Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Seminar on extractive industries in Appalachia part of conference in Pittsburgh starting March 24

The Society for Applied Anthropology will hold its annual meeting from March 24-28 in Pittsburgh at the Omni William Penn Hotel. Among the activities will be a day-long conference on March 24 on extractive industries in Appalachia, including showing of a film, "Triple Divide," documenting oil and gas development of the Marcellus Shale.

Panels include the keynote roundtable, “Building an Appalachian Agenda for Economic and Environmental Justice.” Other panels are: “Mine Lands and Mining Towns: Reclamation, Cleanups and Policy”; “Fracking and Citizen Science: Bridging the Data Gap?”; “Contesting Fracking: Grassroots Mobilization and Legal Strategies” and “Communicating the Impacts of Gas Extraction in Film, Photography, and Digital Storytelling.” For more information, click here.

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