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Signs of the Times: Volume 3, Issue 1, Spring 2016

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Lake Kentucky: A crossroads of sacred text, popular protest, and folk aesthetics

George L. Boggs

Biographical Note

George L. Boggs
Assistant Professor of English Education
Florida State University
glboggs@fsu.edu
1114 W. Call St. Tallahassee, FL 32304

George L. Boggs writes about the work that various literacies help people accomplish. In addition to research on activists and teachers using composition and digital tools to take action in their communities, he explores traditional means of voicing community concerns found in American and especially Appalachian folk music genres. His TEDx talk “Where everything I am came from” is one example of his combination of traditional research and traditional music.

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