Arts & Cultural

The cover of “Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community” — the 2022–23 book selection of Appalachian State University’s Common Reading Program. “Junaluska” is edited by App State’s Dr. Susan E. Keefe, Professor Emerita in the Department of Anthropology, with assistance from members of the Junaluska Heritage Association. Image submitted

‘Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community’ selected for 2022–23 Common Reading Program
Apr 1, 2022

For its 25th anniversary, the Common Reading Program at Appalachian State University has named “Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Com...

Dr. Reeves Shulstad, professor in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music, has received the 2022 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State’s Dr. Reeves Shulstad receives 2022 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award
Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Reeves Shulstad, professor of musicology in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music, has received the 2022 University of North...

An Appalachian State University student lounges beneath a tree on Sanford Mall while reading a book. Photo by Marie Freeman

3 renowned, NC-connected authors to visit App State this spring
Mar 29, 2022

This spring, three acclaimed authors will visit Appalachian State University, in person and virtually, as part of App State’s Hughlene Bostian ...

LaTosha Brown, cofounder of Black Voters Matter Fund, jazz singer and fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government to speak on Civic Engagement and Voting Rights. Photo submitted.

University Forum Speaker Series presents Civic Engagement and Voting Rights
Feb 21, 2022

University Forum Speaker Series presents Civic Engagement and Voting Rights Monday, Feb. 28, 2022 7 p.m. Schaefer Center for Performing...

Photograph of Wataugan students in 1973. Photo submitted.

Watauga College Records Collection Added!
Jan 19, 2022

The Watauga Residential College records (UA 09.12) were recently processed and are available for research in the Special Collections Researc...

Henry Campbell, recipient of the Critical Language Scholarship, Photo Submitted

Henry Campbell studies Chinese with Critical Language Scholarship
Nov 16, 2021

Henry Campbell, a senior from Charlotte, double majoring in Global Studies and East Asian Languages and Cultures, received a Critical Language Scholar...

Appalachian State University’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series is named in honor of late alumna Hughlene Bostian Frank ’68, left. She is pictured with her husband, William “Bill” Frank. Photo by Marie Freeman

4 lauded Appalachian authors to visit App State as part of fall 2021 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Sep 16, 2021

Interested in gaining different perspectives on the Appalachian region and its culture? This season’s speakers for the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiti...

Photo of Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94), a participatory art exhibition sponsored and organized by the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP). Photo submitted.

Participatory art exhibition Hostile Terrain 94 demonstrates humanitarian crisis at U.S. border
Aug 23, 2021

Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94) is a participatory art exhibition sponsored and organized by the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP), a non-profit research...

Promotional poster for Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies Fall 2021 Research Colloquium on Holocaust Testimony

Center Research Colloquium Hosts Dr. Noah Shenker
Aug 18, 2021

Thursday, August 26, 20217:30 - 9 p.m. EST Registration is required to participateA virtual event, free and open to the public.Appalachian State Unive...

Announcing Trevor McKenzie, director of the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University. Photo by Megan Sheppard

Alumnus Trevor McKenzie named Director of Center for Appalachian Studies
Aug 17, 2021

Trevor McKenzie '10, '12 has been named director of the Center for Appalachian Studies effective Aug 1, 2021. McKenzie has worked for almost a decade ...