Global Learning

Book Cover of Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo’s Commuter Train Network by Michael Fisch

Mediating the Gap: An Anthropological Exploration of the Internet and Tokyo’s Commuter Train Network
Apr 11, 2019

The Department of Anthropology presents: Dr. Michael Fisch, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago

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"What Can Genocide and its Denial Do to Feminism" flyer

MIT Scholar on Armenians in Post-Genocide Turkey and Turkish Denial
Apr 8, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019
7 p.m.
Blue Ridge Ballroom, Room 201, Plemmons Student Union

The evening lecture is free and open to the campus and community. RSVP is required for the luncheon - see details below.

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Dr. Timothy J Smith headshot

"Culture Wars Revisited: An Updated Call to Diversify the Curriculum in a Polarized United States”
Apr 2, 2019

Dr. Timothy J. Smith, Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology will be hosting one of the annual Humanities Pedagogy Brown-Bag Lunches.

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Richard Blanco headshot

Poet Richard Blanco kicks off inaugural Watauga Lyceum Series
Mar 28, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Blue Ridge Ballroom, Plemmons Student Union

This event is open to the campus and community.

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DLLC Symposium

The Inaugural Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures Spring Symposium
Mar 22, 2019

Monday March 25, 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Greenbriar Theater, Plemmons Student Union


Tuesday, March 26, 2019,
8:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Belk Library, Room 421

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Dr. Baker Perry, graduate program director and professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, works at the weather station he installed on the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru. The station sends data directly to his lab in Boone. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Baker Perry — 'cornerstone of research’ in Appalachia and the Andes
Mar 21, 2019

Dr. Baker Perry ’98, professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, is the great-great-grandson of D.D. Dougherty, who along with his brother founded Watauga Academy in 1899, now Appalachian State University.

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Tom Hansell on location

Faculty Author Spotlight with Tom Hansell, Appalachian Studies
Mar 13, 2019

After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales
Tom Hansell - Center for Appalachian Studies

Thursday, March 21, 2019
6 p.m.
Reich College of Education, Room 124A

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LtoR, TtoB – Keynote Speakers: Historian Jon Mathieu, Switzerland; Dr. Dawn Hollis, Scotland and Geographer Gilles Rudaz, Switzerland. Alton C. Byers, Colorado and additional International participants Christian Quendler, Austria; Siân Williams, Wales and Frédérique Spill, France. And the regional Cole Mountain Cloggers. Photos submitted.

A Global study of Mountains at Appalachian: an International Mountain Studies Symposium
Mar 5, 2019

Appalachian State University will host an evening lecture and a one day symposium on comparative mountain studies between the Appalachian Mountains and other mountain regions around the world showcasing international visiting scholars and faculty and student research.

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