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19th Century African American Quilters in Appalachia
- Date: 03/11/2017 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
- Location: Alexander Black House and Cultural Center
204 Draper Rd. SW
Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
Kathleen Curtis Wilson, fellow at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, is a nationally known researcher, writer, and speaker. She will lead a discussion on the significance of African American fiber arts in Appalachia. This free event is part of the 40th Annual Appalachian Studies Association Conference that is taking place March 9-12 at Virginia Tech.