Free Screening of Restrepo at the American Theater!

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…

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

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…

Sebastian Junger to Speak at C of C in November!

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…

Photos from The Winthrop Roundtable Featuring Justice Albie Sachs

The Winthrop Roundtable 2013, featuring South African Constitutional Court Justice and internationally renowned human rights activitist Albie Sachs, was a big success. Judge Sachs held the audience captive with his eloquently delivered keynote address, The Triumph of Humanity and Social Justice. You can view photos from this great event on the FOL Facebook page. If you’d like…