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…

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

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…

Bilingual Digital Exhibit Highlights Lowcountry Latino Communities

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,”…