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Class Crits XI Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Catte

Elizabeth Catte: What You're Getting Wrong About Appalachia

ClassCrits XI Dinner
Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m.
WVU Law Event Hall

Elizabeth Catte by Josh Howard from The Creative Independent

Elizabeth Catte, a public historian and activist based in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, is the author of  What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia, and co-editor of  55 Strong: Inside the West Virginia Teachers' Strike. 

Her work has been featured in A&I, the  Guardian, the  Nation, the  New Yorker,  BookforumOn the MediaGuernica, the  Los Angeles Times, and the  New York Review of Books.

Her next book, Pure Americia, is about the legacy of Virginia’s eugenics movement set against the backdrop of the state’s recent controversies over Confederate monuments.

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