Photos from The Winthrop Roundtable Featuring Justice Albie Sachs


College of Charleston, Events, Winthrop Roundtable

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 […]

April 29, 2013

Avery Research Center hosts the Renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers


Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Events, Performance

The College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture will host the Renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers in concert on Friday, April 19th, at 7:30pm, at the Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting Street. Click here to hear the Fisk Jublilee Singers performing at Carnegie Hall. The concert is held in conjunction with […]

March 27, 2013

Helene Berr: A Stolen Life, March 2013 at the Addlestone Library


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, In the News, Lecture, Special Collections

Why Do We Continue To Read Holocaust Journals? The Case of Helene Berr, Theodore Rosengarten Addlestone Library, Room 227 Tuesday, March 12, 6pm In 1942, at age 21, Helene Berr began writing a journal describing a world that brutally ostracized her for being a Jew. She wrote in her journal every day until March 1944 […]

March 8, 2013

Linda Lear to Speak on Rachel Carson, Influential Environmentalist


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, In the News, Lecture

Rachel Carson’s 1962 blockbuster Silent Spring helped inspire the contemporary environmental movement and warned us of the dangers of the misuse of pesticides. But fifty years later the book is still as hotly debated as it was when it was published and Carson herself has been both maligned and mythologized. The Friends of the Addlestone […]

February 19, 2013

All Lovers of Nature Love a Swamp: Wading and Wandering Throught the Lowcountry Marsh


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, In the News, Lecture, Southeastern Wildlife Exhibition, Special Collections

The Friends of the Addlestone Library invite you to join Dr. Jim Tuten, Associate Professor of History, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, for a look at the evolution of two beloved Lowcountry pastimes: hunting and fishing. Dr. Tuten, a Lowcountry native and expert on the defunct South Carolina rice industry, will examine the unique natural landscape […]

February 11, 2013

What’s Happening at the Library in 2013?


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, Film Screening, Friends of the Library, Lecture, Performance, Southeastern Wildlife Exhibition, Special Collections

Winter/Spring 2013 Programming There are lots of exciting things happening in and around the Library in the next few months! A Memory of Light, Harriet McDougal and Brandon Sanderson Addlestone Library Rotunda Saturday, January 12, 3pm Join Brandon Sanderson and Harriet McDougal for a public book signing as they concludetheir cross-country launch for A Memory […]

January 8, 2013

Literary Charleston


Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Events, Lecture

On November 14th, 2012, Dr. Curtis Worthington spoke on his recently published anthology of Lowcountry-based authors and works of literature that use Lowcountry locals. Held at the Avery Research Center, Dr. Worthington gave an overview of Charleston’s expansive literary history and influence. About Dr. Curtis Worthington and Literary Charleston Charleston and the surrounding Lowcountry have […]

January 8, 2013