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Charleston’s historic Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church has donated thousands of condolence letters to The South Carolina Historical Society (SCHS). “Easily thousands of letters,” said Celeste Wiley, Visual Materials Archivist … Read More

Join Assistant Professor Matthew Cressler for a discussion and preview of his upcoming Spring 2020 course, “Black Religion and Black Nationalism from Slave Rebellions to Black Lives Matter.” This lecture introduces … Read More

Join TheWashington Post‘s Peter Finn for a look at the dramatic story of Gertrude Legendre, a South Carolina heiress who joined the OSS and became the first American woman in … Read More

Three sisters from the South wrestle with orthodoxies of race, sexuality, and privilege. Join National Humanities Award–winning historian Jacquelyn Dowd Hall on October 2nd as she discusses her new book, … Read More

College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library will resume normal operations on Sunday, September 8 at 10AM. For further details on Library hours of operation, please visit out Hours page below: Hours … Read More

Due to Hurricane Dorian, the College is cancelling all classes and College events starting Monday, September 2, following an evacuation order for coastal counties issued by the S.C. Governor’s Office … Read More

Sept. 9 | Breaking the Code of Charleston

Posted on 6 August 2019 | 12:11 pm

Who wrote the pseudonymous slave narrative, Before the War and After the Union (1914) and why does it matter Most of  all, how does learning about the author’s true identity unfold a … Read More

College Libraries Closed July 4, 2019

Posted on 3 July 2019 | 12:45 pm

The College Libraries will be closed on Thursday, July 4, for Independence Day. Normal library hours will resume on Friday, July 5. For the most up-to-date hours, click here.  

Library Welcomes #CofC23

Posted on 17 June 2019 | 2:20 pm

Welcome New Students! Your Library is here to aid you. Visit us in person at the Access & Instruction Desk or online through our New Student Guide. Look for the … Read More

PRIDE | LGBTQ Project Exceeds $25,000 Challenge

Posted on 13 June 2019 | 1:15 pm

The College Libraries are pleased to announce the successful match of a $25,000 challenge gift for LGBTQ Life in the Lowcountry, a project dedicated to collecting and sharing the stories … Read More