Sept. 19 | Journalist Masha Gessen Discusses Vladimir Putin & Donald Trump


Author Visit, College of Charleston, Lecture, Panel Discussion

Uncertain Correspondence: Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump 6:00 p.m. | Tuesday, Sept. 19 | Sottile Theatre | 44 George St.  Free and open to the public Masha Gessen, prominent Russian-American journalist and author of the acclaimed critical biography of Vladimir Putin, The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, will speak on the subject of […]

September 18, 2017

Fall 2017 Program Season Kicks Off


Addlestone Library, Author Visit, Events, Film Screening, Friends of the Library, Lecture, Panel Discussion, Race and Social Justice Initiative

Why Wait for the Leaves to Change? The Friends of the Library are pleased to announce our Fall 2017 program season. From on-campus collaborations to the Winthrop Roundtable, FOL’s programming provides opportunities for lifelong learning that strengthen our community and connects the Library to luminaries across the Lowcountry and beyond. *** Life’s Biggest Questions 6:00 p.m. | […]

September 4, 2017

Chancellor William H. McRaven is the Winthrop Roundtable Keynote Speaker


College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library, Lecture, Winthrop Roundtable

On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, the Friends of the Library at the College of Charleston will host William H. McRaven as the keynote speaker at the annual Winthrop Roundtable.  William McRaven is the University of Texas System Chancellor, a retired U.S. Navy four-star admiral, and author of the New York Times best seller, Make Your […]

July 13, 2017

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY AT THE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON PRESENTS MARJORIE J. SPRUILL


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

Monday, April 17, 2017, 6 pm School of Science & Math Room 129, 202 Calhoun Street DIVIDED WE STAND The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics   At the 1977 National Women’s Conference in Houston, TX, delegates from across the United States—led by Gloria Steinem, Bella Abzug, and other prominent […]

April 17, 2017

THE RESILENCE OF SOUTHERN IDENTITY: WHY THE SOUTH STILL MATTERS IN THE MINDS OF ITS PEOPLE


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

College of Charleston Faculty Lecture Series Wednesday, April 5, Noon. Addlestone Library Room 360 Dr. H. Gibbs Knotts, Professor of Political Science The South is changing.  People are moving to the region at a very high rate.  Urbanization and suburbanization are occurring, particularly here in the Lowcountry.  In addition, one of the most powerful symbols of […]

March 2, 2017

BLACK RELIGION AND BLACK LIVES MATTER IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE


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

College of Charleston Faculty Lecture Series Wednesday, March 1.  Noon. Addlestone Library Room 227 Professor Matthew Cressler, Religious Studies Department It has been said that Black Lives Matter “ain’t yo’ mama’s civil rights movement.”  Professor Matthew Cressler will compare Black Lives Matter with its historical predecessor, Black Power, and illuminate the role of religion in […]

February 22, 2017

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY AT THE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON PRESENTS CHRISTOPHER DICKEY


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

Spying in the Blood: Gertrude Sanford Legendre’s Privilege, Patriotism, and Espionage Christopher Dickey will discuss “Gertie” and her family Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6 pm Addlestone Library Room 227 Gertrude “Gertie” Sanford Legendre was an American socialite who served as a spy during World War II and managed to outmaneuver the Nazis after being captured. She was also […]

January 31, 2017

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