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Library Archives For Avery Research Center

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

Monday, Jan. 25 at 7:00pm, Thaddeus Street Jr. Education Center, 25 St. Philip Street, Room 118. Film Screening of America Street – Introduction and Q&A session with Director Travis Pearson. Free and open … Read More

TOMORROW! Public Discussion: “Moving from Crisis to Action: A Public Health Approach to Reducing Gun Violence,” Mother Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, SC, Dec. 4th, 9:00 am-7:30 pm Co-sponsored by the … Read More

Brown Bag Series: “Somebody Had To Do It: First Children in School Desegregation,” Millicent Brown, PhD, Somebody Had To Do It Project Director and Independent Scholar, Avery Research Center, Dec … Read More

Avery Brown Bag Series: “I’ll Find a Way or Make One: Two Black Artists in 1920s Charleston,” Mae Whitlock Gentry, Journalist, Avery Research Center, Nov 13, 12-1:15 pm Born in … Read More

Avery Brown Bag Series: “Education: The Fabric of My Life,” Marlene Linton O’Bryant-Seabrook, PhD, Educator, Lecturer, Fiber Artist, iPad Artist, Avery Research Center, Nov 12, 12-1:15 pm In this presentation, … Read More

Ernest Just Prize Lecture: “Adventures and Misadventures in Understanding the Racial Disparities in the Risk of Stroke,” George Howard, PhD, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Avery Research Center, 6:00 pm Co-sponsored by … Read More

Brown Bag Series: “Unsung Heroes: Now It’s Our Turn,” Cleo Scott Brown, Speaker, Author, Race Relations Strategist, Avery Research Center, October 7, 12-1:15 pm Before the infamous march in Selma, … Read More

Lecture: “William and Ellen Craft: The Georgia Fugitives after Slavery,” Barbara McCaskill, PhD, University of Georgia, Avery Research Center, McKinley-Washington Auditorium, Sept 9, 6 pm In 1848, William and Ellen … Read More