Kokanko Santo, Ngoni Artist

College of Charleston, Events, Performance

Recital Hall, Simons Center of the Arts Thursday, March 13th, 7:30 pm College of Charleston welcomes the songbird from ancient Malian hunters. Join us for a rare night of music with Kokanko Sata Doumbia – one of Mali’s most prominent Wasulu Songbirds, and the only known female to have mastered the kamelen ngoni (boy’s harp).  […]

March 8, 2014

Free Screening of Restrepo at the American Theater!

College of Charleston, Events, Film Screening, Friends of the Library

In 2007-08, journalist Sebastian Junger spent fifteen months embedded with a US Army platoon in Afghanistan’s infamously dangerous and remote Korengal Valley. Restrepo documents the emotions and experiences of American soldiers on the ground…fear and loneliness and boredom, bursts of excitement and laughter, and ever-deepening bonds of friendship. Please join the College of Charleston’s Friends of the Library […]

September 17, 2013

College of Charleston Library’s Digitization Efforts get a Shout Out on NPR

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, In the News, Lowcountry Digital Library, Press, Special Collections, Technology

NPR understands the importance of digitization projects in our nation’s libraries. Digitization initiatives, like the College of Charleston-led Lowcountry Digital Library, provide researchers worldwide with access to original historical material. Click here to learn what NPR’s All Tech Considered segment had to say about library digitization initiatives. Click here to visit the Lowcountry Digital Library.    

August 20, 2013

Andrew O’Shaughnessy Brings Unique Perspective on the American Revolution to C of C

Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Events, Lecture

On September 16th, 2013, the College of Charleston’s Friends of the Library will welcome Dr. Andrew O’Shaughnessy to campus to speak on an often overlooked topic: the British side of the American Revolution. While all Americans learn of the heroism and sacrifices of Washington, Jefferson and Hamilton, British leadership, from King George III to General […]

July 24, 2013

Sebastian Junger to Speak at C of C in November!

College of Charleston, Events, Film Screening, In the News, Press

On November 13, 2013, the College of Charleston’s Friends of the Library will host acclaimed war correspondent, bestselling author and Academy Award-nominated documentary film maker Sebastian Junger. Sebastian Junger literally took the literary world by “storm” with the 1997 publication of The Perfect Storm, his bestselling account of the doomed last voyage of a Massachusetts-based […]

July 15, 2013

WSJ lauds The Compleat Angler… See it in Special Collections!

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, In the News, Press, Special Collections

  The Wall Street Journal lauds the undying popularity of Isaac Walton’s The Compleat Angler… http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323744604578473251929009978.html The Grenville Haslam Sporting Book Collection in the Addlestone Library’s Special Collections contains 400 copies of this single title, including the famous second edition, and is one of the most comprehensive collections of The Compleat Angler in the world. To […]

May 28, 2013

Jenny Sanford Donates Personal Papers to Special Collections

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, In the News, Special Collections

Via the Charleston Post and Courier (Tuesday, May 21, 2013) Jenny Sanford’s Donated Papers Offer Poignant View of Power Couple, “Second Chance” E-book Now Available Jenny Sanford has donated to the College of Charleston boxes of scrapbooks, emails, letters and thousands of other items kept during her marriage to Mark Sanford, a trove that sheds […]

May 24, 2013

Addlestone Library to House SC Historical Society Collection

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, In the News, South Carolina Historical Society, Special Collections

Starting in 2015, the College of Charleston will house the South Carolina Historical Society’s remarkable collections of books, manuscripts and archives. The College’s Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library will undergo an extensive renovation before opening the collection to the public. With the addition of the Historical Society’s materials to the College’s already extensive holdings, the […]

May 6, 2013