Public History

It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 2

It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 2

Hosts Kami Ahrens and TJ Smith share more content from the “It Still Lives” album off the Foxfire record. This episode explores mountain folk music, the origins of bluegrass instruments,...
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It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 1

It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 1

“It Still Lives, Part 1” Hosts Kami Ahrens and TJ Smith take you on a journey through Southern Appalachia heritage using stories, songs, and more from the Foxfire archives. This pilot...
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Foxfire Magazine Fellowship 2019

Foxfire Magazine Fellowship 2019

It’s that time again! We are now accepting applications for our summer magazine program! The Foxfire Fellowship is an eight-week, intensive fellowship for up 10 high-school-aged students...
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Christmas Crafts: Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

Christmas Crafts: Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

Christmas is only a week away! Time to start creating that cozy holiday atmosphere. What better way to do that than with these cinnamon dough ornaments, which will fill your home with a warm, spicy...
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Foxfire Fellows 2018

Foxfire Fellows 2018

Somehow, the summer has evaporated and school has begun. With the beginning of the fall semester, our talented magazine students have left the land to return to the classroom. Over the course of...
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Summer Intern: Amelia Golcheski

Summer Intern: Amelia Golcheski

Packing for the summer, I had no idea what adventures were waiting for me in Mountain City. I’m happy to report that this summer was filled with meaningful research, writing, and lots of “other...
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Meet the “Browns”!

Meet the “Browns”!

As in, Brown University students Halle Fowler and Amelia Golcheski. Perhaps it was serendipity or just coincidence, but this summer we have the honor of hosting these two outstanding young scholars...
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