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.
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.
In honor of Black History Month, several CofC departments, clubs, organizations and offices are sponsoring events that explore Black culture, history and contemporary issues.
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.
In honor of Black History Month, several College of Charleston departments, clubs, organizations and offices are sponsoring events during the month of February.
Antron Mahoney, visiting assistant professor of African American studies at CofC, shines a light on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
A lecture titled "Ancestries of Enslavement" will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in room 101 of the Rita Liddy Hollings Science Center.
The Conseula Francis Emerging Scholar Lecture will feature a talk titled "The Issues of Females: Abortion, Infanticide and Ethics in Southern Slavery."
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.
African American Studies Director Kameelah Martin co-edited "The Lemonade Reader," a collection of essays that investigates Beyoncé's "Lemonade" album in a black feminist tradition.