In this week’s installment: a preview of the College’s new Porgy and Bess exhibit ; the school ranks among the top disability-friendly colleges; the old King George IV Inn is now part of CofC; and more!
Tag: avery research center
Photos capturing the emotional response to the tragedy at Emanuel A.M.E Church have been made available online by the College’s Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, Lowcountry Africana, and the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, among others.
The South Carolina State Library named the Avery Messenger a “notable state document.”
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.
The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is celebrating both a 30th and a 150th anniversary this year.
Avery Research Center presents the first-ever Septima P. Clark Award for Excellence in Black Education to radio personality and philanthropist Tom Joyner.
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 black-and-white photography exhibit explores the history and traditions of camp meetings that take place annually in the Carolinas.
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.