Tamara T. Butler is taking the helm as the new executive director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture and associate dean of College Libraries.
After a two-year, $2.3 million renovation of the historic school building, the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture reopens.
Bernard Powers, professor emeritus of history and director of the Study of Slavery in Charleston, was recently awarded the ASALH’s prestigious Carter Godwin Woodson Scholars Medallion.
Bernard Powers, director of CofC's Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, discusses the life of Denmark Vesey and why he should be considered among America's great freedom fighters.
CofC faculty will be among the academics and historians attending the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH) 104th Annual Meeting and Conference taking place Oct. 2-6, 2019.
Under the direction of Bernard Powers, professor emeritus of history, the new center will examine the impact of slavery and race-related issues in Charleston, the surrounding region, and the College.
The Alumni Association Board of Directors has named two athletics scholarships in honor of associate athletics director Otto German '73.
Shannon Hein '99 has partnered with libraries and archives around the country to create a free database of the largest slavery-related content in the world.
A College of Charleston history professor says the origins of Memorial Day can be traced back to an 1865 ceremony for fallen Union soldiers in Charleston.
Before it was the Avery Research Center, the building on Bull Street was one of the most important schools and gathering places for black Charlestonians.