Arts & Cultural

Dr. Omer Bartov, the John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History at Brown University. Photo Submitted.

American-Israeli Historian Omer Bartov on Rewriting the Holocaust
Jan 20, 2021

Monday, Feb. 8, 202111 a.m. and 7 p.m.These virtual events are free and open to the public.Registration is required.The Department of Languages, ...

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An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith
Jan 15, 2021

In An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith, the award-winning playwright, actor and professor brings various perspectives to the virtual stage for her...

Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. Graphic for promotion created in house, image submitted.

Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
Jan 14, 2021

Thursday, February 117:00-8:30 p.m. YouTube livestream: https://youtu.be/R-hraMZXX3EMore info at: https://climatestories.appstate.eduThe Cre...

Zöe Benfield, Spring 2021 Rogers and Janie Whitener Scholarship recipient. Photo submitted.

English Student Awarded Rogers and Janice Whitener Scholarship
Dec 17, 2020

Congratulations to Zöe Benfield a senior from Statesville majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing, for receiving the Rogers and ...

Poster for the surprising history of pandemic at ASU event held by the Humanities Council

The surprising history of pandemic at ASU
Nov 11, 2020

A public lecture on the 1918-20 Spanish flu outbreak on campus and in surrounding Watauga County will take place virtually on Friday, November 13, 202...

Atina Grossmann, professor of History in the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union in New York City. Photo Submitted.

Commemorating "Kristallnacht": Atina Grossmann on Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany
Oct 23, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the public to an online lecture by Atina Grossmann, professor of History in the facult...

Pictured are three members of Appalachian State University’s Special Collections staff: Anna Smith, archives processing assistant, left; Kim Sims, coordinator of special collections and university archivist, center; and Trevor McKenzie ’10 ’12, manuscript processing assistant. Photo by Marie Freeman

Library treasure trove preserves history of Appalachia, App State
Oct 23, 2020

Tucked away on the fourth floor of Appalachian State University’s Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons is the Special Collections...

graphic depicting international travel and Appalachian State University logo

Virtual International Education Week
Oct 15, 2020

International Education Week (IEW) at Appalachian State University is a celebration of transformational global experiences at home and abroad. Everyon...

Public Zoom Lecture by Dr. Hank Greenspan

Renowned Oral Historian on 50 Years of Holocaust Survivor Research
Oct 1, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the public to an online presentation by Dr. Henry ("Hank") Greenspan on "Reflections from F...

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4 Lauded authors to appear in App State’s first virtual Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Sep 17, 2020

Pivoting in response to 2020’s pandemic plot twist, Appalachian State University has adapted its fall 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writ...