22 10, 2019

CofC Podcast: Bernard Powers on the Life and Legacy of Denmark Vesey

By |2020-06-17T10:29:33-04:00October 22, 2019|Academics|Comments Off on CofC Podcast: Bernard Powers on the Life and Legacy of Denmark Vesey

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.

19 11, 2018

Professor’s New Book Says Jamestown was Central to Shaping American Values

By |2020-02-25T12:57:37-05:00November 19, 2018|Academics|Comments Off on Professor’s New Book Says Jamestown was Central to Shaping American Values

Professor Joe Kelly's new book takes a closer look at how the settlers of Jamestown survived a life marooned in the Virginia wilderness and shaped American values.

24 09, 2018

CofC Creates Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston

By |2020-02-25T12:57:51-05:00September 24, 2018|Academics, Faculty Staff News|Comments Off on CofC Creates Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston

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.

10 07, 2018

Alumna Lights Up the Past in St. Augustine

By |2020-01-16T09:47:11-05:00July 10, 2018|Alumni, College of Charleston Magazine|Comments Off on Alumna Lights Up the Past in St. Augustine

History major Michelle Adams '00 helps to present and preserve the oldest port in the U.S. in her role at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum.

19 04, 2018

Alums Build Experiences for Kids with Lowcountry Maritime Society

By |2020-02-25T12:58:37-05:00April 19, 2018|Alumni|Comments Off on Alums Build Experiences for Kids with Lowcountry Maritime Society

Under the direction of three CofC alumni, the Lowcountry Maritime Society offers children hands-on learning opportunities through its boatbuilding program.

13 03, 2018

Who’s Who of Historians Taking Part in Reconstruction Conference

By |2020-02-25T12:58:46-05:00March 13, 2018|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on Who’s Who of Historians Taking Part in Reconstruction Conference

The College will host a conference titled “Freedoms Gained and Lost: Reinterpreting Reconstruction in the Atlantic World” from March 16-March 18, 2018, at Addlestone Library.