Appalachian Journal, founded in 1972, is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly featuring field research, interviews, and other scholarly studies of history, politics, economics, culture, folklore, literature, music, ecology, and a variety of other topics, as well as poetry and reviews of books, films, and recordings dealing with the region of the Appalachian mountains.

Appalachian Journal marks 50 years of spotlighting Appalachia
Mar 9, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Appalachian Journal: A Regional Studies Review marks its 50th anniversary this academic yea...

An App State student reads on the banks of Boone Creek in Durham Park, located at App State’s Boone campus. Photo by Chase Reynolds

6 award-winning authors to visit App State for spring 2023 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Feb 22, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Six acclaimed authors will visit Appalachian State University’s Boone campus this spring, as part of the university’s 2022–23&nb...

TV Producer and Writer Bernadette Luckett

December 5: Department Open House with TV Producer and Writer Bernadette Luckett
Nov 29, 2022

Open House with TV Producer and Writer Bernadette LuckettMonday, December 5, 2022 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.Sanford Hall Room 316On Monday, December 5, ...

List of all of the most helpful faculty and staff for 2021-2022

Most Helpful Faculty & Staff
Mar 4, 2022

Congratulations to our faculty that have been selected as the most helpful by our first-year and transfer students! We congratulate the following...

A collection of books displayed on a table with a black tablecloth

Book Publication Party: Resounding Success
Feb 11, 2022

There was an exciting celebration here at Sandford Hall on Wednesday for some of our professors and their publications! Organized by Heather Custer an...

Capstone Day, Spring 2021
Apr 26, 2021

The English Department’s Capstone Day event will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. This will be the order of activities:...

RC 5300: Studies in Rhetoric and Composition

RC 5300: Studies in Rhetoric and Composition
Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Savannah Paige Murray will be teaching RC 5300: Studies in Rhetoric and Composition this semester with a focus on environmental rehtoric in the Fa...

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences Senior Awards for English
Apr 21, 2021

Every year, the College of Arts and Sciences offers the Senior Award to the top students nominated by each department. This year, in consultation with...

Fall 2021 Course Promo Index
Apr 7, 2021

Course PromosENG 2030-410: Honors World Literature to 1650ENG 2050: Studies in British LiteratureENG 2060: Great BooksENG 2180: Introduction to Comics...

Carter Sickels

Visiting Writers Series: Carter Sickels
Mar 31, 2021

Check out the last author to join us this Spring for the Visiting Writers Series, Carter Sickels, who talks about his newest book The Prettiest Star, ...