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Events March-April 2022 focused on our region and community

Posted by: Julia Eichelberger | March 16, 2022 | No Comment |

Attend these events to learn more about the South and contribute to making the region a better place for all.

Tuesday 3.15 5:30-6:30 Post & Courier Uncovered panel discussion on corruption in SC, Rita Hollings Center. Get tickets (free) to attend in person or virtually (or see recording afterward)

Wed 3.16. FLASC group on Mental Fitness discussion of  All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake by Tiya Miles, 1-2pm. Professor Miles will attend virtually. If you are interested in committing to reading/discussing the book and meeting the author please Sign up here 

3.16 6 pm  Presentation by authors of Through Mama’s Eyes: Unique Perspectives in Southern Matriarchy Zoom

3.17 4 pm “Bonds of Empire: The English Origins of Slave Law in South Carolina and British Plantation America, 166-1783” by Lee Wilson HTTPS://COFC.ZOOM.US/J/88442608381

3.17 4-5 PM Beyond the Binary: A Facilitated Conversation about Gender Expansiveness, sponsored by GSEC and I-CAN, 14 Greenway

Friday 3.18 2 pm Social Justice Coffee Hour in Stern 205, including Harlan Greene and alum Tanner Crunelle as panelists

Saturday March 19 Awakening of the Ancestors Through Music: A Gullah Geechee Homecoming. Dance (ring shout) and choral program sponsored by International African American Museum at Mt Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, 7396 Rivers Avenue, N Charleston. 3:45 Dance program 4:00 Choral program. Virtual and in-person attendance options. For more information and to register, visit chscp.co/awakening-ancestors

March 20:  Avery Bottle Tree rededication with Libation Pour by Priestess Osun Wonuola Efunlayo (11 AM) and Open House

March 22  College Libraries and Office of Institutional Diversity community workshop – “Beyond the Filter: Telling Stories with Photographs of Family and Community.” Addlestone Library, Room 127 (or via Zoom), 12:30pm. More information and registration: https://library.cofc.edu/event-beyond-the-filter-tuesday-3-22/

March 24 Avery Research Center and African American Studies Decolonizing the Curriculum lecture – Dr. Erica Dotson: “Black English and Honoring Linguistic Dexterity.” Click Here to Register

March 26 African American Settlement Community Historic Commission Fundraiser for 1904 Long Point School building with Charlton Singleton

Mar 28 Friends of the Library book discussion with historian Orville Vernon Burton (Clemson) and civil rights lawyer Armand Derfner on their book Justice Deferred: Race and the Supreme Court. Mckinley-Washington Auditorium, Avery research Center, 125 Bull Street, 6pm. Register for the in-person event or the simulcast on Zoom.

Mar 30 6 pm Conversation with Margaret Seidler and Polly Sheppard, sponsored by CSSC, location TBD Dorothea Benton Frank series visiting writer — Natasha Trethewey, Nonfiction/Poetry Reading. 7PM, Randolph Hall, Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Mar 31 7 PM Poetry reading by US Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway Alumni Hall

April 4 7 PM Charleston Area Justice Ministry’s Nehemiah Action Assembly, 3659 W Montague Avenue

April 5 Women’s and Gender Studies’ fourth “Feminism in Motion” event, celebrating student accomplishments. 3pm, EHHP Alumni Center.

April 7  College-wide Research Expo featuring student research and creative activities from across campus. This event is scheduled for the morning of Thursday, April 7, 2022 in TD Arena

April 18 Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston’s Annual Lecture featuring Professor James Spady, editor of “Fugitive Movements: Commemorating the Denmark Vesey Affair and Black Radical Antislavery in the Atlantic World”  (Time and Location TBD)

April 22-23 Edisto Natchez-Kusso Annual Powwow, Ridgeville, SC

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