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1901, 2023

How Edgar Allan Poe Became the Darling of the Maligned and Misunderstood

By |January 19, 2023|

English Professor Scott Peeples reflects on Edgar Allan Poe, who would have turned 214 years old on Jan. 19, 2023, and why he remains one of the world’s most recognizable and popular literary figures.

CAMPUS LIFE

1001, 2023

Two Dynamic Artists Featured in Latest Halsey Exhibit

By |January 10, 2023|

On Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art will open its 121st exhibition – a two-person show featuring the photography of CofC faculty member Elizabeth Bick and the weaving of artist and educator Jovencio de la Paz.

ACADEMICS

1201, 2023

CofC Podcast: Professor Scott Peeples Explores Edgar Allan Poe’s Lowcountry Haunts

By |January 12, 2023|

On this episode of 'Speaking Of … College of Charleston,' Scott Peeples, interim chair of the Department of English and Poe scholar, takes us on a tour of some of the Lowcountry landmarks associated with Edgar Allan Poe.

1512, 2022

Alumnus Scouted Opposition for U.S. Men’s Soccer Team at World Cup

By |December 15, 2022|

A former player on the CofC men’s soccer team, John Bello '10 did opposition analysis to support the U.S. Men’s National Team coaches with strategy development for matches at the World Cup.

COFC IN THE NEWS

  • CofC In The News: Week of Jan. 30, 2023

    In this week's installment: Political science professor Gibbs Knotts talks with the 'Financial Times' (London) about South Carolina voters, 'Philanthropy News Digest' announces a $2 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of the Avery Research Center, and more.
  • CofC In The News: Week of Jan. 23, 2023

    In this week's installment: The Associated Press reports that the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture received a $2 million grant, "The Conversation" publishes an article about Edgar Allan Poe by English professor Scott Peeples, and more.  

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