Mystical Sounds of Islam: Voices of Qawwali

A unique performance of Muslim mystical music is coming to the Upstate on September 2 as part of a special concert and lecture series sponsored by the University of South Carolina Upstate, Wofford College, Furman University and SC Humanities. “Mystical Sounds of Islam: Voices of Qawwali,” showcases the internationally acclaimed ensemble Fanna-Fi-Allah at 7 PM … Read moreMystical Sounds of Islam: Voices of Qawwali

South Carolina Institutions Receive NEH Grants

SC Humanities is pleased to congratulate three South Carolina organizations for receiving four grants totaling $369,529 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The NEH recently announced their support of 212 humanities projects from across the country, including the four in South Carolina. NEH grants are highly competitive and involve a rigorous peer-review and … Read moreSouth Carolina Institutions Receive NEH Grants

South Carolina Students Shine at National History Day Contest

Fifty-eight students whose entries had won first or second place at the South Carolina History Contest traveled to Maryland in June to represent the Palmetto State at the National History Day Competition. Eleven South Carolina students brought home top honors from this prestigious national event, which is held each June at the University of Maryland. … Read moreSouth Carolina Students Shine at National History Day Contest

NEW Let’s Talk About It Series Donated by Chapin Memorial Library

Let's Talk About It

SC Humanities is pleased to make a new Let’s Talk About It series available to the public thanks to the generosity of the Chapin Memorial Library in Myrtle Beach. The new series pairs Steven Johnson’s noted book How We Got To Now: Six Innovations that Made the Modern World with the recent PBS documentary of … Read moreNEW Let’s Talk About It Series Donated by Chapin Memorial Library