Arts & Cultural

STARTALK — a project funded by the National Security Agency and administered by the National Foreign Language Center — to host the Chinese immersion program (virtually this year) by Appalachian State University from July 12 - July 30, 2021. Graphic for STARTALK.

STARTALK — an immersion in Chinese language and culture for high school students
May 18, 2021

High school students have the opportunity to embark on a virtual journey to Beijing and learn about Chinese language and culture through Appalachian S...

Jesse Barber, an Appalachian State University senior from Sawmills, is pursuing a self-designed B.A. in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in documentary studies in Appalachia and a minor in sustainable development. Photo by Mike Belleme

Mountaineer photographer Jesse Barber focuses on storytelling
May 12, 2021

World traveler, writer, photographer, volunteer and passionate environmentalist — at 28, Jesse Barber is just getting started.A native of Sawmills, ...

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 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...