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College Libraries Closed | MLK Day 2020

Posted on 17 January 2020 | 11:34 am

The College Libraries will close on Monday, January 20, 2020, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, January 21. For up-to-date … Read More

The Lowcountry Digital History Initiative’s (LDHI) latest free exhibition, The Stono Preserve’s Changing Landscape, explores the archaeology and history of a single geographic space in the South Carolina Lowcountry—a nearly … Read More

If you are joining us at CofC in Spring 2020, welcome! We’re sure you have many questions, and we’d like to help. For answers to your research and computing questions, … Read More

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