Events

  • CANCELED: Poet Jacinta White – Craft Talk
    Apr 2

    Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

    Thursday, April 2, 2020
    2:00pm-3:15pm

    We will try to reschedule in fall 2020. Poet Jacinta White will discuss her process of exploring African American churches and cemeteries in the rural South and how that journey led to her most recent collection, “Resurrecting the Bones.” She will speak on the place of poetry as a research tool and how poetry not only helps us make sense of our world (and our perceived and realized place within it) but also how it stands within a historical context.

  • CANCELED: Poet Jacinta White
    Apr 2

    Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

    Thursday, April 2, 2020
    7:30pm

    We will try to reschedule in fall 2020. Poet Jacinta V. White, the author of “Resurrecting the Bones: Born from a Journey through African American Churches & Cemeteries in the Rural South,” attributes poetry to being her lifeline and began seriously writing after the sudden passing of her father in 1996. “Resurrecting the Bones” is a collection of 37 poems attempts to convey the impressions the poet received through her visits to churches and cemeteries in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Texas.

  • CANCELED: Film: Deej (2017)
    Apr 8

    Neurodiversity Film Series

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020
    10:00am

    This event has been canceled. Abandoned by his birth parents, DJ Savarese finds a loving family which helps him learn to communicate. As he makes his way through high school and dreams of college, he advocates on behalf of non-speaking autistic people.

  • CANCELED: Film: Deej (2017)
    Apr 8

    Neurodiversity Film Series

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020
    5:30pm-7:30pm

    This event has been canceled. Abandoned by his birth parents, DJ Savarese finds a loving family which helps him learn to communicate. As he makes his way through high school and dreams of college, he advocates on behalf of non-speaking autistic people.

  • CANCELED: SDAP Coffee Talk
    Apr 17

    Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program

    Friday, April 17, 2020
    8:45am-10:15am

    This event has been canceled. Love coffee? How about breakfast treats? Care to score some free smiles? Look no further! The Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program (SDAP) Coffee Talk series returns Spring 2020 with new dates. The series promotes interaction between people of all abilities.

  • African Dance/Drum Workshop
    Apr 18

    Department of Theatre and Dance

    Saturday, April 18, 2020
    10:00am-1:00pm

    No experience necessary! Bring your djembe if you have one. Diyé African Dance and Drum Ensemble is a new diversity/community outreach program of the Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance and the College of Fine and Applied Arts. Directed by Sherone Price and Baba Khalid Saleem, the Ensemble is open to University students and Boone community members.

  • CANCELED: Creative Nonfiction Author Graham Hoppe – Craft Talk
    Apr 23

    Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

    Thursday, April 23, 2020
    12:30pm-1:45pm

    We will try to reschedule in fall 2020. Graham Hoppe, in his craft talk “Dollywood: Place and Persona,” will speak with participants about approaching a public place like a theme park and approaching a public personality like Dolly Parton. He will touch on working with popular history, dealing with corporations and getting access (and how to push your narrative forward when you don't get access).

  • CANCELED: Film: Parasite (2019)
    Apr 23

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Thursday, April 23, 2020
    7:00pm

    This event has been canceled. A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.

  • CANCELED: Creative Nonfiction Author Graham Hoppe
    Apr 23

    Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

    Thursday, April 23, 2020
    7:30pm

    We will try to reschedule in fall 2020. Graham Hoppe, a graduate of the folklore program at UNC Chapel Hill, writes about culture and history with a focus on food, music and tourism. His work has appeared in South Writ Large, The Ethnic American, Food Today Encyclopedia, The Southern Foodways Alliance, and Bit and Grain. His first book, “Gone Dollywood: Dolly Parton’s Mountain Dream,” is available now from Ohio University Press. Raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, Graham currently lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

  • CANCELED: Film: Parasite (2019)
    Apr 23

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Thursday, April 23, 2020
    9:30pm

    This event has been canceled. A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.

  • CANCELED: Film: Parasite (2019)
    Apr 24

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Friday, April 24, 2020
    7:00pm

    This event has been canceled. A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.

  • CANCELED: Film: Parasite (2019)
    Apr 24

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Friday, April 24, 2020
    9:30pm

    This event has been canceled. A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.

  • CANCELED: Film: Parasite (2019)
    Apr 25

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Saturday, April 25, 2020
    2:00pm

    This event has been canceled. A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.

  • CANCELED: Film: Parasite (2019)
    Apr 25

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Saturday, April 25, 2020
    7:00pm

    This event has been canceled. A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.

  • CANCELED: Film: Parasite (2019)
    Apr 25

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Saturday, April 25, 2020
    9:30pm

    This event has been canceled. A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.

  • ARTtalk: Lian 連 Lian 鏈: Hui Chi Lee
    Apr 29

    Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

    Wednesday, April 29, 2020
    6:00pm

    Hui Chi Lee will talk about her artistic development over the past decade. In the past, her goals were more narrowly focused on interpersonal dynamics in a traditional Chinese family, self-expression, and an examination of personal issues. More recently, Hui Chi Lee is exploring larger environmental and social topics. Her move to Boone mirrors a shift in her artistic development. This event has been rescheduled from April 1, 2020.

  • Mr. Jose Minaya
    Oct 2

    62nd Boyles Distinguished Lecture

    Friday, October 2, 2020
    10:00am

    Rescheduled from April 3, 2020. Mr. Jose Minaya—CEO of Nuveen, a TIAA company—oversees all operating and investment activities for more than $970 billion in assets spanning the globe and covering equities, fixed income, real estate, private markets, natural resources, other alternatives and responsible investments. Mr. Minaya also chairs the Nuveen global investment committee and is a member of the firm’s executive committee.