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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, ...

Poster for the “Promiscuous Intimacies: The Art of Shahzia Sikander” event

Gayatri Gopinath - "Promiscuous Intimacies: The Art of Shahzia Sikander"
Mar 26, 2021

Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies Program Presents:Gayatri Gopinath – “Promiscuous Intimacies: The Art of Shahzia Sikander”April 20th...

Dr. Katherine Ledford. Photo Submitted

Dr. Katherine Ledford recognized with 2020 Clark Medallion Book Award
Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Katherine Ledford, professor in the University’s Appalachian studies program, received the 2020 Clark Medallion Book Award for her book titled ...

Poster for the online screening of MAN MADE

Online screening of Man Made
Mar 12, 2021

The Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Program and Belk Library presents an online screening of MAN MADE, directed by T Cooper, on March 30th...

Laura Johnston ’99, ’19 in Alberta, Canada while on a trip partially funded by a College of Arts and Sciences SAFE grant. Photo submitted.

SAFE Grant Student Spotlight: Laura Johnston ’99, ’19, Appalachian Studies
Mar 4, 2021

Laura Johnston was a graduate student from Deep Gap, N.C. Two time Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund recipient Projects: ...

Poster for the

Nirmala Erevelles - "Disability, Eco(In)justice, & Transnational Solidarities"
Feb 26, 2021

The Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies program presents:Nirmala Erevelles - "Disability, Eco(In)justice and Transnational Solidarities"March 18th,...

Dr. Jessica Martell is an assistant professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and an affiliate faculty member of the Center for Appalachian Studies.

CAS Zoomer Series: Contested Cuisines - Southern and Appalachian Foodways
Feb 19, 2021

In this presentation, Dr. Jessica Martell and Dr. Zackary Vernon will examine the dynamic foodways of Appalachia and the U.S. South. While s...

Poster for TransGeek screening event

Online Screening of Transgeek and Director Q&A
Feb 16, 2021

Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies presents an online screening of TRANSGEEK on 23rd February, starting at 6pm, and with Direc...

Appalachian State University senior Lauren Moody, of Marietta, Georgia, is the recipient of a 2020 Community Impact Student Award from North Carolina Campus Compact. Moody is pursuing an individual designed interdisciplinary studies major at App State, with a concentration in community development. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Lauren Moody: Community Impact Student Award
Dec 16, 2020

Appalachian State University senior Lauren Moody, of Marietta, Georgia, has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service — she is the reci...

Poster for GWS & COVID Panel Event

GWS & COVID Panel Event
Nov 4, 2020

GWS and CovidThe Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies program invites our campus community to a faculty panel on GWS and Covid. Our panelists will d...