Arts & Cultural

The 18th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on

International Summer Symposium Centers on Education During and After the Holocaust
Jul 8, 2019

The 18th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on "Remembering the Holocaust" will be held July 20-25, 2019, at Appalachian State U...

Students in the summer 2018 STARTALK Program at Appalachian practice tai chi with Tim Winecoff, an adjunct lecturer in the university’s Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education, center in blue shirt. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

‘The High Country Meets the Middle Kingdom’
Jun 28, 2019

This summer, 20 regional high school students will have the opportunity to explore Chinese language and culture without ever leaving the High Country ...

Caroline Sager. Photo Submitted.

Baku Bound: Appalachian Student Awarded Critical Language Scholarship from U.S. Department of State
Jun 19, 2019

The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships is pleased to announce that Caroline Sager, a recent graduate at Appalachian State University has be...

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. A graduating senior from Raleigh...

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) ...

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....

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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 membe...

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The 7th Annual Appalachian Lecture in British History
Apr 23, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 20197:15 p.m.Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114Dr. Susan Dabney Pennybacker, the Chalmers W. Poston Distinguished Prof...

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"A Celebration of American/Irish Poets" - Poetry Reading
Apr 18, 2019

Thursday, April 255 - 6 p.m.Attic Window Room - 137C, Plemmons Student Union“Open-Eyed, Full-Throated: An Anthology of American/Irish Poets” cente...

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(Harpe...