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African American Studies Talk to Explore Racial Violence

African American Studies Talk to Explore Racial Violence

Professor of African American history Mari Crabtree will give a talk on March 11, 2015, titled “My Soul is a Witness: Theorizing Racial Violence with the Blues.”

2 March 2015 | 2:55 pm Read More →
Special S.C. Historical Society Exhibit at Addlestone Library

Special S.C. Historical Society Exhibit at Addlestone Library

A special exhibit celebrating South Carolina history will be on display at the Addlestone Library March 2, 2015 through the end of the spring semester.

26 February 2015 | 2:57 pm Read More →
Student’s Study Abroad Trip to UK Leads to Internship

Student’s Study Abroad Trip to UK Leads to Internship

After visiting England in 2013 as part of a first-year abroad trip, history major Luke Morris has returned to the UK for an internship with the Nottingham Forest Football Club.

20 February 2015 | 3:18 pm Read More →
Remembering former Gov. Jim Edwards ’50

Remembering former Gov. Jim Edwards ’50

The College remember alumnus Jim Edwards ’50, former South Carolina governor and U.S. secretary of energy.

7 January 2015 | 11:57 am Read More →
Anniversary of JKF Assassination Evokes Alumna’s Memories of Scary Times

Anniversary of JKF Assassination Evokes Alumna’s Memories of Scary Times

As the the reporter who broke the story about New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison’s investigation into the JFK assassination, Rosemary Powell James ’59 remembers some scary times in the Big Easy.

21 November 2014 | 10:58 am Read More →
College Celebrates Native Americans and Their Histories

College Celebrates Native Americans and Their Histories

The College of Charleston’s Office of Multicultural Student Services & Programs celebrates Native American heritage for Cultural Recognition Week 2014.

12 November 2014 | 12:59 pm Read More →
The College Celebrates its Veterans

The College Celebrates its Veterans

There are many veterans among the College community, including Marine sniper Andrew Smith ’14. Smith left the College to join the Marines, then returned to school following a deployment in Afghanistan and a life-threatening injury.

11 November 2014 | 12:50 pm Read More →
Berlin Wall Expert Reflects on 25th Anniversary of the Fall

Berlin Wall Expert Reflects on 25th Anniversary of the Fall

Senior German instructor Stephen Della Lana reflects on his experiences in Germany before, during and after the Wall fell 25 years ago on November 9, 1989.

6 November 2014 | 1:51 pm Read More →
5 Reasons Now is a Good Time to be a Horror Fan

5 Reasons Now is a Good Time to be a Horror Fan

History professor Scott Poole has written extensively on monsters, he’s appeared on the History Channel and just published a biography of Vampira. He explains why now is a good time to be a horror fan.

17 October 2014 | 12:36 pm Read More →
“The Good Soldiers” Author David Finkel to Speak on Campus as Part of The College Reads!

“The Good Soldiers” Author David Finkel to Speak on Campus as Part of The College Reads!

Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter and author David Finkel will speak at the College of Charleston on October 14, 2014 at 7 p.m.

8 October 2014 | 9:50 am Read More →