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Upscale Appalachia Presents 'A Hillbilly Hankering' At BC


October 17, 2016

Upscale Appalachia will present “A Hillbilly Hankering” on Tuesday, Oct. 18.

The program will provide the hillbilly imagery — from the development of the stereotype with New York Magazine in 1901 to the “Beverly Hillbillies,” “Dukes of Hazzard,” “Deliverance,” “Evening Shade” and more. It will look at popular culture and its role in perpetuating the hillbilly stereotypes.

The program will be taught from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Brevard College in McLarty-Goodson Room 113. The program is sponsored by Upscale Appalachia, a series of programs taught by Dr. Kristina Holland...

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