Fall 2017 Program Season Kicks Off

Why Wait for the Leaves to Change? The Friends of the Library are pleased to announce our Fall 2017 program season. From on-campus collaborations to the Winthrop Roundtable, FOL’s programming provides opportunities for lifelong learning that strengthen our community and connects the Library to luminaries across the Lowcountry and beyond. *** Life’s Biggest Questions 6:00 p.m. |…

Book Celebration: Life’s Biggest Questions with David Benatar

Life’s Biggest Questions A Conversation with David Benatar Thursday, September 7, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. | Addlestone Library Room 227 FREE and Open to the Public “David Benatar’s new book, The Human Predicament, offers justifiably pessimistic analyses of some of the most interesting and important issues of human existence, including birth, suffering, death, and suicide. Benatar’s…

Free Public Presentations Explore the Science of Solar Eclipses

As part of NASA’s nationwide coverage of the historic solar eclipse on Aug. 21, the College of Charleston’s Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library is hosting a pair of free public presentations highlighting the awe-inspiring celestial event. NASA’s Hyperwall – capable of displaying multiple high-definition data visualizations simultaneously across an arrangement of screens – will greet…

New Exhibit: Evacuation, Occupation, Liberation: The British Channel Island of Guernsey under the Third Reich, 1940-1945

College of Charleston Addlestone Library Third Floor May through December 2017 Curator, Geoff Timms, College of Charleston Librarian for Marine Resources A new exhibit “Evacuation, Occupation, Liberation: The British Channel Island of Guernsey under the Third Reich, 1940-1945″ tells the story of the five year-long Nazi occupation of the British Channel Islands, just off the coast…

THE RESILENCE OF SOUTHERN IDENTITY: WHY THE SOUTH STILL MATTERS IN THE MINDS OF ITS PEOPLE

College of Charleston Faculty Lecture Series Wednesday, April 5, Noon. Addlestone Library Room 360 Dr. H. Gibbs Knotts, Professor of Political Science The South is changing.  People are moving to the region at a very high rate.  Urbanization and suburbanization are occurring, particularly here in the Lowcountry.  In addition, one of the most powerful symbols of…