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The College of Charleston Libraries are pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia Williams Lessane as associate dean for strategic planning and community engagement, effective Oct. 16, 2018. An accomplished scholar and executive in … Read More

Oct. 17 | Finding Family After Slavery Workshop

Posted on 25 September 2018 | 8:00 am

The College of Charleston Friends of the Library and the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture are collaborating with Judith Giesberg, professor of history at Villanova University, … Read More

The Libraries’ own Patricia Williams Lessane has had an exciting week. On Wednesday, March 28, the Executive Director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture and Co-Principal … Read More

Welcome Back Cougars

Posted on 8 January 2018 | 11:28 am

Welcome Back Cougars Now that the ice has (somewhat) thawed, the College of Charleston Libraries wish you all the best as we kick off the new semester on this uncommonly-chilly … Read More

“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