Arts & Cultural

Matthias Kramer, a graduating Appalachian senior earning a B.A. in English with dual concentrations in literary studies and creative writing, along with a B.A in languages, literatures and cultures – East Asian languages and cultures. He will begin a doctoral program in comparative literature at University of Oregon this fall. Photo by Marie Freeman

Intertwining triple majors open the door to a doctorate for Appalachian graduating senior
Jun 4, 2019

Matthias Kramer’s childhood passion for Pokémon led him on a path toward Asian studies and comparative literature.

College News, Students, Arts & Cultural, Global Learning
Photo of the St. Francis’ satyr butterfly. Photo courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

For Memorial Day: Poet Joseph Bathanti’s ‘Saint Francis’s Satyr Butterfly’
May 27, 2019

A species of butterfly found only at the Fort Bragg military installation in Fayetteville inspired former Poet Laureate of North Carolina (2012–14) Joseph Bathanti to craft the poem “Saint Francis’s Satyr Butterfly.”

College News, Arts & Cultural, Outreach and Community Engagement, Awards and Honors
Dr. Wendy Xie teaching Chinese to Appalachian State University students. Photo by Marie Freeman

Learn a language, expand your worldview
May 14, 2019

Appalachian’s Dr. Wendy Xie teaches Chinese. She talks about the value and importance of learning another language.

College News, Faculty and Staff, Global Learning, Arts & Cultural
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Appalachian Begins Days of Remembrance with Holocaust Cantata
Apr 24, 2019

 The campus and High Country communities are invited to a concert by the Appalachian Chorale, a combined student/community choir of some 85 members, that will revolve around the performance of American composer Donald McCullough’s “Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps.”

College News, Events, Global Learning, Arts & Cultural
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The 7th Annual Appalachian Lecture in British History
Apr 23, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019
7:15 p.m.
Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114

College News, Events, Arts & Cultural
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"A Celebration of American/Irish Poets" - Poetry Reading
Apr 18, 2019

Thursday, April 25
5 - 6 p.m.
Attic Window Room - 137C, Plemmons Student Union

College News, Events, Outreach and Community Engagement, Arts & Cultural
Portrait of Abigail DeWitt. Photo Submitted.

Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series presents Novelist Abigail DeWitt
Apr 15, 2019

Abigail DeWitt is the author of three novels: LILI (W.W. Norton), DOGS (Lorimer Press), and NEWS OF OUR LOVED ONES(Harper Collins).

College News, Events, Arts & Cultural
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Poet Nathaniel Mackey, Reading and Craft Talk Scheduled
Apr 3, 2019

Nathaniel Mackey is the Reynolds Price Professor of Creative Writing at Duke University, where he works in the areas of modern and postmodern literature in the U.S. and the Caribbean, creative writing, poetry and poetics, and the intersection of literature and music. 

College News, Events, Arts & Cultural
Sarah Stacke, "Memory, History, Image, Archive: A Conversation" flyer photo

“Memory, History, Image, Archive: A Conversation With Photographer Sarah Stacke”
Apr 3, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019
5:30 p.m.
Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 421


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