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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...

Nazario-Colón is the new president for the Appalachian Studies Association 2022-2023
Sep 12, 2022

Recently, Ricardo Nazario-Colón, chief diversity officer at Western Carolina University, took the oath of office as president of the Appalachian Stud...

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...

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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...

Announcing Trevor McKenzie, director of the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University. Photo by Megan Sheppard

Alumnus Trevor McKenzie named Director of Center for Appalachian Studies
Aug 17, 2021

Trevor McKenzie '10, '12 has been named director of the Center for Appalachian Studies effective Aug 1, 2021. McKenzie has worked for almost...

Cover image of the Appalachian Journal, its first special edition on Appalachian music.

Appalachian Journal
Jun 25, 2021

Appalachian Journal has published its first special edition on Appalachian music. This double issue (vol. 42, nos. 3-4) is the largest one in the jour...

International links
Jun 19, 2021

The Center for Appaachian Studies has been developing international links to focus on collaborative opportunities to address the challenges to sustain...

After Coal documentary

After Coal
Jun 17, 2021

After Coal profiles inspiring individuals who are building a new future in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky and South Wales. This hour long document...

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. Conrad E. “Ozzie” Ostwalt, professor of religious studies and interim director of Appalachian State University’s Center for Appalachian Studies and Appalachian studies academic program. Photo by Marie Freeman

Interim director named for App State’s Center for Appalachian Studies and Appalachian studies academic program
Jul 21, 2020

Dr. Conrad E. “Ozzie” Ostwalt has been named interim director of Appalachian State University’s Center for Appalachian Studies and the...