Maya Angelou “I Rise!” to be presented at Greenville schools

Seven Greenville public schools will celebrate Black History Month with Chautauqua History Alive performances of Maya Anglou “I Rise!” by historical interpreter Becky Stone from Fairview, NC. South Carolina Humanities supported this program with a Mini Grant in December 2017. Seven different public schools will experience this entertaining and educational show: Legacy Early College High … Read moreMaya Angelou “I Rise!” to be presented at Greenville schools

2018 Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest

In 2018, the South Carolina State Library is coordinating the second annual Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest for students in grades 3 – 12. The Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest encourages young writers to capture the power of their words and experience the freedom of original literary expressions. The deadline for submissions is Friday, March … Read more2018 Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest

The “News Literacy and Future of Journalism” series is an eight-month collaborative effort among SC Humanities, Winthrop University, and the SC Press Association. Additional support comes from the North Carolina Humanities Council, The Newseum in Washington, D.C., The John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy, the Departments of Mass Communication and Political Science, and … Read more

2018 Student Research Fellow Announced

SC Humanities is pleased to announce the 2018 Student Research Fellow: John Sterling Poole of the College of Charleston. Student Research Fellowships are awarded annually on a competitive basis to undergraduate students in their sophomore or junior years attending an accredited university or college in South Carolina to explore research and scholarship in the humanities. The … Read more2018 Student Research Fellow Announced

Archaeology in the Classroom

The South Carolina Archaeology Public Outreach Division (SCAPOD) is offering an application process for free “Archaeology in the Classroom” programs for the Spring 2018 semester (February – June 2018). Classrooms in eleven Midlands counties (Calhoun, Clarendon, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda and Sumter) are eligible to apply.  Applications are due no later than … Read moreArchaeology in the Classroom

Scarred Justice Film Screening and Discussion

In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre, Columbia SC 63 will bring the general public together with scholars and filmmakers to try to understand the circumstances that shaped this event in South Carolina’s history. The film Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre, 1968 will be screened on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 (6:30 p.m.) at the … Read moreScarred Justice Film Screening and Discussion