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Fall 2023 Events: Study and Experience Southern Cultures

Posted by: Julia Eichelberger | September 19, 2023 | No Comment |

Please contact eichelbergerj@cofc.edu if you know of other events to add to this listing.

Wed Sep 19 6 PM Addlestone 227 Friends of the Library: Conversation with Neil Kinghan, author of A Moment in the Sun, a new biography of Reconstruction leader and educator Francis Cardoza

Wed Sep 19. 6 PM Gibbes Museum “The Poetics of Witness” with Marjory Wentworth, Titus Brooks Heagins, and Gary Jackson https://www.gibbesmuseum.org/programs-events/the-poetics-of-witness/807

Tues Sep 26. 1:45-2:45 Halsey Gallery Conversation w Dr. Regine Jean-Charles, WGS Scholar in Residence, and Dr. Kameelah Martin, Dr. Robert Sapp, and Cady Walker ’23, Topic: Diaspora, Conflict, Bodies, and the Power of Art.”

Tues Sep 26 3:15 PM C of C’s Committee on Commemoration & Landscapes meeting. New members welcome (C of C faculty, staff, students). Please contact Valerie Frazier or Julia Eichelberger if you wish to attend so we give you the info and add you to our listserv.

Tues Sep 26     4:30-6 pm Halsey Gallery Reception for Dr. Regine Jean-Charles, WGS Scholar in Residence

Tues Sep 26    6 PM, Septima Clark Auditorium, ECTR 118. Conseula Francis Emerging Scholar Lecture “Satirizing Satire” https://libcal.library.cofc.edu/event/11200968   Dr. Brittney Edmonds, “Satirizing Satire: Representing Blackness and the Social Protest Mountain,” comes out of her research on Black humor in the post-civil rights era, specifically her work on Percival Everett’s satirical novel, Erasure.

Wed Sep 27  2:15- 4 PM Culinary Amphitheater, Trident Technical College, 66 Columbus Street: West African Foodways Talk & Taste with Binta N’daw Young (Bintu Atelier restaurant), Dr. John Cropper (History), Dr. Regine St. Charles, moderated by Lauren Ravalico.

Thurs Sep 28 4-5 PM Halsey Gallery and halsey.cofc.edu/live WGS Intersections Discussion of Halsey exhibit Where the Land Meets the Body, by La Vaughn Belle. WGS affiliate faculty Deb Bidwell, Mari Crabtree, Shannon Eaves, moderated by Mary Jo Fairchild.

Thurs Sep 28th 6pm: Charleston Museum Exploring Pottery-making to Learn about Indigenous and African Communities during Charleston’s Colonial Period (ca. 1670-1750) with Dr. Jon Marcoux. More information and registration can be found here.

Fri Sept 29 Wadmalaw Island Study Away Day Trip with WGS Community Leader-in-Residence Tamika Gadsden (Contact Lauren Ravalico, WGS Director, to reserve your space, ravalicold@cofc.edu )

Thur October 19 6pm: Charleston Museum Emergence and Evolution of Carolina’s Colonial Cattle Economy with Dr. Elizabeth J. Reitz. More information and registration can be found here.

Oct 23 Wassamasaw Tribe Powwow https://calendar.powwows.com/events/wassamasaw-tribe-pow-wow/   Students: 30 free tickets are available via Office of Institutional Diversity. Go to Cougar Connect to find this event & sign up for free tickets and transportation, while they last.

Nov  3-12 Charleston Literary Festival – C of C students/fac/staff get discounted tickets! https://www.charlestonliteraryfestival.com/

Thur Nov 9th 6pm: Archaeology at The Charleston Museum: Past, Present, and Future  with Curator of Historical Archaeology Martha Zierden. More information and registration can be found here.

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