THIS SATURDAY | “A Life in Lessons” with William H. McRaven

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A Life in Lessons: A Conversation with William H. McRaven 6:00 p.m. | Saturday, March 24, 2018 The Gaillard Center Performance Hall The College of Charleston Friends of the Library and our generous sponsors are pleased to announce the rescheduled date for our evening with retired U.S. Navy SEAL, four-star admiral, and #1 New York Times bestselling author William […]

March 18, 2018

POSTPONED: Winthrop Roundtable featuring Chancellor William McRaven

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Due to unexpected circumstances, Admiral William H. McRaven deeply regrets he is unable to speak at the event scheduled for November 1, 2017.  A new date for the event will be announced as soon as it is available. All tickets issued for the current date will be honored. If you are unable to attend, a […]

November 1, 2017

Chancellor William H. McRaven is the Winthrop Roundtable Keynote Speaker

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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

The Winthrop Roundtable: The Intersection of Media and Politics featuring Dan Abrams

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Just in time for the 2016 Presidential election, legal commentator and social media entrepreneur, Dan Abrams, will offer his trusted perspectives on media and today’s political campaigns at this year’s Winthrop Roundtable.Abrams serves as the chief legal affairs anchor and commentator for ABC News and is a published author and former anchor of Nightline. He […]

September 7, 2016

Photos from The Winthrop Roundtable Featuring Justice Albie Sachs

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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

Annual Winthrop Roundtable Explores the Roots of Southern Cooking

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On Tuesday, March 13, the Friends of the Library welcomed Executive Chef Sean Brock and Professor David Shields to the Winthrop Roundtable. After a delightful dinner of Bisque a la Creole, Fresh Striped Bass, and Strawberry Cornmeal Cake, Brock and Shields discussed the restoration and preservation of one of the great cuisines of America: the […]

March 22, 2012

Spring 2012 Winthrop Roundtable Features Sean Brock of Husk Restaurant and David Shields of USC

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  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 […]

February 9, 2012