Arts & Cultural

Dr. Miriam Isaacs. Photo submitted.

A day with Dr. Miriam Isaacs: Yiddish language scholar workshop and lecture
Oct 3, 2019

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies will host the Yiddish language scholar Dr. Miriam Isaacs for a day-long program on Thursday, O...

Dr. Celeste Montoya. Photo Submitted.

Celeste Montoya presents "From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights"
Oct 2, 2019

Dr. Celeste Montoya: "From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights."Part of the University Forum Lecture Series: Appalachia...

Wendy Rouse, associate professor of History at San Jose State University. Photo Submitted.

"Women's Suffrage, Self-Defense, and the Struggle for Equality in the Progressive Era"
Sep 30, 2019

Part of the University Forum Lecture Series: Appalachian Celebrates the 19th Amendment, 125 Years of Women's SuffrageWith Wendy RouseOctober 3, 20195 ...

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Humanities Council Symposium: Building A Just World
Sep 25, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 20198:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Rough Ridge, Room 415, Plemmons Student UnionThe event is free and open to the public.The Humanities Counc...

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“Intimate Crime in Early Modern England and Wales”
Sep 23, 2019

With Dr. Anna Field (Rhinehart Postdoctoral Fellow 2019-20)Wednesday, September 25, 20195 p.m.History Lounge in Anne Belk Hall, Room 212This event is ...

Humanities Discussion book discussion

Building A Just World: A Discussion of Leigh Goodmark’s “Decrimnalizing Domestic Violence: A Balanced Policy Approach to Intimate Partner Violence”
Sep 20, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 20197 - 9 p.m.Watauga County Library - 140 Queen St, Boone, NC 28607 This event is free and open to the public.Appalachian...

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Brewconomy: A documentary film about North Carolina’s craft beer movement followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker Camden Watts
Sep 11, 2019

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.I.G. Greer AuditoriumThis event is free and open to the public.North Carolina filmmaker Camden Watts ex...

Book Cover: Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies, edited by Zackary Vernon

Rethinking the Space of Southern Studies: Dr. Zackary Vernon on Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies
Sep 11, 2019

Zackary Vernon's edited collection Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies was published last month by Louisiana State University Press. The c...

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Sanford Hall construction brings new homes to two academic departments
Sep 9, 2019

Spring and summer were full of changes for the English department and the languages, literatures and cultures department, formerly housed in Sanford H...

Appalachian alumna Hughlene Bostian Frank ’68, who died in May. Frank matched a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to fund Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series, which is named in her honor. Photo by Marie Freeman

Hughlene Bostian Frank touched students’ lives through Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series
Sep 6, 2019

Hughlene Bostian Frank ’68, the eponymous patron of Appalachian State University’s Visiting Writers Series, maintained that while she was an ...