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Talking Ozarks:
Battles and Ballads

September 16-17, 2004

(Unless otherwise noted, presentations will take place in Nucor Auditorium, Lyon Building)

Thursday, September 16

2:00 p.m. - Freeman Mobley, Batesville, Arkansas, "Making Sense of the Civil War in Batesville/Jacksonport"

3:30 p.m. - Dr. William Garrett Piston, Southwest Missouri State University, “Pandemonium Turned Loose”: The Battle of Wilson’s Creek, August 10, 1861

7:00 p.m. - Dr. Thomas A. DeBlack, Arkansas Tech University, “The Very Spirit of Destruction”: The Civil War in the Ozarks

Friday, September 17

10:00 a.m. - Dr. Brooks Blevins, Lyon College, "The Inaugural Arkansas Folk Festival: Its History and Its Music"

11:00 a.m. - Dr. David Stricklin, Lyon College, "Singing (and Playing) Ozarks"

1:30 p.m. - Charley Sandage, Mountain View, Arkansas, Stalking Authenticity: The Perils of Trying to Perform a Traditional Song in a Traditional Manner (OLD INDEPENDENCE REGIONAL MUSEUM)

Mabee-Simpson Library
Lyon College
2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR  72501
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