Arts & Cultural

Jesse Barber, an Appalachian State University senior from Sawmills, is pursuing a self-designed B.A. in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in documentary studies in Appalachia and a minor in sustainable development. Photo by Mike Belleme

Mountaineer photographer Jesse Barber focuses on storytelling
May 12, 2021

World traveler, writer, photographer, volunteer and passionate environmentalist — at 28, Jesse Barber is just getting started.

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The members of Cornbread and Tortillas. Photo submitted

South Arts grant supports virtual App State residency for Appalachian, Latino artists
Apr 19, 2021

Appalachian State University is bringing a cultural blend of Appalachian and Latino music, dance and theater to campus and the local community through a three-day, virtual Cornbread and Tortillas residency, April 20–22.

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Event Flyer

Peace and Genocide Club Presents lecture on Settler Colonialism in Appalachia
Apr 12, 2021

Settler Colonialism in Appalachia hosted by Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

5 p.m.

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Dr. Katherine Ledford

Dr. Katherine Ledford recognized with 2020 Clark Medallion Book Award
Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Katherine Ledford, professor in the University’s Appalachian studies program, received the 2020 Clark Medallion Book Award for her book titled  “Writing Appalachia: An Anthology.” Ledford received this award alongside Dr.

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Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies Yom HaShoah poster for virtual event

App State marks Yom HaShoah with readings and ceremony
Mar 24, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Virtual event

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Taylor Young a first-year Watauga Residential College student from Raleigh majoring in music therapy. Photo by Joey Rosado.

Freshman receives recognition in annual North Carolina Writers' Network Competition
Mar 11, 2021

Taylor Young, a freshman Watauga Residential College (WRC) student from Raleigh, was recently informed that her short fiction piece, titled “Remembrance,” was selected for an Honorable Mention in the Nor

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CAS Zoomers Continue Spring 2021 - Session 2 of 3 with Dr. Jessica Martell  and Dr. Zackary Vernon.

CAS Zoomer - Contested Cuisines: Southern and Appalachian Foodways
Mar 5, 2021

In the midst of a global pandemic, the College of Arts and Sciences started a virtual zoom series to engage with Appalachian alumni and friends. We are continuing the series this spring with three sessions. These are free virtual events, open to the public.

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Left to right, top to bottom; Zoe Benfield, Kaitlin Rous, Teagan Compton, Lyndsi Pointer Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2021 Scholarship Winners. Photos of winners submitted.

Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2021 Scholarship Winners
Feb 18, 2021

Four students attending Appalachian State University, Zoe Benfield, senior from Statesville; Kaitlin Rous, junior from Clayton; Teagan Compton, senior from Clayton and Lyndsi Pointer, senior from Lenior, were awarded scholarships for the 2021 academic year after winning the fall scholarship...

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