March 5 | New York Times’ Kevin Sack Explores 200-Year History of Mother Emanuel

Addlestone Library, Author Visit, Friends of the Library

The Story of Mother Emanuel Monday, March 5 | 6:00 p.m. | Addlestone Library Rm. 227 | FREE Register Join the College of Charleston Friends of the Library and Kevin Sack for a discussion of the remarkable 200-year story of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, often referred to as Mother Emanuel. Among the factors that […]

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Feb. 27 | Julia Eichelberger Explores Reconstruction’s Traces and Erasures in Gullah Narratives of Charleston


Addlestone Library, Events, Friends of the Library

February 27, 2018 | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Addlestone Library Rm. 227 | FREE and open to the public In Doctor to the Dead, Charleston artist and writer John Bennett presented twenty-three stories based on oral narratives Bennett heard from African Americans during the first decade of the 1900s. Two of these tales are in Gullah; […]

February 7, 2018

New Database Features 10,000-plus Sources


Addlestone Library, Technology

The College of Charleston Libraries are pleased to announce its latest digital resource, Access World News Research Collection, is now available to the College community. The database incorporates current and archived information from more than 10,000 sources. These newswires, videos, broadcast transcripts, journals, periodicals, and more are drawn from media outlets across the United States […]

February 7, 2018

Limited Seating Remains For Feb. 7 Event Exploring Lowcountry’s LGBT History


Events, Friends of the Library, Special Collections

Committed to Home February 7, 6:00 P.M. | Alumni Memorial Hall | FREE The College of Charleston Friends of the Library and the Alliance for Full Acceptance challenge the conventional narrative of postwar queer activism in the Lowcountry with a free public program on February 7th, 2018 at Alumni Hall. Sheila Morris will moderate a conversation […]

February 1, 2018

New Date | “A Life in Lessons” with William H. McRaven


Events, Friends of the Library, Winthrop Roundtable

A Life in Lessons: A Conversation with William H. McRaven 6:00 p.m. | Saturday, March 24, 2018 The Gaillard Center Performance Hall The College of Charleston Friends of the Library and our generous sponsors are pleased to announce the rescheduled date for our evening with retired U.S. Navy SEAL, four-star admiral, and #1 New York Times bestselling author William […]

January 11, 2018

Jan. 30 | Join Author Harlan Greene for “The Damned Don’t Cry – They Just Disappear”


Addlestone Library, Events, Friends of the Library

Tuesday, January 30 | 12:00 P.M. Addlestone Library Rm. 227  Join the College of Charleston Friends of the Library and Honors College on January 30, 2018 as award winning archivist and novelist Harlan Greene presents the life of author, adventurer, and literary trailblazer Harry Hervey (1900 – 1951). From Charleston to Cambodia, and from Broadway […]

January 10, 2018

Bilingual Digital Exhibit Highlights Lowcountry Latino Communities


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Exhibition, In the News

The oft-overlooked experiences of Lowcountry Latino communities are the subject of a new digital exhibit now freely available online. The exhibit—formally styled Las Voces del Lowcountry—spotlights Charleston’s Latino communities and their contributions to the cultural and economic life of the region, as well as their struggles with poverty and discrimination. “Stories are our starting point,” […]

December 12, 2017

Nov. 6 – 10 | The College Cares LGBTQ Quilt Display


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Exhibition

Members of the LGBTQ community face an elevated risk of suicide four-times greater than that among their heterosexual counterparts. Social stigma, discrimination, unsafe schools, and ineffective providers all contribute to this disparity. To increase awareness of this issue, students and several on-campus organizations have taken matters into their own hands. Beginning on Monday, Nov. 6, Addlestone Library’s […]

November 6, 2017

POSTPONED: Winthrop Roundtable featuring Chancellor William McRaven


Addlestone Library, Author Visit, College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library, Winthrop Roundtable

Due to unexpected circumstances, Admiral William H. McRaven deeply regrets he is unable to speak at the event scheduled for November 1, 2017.  A new date for the event will be announced as soon as it is available. All tickets issued for the current date will be honored. If you are unable to attend, a […]

November 1, 2017