International Education Week (IEW) at Appalachian State University is a celebration of transformational global experiences at home and abroad. Everyone is encouraged to participate in these free events, which take place throughout the week. Presented in a virtual format for 2020.
I have worked with the Office of International Education and Development throughout my entire time at App and I noticed that out of students who study abroad members of FSL are the least represented and I would love to change that! I have studied abroad myself and highly recommend everyone who can to look into studying abroad and experience all the benefits that can come from it.
Have you studied French in high school or college? Do you speak French at home with your family? Are you interested in being paid to work abroad? If you answered yes to any of these questions, come to this information session for TAPIF: Teaching Assistant Program in France. You will learn about the eligibility requirements for this program, as well as details about the program and what life might be like teaching English abroad.
“The Resurrection of Alice” is a novel and play inspired by the countless forgotten lives of young, black girls who found themselves in arranged marriages—once a fairly common practice amongst African Americans through the mid-1900s—to men that were usually community pillars, financially comfortable and old enough to be their grandfathers. Filmed on the Schaefer Center stage exclusively for this series.
The 3MT is an international competition for graduate students to explain their research or scholarly/creative projects in standard non-disciplinary English to a general audience (the public) in 3 minutes with the help of only one static PowerPoint slide.
The university is offering free COVID-19 tests for App State students, faculty and staff at “pop-up” testing events. Both walk-up and drive-up testing will be available. No appointments required; however, you will be asked to show your AppCard.
Department of Theatre and Dance / Department of Communication
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2020
Relive the thrills of 1930s radio dramas as the Department of Theatre and Dance and the Department of Communication present a radio broadcast of “Dracula.” Based from the 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, this new adaptation by Associate Professor Derek Gagnier will feature the vocal talents of App State students, recorded in the style of the “Mercury Theatre On The Air” shows from that era. The production will be broadcast on 90.5 WASU FM radio during Halloween weekend.
17th Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020
Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color (BIPOC) have faced extraordinary obstacles and hardships in their efforts to find success in the business world. Join us for a viewing of viewings of “Boss: The Black Experience in Business,” directed by Stanley Nelson, to hear inspiring stories of black entrepreneurs who charted their own course, created their own destiny and drove change in society and business.
The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies invites the public to a lecture by Prof. Atina Grossmann (New York City). A widely-recognized scholar of women's, Germam-Jewish and Holocaust history, Prof. Grossmann will examine the largely unexamined experiences and lost memories of European Jews who managed to escape Hitler Germany to the Far East. The event also marks the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht. Presented online via Zoom.
As part of a robust effort to improve our understanding and resilience to the impacts of climate change on mountain systems, from April to June 2019, National Geographic and Tribhuvan University conducted the most comprehensive single scientific expedition to Mount Everest in history. The campus event “Reaching New Heights” features speakers and expedition members from National Geographic and Rolex’s 2019 Perpetual Planet Extreme Expedition to Mount Everest, including Dr. Baker Perry, Dr. Aurora Elmore and Alex Tait.
All Fall 2020 dissertation defenses for this year will take place virtually and are open to the public. This symposium seeks to gain insight into educational leadership with regards to a pandemic and racial injustice; connect with doctoral students, RCOE faculty and alumni; and explore inspiration for future research.