6 09, 2021

Grammy Award-Winning Band Ranky Tanky to Kick Off Black Lives Series

By |2021-09-17T10:01:14-04:00September 6, 2021|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on Grammy Award-Winning Band Ranky Tanky to Kick Off Black Lives Series

The CofC community is invited to kick off the LCWA World Affairs Signature Series: Black Lives this Thursday, with a performance by the Grammy Award-winning band Ranky Tanky, which includes several CofC alumni.

20 07, 2021

History Professor Wins Prestigious Fellowship

By |2021-08-09T09:44:13-04:00July 20, 2021|Academics, All News|Comments Off on History Professor Wins Prestigious Fellowship

A postdoctoral award from the American Association of University Women will allow history professor Shannon Eaves to focus on finishing a book project about the sexual exploitation of enslaved women.

18 06, 2021

New Juneteenth Holiday is Reason to Celebrate, But Not a Replacement for Systemic Change

By |2021-07-05T13:58:51-04:00June 18, 2021|Academics, All News|Comments Off on New Juneteenth Holiday is Reason to Celebrate, But Not a Replacement for Systemic Change

African American Studies Director Anthony Greene says the move by Congress to make Juneteenth a federal holiday is an important moment, but one that should be taken in the larger context of ongoing racial and social justice movements.

3 02, 2021

10 Black History Month Events to Check Out

By |2021-02-25T11:35:46-05:00February 3, 2021|All News, Campus Life, Students|Comments Off on 10 Black History Month Events to Check Out

In honor of Black History Month, several CofC departments, clubs, organizations and offices are sponsoring events that explore Black culture, history and contemporary issues.

30 07, 2020

Avery Research Center Announces New Executive Director

By |2020-08-14T11:31:04-04:00July 30, 2020|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on Avery Research Center Announces New Executive Director

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.

3 10, 2019

CofC Faculty Explore Black Migrations at ASALH Conference

By |2020-02-25T12:56:01-05:00October 3, 2019|Academics|Comments Off on CofC Faculty Explore Black Migrations at ASALH Conference

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.