What happens after your wash goes down the drain? Environmental implications of chemical and microplastic wastewater transport.


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Lecture, Uncategorized

College of Charleston  Faculty Lecture Series Professor Barbara Beckingham, Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences will speak at the Faculty Lecture Series on Wednesday, February 15 in Addlestone Library 227.  Lecture begins at noon with a light lunch provided.  Free and open to the College of Charleston and Charleston communities.  For more information about this […]

January 30, 2017

FORMS AND MOTIFS IN AFRICAN ART: WORKS FROM THE AVERY RESEARCH CENTER’S JOHN R. DUPREE AFRICAN ART COLLECTION


Addlestone Library, Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, Friends of the Library, Special Collections, Uncategorized

  Exhibition Open February 25 through December 1, 2017 Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library John R. Dupree began amassing his extensive African art collection in 1972 while living in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) and working for the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA). Dupree was a member of a small group of FAA […]

January 18, 2017

Library Honors Dean Emeritus with Dedication of David J. Cohen Classroom


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library

The College of Charleston Libraries celebrated the legacy of David Cohen, Dean Emeritus, on May 20th with the dedication of the David J. Cohen Classroom on the third floor of the Marlene & Nathan Addlestone Library. The Friends of the Library unveiled a new plaque at the Rivers Green entrance to Addlestone Library honoring David’s […]

September 7, 2016

TA-NEHISI COATES, JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR, “A DEEPER BLACK: RACE IN AMERICA,”


Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Events, Race and Social Justice Initiative

March 21, 6:30 pm College of Charleston TD Arena, 301 Meeting Street Following the unfortunate cancellation of journalist and author, Ta-Nehisi Coates, on October 18th, 2016,  The Race and Social Justice Initiative team is proud to announce that he has been rescheduled for March 21, 2017! The event is free and open to the public […]

September 7, 2016

New Gardens are Ever Appearing: Loutrel Briggs and the Charleston Horticultural Tradition


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, Friends of the Library

This spring Special Collections displayed rare materials from the personal collections renowned landscape architect, Loutrel Briggs. The exhibition, New Gardens are Ever Appearing: Loutrel Briggs and the Charleston Horticultural Tradition, featured historic collections from multiple Charleston institutions and colorfully illustrated the Lowcountry’s gardening traditions over the past 250 years. Now you can support the Friends […]

September 7, 2016

Special Collections’ Harlan Greene Featured on PBS NewsHour


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Special Collections, Spoleto, Uncategorized

Harlan Greene, Head of Special Collections at the College of Charleston, was interviewed along with Charleston artist Jonathan Green on PBS NewsHour about Spoleto Festival USA’s featured opera, Porgy and Bess. Greene, a noted Porgy scholar, spoke about DuBose Heyward’s contribution to the literary world. “What he did that was truly earth-shattering,” Greene said, “is that […]

June 10, 2016

Panel Presentation: “The South Carolina Roots of African American Thought”


Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Events, Panel Discussion

Join on us Thursday, February 19, 2015, at 6PM in the McKinley Washington Auditorium of the Avery Research Center for “The South Carolina Roots of African American Thought: A Reader,” a panel presentation by Rhondda Robinson Thomas, PhD, and Susanna Ashton, PhD, Clemson University In this presentation, Rhondda Robinson Thomas and Susanna Ashton will discuss […]

February 5, 2015