Nat Fuller’s Feast: The Life and Legacy of an Enslaved Cook in CharlestonKudos to the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative team for a great story in The Post and Courier about the Nat Fuller exhibit. Nat Fuller Exhibit Description In April 1865, Nat Fuller, a newly free African American cook, hosted what one observer described as a “miscegenation dinner ” at his restaurant in Charleston, South Carolina. Fuller’s […]
17 April 2015 | 2:02 pm
Communications Museum concerts Thursday AND Friday!Thursday, April 16th, 2015 will be our usual 3rd Thursday of the month “POETICS” open-mic and poetry event from 8-11pm, but with an added attraction- special guest headliner Silver Screen Orchestra, who play original soundtrack music to videos they show-it’s very enteartaining! Heare are two recent songs: glassëra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zo1LlGeSzDQ ghosts of virgo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoNT2_E6wV0 Their sound is not so […]
16 April 2015 | 9:42 am
Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month!MAY is Asian Pacific Heritage Month Please join the Asian Student Association, Chinese Club and Office of Institutional Diversity for an early celebration of the Asian Heritage and Culture TODAY! Wednesday, April 15, 2015 4:30 – 6:30p.m. RSS, Rm. 235
15 April 2015 | 11:50 am
Cougar Countdown is Almost Here! Activities Start Tuesday, 4/28 (Reading Day)Cougar Countdown is a program for students to support mind, body, and spirit during the final exams each semester http://cougarcountdown.cofc.edu. For the Spring 2015 activities make sure to visit Cougar Countdown on the web, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!
13 April 2015 | 11:15 am
Mark your calendars! History Harvest hosted by Avery and the Lowcountry Digital Library, Saturday, April 11, 10am-2pmHistory Harvest, Avery Research Center, Saturday, April 11, 10am-2pm, sponsored by the Avery Research Center and the Lowcountry Digital Library Come join the Avery Research Center and the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) for a History Harvest! Bring family documents, photographs, and artifacts to be scanned or photographed (limit of 10 scans per participant). Participants will learn […]
10 April 2015 | 10:45 am
Check Out the Charleston as a Classroom Tumblr!The First Year Seminar “Charleston as a Classroom: Exploring the City’s Archives and Historic Sites” taught by Dale Rosengarten introduces students to the rich historical resources housed on every street in Charleston. Over the course of the spring semester students have engaged in fieldwork, archival research, and the practice of museum studies. They have explored the […]
7 April 2015 | 10:38 am
Books on Bikes/Bikes on BooksAt the end of summer 2014, CofC senior Sylvie Baele contacted the library about creating a book display about bicycling. She worked with librarian Burton Callicott and library staff member Alana Lewis over the course of last semester. In addition to featuring some of the library’s collection of books and films, Baele contacted Microcosm Publishing […]
3 April 2015 | 1:19 pm
In Deep Water with your Research?Assistance with your research project is available! Visit the Information Desk or schedule a Research Consultation!
3 April 2015 | 9:42 am
The 4th Annual Student Diversity Conference is almost here!The 4th Annual Student Diversity Conference is almost here! Please encourage all students to attend. The conference is free for all CofC students. They may register for the Conference at http://diversity.cofc.edu/2014-student-diversity-conference.php.http://diversity.cofc.edu/abbreviated%20conference%20line%20up.pdf 2015 College of Charleston STUDENT DIVERSITY CONFERENCE Creative Consciousness Schedule of Events Friday, April 10th - Saturday, April 11th Click “http://diversity.cofc.edu/abbreviated%20conference%20line%20up.pdf” for the complete conference outline!
31 March 2015 | 12:09 pm
Addlestone Library is Trialing “Filmakers Library Online”Filmakers Library Online contains more than 1,400 full-length, issue-based documentaries curated by Alexander Street Press’s imprint company Filmakers Library. Films come from diverse filmmakers and address a wide range of topics including art, criminal justice, economics, environment, health, and social issues such as aging, racism and sexism, disabilities, and education. To access this resource, go […]
30 March 2015 | 3:37 pm