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

Events, Friends of the Library, Winthrop Roundtable

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 […]

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A Special Event with Jenny Sanford

College of Charleston

Jenny Sanford: Staying True Wednesday, March 17 | 10:30am Emmett Robinson Theatre, 44 St. Philip Street *please arrive by 10:15am so we may begin promptly at 10:30am. $25 for Friends of the Library members. Reservations required. To register, please email with the number of tickets you would like to reserve. Payment will be accepted […]

March 16, 2010

March 2010 Reading with Friends

College of Charleston

Regeneration by Pat Barker Craiglockhart War Hospital, Scotland, 1917, where army psychiatrist William Rivers is treating shell-shocked soldiers. Under his care are the poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, as well as mute Billy Prior, who is only able to communicate by means of pencil and paper. Rivers’ job is to make the men in […]

March 16, 2010

The Winthrop Roundtable with Bob Seelert

College of Charleston

Thursday, March 11, 2010 – 6:30pm Bob Seelert has been the CEO of five companies in three different industries. Mr. Seelert spent 23 years with General Foods Corporation and closely observed one of the biggest mega-mergers in US corporate history: the acquisition of General Foods by Philip Morris in 1985. Known for building brands and […]

March 8, 2010

Funny on Film: A History of Silver Screen Humor

College of Charleston

Join the Friends of the Library for the second discussion in our four-part humor series, What’s So Funny? Monday, February 15th at 6pm Addlestone Library, Room 227 Anne Slatton, professor of video production and film theory, University of North Carolina-Asheville, will discuss humor in film from the 1920’s to present. Having worked as a professional […]

February 9, 2010

Wednesday, January 27th

College of Charleston

Funny Talk:  Three authors dissect what makes a work funny Colin Quashie, Emmy award winner, Mad-TV writer and conceptual artist; Jane O’Boyle, Charleston-based author; Chris Lamb, College of Charleston professor and author; moderator: Greg Tavares of The Have Nots! comedy troupe. Wednesday, January 27, 6 p.m. Admissions Information Center Robert Scott Small Building 175 Calhoun […]

January 26, 2010

November 10 – Winthrop Roundtable with Richard Norton Smith

College of Charleston

Author, speechwriter and renowned scholar of American history, Richard Norton Smith will discuss the relationship between Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt, telling anecdotes of their friendly-turned-competitive relationship. Mr. Smith will also discuss the similarities – and differences – between the political and economic climates that both FDR and Barack Obama entered upon their elections. […]

November 9, 2009

November 4 – Fabric + Thread = JAZZ!

College of Charleston

Hard Luck, Good Times: Part III Dr. Marlene O’Bryant-Seabrook will present the colorful and expertly-crafted quilts that are visual tributes to South Carolina bandleaders and ensemble musicians who became well-known during the jazz heyday of the 1930s. The evening will also feature Dr. Karen Chandler, Associate Professor of Arts Management and Co-Principal of the Charleston […]

November 4, 2009