New Exhibit: “In Consequence of the Apprehension”: Escaping Enslavement and the Mechanisms of Control over Enslaved Bodies in South Carolina and Georgia


Addlestone Library, Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Exhibition, Friends of the Library, In the News, Press, South Carolina Historical Society, Special Collections

“In Consequence of the Apprehension” Escaping Enslavement and the Mechanisms of Control over Enslaved Bodies in South Carolina and Georgia A new exhibit featuring SCHS collection items is on view on the third floor of the Addlestone Library. The exhibit, which coincides with the Program in the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World’s (CLAW) Wells Fargo […]

October 10, 2017

Fall 2017 Program Season Kicks Off


Addlestone Library, Author Visit, Events, Film Screening, Friends of the Library, Lecture, Panel Discussion, Race and Social Justice Initiative

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. | […]

September 4, 2017

Book Celebration: Life’s Biggest Questions with David Benatar


Addlestone Library, Author Visit, Friends of the Library

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 […]

September 1, 2017

Rare Lunar Materials Featured in New Display


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, South Carolina Historical Society, Special Collections

Can’t get enough moon-mania? Beat the heat – and crowds – with a special document display featuring rare lunar materials drawn from the collections of the Library and the South Carolina Historical Society: Rare printed images of the moon from materials dating back more than 500 years Hand-drawn illustrations of eclipses occurring in the 19th and […]

August 20, 2017

NASA Lands at the Library Saturday, Aug. 19


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, Friends of the Library, South Carolina Historical Society

The lunar shadow is fast approaching the Lowcountry. Before donning viewing glasses and craning your neck, join the Friends of the Library for a pair of FREE presentations with NASA scientists Alex Young and Paul Hertz. On Saturday, Aug. 19, at 2:00 p.m., learn where and when to experience the awe-inspiring celestial event with Dr. Young as he discusses […]

August 16, 2017

Free Public Presentations Explore the Science of Solar Eclipses


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Technology

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 […]

August 4, 2017

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


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Exhibition

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 […]

May 17, 2017

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


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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 […]

March 2, 2017