Tag: avery research center

Panel to Discuss Archival of Gifts and Donations to Emanuel AME Church

Panel to Discuss Archival of Gifts and Donations to Emanuel AME Church

On Nov. 11, 2015, archivists, historians and others will discuss ways to preserve and manage the thousands of gifts and memorabilia that mourners and others left at Emanuel AME Church in the wake of the shootings.

Avery Research Center Celebrating Two Anniversaries (has slideshow)

Avery Research Center Celebrating Two Anniversaries (has slideshow)

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is celebrating both a 30th and a 150th anniversary this year.

National Radio Host Tom Joyner Honored by Avery Research Center

National Radio Host Tom Joyner Honored by Avery Research Center

Avery Research Center presents the first-ever Septima P. Clark Award for Excellence in Black Education to radio personality and philanthropist Tom Joyner.

Author and Photographer to Discuss Oral History of Kenyan Freedom Fighter (has video)

Author and Photographer to Discuss Oral History of Kenyan Freedom Fighter (has video)

Author Laura Lee Huttenbach and photographer Mary Beth Koeth will visit the College on Sept. 11, 2015, to discuss The Boy is Gone: Conversations with a Mau Mau General.

The Avery Center Presents “This Far by Faith: Carolina Camp Meetings, An African-American Tradition”

The Avery Center Presents “This Far by Faith: Carolina Camp Meetings, An African-American Tradition”

The black-and-white photography exhibit explores the history and traditions of camp meetings that take place annually in the Carolinas.

‘Charleston Syllabus’ Events Prompt Discussions on Race

‘Charleston Syllabus’ Events Prompt Discussions on Race

In the wake of the Emanuel AME Church shooting, the College is hosting a number of events that address race relations in the United States, black culture, and civil rights.

Avery Center Receives $125K Grant to Spark Conversations About Race and Inequality

Avery Center Receives $125K Grant to Spark Conversations About Race and Inequality

Google awarded a total of $375,000 to local community organizations, including the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.

Faculty Contributes Perspective on the Emanuel A.M.E. Church Tragedy

Faculty Contributes Perspective on the Emanuel A.M.E. Church Tragedy

Charleston is finding its own way to grieve last week’s tragedy at Emanuel A.M.E. Church on Calhoun Street. These College of Charleston faculty members have written poignant pieces to work through the experience and express what it’s really like in Charleston right now.

Laugh Along with the Top Black Comedians

Laugh Along with the Top Black Comedians

The College of Charleston will screen the documentary Why We Laugh: Great Black Comedians and host author Darryl Littleton at the Avery Research Center.

Hot Books for Cold Weather by College Romance Writers

Hot Books for Cold Weather by College Romance Writers

In need of a steamy page-turner? A number of College alumni and employees are among the hottest romance writers in America.