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Sanford Hall construction brings new homes to two academic departments
Sep 9, 2019

Spring and summer were full of changes for the English department and the languages, literatures and cultures department, formerly housed in Sanford Hall. Now that the school year has started and the dust has settled, the departments are acclimating to their new homes across campus.

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Appalachian alumna Hughlene Bostian Frank ’68, who died in May. Frank matched a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to fund Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series, which is named in her honor. Photo by Marie Freeman

Hughlene Bostian Frank touched students’ lives through Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series
Sep 6, 2019

Hughlene Bostian Frank ’68, the eponymous patron of Appalachian State University’s Visiting Writers Series, maintained that while she was an avid reader of nonfiction, her forte was math.

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Historian Dr. Leonard Rogoff author of “Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South” (2017) and “Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina” (2010) . Photo submitted.

Historian Dr. Leonard Rogoff will present a lecture on the Art Collecting Cone Sisters of Blowing Rock
Sep 5, 2019

“The Cones on Blowing Rock: Kultur in the High Country”
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Parkway Ballroom, Room 420, Plemmons Student Union

This event is free and open to the public.

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Orvis Talk Poster, submitted.

Anthropology Fall 2019 Brown Bag Series presents Dr. David Orvis
Sep 3, 2019

"'…in quest of a Gang of Sodomites:' Toward New Frameworks for Interpreting Sexuality and Identity and Identity in the Early Modern English Cultural Imaginary"

with Dr. David Orvis, professor and graduate program director, Department of English, Appalachian State University College News, Events, Arts & Cultural
DLLC poster for event

LLC International Speaker Series introduces Nihad Dukhan
Sep 3, 2019

Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (DLLC) International Speaker Series introduces

“Art Starts with a Line: Foundations of Arabic/Islamic Calligraphy” with Dr. Nihad Dukhan

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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Appalachian literature is highlight of App State’s fall 2019 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Aug 30, 2019

The fall 2019 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University will feature four acclaimed authors of Appalachian literature who are “deeply committed to Appalachia,” said Mark

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Rebecca Yoon, Director, App English Language Studies (AppELS) is a new academic program for English language learners at Appalachian State University. Photo by Chase Reynolds.

New AppELS partnership offers international students the opportunity to study at Appalachian State
Aug 12, 2019

App English Language Studies (AppELS) is a new academic program for English language learners at Appalachian State University.

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Appalachian alumna Robyn Seamon ’11 ’18, who holds a B.S. in nursing and an M.S. in Appalachian studies from Appalachian. She owns Appalachian Healthcare Training and Consulting, through which she provides cultural sensitivity training to health care providers in the Southern Appalachian region. Photo submitted

App State alumna helps the medical community understand Appalachian culture
Jul 31, 2019

When Robyn Seamon ’11 ’18 enrolled at Appalachian State University to pursue a B.S.

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Joseph Bathanti, professor of creative writing and the McFarlane Family Distinguished Professor in Interdisciplinary Education at Appalachian. Photo submitted

Joseph Bathanti wins Lee Smith Award for his literary contributions to Appalachian culture
Jul 17, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Joseph Bathanti — North Carolina’s seventh poet laureate (2012–14) — was recently honored with the Lee Smith Award during the 2019 Mountain Heritage Literary Festival (MHLF) held at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) in Harrogate, Tenne

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