Event: Beyond the Filter | Tuesday, 3/22 - College of Charleston Libraries

March 3, 2022
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Attention students! Are you spending some time with family or your local community over Spring Break? Consider acquiring a photo – digital or print – to bring back and share at the following hybrid event sponsored by the College Libraries and the Office of Institutional Diversity.

Beyond the Filter: Telling Stories with Photographs of Family and Community

Featuring Guest Speaker Mr. Joshua Parks

Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Time: 12:30pm – 1:45pm
Location: Addlestone Library, Room 127 (or online via Zoom)

Bring your favorite photos – digital or print – and share your stories with one another. Through sharing photographs of family and loved ones, participants will contribute and discover stories about themselves and one another revealing roots, connections, and provocative parallels that surprise and engage us in community. In addition to sharing photographs, scholars and community members will discuss the power of images for storytelling, identity, and representation in our public memory. Specimens of historic photographs including daguerreotypes, tintypes, cabinet cards, and stereoviews will also be on display.

This event is hybrid. Students may participate in-person or via Zoom. Please bring a digital or print family photograph to share and discuss!

Registration is required. There are 30 in-person seats and 30 online seats available.

For more information, contact Mary Jo Fairchild.

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Addlestone Library is open to the College of Charleston community and affiliates via card access. Visitors may access Addlestone Library Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, and must present a government issued ID and sign in upon entry.