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

TA-NEHISI COATES, JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR, “A DEEPER BLACK: RACE IN AMERICA,”


Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Events, Race and Social Justice Initiative

March 21, 6:30 pm College of Charleston TD Arena, 301 Meeting Street Following the unfortunate cancellation of journalist and author, Ta-Nehisi Coates, on October 18th, 2016,  The Race and Social Justice Initiative team is proud to announce that he has been rescheduled for March 21, 2017! The event is free and open to the public […]

September 7, 2016

College of Charleston Libraries Partner with Mother Emanuel for New Online Tribute


In the News, Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, Race and Social Justice Initiative

The College of Charleston’s Lowcountry Digital History Initiative and Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture are pleased to present a new online exhibition, “A Tribute to the Mother Emanuel Church,” developed in partnership with Lowcountry Africana, the Emanuel A.M.E. Church and the church’s Memorabilia Sub-Committee. This online tribute documents local and national responses to the tragic […]

June 14, 2016

Bryan Stevenson: Race and Social Justice Initiative 2016 Speaker Series, March 31


Events, Race and Social Justice Initiative

“American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference,” Bryan Stevenson, Author and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative Thursday, March 31, 2016 Sottile Theatre, 44 George Street, Charleston, SC 6:00PM – Free and open to the public! Book signing to follow lecture.  America has the largest prison population in the world – and the criminal […]

March 11, 2016

Marian Wright Edelman Opens the Race and Social Justice Initiative 2016 Speaker Series


Events, Lecture, Race and Social Justice Initiative

“A Conversation with Marian Wright Edelman,” Author and President of the Children’s Defense Fund, Introduction by Former Senator Malcolm Graham Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Sottile Theatre, 44 George Street, Charleston, SC 6:30PM – Free and open to the public! Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President of the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF), has been an advocate for […]

February 17, 2016