April 9 | The End is Redemption: Memory and Design in the Making of a More Beloved Charleston

Join Assistant Professor Nathaniel Walker on April 9 for the final program in the Spring 2019 Faculty Lecture Series. The design of architecture and urban design are often imagined as essentially passive activities. Our buildings, spaces, and infrastructure reflect who we are, communicating the cultural values and social processes that were in place before design…

Fall 2018 Program Season Kicks Off Thursday, Sept. 20

Why Wait for the Leaves to Change? The Friends of the Library are pleased to announce our Fall 2018 program season. From on-campus collaborations to Charleston’s premier literary festival, the Friends’ programming connects you to luminaries across the Lowcountry and beyond. *** Science Images and Public Amazement Thursday, Sept. 20 | 6:00 p.m. | Addlestone Library…

March 16-18 | CLAW Conference Reinterprets Reconstruction

The Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World (CLAW) Program at the College of Charleston is pleased to announce its latest conference, Freedoms Gained and Lost: Reinterpreting Reconstruction in the Atlantic World, will be held March 16-18, 2018, at the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library. The conference commemorates the 150th anniversary of South Carolina’s 1868 Constitutional Convention…

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

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;…

New Database Features 10,000-plus Sources

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…