Arts & Cultural

The members of Cornbread and Tortillas. Photo submitted

South Arts grant supports virtual App State residency for Appalachian, Latino artists
Apr 19, 2021

Appalachian State University is bringing a cultural blend of Appalachian and Latino music, dance and theater to campus and the local community through...

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Peace and Genocide Club Presents lecture on Settler Colonialism in Appalachia
Apr 12, 2021

Settler Colonialism in Appalachia hosted by Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-OrtizWednesday, April 14, 20215 p.m.Virtual Event Via Zoom Registration Form Appal...

Dr. Gayatri Gopinath, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality at New York University. Photo submitted.

GWS presents Promiscuous Intimacies: The Art of Shahzia Sikander
Apr 9, 2021

Tuesday, April 20 4-5 p.m. Dr. Gayatri Gopinath will lead an online discussion titled “Promiscuous Intimacies: The Art of Shahzia Sikander...

Dr. Katherine Ledford

Dr. Katherine Ledford recognized with 2020 Clark Medallion Book Award
Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Katherine Ledford, professor in the University’s Appalachian studies program, received the 2020 Clark Medallion Book Award for her book titled&n...

Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies Yom HaShoah poster for virtual event

App State marks Yom HaShoah with readings and ceremony
Mar 24, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 20218 p.m. - 9 p.m.Virtual eventAppalachian State University's AEPi and Hillel chapters along with the Center for Judaic, Holocaus...

Taylor Young a first-year Watauga Residential College student from Raleigh majoring in music therapy. Photo by Joey Rosado.

Freshman receives recognition in annual North Carolina Writers' Network Competition
Mar 11, 2021

Taylor Young, a freshman Watauga Residential College (WRC) student from Raleigh, was recently informed that her short fiction piece, titled “Remembr...

Nirmala Erevelles is professor of Social and Cultural Studies in Education at the University of Alabama. Photo submitted.

GWS hosts Disability, Eco(In)justice and Transnational Solidarities with Nirmala Erevelles
Mar 9, 2021

Thursday, March 18 4-5 p.m. ESTRegister for the virtual event at https://forms.gle/WTvKmf4fd8BGMJKM8Nirmala Erevelles is professor of S...

CAS Zoomers Continue Spring 2021 - Session 2 of 3 with Dr. Jessica Martell  and Dr. Zackary Vernon.

CAS Zoomer - Contested Cuisines: Southern and Appalachian Foodways
Mar 5, 2021

In the midst of a global pandemic, the College of Arts and Sciences started a virtual zoom series to engage with Appalachian alumni and friends. We ar...

Left to right, top to bottom; Zoe Benfield, Kaitlin Rous, Teagan Compton, Lyndsi Pointer Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2021 Scholarship Winners. Photos of winners submitted.

Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2021 Scholarship Winners
Feb 18, 2021

Four students attending Appalachian State University, Zoe Benfield, senior from Statesville; Kaitlin Rous, junior from Clayton; Teagan Compton, senior...

Aerial view of the mural outside of Appalachian Brian Estates. Photo submitted.

Giving back to the Community: One Student’s Idea to Brighten Lives
Feb 5, 2021

Residents at Appalachian Brian Estates assisted living facility are enjoying one student’s artistic skills right outside their windows. Mary Carver ...