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Events Fall 2018

Posted by: Julia Eichelberger | June 2, 2019 | No Comment |

An impressive array of events took place in Fall 2018. Thanks to everyone who sponsored these events across campus.

Sept 2  “Yiddish Politics in New South Cities,” Dr. Josh Parnell  (Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture)

Sept 25 Policing Charleston during the Era of Slavery by Dr. Nic Butler  (Avery & Race and Social Justice Initiative–RSJI)

Frank Sturken ’51

Oct 13 Inaugural Sturcken Oratorical Competition, founded by SOST minor Tanner Crunelle (class of 2020) and named in honor of Frank Sturcken (class of 1951), who advocated for desegregation of the College while a student.

Oct 15 The Legacy of Slavery: Five Movements by Kwame Nimako           Avery/RSJI

October 17, 2018 “Last Seen”: Finding Family after Slavery with Dr. Judith Giesberg (Avery/RSJI/Friends of the Library)

October 23, 2018: Preservation of Lowcountry Foodways by Dr. Psyche Williams-Forson and Chef Kevin Mitchell  (Avery/RSJI/African American Studies)

Oct 25 Panel Discussion on Black Women in Higher Education (Women’s and Gender Studies, History)

Oct 18 Southbound: Photographs of and About the New South, an exhibit curated by Halsey’s Mark Sloan and Mark Long, begins its residence at Halsey Gallery and City Gallery, Oct 19 2018-March 2 2019

Nov 7 2018 Rise Up! Symposium on Anson St Burials in Randolph Hall, presenting research by Gullah Society and designs by Nathaniel Walker’s undergraduate students

Nov 1, Film Series, Oct 18, “Family Across the Sea,” Nov. 1, “The Language You Cry In,” Nov 8, “Priscilla’s Legacy,”  with Thomalind Polite and Edward Ball (CLAW)

Nov 10 Sounds of the South: A Music Symposium sponsored by the Halsey Gallery and the Southbound exhibit, with Rachel Boillot, Bill Carson, C of C’s Dr. Karen Chandler, Lisa Elmaleh, Bill Ferris, Jake Fussell, Cary Ann Hearst (C of C class of 2001), Jake Steber

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