WV Enterprises: Bringing American and Appalachian History to Life
WV Enterprises: Bringing American and Appalachian History to Life
WV Enterprises: Bringing American and Appalachian History to Life
WV Enterprises: Bringing American and Appalachian History to Life
WV Enterprises Bringing American and Appalachian History to Life
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WV Enterprises Bringing American and Appalachian History to Life

Workshops


As scholars researching historical characters, Karen and Gene explore issues relating to the information they present. There are a number of workshops that coincide with their performances. Or, the workshops are available as a stand-alone piece.

Karen's Workshops

  • Appalachian Values-Addresses the reason for the differences Appalachia and mainstream America.
  • Techniques of Storytelling
  • Collecting Oral History
  • Telling Your Own Story-Helps the audience develop personal stories
  • Creating a Living History Character
  • The Legend of King Arthur and its Use as a Political Tool through the Ages
  • Why the West was Wild-Looks at the period 1865-1900, the heyday of the Old West
  • War the Mother of Invention-A look at inventions created for war but used in peace
  • Civil War Medicine
  • American Food Fads: From Frozen to Fabulous
  • Warrior Women-Women who fought in battle from the Am. Revolution to the present

Gene's Workshops

  • Presidential Firsts
  • Historic Ball Parks of America
  • Sports in the 1920's
  • Baseball the Babe Ruth Way (a children's workshop)
  • A Colonial Peddler
"Her enthusiasm for the subject was contagious."
Workshop participant, Kentucky Domestic Violence Association conference


WV Enterprises Bringing American and Appalachian History to Life
WV Enterprises: Bringing American and Appalachian History to Life