Guidelines for Projects

English 350, Appalachian Literature
Fall 2010

Dr. Tina L. Hanlon, thanlon@ferrum.edu

Ferrum College

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General Guidelines:

Suggestions for Choosing Topics for Projects:

General Resources for Topics in Appalachian Literature:

These resources may be useful for getting an overview of different topics or finding additional sources. Remember that the professional  librarians are faculty members who are available to help you with research and the BRI staff can also help with research.

Appalachian Studies Association Bibliography (online)

Appalachian Studies Bibliography Cumulation 1994-2004, WVU (online)

Encyclopedia of Appalachia. Eds. Rudy Abramson and Jean Haskell. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2006. Entries are arranged alphabetically within each section, such as Cultural Traditions: Folklore and Folklife, Cultural Traditions: Humor, Cultural Traditions: Language, Cultural Traditions: Literature. (In our library's reference section.)

Edwards, Grace Toney, JoAnn Aust Asbury, and Ricky L. Cox, eds. A Handbook to Appalachia: An Introduction to the Region. Knoxville, Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2006. Excellent introduction to regional studies by a variety of scholars, including a section by Roberta Herrin on children's literature. Dr. Hanlon and the library have copies.

AppLit: Resources for Readers and Teachers of Appalachian Literature for Children and Young Adults

Other links have been provided in ANGEL to various resources.


Use the following format if you would like to submit a proposal in writing by Nov. 30, the deadline for having your topic approved.  Even if you don't use this form, you should be thinking about these same aspects of your project.

Proposal for Project in Appalachian Literature

Name:


Topic:



Statement of Purpose of Project:






Scope or Parts of Project (indicate how your portion fits into whole project if working with a group):











Procedures and Methods to be Used:











Resources to be Used (may include people and written sources):








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