This year’s Winthrop Roundtable on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 6:30pm will feature a variety of culture, food, and history. We are happy to welcome back our featured speaker from the Mackenzie Library Launch, David Shields McClintock professor of Southern Letters at the University of South Carolina, as well as nationally acclaimed chef Sean […]
The Avery Research Center is excited to host “Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner Connecting Communities through Language”, the exhibition developed by the Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia Community Museum, in January 2012. This exhibition is a beautiful and thought-provoking assemblage of artifacts, photographs, and text that documents the life and work of Dr. Lorenzo Dow Turner, […]
On October 18th we hosted a launch of the Mackenzie Library Project featuring historian and University of South Carolina Professor David Shields. The evening showcased the original and recently restored books from the College’s first library with publishing dates that go from 1633 to 1769. They were restored by the CofC’s Senior, Brien Biedler, and […]
The Friends of the Library are happy to present their speaker series “Immigration Nation.” Part Two will take place on Monday, November 7 at the Addlestone Library Room 227 with author Marjory Wentworth who will be talking about her book Taking a Stand, The Evolution of Human Rights. Her book follows the life of Juan […]
Click on the link below to hear a little from Stephen Hoffius and Susan Williams as they talk about their book Upheaval: Earthquake and Murder on the Eve of Jim Crow. Both Hoffius and Williams will be speaking at the College of Charleston on August 31 in the Addlestone Library Room 227 at 6:00 pm […]
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This annual, hour-long sneak preview of the Spoleto USA and Piccolo Spoleto Festivals will be presented by music professors Edward Hart and Robert Taylor, theatre professor Todd McNerney, artist-in-residence (in dance) Robert Ivey, and director of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art Mark Sloan. The lecture will highlight various, must-see arts events, as well as […]
Please join the Friends of the Library for our second panel discussion, “Sustainable Buildings in the Lowcountry,” in our ongoing year-long series, “Going Green: Fad or Forever?” We will address the following sustainability issues and more. Please encourage your students to attend! What is LEED? What does building “green” really mean? Associated cost of building […]