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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.

Sweetgrass Basket Exhibit on Display at Avery through January 2015

Sweetgrass Basket Exhibit on Display at Avery through January 2015

The exhibition, “Sweetgrass: A Living Legacy of Family and Community,” features baskets made by various African and African American artists in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Grammy Award Winning Producer 9th Wonder to Speak at the College of Charleston

Grammy Award Winning Producer 9th Wonder to Speak at the College of Charleston

Grammy Award-winning producer 9th Wonder will speak at the College of Charleston on October 6, 2014. This event is free and open to the public.

Program Eases Transition for Multicultural and First-Generation Students

Program Eases Transition for Multicultural and First-Generation Students

The 2014 SPECTRA class, which includes nearly 100 freshman with diverse backgrounds, continues through Aug. 9, 2014.

Avery Staff Members Head to Ivy League for Summer Learning

Avery Staff Members Head to Ivy League for Summer Learning

Staff from the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture are participating in professional development this summer.