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

Sept. 19 | Journalist Masha Gessen Discusses Vladimir Putin & Donald Trump

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Uncertain Correspondence: Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump 6:00 p.m. | Tuesday, Sept. 19 | Sottile Theatre | 44 George St.  Free and open to the public Masha Gessen, prominent Russian-American journalist and author of the acclaimed critical biography of Vladimir Putin, The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, will speak on the subject of […]

September 18, 2017

Fall 2017 Program Season Kicks Off

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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

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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