Documentary Studies

Built in 1792, Fort Defiance is the former home of William Lenoir. Photo by Dr. Beth Davison

Students in "Antebellum Slavery in Appalachia" course design exhibit for Lenoir's Fort Defiance
May 2, 2024

LENOIR, N.C. — Students and faculty members from Appalachian State University's College of Arts and Sciences and Reich College of Education collabor...

“Calls from Home” is produced by Appalshop and Working Films. The 34-minute film will be screened Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at 7 p.m. in Room 114 of the Belk Library and Information Commons.

App State's Center for Appalachian Studies to present "Calls from Home" film screening
Mar 8, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Center for Appalachian Studies is proud to present a screening of “Calls from Home,” a short docume...

College Photographer of the Year (CPOY) for the COVID Experience category as a Gold medal winner. Photo by Mike Belleme.

Jesse Barber wins College Photographer of the Year for COVID Experience category
Nov 2, 2021

Jesse Barber, self-designed Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in documentary studies in Appalachia and...

Jesse Barber, an Appalachian State University senior from Sawmills, is pursuing a self-designed B.A. in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in documentary studies in Appalachia and a minor in sustainable development. Photo by Mike Belleme

Mountaineer photographer Jesse Barber focuses on storytelling
Apr 20, 2021

World traveler, writer, photographer, volunteer and passionate environmentalist — at 28, Jesse Barber is just getting started.A native of Sawmills, ...