Past Events

Past Event: International Mountain Studies Symposium

Past Event: International Mountain Studies Symposium

On March 12, 2019, the Center for Appalachian Studies, in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of International Education and Development , brought together mountain studies scholars from Austria, France, Scotland, Switzerland, and Wales. They joined Appalachian State faculty and students for a one-day scholarly exchange of research about the Appalachian Mountains and other mountains around the world. The symposium concluded with an evening reading of Appalachian literature; performances of traditional music and dance; and a square dance. To learn more about the day's events, click on this block.

Past Event: Black Mountain College Semester Spring 2018

Past Event: Black Mountain College Semester Spring 2018

In spring 2018 multiple departments at Appalachian State University collaborated with area museums and other venues to host exhibits, lectures, and workshops to create a Black Mountain College Semester highlighting the importance of Black Mountain College to the Appalachian region’s creative, educational, and political movements.