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Nov. 16 | Documenting LGBTQ Life in the Lowcountry

Posted on 5 November 2018 | 9:22 am

The Libraries welcome alumni and students to learn about an innovative new project to document LGBTQ life at the College and in the Lowcountry this Friday, Nov. 16, as part … Read More

The oft-overlooked experiences of the Lowcountry’s African Muslims are the subject of a new digital exhibit now freely available online. The exhibit—formally styled Enslaved and Freed African Muslims: Spiritual Wayfarers … Read More

New Exhibit | John Rivers Communication Museum

Posted on 26 September 2018 | 5:53 am

For Danish physicist and Nobel Prize-winner Niels Bohr, “Technology has advanced more in the last 30 years than in the previous 2,000.” Many Cougars would agree. Social media and the … Read More

Pride in the Libraries | Documenting LGBTQ Life

Posted on 25 September 2018 | 10:05 am

This past weekend, the Holy City celebrated diversity and equal rights for all during Charleston Pride. The College of Charleston Libraries joined the festival with information about its latest project, … Read More

Friday, Aug. 24 | 6:30—8:00 PM | Halsey Institute Join the Friends of the Library on Friday, Aug. 24, for the opening reception of the Halsey Institute’s latest exhibition, The Image Hunter: … Read More

The assassination of Robert Francis Kennedy is a moment forever seared into Americans’ collective memory. The New York Senator died in the early hours of June 6, 1968, succumbing to … Read More

For much of the Class of 2018, the year 2012 was spent in high school. But for one dinner jacket-clad Cougar who crossed the Cistern last month, 2012 included his … Read More

Culinary historian, author, artist and photographer John Martin Taylor, also known as Hoppin’ John, has donated his personal collection of books and papers to the Special Collections Department of the … Read More

The College of Charleston Libraries will host an original exhibit curated by historians and archivists showcasing the documentary heritage of Reconstruction and the post-emancipation era in South Carolina and the Atlantic … Read More

Bilingual Digital Exhibit Highlights Lowcountry Latinos

Posted on 15 December 2017 | 6:07 am

The oft-overlooked experiences of Lowcountry Latino communities are the subject of a new digital exhibit now freely available online. The exhibit—formally styled Las Voces del Lowcountry—spotlights Charleston’s Latino communities and … Read More