AN APPALACHIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL

Music - Dance - Theatre - Visual Arts - Film

SCHEDULE
Photo by Appalachian State University.

SCHEDULE: LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

2018 PAST EVENTS
Lunch & Learn Series: AppSummer Book and Film Club with Dr. John Pfeifer
Aug
1
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
12:00pm
Lectures & Workshops
Film

Presented in conjunction with the Weicholz Global Film Series as part of the summer festival, this inaugural Lunch and Learn book club event honors the tenth anniversary of presenting quality foreign films at An Appalachian Summer Festival. Festival attendees will have the opportunity to read From the Land of the Moon, discuss the book at this event, and see the film adaptation of the novel on August 3, on the big screen at the Schaefer Center.

Lunch & Learn Series: Forbidden Sounds: The Suppression of Music in Nazi Germany
Jul
25
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
12:00pm
Lectures & Workshops
Visual Arts

Presented by Dr. Racelle R Weiman, Holocaust scholar, educator, filmmaker and co-director of Appalachian State University's 2018 Martin & Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on the Holocaust.

Lunch & Learn Series: Collaboration and the Creative Process with Noyes Capehart and Peter Petschauer
Jul
18
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
12:00pm
Lectures & Workshops
Visual Arts

Writer and collector Peter Petschauer teams up with artist-writer Noyes Capehart for this fun and fascinating glimpse into the process of writing novels and poetry, while exploring the ways in which collaboration can create a stronger and more meaningful artistic outcome.

Lunch & Learn Series: A Walk With the Curator
Jul
11
Mary Anne Redding and Kelsey Wagner
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
12:00pm
Lectures & Workshops
Visual Arts

Appalachian State University alumna and Turchin Center Curatorial Assistant Kelsey Wagner will discuss the history of human-elephant relations and the anthropology of conservation across Asia and Africa in relation to her exhibit The Elephantine in the Anthropocene. Turchin Center Curator Mary Anne Redding will provide her curatorial insights into working on this summer’s international biennial, Art from Down Under: Australia to New Zealand. Immediately following the lecture, Mary Anne and Kelsey will lead participants on a walking tour of the international exhibitions.