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

SC Humanities 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 SC Humanities. 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 and nonfiction.
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Call for Speakers

SC Humanities 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 SC Humanities 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. SC Humanities 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 one-page application to
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8 New Speakers Join the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program

SC Humanities 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 SC Humanities. The eight new speakers are: Philip Cheney is a folksinger and performer who lives in Anderson, SC. He offers four programs: “General
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Southern Author Festival

The Friends of the Greenville County Library System will present the 2016 Southern Author Festival on Saturday, May 14, 2016 in Greenville. The featured speakers include Wiley Cash, Elizabeth Drewery, Sue Lile Inman, Ron Rash, George Singleton, Randall Wilhelm, and Ashley Warlick. South Carolina Humanities supported this event with a Fast Track Literary Grant. The Southern Author Festival is a daylong event celebrating Southern fiction. The 2016 festival will take place at the main branch of the Greenville County Library (25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, SC 29601) from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. Authors will speak
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The Land Before the Waters

In partnership with the Oconee Heritage Center, the Oconee County Public Library will present a series of nine lectures in the spring and summer of 2016 about “The Land Before the Waters.” The speaker series will address the significant economic, environmental, and cultural changes to Oconee County that occurred with the creation of Lakes Hartwell, Keowee, and Jocassee. South Carolina Humanities supported this project with a Major Grant in February 2016. Policy Director of the Georgia River Network, Dr. Chris Manganiello, will kick off the series on April 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Walhalla Library (501 W. South Broad
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