For Appalachian State University’s Black Mountain College (BMC) Semester in spring 2018, multiple departments across the university are collaborating with area museums and other venues to host exhibits, lectures and workshops that will highlight the importance of BMC’s influence within the Appalachian region’s creative, educational and political movements.
A new endowment fund and meeting and networking space at Appalachian State University have been established to honor Dr. Albert L. Harris, a longtime professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in the Walker College of Business (WCOB).
Are the devastating wildfires in California potentially linked to larger atmospheric processes related to human-caused climate change? Appalachian's Dr. Peter Soulé and UNCG's Dr. Paul Knapp say the connection may be through a phenomenon called the “Arctic Amplification.”
Featuring Ryan J. Smith, The Education Trust-West; S. Lee Merritt, Civil Rights Attorney and Patrisse Cullors, Black Lives Matter. Facilitated by Louis Gallien (Educational Leadership) and Nickolas Jordan (Human Development and Psychological Counseling).
A harrowing zombie horror-thriller that follows a group of terrified passengers fighting their way through a countrywide viral outbreak while trapped on a suspicion-filled, blood-drenched bullet train ride to Busan, a southern resort city that has managed to hold off the zombie hordes... or so everyone hopes. Part of the Global Film Series.
Shakespeare’s beloved comedy Much Ado About Nothing roars to life in the I.G. Greer Studio Theatre in a romping experimentally staged production. Join us for a hilarious evening, celebrating romantic love and highlighting the silliness that surrounds people in love.
The talented dancers of Ailey II are renowned for captivating audiences and translating their strength and agility into powerful performances. The Ailey spirit shines as these artists perform an exhilarating and diverse repertory that includes Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and thrilling new works by today’s outstanding emerging choreographers.
The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies has brought many distinguished scholars and historians to the ASU campus in recent years, but few—if any—have been as eminent as Professor Dan Michman of Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Israel.
Poet and author Allan Wolf, authors Allan Gratz and Heather Bouwman, and storyteller Donna Washington will present approaches for using literature to facilitate reading, creative writing, and storytelling in educational settings.
This year’s High Country Food Summit, a gathering of scholars, farmers, and food lovers, explores the theme “Dynamic Traditions, Resourceful Communities.” Highlights include a conversation with Ronni Lundy, author of Victuals, as well as an exploration of how communities are building economic and ecological wealth from food waste.
Vivian Shipley, Professor of Creative Writing at Southern Connecticut State University, is the recipient of the 2015 Hackney Literary Award for Poetry. Her tenth book, Perennial, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and was a 2016-17 Paterson Poetry Prize Finalist.