Arts & Cultural

Historian Dr. Leonard Rogoff author of “Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South” (2017) and “Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina” (2010) . Photo submitted.

Historian Dr. Leonard Rogoff will present a lecture on the Art Collecting Cone Sisters of Blowing Rock
Sep 5, 2019

“The Cones on Blowing Rock: Kultur in the High Country” Thursday, Sept. 19, 20192:30 p.m.Parkway Ballroom, Room 420, Plemmons Student UnionThis ev...

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Anthropology Fall 2019 Brown Bag Series presents Dr. David Orvis
Sep 3, 2019

"'…in quest of a Gang of Sodomites:' Toward New Frameworks for Interpreting Sexuality and Identity and Identity in the Early Modern English Cultural...

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LLC International Speaker Series introduces Nihad Dukhan
Sep 3, 2019

Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (DLLC) International Speaker Series introduces“Art Starts with a Line: Foundations of Arabic/...

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Appalachian literature is highlight of App State’s fall 2019 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Aug 30, 2019

The fall 2019 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University will feature four acclaimed authors of Appalach...

Rebecca Yoon, Director, App English Language Studies (AppELS) is a new academic program for English language learners at Appalachian State University. Photo by Chase Reynolds.

New AppELS partnership offers international students the opportunity to study at Appalachian State
Aug 12, 2019

App English Language Studies (AppELS) is a new academic program for English language learners at Appalachian State University. This program is a partn...

Appalachian alumna Robyn Seamon ’11 ’18, who holds a B.S. in nursing and an M.S. in Appalachian studies from Appalachian. She owns Appalachian Healthcare Training and Consulting, through which she provides cultural sensitivity training to health care providers in the Southern Appalachian region. Photo submitted

App State alumna helps the medical community understand Appalachian culture
Jul 31, 2019

When Robyn Seamon ’11 ’18 enrolled at Appalachian State University to pursue a B.S. in nursing (RN–BSN) degree after years of working ...

Joseph Bathanti, professor of creative writing and the McFarlane Family Distinguished Professor in Interdisciplinary Education at Appalachian. Photo submitted

Joseph Bathanti wins Lee Smith Award for his literary contributions to Appalachian culture
Jul 17, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Joseph Bathanti — North Carolina’s seventh poet laureate (2012–14) — was recently honored with the Lee Smith ...

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Appalachian State’s Appalachian Journal, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly, releases volume 46
Jul 15, 2019

The new edition of Appalachian Journal, vol. 46. 1-2, features articles on foodways in Appalachia, the literature of Ron Rash, LGBTQ topics and a live...

The horse and carriage pictured here, which appear in the documentary, were provided by Mimosa Hills Farm in Morganton. The carriage is driven by farm owner Crosby Reed. Students from Dr. Derek Davidson’s theater class volunteered as actors for the film, including Appalachian alumna Elizabeth Mason Moore ’19, who graduated with a B.A. in theatre education in May and is pictured right of Reed. Dalton Forster, a junior theatre arts major from Garner, pictured center in background, holds a boom microphone. Pho

Appalachian produces new documentary on the history of Moses Cone’s Flat Top Manor
Jul 11, 2019

Thanks to a team from Appalachian State University, visitors at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, located off the Blue Ridge Parkway, will have the op...

Emily Sedlacek ’19, of King, is a recent graduate of Appalachian. She holds a B.A. in English and a B.A. in languages, literatures and cultures with a concentration in French and Francophone studies. She will pursue her M.A. in English at Appalachian this fall. Photo submitted

New languages, new stories — Appalachian student combines her passion for travel and literature
Jul 10, 2019

Emily Sedlacek ’19 combined her two passions — travel and literature — and graduated summa cum laude from Appalachian State University with a&nb...