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Call for Speakers

The Humanities CouncilSC is issuing a call for speakers to join our Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program roster. Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud is one of the oldest programs of The Humanities CouncilSC and one of the most beloved. Through the Speakers Bureau, some of South Carolina’s finest scholars travel throughout the state to share their interests and knowledge of the humanities and to spark discussions about human values, traditions, and cultures. The Humanities CouncilSC promotes the Speakers Bureau roster to non-profit groups and public agencies, including libraries, museums, schools, churches, and retirement communities; these sponsoring organizations submit a
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Speakers Bureau FAQs

How many Speakers Bureau programs can my organization host? Each organization is limited to two Speakers Bureau programs per fiscal year (11/1 – 10/31), but exceptions are made based on availability of funding and whether or not a county may be considered “underserved.” Do you make arrangements with the speaker (time, place, etc.)? We leave all coordination to the sponsoring organization. Before filling out the application, please get in touch with us for the speaker’s contact info. You should then contact the speaker to arrange a time and date, then fill out the application with the appropriate information and send
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Speakers Bureau

  One of the Council’s longstanding program priorities is the Speakers Bureau. Through this program, some of South Carolina’s finest scholars travel throughout the state to share their interests and knowledge of the humanities and to spark discussions about human values, traditions and cultures. Eligibility: The Humanities CouncilSC makes these programs available to non-profit groups and public agencies at a reasonable cost. The Council provides $150 towards speaker honorariums, which covers full speaker payment for the majority of programs; any other costs are negotiated between speaker and sponsor. All programs must be free and open to a general public. Each
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8 New Speakers Join the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program

The Humanities CouncilSC is pleased to announce that eight new speakers have joined the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program. Offering a variety of programs from "An Introduction to Modern Islam" to "Confederates at the Keyboard: Southern Piano Music During the Civil War Era," these seven scholars are available to speak for public audiences at nonprofit organizations or public institutions across the state. The Speakers Bureau program is one of the longest-running and most popular programs offered by The Humanities CouncilSC. The eight new speakers are: Philip Cheney is a folksinger and performer who lives in Anderson, SC. He offers four
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Out of the Rice Fields

Enduring and vibrant Lowcountry African American traditions will be explored and shared in Georgetown County, SC, from now through September 2015 in a unique project entitled “Out of the Rice Fields: Vestiges of Gullah Culture in Modern Society.” This endeavor features presentations by six scholarly lecturers, the creation of an oral-history video documentary on local Gullah cultural leaders, and physical and virtual exhibits of Gullah images and documents. The work is made possible by a major grant from the Humanities Council SC through its “Know Your History, Community, Family” plan. This strategy aims to connect the public to “undocumented local
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