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Talking Ozarks:
Changing Landscapes and Enduring Stories

September 11-12, 2003

Nucor Auditorium of the Lyon Building
Lyon College - Batesville, Arkansas

Thursday, September 11

10:00 a.m. - Hail Bryant and Jim Buchanan, "Early Exploration of Blanchard Springs Caverns"

11:00 a.m. - Suzie Rogers, "Ecology Over Economy: The Battle for the Buffalo River"

1:30 p.m. - Ellen Compton, "The Esoteric Ozarks: A Literary Digression"

2:30 p.m. - Ethel Simpson, "The Ozark Encyclopedia of Otto Ernest Rayburn"

7:00 p.m. - Robert Cochran, "The Truth About Lies (And Vice Versa): Vance Randolph Tells the World About the Ozarks"

Friday, September 12

10:00 a.m. - Duford Taylor, "The Buffalo River Controversy: An Insider's View"

11:00 a.m. - W. Carl Garner, "Damming the Ozarks: The Army Corps of Engineers in the White River Valley"

1:30 p.m. - Jo Blatti, "Harry Miller's Vision of Arkansas, 1900-1910"

3:00 p.m. - The Wildflower Porch Band performs traditional Ozark music

4:00 p.m. - Harry Miller Exhibit and Reception in the Kresge Gallery of the Alphin Building

Mabee-Simpson Library
Lyon College
2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR  72501
Last modified:  Jul 2, 2009