Events

  • Film: Girl, Interrupted (1999)
    Feb 19

    CinemaVintage Film Series at Greenbriar Theater

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020
    7:00pm

    Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the late 1960s.

  • Film: Girl, Interrupted (1999)
    Feb 21

    CinemaVintage Film Series at Greenbriar Theater

    Friday, February 21, 2020
    7:00pm

    Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the late 1960s.

  • African Dance/Drum Workshop
    Feb 22

    Department of Theatre and Dance

    Saturday, February 22, 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.

  • Trinity Irish Dance Company
    Feb 22

    The Schaefer Center Presents

    Saturday, February 22, 2020
    7:00pm

    It’s everything you expect, but like nothing you’d imagine. A fusion of Ireland’s vibrant and longstanding dance form and elements of American innovation, Trinity Irish Dance Company (TIDC) dazzles audiences with its hard-driving percussive power, lightning-fast agility and aerial grace.

  • Film: Inventing Tomorrow (2018)
    Feb 25

    Sustainability Film Series

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020
    7:00pm

    Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats – found right in their own backyards – while navigating the doubts and insecurities that mark adolescence. Take a journey with these inspiring teens as they prepare their projects for the largest convening of high school scientists in the world, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) a program of Society for Science & the Public.

  • Dr. Joe Jakubek: The Scholar Denied:  Resituating W.E.B. Du Bois and Rural Sociology for the 21st Century
    Feb 26

    Department of Sociology

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    8:00pm

    W.E.B. Du Bois is often described as a lot of different things; scholar, activist, early founding figure in urban and community sociology, but what he isn't so often recognized as is a rural sociologist. In this talk, Dr. Joseph Jakubek describes how W.E.B. Du Bois is actually the very first rural sociologist in America and how he focused his rural research on social progress and development in rural Black communities at the turn of the 20th century.

  • Film: Just Mercy (2019)
    Feb 27

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Thursday, February 27, 2020
    7:00pm

    World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

  • Film: Just Mercy (2019)
    Feb 27

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Thursday, February 27, 2020
    9:30pm

    World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

  • Film: Just Mercy (2019)
    Feb 28

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Friday, February 28, 2020
    7:00pm

    World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

  • Film: Just Mercy (2019)
    Feb 28

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Friday, February 28, 2020
    9:30pm

    World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

  • Film: Just Mercy (2019)
    Feb 29

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Saturday, February 29, 2020
    2:00pm

    World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

  • Film: Just Mercy (2019)
    Feb 29

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Saturday, February 29, 2020
    7:00pm

    World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

  • Film: Just Mercy (2019)
    Feb 29

    IG Greer SuperCinema Popular Film Series

    Saturday, February 29, 2020
    9:30pm

    World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

  • ARTtalk: MARIA: Lesia Maruschak
    Mar 4

    Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

    Wednesday, March 4, 2020
    6:00pm

    Artist Lesia Maruschak will discuss her work as an artist creating mobile memorial spaces and the global conversations generated by human rights and social justice in a museum environment.

  • SDAP Coffee Talk
    Mar 20

    Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program

    Friday, March 20, 2020
    8:45am-10:15am

    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.

  • Film: Suffragette (2015)
    Mar 22

    Building a Just World: A Campus and Community Film Series

    Sunday, March 22, 2020
    3:00pm-6:00pm

    In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting the right for women to vote, and is willing to meet violence with violence to achieve this end. Panelists will include Lynn Getz, Kathleen Campbell and Heather Ondercin. Sponsored by the Humanities Council. Co-sponsored by the University forum lecture series and the gender, women’s and sexuality studies program in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.

  • L.A. Theatre Works: “Seven”
    Mar 24

    Susan Albert Loewenberg, Producing Director

    The Schaefer Center Presents

    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    7:00pm

    “Seven” is a riveting documentary play by seven female writers based on personal interviews with seven remarkable women who faced life-threatening obstacles before bringing heroic changes to their home countries of Pakistan, Nigeria, Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Russia and Cambodia.

  • Southeast German Studies Workshop ‘20
    Mar 26

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    Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies

    March 26-27, 2020

    First convened in 2008, the annual Southeast German Studies Workshop brings together thirty to fifty graduate students and faculty with strong interests in German Studies who are based in the southeastern United States have been taking place at various universities and colleges in the region. Participants have come from a broad array of fields (including but not limited to literature and language, history, cultural and film studies, musicology and political science).

  • Dr. Stefanie Schüler-Springorum: Gender, Sex and Violence: Race Defilement in Nazi Germany
    Mar 26

    Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies

    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    5:00pm-7:00pm

    Prof. Dr. Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, the director of the renowned Center for Research on Antisemitism at the Technical University Berlin, Germany, will deliver the keynote of the Southeast German Studies Workshop that will be held—co-organized by the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies—on campus. The keynote is free and open to the public.

  • ARTtalk: Lian 連 Lian 鏈: Hui Chi Lee
    Apr 1

    Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

    Wednesday, April 1, 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.

  • Poet Jacinta White – Craft Talk
    Apr 2

    Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

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

    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.

  • Poet Jacinta White
    Apr 2

    Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

    Thursday, April 2, 2020
    7:30pm

    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.

  • Mr. Jose Minaya
    Apr 3

    62nd Boyles Distinguished Lecture

    Friday, April 3, 2020
    10:00am

    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.

  • SDAP Coffee Talk
    Apr 17

    Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program

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

    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.

  • Creative Nonfiction Author Graham Hoppe – Craft Talk
    Apr 23

    Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

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

    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).

  • Creative Nonfiction Author Graham Hoppe
    Apr 23

    Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

    Thursday, April 23, 2020
    7:30pm

    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.