Center for Appalachian Studies hosts first session in a new series entitled "Brown Bag Talks on Appalachia: Critical Engagements with Place and Culture"

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
11 a.m. 
Faculty Lounge in the Living Learning Center 

This event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Cameron D. Lippard will present "Modern Moonshine in Post-Modern Appalachia: An Exploration of White Whiskey in the 21st Century." Lippard is a chair and professor of Sociology and co-editor of "Modern Moonshine: The Revival of White Whiskey in the Twenty-First Century" (West Virginia University Press, 2019).

Please bring a bag lunch (optional) and join the center for this fun and informative conversation.


About the Center for Appalachian Studies
The Center for Appalachian Studies promotes public programs, community collaboration, civic engagement and scholarship on the Appalachian region. The center is committed to building healthy communities and deepening knowledge of Appalachia’s past, present and future through community-based research and engagement. Learn more at

About the Department of Sociology
The Department of Sociology offers a Bachelor of Arts and six Bachelor of Science concentrations (applied research methods; criminology; deviance and law; families and intimate relationships; gerontology; social inequalities; and individually designed, which requires departmental approval). The department also offers minors in sociology and gerontology, plus two online graduate certificates in gerontology and sociology. Learn more at

Dr. Cameron D. Lippard. Photo by University Communications.
Published: Sep 10, 2019 11:58am