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New Speakers Added to the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud Roster

The Humanities CouncilSC is pleased to announce that seven new speakers have joined the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program. Offering a variety of programs from “Faith and Fiction” to “Growing Up Jewish in the South,” 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 seven new speakers are: Benjamin W. Farley is the Younts Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religion at Erskine College and the author of 15 books of fiction
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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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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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Juneteenth Celebration in the Park

The 2015 Juneteenth Celebration in the Park will take place on Saturday, June 20 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Perry Park behind Schofield Middle School in Aiken. The admission is free. Some of the special events will include the Borenya West African drummers and the gospel choir from Francis Marion University, as well as other speakers, arts, crafts, and exhibitions.
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Juneteenth Celebration In the Park

The Center for African American History, Art, and Culture and the Aiken Corporation will present a special “Juneteenth” celebration on Saturday, June 20 at Perry Park in Aiken. The event will include music, drama, arts and crafts, and exhibitions. The Humanities CouncilSC supported this project with a Mini Grant in May 2015. Juneteenth is a celebration that honors African American heritage by commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in 1865. The Center for African American History, Art, and Culture celebrates Juneteenth in Aiken annually. The 2015 event will take place on Saturday, June 20 from 10:00
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