/University Archives. The on-line collection includes interviews with nine elderly African Americans natives of Asheville, NC and gives a vivid record of rites of death and burial for black residents of Asheville before 1940; photos of the Cemetery in early 2000; a partial listing from the Buncombe County Death Registry of persons buried in South Asheville Colored Cemetery; a list of artifacts related to burials in the cemetery and sources for further information about the cemetery; and Hayden’s article from Appalachian Heritage article from 1991 Winter Issue of  Appalachian Heritage.

Place orders for the book and interact with the author via email

You can reach the author and get copies of the book, perhaps for your summer or fall semester class, by email. Send to 91South -at- Outlook -dot- com. (Remove the -at- and -dot- and replace with @ and . of course.)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

New Book from Wilburn Hayden due in spring, 2015

Expand your library! Stay tuned for news of a new book from Wilburn Hayden about Blacks in Appalachia.