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The Philosophy and Religion Department fall 2017 Colloquium Series

Gender Swapping and Political Identity in Video Games
Oct 3, 2017

Wednesday, October 18 Dr. Chris Bartel, Associate Professor of Philosophy"Gender Swapping and Political Identity in Video Games"The presenta...

UNC Asheville, Appalachian State Partner as Part of NSF-Funded Study of plant life

PRESERVING A REGION
Oct 3, 2017

There are those who would say that the Southern Appalachian region is the most beautiful area in the country. In order to preserve that beauty, the de...

Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing Poet, Susan Ludvigson

Craft Talk: Issues of Voice
Oct 2, 2017

The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series resumes Oct. 5 with Susan Ludvigson at Appalachian State University with readings and craft talks. ...

Madelyn Marie Kittle, an Appalachian State University senior from Franklin County, has been awarded the university’s 2017-18 Truman Capote Literary Trust Award for Creative Writing.

Appalachian’s Truman Capote scholarship winner and runner-up announced
Sep 28, 2017

Madelyn Marie Kittle, a senior majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing and film studies, has been awarded Appalachian State Unive...

Scanning electron microscope (SEM) at Appalachian State

Appalachian’s NSF-funded scanning electron microscope supports undergraduate research
Sep 25, 2017

The National Science Foundation, through a major research instrumentation program grant, awarded the College of Arts and Sciences’ Dewel Microscopy ...

Humanities Council

Four book discussions centered around Timothy Snyder’s, ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’
Sep 20, 2017

In conjunction with the Fall Humanities Council Symposium on Sept. 29, the Council will host a four-part series of book discussions on Timothy Snyder...

Appalachian’s Humanities Council Symposium Fall 2017

Appalachian’s Humanities Council Symposium ‘Sustaining Democracy: Existence, Persistence, Resistance’ Sept. 29
Sep 20, 2017

The Humanities Council under the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University will present a symposium titled “Sustaining Democracy:...

Judson MacDonald

Judson MacDonald named Appalachian’s 2016-17 Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year
Sep 20, 2017

Judson MacDonald has been named the Appalachian State University Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year for the 2016-17 school year. Reich College of...

Visiting Writers Series Fall 2017

Visiting Writers Series resumes Sept. 21 with readings and craft talks
Sep 19, 2017

The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series resumes Sept. 21 at Appalachian State University with readings and craft talks. All series eve...

Prof. Till van Rahden, a renowned specialist in the history of German Jewry

History in the House of the Hangman: How Postwar Germany Became a Key Site for the Study of Jewish History
Sep 19, 2017

Appalachian State University will host a public lecture with Prof. Till van Rahden, a renowned specialist in the history of German Jewry on Monda...