SC Humanities Offers Student Research Fellowships for 2017

SC Humanities is offering a grant opportunity for undergraduate students in colleges or universities. Student Research Fellowships support research and scholarship of important topics in the humanities. The deadline for applications for the next round of Student Research Fellowships is Friday, November 18, 2016. Student Research Fellowships are available and awarded on a competitive basis … Read more

Daughters: Celebrating Emerging Female Filmmakers of Color

2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1991 release of Daughters of the Dust by Julie Dash, the first feature length film directed by an African-American woman to receive wide theatrical distribution. To celebrate and explore the film’s legacy, the Nickelodeon will present Daughters: Celebrating Emerging Female Filmmakers of Color, a three-day film festival featuring works by a … Read more

Lowcountry Reads for the Holidays Book Fair

The Heritage Library will present the 2016 Lowcountry Reads for the Holidays Book Fair on Saturday, November 12, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church on Hilton Head Island. The keynote speaker is New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews, and 40 other authors will also participate. South Carolina … Read more

South Carolina Humanities Awards Over $45,000 in Major Grants

The South Carolina Humanities Board of Directors awarded over $45,000 in Major Grants to 10 cultural organizations after a September 23, 2016 Board Meeting in Columbia. The awards were selected through a competitive application and review process and are made possible by SC Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Matching community support for the … Read more

Pat Conroy Literary Festival

The University of South Carolina Press and the University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts will present the inaugural Pat Conroy Literary Festival on October 20 – 23, 2016 in Beaufort, SC. The immersive event will include writer panels, book signings, live dramatic performances, film screenings, author lunches, receptions, readings, tours, an art … Read more

Intimate Grammars: A Diné Navajo Poetry Panel

The University of South Carolina Department of Anthropology will present a keynote lecture event in honor of Native American Heritage Month on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. “Intimate Grammars: A DinĂ© Navajo Poetry Panel” will illuminate the DinĂ© culture and the power of intimate grammar poetry. South Carolina Humanities supported this program with … Read more

Walterboro’s House

The Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society is updating the interpretive elements at the historic Bedon-Lucas House to better reflect the history of Walterboro and Colleton County. The changes will be unveiled at an Open House taking place on Sunday, November 13. SC Humanities supported this project with a Mini Grant in June 2016. The … Read more

Special Reception Featuring The Egret’s Plumes by Archibald Rutledge

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Gervais & Vine $60 per person with online registration (includes a first trade edition of The Egret’s Plumes signed by artist Stephen Chesley) Chilled wine punch and heavy hors d’oeuvres served Archibald Rutledge’s short story “The Egret’s Plumes” was originally part of a 1913 privately printed book, … Read more

10th Annual Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival

The College of Charleston will present the 10th Annual Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival on October 6 – 9, 2016 in Charleston. Note: Due to Hurricane Matthew, the festival is rescheduled for October 20 – 23, 2016. The purpose of the festival is to bring contemporary Italian cinema to South Carolina audiences with the hope that … Read more