Events

Edwin Bernbaum, Ph.D.

2022 Mountain Studies Lecture: Sacred Mountains of the World
Sep 16, 2022

The Appalachian State College of Arts and Sciences invites you to the 2022 Mountain Studies Lecture featuring Dr. Edwin Bernbaum, autho...

Environmental Historian Dr. Luke Manget - Thursday, Sept 15 at 6pm
Sep 12, 2022

Thursday, September 15, 2022Lecture and Book Signing 6-7:15pmBelk Library & Information Commons Room 114Dr. Luke Manget is an instructor of Americ...

Appalachian Studies Association 45th Conference logo

Announcing 45th Annual Appalachian Studies Conference
Feb 15, 2022

The 45th annual Appalachian Studies Association Conference will explore the theme “Making, Creating, and Encoding: Crafting Possibilities in Appalac...

The members of Cornbread and Tortillas — a collective of Appalachian and Latino artists who aim to build community by sharing their art, music, dance and cultural heritage. Appalachian State University has received South Arts Inc. grant funding to host Cornbread and Tortillas for a three-day virtual residency April 20–22. Photo submitted

South Arts grant supports virtual App State residency for Appalachian, Latino artists
Apr 19, 2021

Appalachian State University is bringing a cultural blend of Appalachian and Latino music, dance and theater to campus and the local community through...

Dr. Cameron D. Lippard. Photo by University Communications.

Center for Appalachian Studies hosts first session in a new series entitled "Brown Bag Talks on Appalachia: Critical Engagements with Place and Culture"
Sep 1, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 201911 a.m. Faculty Lounge in the Living Learning Center This event is free and open to the public.Dr. Cameron D. L...

Alton C. Byers, Ph.D. is a mountain geographer, conservationist and mountaineer specializing in applied research, high altitude ecosystems, climate change, glacier hazards and integrated conservation and development programs. Photo submitted.

Notes from the Field: Geologic and Climate Change Impacts on Nepal’s Glaciers
Mar 1, 2019

Monday, March 11, 20195 - 6 p.m.Turchin Center Lecture Hall, Room 1102Alton C. Byers, Ph.D. is a mountain geographer, conservationist and mountaineer ...

This photo, taken in 2007, shows Mount Taboche. The mountain is located in the Khumbu region of the Nepalese Himalayas. Photo by Alton C. Byers

Appalachian announces International Mountain Studies Symposium
Feb 26, 2019

Mountain studies scholars from across the globe will visit Appalachian State University’s campus in March as part of Appalachian’s one-day Interna...

Richard Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller, center, instructs students in an architecture class at Black Mountain College. Fuller — an architect, author, educator, inventor and engineer — taught at Black Mountain College in the summers of 1948 and 1949. Photo courtesy of Western Regional Archives

Black Mountain College Semester 2018 at Appalachian — April and May events
Mar 28, 2018

The story of Black Mountain College (BMC) began in 1933 and comprised a fascinating chapter in the history of education and the arts. Black Mountain C...

Image of a gallery at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

Black Mountain College Semester 2018 at Appalachian — March events
Feb 23, 2018

Black Mountain College was structured differently than most educational institutions at the time. In 1933, it was founded out of a desire for a more p...

Dr. Neva J. Specht, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Historian. Photo by University Communications

Black Mountain College Semester — exemplifying the value of a liberal arts education
Feb 22, 2018

Q&A with Dr. Neva Specht, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences...