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Summer Classes
Mar 30, 2020

Good news! The English department has released a list of courses available over the summer. Please speak with your advisor if you are interested in an...

ENG 4585/86: Studies in Ethnic American Literature
Mar 30, 2020

Next semester Dr. Tammy Wahpeconiah is offering “Wandering in Strange Lands”: Speculative Fiction & Ethnic Writers as English 4585/86. The cla...

The Book That Opened You
Mar 27, 2020

Mid-term week is stressful for everyone, including our faculty. For some much-needed relaxation, many professors gathered the Wednesday before spring ...

Whitaker Returns!
Mar 25, 2020

At the end of February, Kayla Rae Whitaker returned to Appalachian to give a craft talk and a lecture as part of the ongoing Visiting Writers Series. ...

ENG 4120-101
Mar 24, 2020

This coming Fall semester Dr. Belinda Walzer is teaching English 4120-101 Grant Writing. The goal of this course is to get students real experience in...

English 5890- 20th Century British Literature: James Joyce's Ulysses
Mar 17, 2020

Dr. Carl Eby will be teaching this graduate level course in Fall of 2020. This class focuses on James Joyce's novel Ulysses and its profound impact on...

Climbing Every Mountain
Mar 17, 2020

On March 31st a new film titled Climbing Every Mountain will be released in celebration of national Transgender Day of Visibility. The film is about r...

Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2020 Scholarship Winners
Feb 29, 2020

The fall scholarship creative writing competition: poetry and prose was open to all full-time students attending Appalachian State University and four...

Dr. Stevens at MIT
Feb 21, 2020

This semester Dr. Kyle Stevens is away in Boston as a visiting scholar at MIT. He was invited to teach two classes for the semester, a course on his s...

Creative nonfiction author Elizabeth Rush. Rush’s book “Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore” has been chosen as the 2020–21 Common Reading Program selection for incoming students at Appalachian State University. Photo by Stephanie Alvarez Ewens

App State’s Common Reading Program announces ‘Rising’ as 2020–21 book selection
Feb 13, 2020

The Common Reading Program at Appalachian State University announces its 2020–21 book selection: “Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore...