Analyzing Pop Songs and Running a Bank* (*but not necessarily at the same time)


A major part of your education at Appalachian will come from your taking advantage of the incredible speakers, films, exhibitions, and activities available to you on and near campus.  Go, be a sponge and absorb, enjoy being challenged, make new connections among ideas, and ask questions.

On October 8th you can catch “Post-Feminist Pop Songs: On Resilience, Gender, and Race,” a talk by Prof. Robin James, Dept of Philosophy, UNC-C. 5:00pm on Oct 8th in Belk Library Room 114. This lecture is free and open to the public.  It’s part of a series put on by the Women’s Studies Program this fall—see for the entire schedule of distinguished lectures on women’s and gender issues! Questions about this speaker series? Please contact the WS Program Director, Prof. Kim Hall, at x7603.

You should also plan to attend the 54th Boyles CEO Lecture, scheduled for Thursday, October 9th at 2:00 p.m. in the Holmes Convocation Center.  The featured speaker is Mr. Jim Blaine, President and CEO of State Employees’ Credit Union. The lecture is open to the public at no charge.  A reception will follow on the floor of the Holmes Convocation Center.  There is more information at the Boyles CEO Lecture Series website. Questions? Please email or call (828) 262-2057.


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