Arts & Cultural

Dr. Joe Jakubek Presentation on W.E.B. Du Bois

Dr. Joe Jakubek Presentation on W.E.B. Du Bois
Feb 6, 2020

Dr. Jakubek will discuss his nationally-recognized research and how it is among the first scholarly attempts to re-cast W.E.B. Du Bois as among the earliest founders of American rural sociology.   Join Dr.

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Center Organizes Talk by NC-based Black Panther to Mark Black History Month 2020

Center Organizes Talk by NC-based Black Panther to Mark Black History Month 2020
Jan 30, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies invites the public to a presentation by the Rev. Dr.

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Dr. Peter Carmichael, director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College to speak at 5th Annual Civil War Speaker Series at Appalachian State University. Photo from Gettysburg College, source: https://www.gettysburg.edu/civil-war-institute/news/detail?id=8ef6007a-18e9-46a5-96de-26e8126b2000&pageTitle=Carmichael+to+Speak+at+Musselman+Library+March+28

5th Annual Civil War Speaker Series with Dr. Peter Carmichael
Jan 22, 2020

5th Annual Civil War Speaker Series with Dr. Peter Carmicheal

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
6-8 p.m.
Belk Library, Room 114

This talk is free and open to the public.

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ASU current English department graduate student and author Thom Young. Photo Submitted.

University Bookstore Student Author Spotlight: Thom Young
Jan 16, 2020

 Author Thom Young shares his recently published book, "Bespoke."

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
5 p.m. 
Beacon Heights, Room 417
Plemmons Student Union

This event is free and open to the campus and community.

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Nikki Giovanni is a world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist and educator. Photo submitted.

An Evening with Nikki Giovanni 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration
Dec 18, 2019

Join us for the 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration featuring world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni.

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“Radiant”  Valerie Daratony ’19, of Four Oaks, a graduate student in Appalachian’s romance languages program with a concentration in Spanish K–12 teaching  Runner-up, student category  This photo, taken on the island of Ko Samet, one of the eastern seaboard islands of Thailand, captures a local beach performer mid-fire show.  “I chose to attend Appalachian over other universities because of how friendly everyone is here. The atmosphere is so welcoming. I experienced that same feeling with people I encounter

15 countries, 6 continents — go globe-trotting with ‘Mountaineers Abroad’
Dec 6, 2019

From the Sahara Desert of Morocco to the rooftops of Venice, Italy, photos from “Mountaineers Abroad” — the theme of Appalachian State University’s 2019 International Education Week (IEW) Photo Contest — bring the world and its people, geography and cultures to the

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Appalachian senior Anna Biache at the University of Texas at El Paso, where she presented research on Latina deportation trends at the 2019 conference of the Association of Humanist Sociology. Biache, of Alexandria, Virginia, is majoring in sociology. Photo submitted

App State student presents Latina deportation research at national conference
Dec 3, 2019

An investigation of 2015–18 United States Border Patrol data performed by Appalachian State University senior Anna Biache, in collaboration with university faculty, indicates Latina women who were members of a family unit were almost three times more likely to be deported than Latino men i

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Behind Disney’s magic — Alex Young among App State students who intern for the company

Behind Disney’s magic — Alex Young among App State students who intern for the company
Nov 22, 2019

Senior psychology major Alex Young, of Lexington, interned with Disney in fall 2018 through the Disney College Program — an opportunity between eight and 27 Appalachian State University students are selected for each semester.

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L to R Leslie McKesson, Beth Hage, and Beth Davison

Connecting Past and Present – A Local Community with a Compelling Story
Nov 18, 2019

In the southwest corner of Caldwell County, North Carolina, is a community settled in 1855 and populated mostly by African Americans who share a kinship and the last name of Dula.

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The Humanities Council presents Building a Just World film screening series poster

Building a Just World: A Campus and Community Film Series
Nov 15, 2019

The Humanities Council is excited to announce a film series in conjunction with The Appalachian Theatre of the High Country on the 2019-20 humanities theme of “Building a Just World.”

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