Arts & Cultural

Novelist Kayla Rae Whitaker. Photo by Mark-Bennington

Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series presents Novelist Kayla Rae Whitaker
Feb 13, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020Craft Talk: on Publishing:  Five Things You Need to Know Before You Publish3:30-4:45 pm  Attic Window Room 137C, ...

Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2020 Scholarship Winners

Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2020 Scholarship Winners
Feb 11, 2020

The fall scholarship creative writing competition: poetry and prose was open to all full-time students attending Appalachian State University and four...

Sarah Beth Hopton Presents to High Country Writers

Sarah Beth Hopton Presents to High Country Writers
Feb 6, 2020

High Country Writers welcomes Sarah Beth Hopton as presenter at our meeting of Thursday, February 13th at the Watauga County Library at 10 a.m. Her to...

Dr. Joe Jakubek Presentation on W.E.B. Du Bois

Dr. Joe Jakubek Presentation on W.E.B. Du Bois
Feb 6, 2020

Dr. Jakubek will discuss his nationally-recognized research and how it is among the first scholarly attempts to re-cast W.E.B. Du Bois as among the ea...

Center Organizes Talk by NC-based Black Panther to Mark Black History Month 2020

Center Organizes Talk by NC-based Black Panther to Mark Black History Month 2020
Jan 30, 2020

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies invites the public to a presentation by the Rev. Dr. Bradford Lilley (High Point, NC) on Tues...

Dr. Peter Carmichael, director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College to speak at 5th Annual Civil War Speaker Series at Appalachian State University. Photo from Gettysburg College, source: https://www.gettysburg.edu/civil-war-institute/news/detail?id=8ef6007a-18e9-46a5-96de-26e8126b2000&pageTitle=Carmichael+to+Speak+at+Musselman+Library+March+28

5th Annual Civil War Speaker Series with Dr. Peter Carmichael
Jan 22, 2020

5th Annual Civil War Speaker Series with Dr. Peter CarmichealWednesday, February 19, 20206-8 p.m. Belk Library, Room 114This talk is free and open to ...

ASU current English department graduate student and author Thom Young. Photo Submitted.

University Bookstore Student Author Spotlight: Thom Young
Jan 16, 2020

 Author Thom Young shares his recently published book, "Bespoke."Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5 p.m. Beacon Heights, Room 417Plemmons Student...

Nikki Giovanni is a world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist and educator. Photo submitted.

An Evening with Nikki Giovanni 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration
Dec 18, 2019

Join us for the 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration featuring world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist and educator Nikki G...

“Radiant”  Valerie Daratony ’19, of Four Oaks, a graduate student in Appalachian’s romance languages program with a concentration in Spanish K–12 teaching  Runner-up, student category  This photo, taken on the island of Ko Samet, one of the eastern seaboard islands of Thailand, captures a local beach performer mid-fire show.  “I chose to attend Appalachian over other universities because of how friendly everyone is here. The atmosphere is so welcoming. I experienced that same feeling with people I encounter

15 countries, 6 continents — go globe-trotting with ‘Mountaineers Abroad’
Dec 6, 2019

From the Sahara Desert of Morocco to the rooftops of Venice, Italy, photos from “Mountaineers Abroad” — the theme of Appalachian State Universit...

Appalachian senior Anna Biache at the University of Texas at El Paso, where she presented research on Latina deportation trends at the 2019 conference of the Association of Humanist Sociology. Biache, of Alexandria, Virginia, is majoring in sociology. Photo submitted

App State student presents Latina deportation research at national conference
Dec 3, 2019

An investigation of 2015–18 United States Border Patrol data performed by Appalachian State University senior Anna Biache, in collaboration with uni...