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Appalachian Journal (vol. 50, no. 1-2)

Appalachian Journal (vol. 50, no. 1-2) now available
Jun 28, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — The newest issue of Appalachian Journal (vol. 50, no. 1-2) is now available, marking the 50th anniversary of the journal, which began publishing in 1972.

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19th U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize Winner Natasha Trethewey

April 20: 19th U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize Winner Natasha Trethewey
Apr 11, 2023

Reading and Book Signing with Natasha Trethewey
Thursday, April 20, 2023, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Blue Ridge Ballroom (Room 201AB), Plemmons Student Union

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Appalachian Journal, founded in 1972, is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly featuring field research, interviews, and other scholarly studies of history, politics, economics, culture, folklore, literature, music, ecology, and a variety of other topics, as well as poetry and reviews of books, films, and recordings dealing with the region of the Appalachian mountains.

Appalachian Journal marks 50 years of spotlighting Appalachia
Mar 9, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Appalachian Journal: A Regional Studies Review marks its 50th anniversary this academic year, with the journal’s semicentennial volume set to publish later this spring.

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A Fable for Now

March 1-5: A Fable for Now
Feb 23, 2023

 A Fable for Now is a satirical and allegorical fable about the present and future of the earth.

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An App State student reads on the banks of Boone Creek in Durham Park, located at App State’s Boone campus. Photo by Chase Reynolds

6 award-winning authors to visit App State for spring 2023 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Feb 22, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Six acclaimed authors will visit Appalachian State University’s Boone campus this spring, as part of the university’s 2022–23 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series.

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Dr. Paul Worley, professor and department chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, and Dr. Melissa Birkhofer, visiting assistant professor in the Department of English

Worley and Birkhofer receive North Carolina Literary Review honor
Feb 21, 2023

The 2023 Ehle Prize is awarded to Melissa D. Birkhofer and Paul M. Worley for their essay, “She Said That Saint Augustine Is Worth Nothing Compared to Her Homeland: Teresa Martín and the Méndez Cancio Account of La Tama (1600).” 

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Boone Docs Film Festival

February 25: Second Annual Boone Docs Film Festival
Feb 8, 2023

2nd Annual Boone Docs Film Festival
Saturday, February 25, 2023, from 2-5 p.m.

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country (559 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607)
General Admission: $10

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Black in Appalachia staff members Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin and William Isom II

January 30: Black in Appalachia Common Reading Event
Jan 24, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — This year’s common reading, Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community, provides an intimate view into the historically African American community of Junaluska in Boone, North Carolina.

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Appalachian Journal

Appalachian Journal (vol. 49, no. 3-4) now available
Dec 8, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — The newest issue of Appalachian Journal (vol. 49, no.

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