March 5 | New York Times’ Kevin Sack Explores 200-Year History of Mother Emanuel

Addlestone Library, Author Visit, Friends of the Library

The Story of Mother Emanuel Monday, March 5 | 6:00 p.m. | Addlestone Library Rm. 227 | FREE Register Join the College of Charleston Friends of the Library and Kevin Sack for a discussion of the remarkable 200-year story of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, often referred to as Mother Emanuel. Among the factors that […]

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Free Public Presentations Explore the Science of Solar Eclipses


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Technology

As part of NASA’s nationwide coverage of the historic solar eclipse on Aug. 21, the College of Charleston’s Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library is hosting a pair of free public presentations highlighting the awe-inspiring celestial event. NASA’s Hyperwall – capable of displaying multiple high-definition data visualizations simultaneously across an arrangement of screens – will greet […]

August 4, 2017

NASA to Broadcast Eclipse From CofC


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NASA announced on Wednesday, June 21, that it will broadcast nationwide coverage of the historic solar eclipse later this summer live from the College of Charleston. The broadcast will be streamed on NASA TV, the NASA website, on the Stream video platform  and on various public broadcasting stations across the United States beginning at 1 p.m. […]

July 17, 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

Book Celebration – The Shark Club with Ann Kidd Taylor and Special Introuction by Sue Monk Kidd


Author Visit, College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library, The Sophia Institute

The Sophia Institute presents The Shark Club by Ann Kidd Taylor Special introduction by Award Winning Author Sue Monk Kidd Thursday, June 29, 2017 6:30 – 8:00 pm Reception to Follow Lance Hall, 150 Meeting St.,  Charleston, SC 29401 The event is free. Register here.  Co-Sponsored by the College of Charleston Friends of the Library […]

June 23, 2017

New Exhibit: Evacuation, Occupation, Liberation: The British Channel Island of Guernsey under the Third Reich, 1940-1945


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Exhibition

College of Charleston Addlestone Library Third Floor May through December 2017 Curator, Geoff Timms, College of Charleston Librarian for Marine Resources A new exhibit “Evacuation, Occupation, Liberation: The British Channel Island of Guernsey under the Third Reich, 1940-1945″ tells the story of the five year-long Nazi occupation of the British Channel Islands, just off the coast […]

May 17, 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

LIFE AND WORK OF SEPTIMA P. CLARK, CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER, NOW A NEW ONLINE EXHIBITION


Addlestone Library, Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Exhibition, Special Collections

The Lowcountry Digital History Initiative is excited to announce the online exhibition, “Remembering Individuals, Remembering Communities: Septima P. Clark and Public History in Charleston,” written by Katherine Mellen Charron, North Carolina State University. The exhibition interprets and maps the life and work of Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987), to provide insights into her experiences as an […]

February 7, 2017