March 16-18 | CLAW Conference Reinterprets Reconstruction

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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 […]

March 15, 2018

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

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

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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

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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

Oct. 26 | WaPo’s Peter Finn Joins the Friends to Talk Trump

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One Year In: National Security in the Age of Trump As President Trump nears the first anniversary of his election, the College of Charleston Friends of the Library will host Peter Finn (National Security Editor of The Washington Post) and John Creed (CofC’s Professor of Political Science) for a wide-ranging conversation on the major foreign policy issues […]

October 13, 2017

Soon to Sell Out | Winthrop Roundtable

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 Chancellor William H. McRaven 2017 Roundtable Keynote Speaker 6:00 p.m. | Wednesday, Nov. 1 | The Gaillard Center Performance Hall This year’s Winthrop Roundtable keynote speaker is William McRaven, who will present “A Life in Lessons” –  inspirational and informative wisdom drawn from his life of exceptional public service in the U.S. military and as a […]

October 12, 2017