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“In Consequence of the Apprehension” Escaping Enslavement and the Mechanisms of Control over Enslaved Bodies in South Carolina and Georgia A new exhibit featuring SCHS collection items is on view … Read More

13th, Putin, & Trump: Fall Events Season Continues

Posted on 13 September 2017 | 2:41 pm

With the resumption of classes on Thursday, Sept. 14, the Friends of the Library are excited to welcome back CofC students and Charleston residents that left the city in the … Read More

College Closes Due to Hurricane Irma

Posted on 7 September 2017 | 3:54 pm

Due to Hurricane Irma, the College is suspending all operations beginning Friday, September 8, through Tuesday, September 12. All classes and College events are cancelled for Friday, September 8, through … Read More

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 … Read More

Professor Mari Crabtree will give a talk that explores how Baldwin and Coates differ in their diagnoses of the nation’s ills and in their visions for the course of the … Read More

Avery Hosts Exhibition Opening June 25

Posted on 23 June 2016 | 10:39 am

Saturday, June 25, 4-6PM, Avery Research Center (125 Bull Street) The Avery Research Center is pleased to announce the opening of the updated permanent exhibition Avery: The Spirit That Would Not … Read More

The Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, Lowcountry Africana, and the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture are pleased to present a new online exhibition, “A … Read More

Brown Bag Series: “Practical Theology for Church Diversity,” Ken Walden, PhD, Hood Theological Seminary, Avery Research Center, 11 am-12:15 pm (Please note the time change due to College of Charleston … Read More

Lecture: “Opening the Closed Society,” Susan Glisson, PhD, William Winter Institute at the University of Mississippi, Avery Research Center, April 14th, 6:00 pm Long known as the bastion of American … Read More

Congratulations to everyone at Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture. The Avery Messenger has been honored by the South Carolina State Library as one of ten recipients of the Notable … Read More