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 … Read moreNew Speakers Added to the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud Roster
SC Humanities is pleased to announce that the 2015 South Carolina Humanities Festival will be in the host city of Camden, SC from April 30 – May 3, 2015. Started in 1993 in honor of the Council’s 20th Anniversary, the Humanities Festival has been held in seventeen different South Carolina cities. Each festival celebrates the … Read more2015 South Carolina Humanities Festival in Camden
An original documentary about the Bull Street facility at the South Carolina State Hospital in Columbia, SC will premiere on statewide educational television in May 2015 during Mental Health Awareness Month. SC Humanities supported Down on Bull Street with a Planning Grant and a Major Grant. The Bull Street facility is layered with a rich … Read moreDown on Bull Street
The Bamberg County Hometown Teams Committee will present a special Tailgating and Community Softball Game on Saturday, March 28, 2015 as part of their tour of the traveling Smithsonian exhibit Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America. Saturday, March 28, 2015 County-wide Softball Game and Tailgating, Featuring County Firefighters Location: Ness Sports Complex, Bamberg, SC Hours: … Read moreHometown Teams: Tailgating and Community Softball Game in Bamberg!
Established in 1991, the Governor’s Awards in the Humanities recognize outstanding achievement in humanities research, teaching, and scholarship; institutional and individual participation in helping communities in South Carolina better understand our cultural heritage or ideas and issues related to the humanities; excellence defining South Carolina’s cultural life to the nation or world; and exemplary support … Read moreA Call for Nominations for the Governor’s Awards in the Humanities
SC Humanities operates as a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation granting funds received from federal (National Endowment of the Humanities), corporate, state, and private sources. The Board of Directors consists of twenty-three volunteer academic and public members. New members will begin three-year terms in November 2015. Board members initiate and develop projects, seek to make the humanities … Read moreA Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors
Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site will present a special family-friendly education day on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Visitors can learn about the landscape history of the plantation grounds, which were the site of fascinating agricultural experimentation by James Henry Hammond. SC Humanities supported this project with a Mini Grant … Read moreRedcliffe Plantation’s Evolving Landscape