College of Charleston “In the News” is a weekly roundup of news articles featuring College faculty, staff, students or alumni. Recent media coverage of the College includes:
Bernard Powers, the director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, talks to The New York Times about weddings held on Southern plantations.
The Washington Post talks to religious studies professor Matthew Cressler about Archbishop Wilton Gregory being elevated to cardinal.
MSN talks with political science professor Gibbs Knotts about the U.S. Senate race in South Carolina.
Communication professor Ryan Milner talks to Scientific American about how internet memes take on shifting political meanings.
Daniel Guttentag, director of the College of Charleston’s Office of Tourism Analysis, talks to The Post and Courier about tourism in the Lowcountry.
The Post and Courier interviews Bernard Powers, the museum’s acting CEO and director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, about the new International African American Museum.
Political science professor Gibbs Knotts is interviewed by WCIV-TV about dark money in politics.
WCIV reports how the Cougar Inclusion Team hopes to help create a more welcoming environment at the College of Charleston.