Black Man in a White Coat

Francis Marion University will present a colloquium and related events featuring Dr. Damon Tweedy, author of Black Man in a White Coat, on March 14, 2018. From his experiences in medical school, Dr. Tweedy blends observation, research, and his patients’ reports to look closely at the effects of race and racism on medical training, healthcare accessibility, hospital … Read moreBlack Man in a White Coat

Translation and Interpreting Panel

University of South Carolina Upstate will present a “Translation and Interpreting Informative” panel on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 featuring keynote Rachel Hildebrandt, as well as several overseas participants. SC Humanities supported this program with a Fast Track Literary Grant. The panel will examine the huge demand for translators and interpreters that currently exists in the US. … Read moreTranslation and Interpreting Panel

Beyond Mother Emanuel and The Confederate Flag: A Symposium on Race, Culture and Understanding

Francis Marion University will look to jump start the conversation on several thorny topics related to race and culture in America when it hosts a first-of-its-kind symposium February 26-28. Beyond Mother Emanuel and The Confederate Flag: A Symposium on Race, Culture and Understanding was created with the hopes of bringing the difficult topics of racism and … Read moreBeyond Mother Emanuel and The Confederate Flag: A Symposium on Race, Culture and Understanding

Somebody Had To Do It, But What Have We Done?

The College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture and the Race and Social Justice Initiative will present a special event entitled, “Somebody Had to Do It, But What Have We Done?: Revisiting South Carolina School Desegregation.” The event will be held at the College of Charleston’s Marlene and Nathan Addlestone … Read moreSomebody Had To Do It, But What Have We Done?

2018 South Carolina Humanities Festival – Aiken

The 24th Annual SC Humanities Festival will take place in Aiken, SC on April 12 – 14, 2018. Sponsored by SC Humanities, USC Aiken, and the City of Aiken, the 2018 festival will highlight the rich cultural history of Aiken and celebrate the arts and humanities. Chartered in 1835 as a stop on the Charleston-to-Hamburg Railroad, … Read more2018 South Carolina Humanities Festival – Aiken

South Carolina Academy of Authors 2018 Induction Ceremony

Join the South Carolina Academy of Authors in Beaufort, South Carolina, on April 27–29 for the SCAA’s 32nd annual induction weekend, honoring cookbook author Nathalie Dupree, novelist Mary Alice Monroe, novelist Valerie Sayers, and dramatist John Blake White. South Carolina Humanities supported this programming with a Fast Track Literary Grant. The South Carolina Academy of … Read moreSouth Carolina Academy of Authors 2018 Induction Ceremony

Living by the Rails: The History of Lowcountry Railroads

The Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage will host the original exhibit Living by the Rails: The History of Lowcountry Railroads from April 28, 2018 – March 2019. The exhibit will examine the impact of railroad transportation in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. South Carolina Humanities supported this program with a Major Grant. Living by the Rails: The History … Read moreLiving by the Rails: The History of Lowcountry Railroads

2018 South Carolina History Day

South Carolina History Day, the affiliate program for National History Day, engages elementary, middle, and secondary school students in historical research and analysis while developing important skills. Coastal Carolina University is proud to be the home of South Carolina History Day. Each year, thousands of K-12 school students compete in a variety of history-inspired activities. Students choose how … Read more2018 South Carolina History Day

Poetry at McLeod

In co-operation with Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission, James Island Arts will host readings by poets at McLeod Plantation Historic Site (325 Country Club Dr., James Island) in March, April, and June 2018. The “Poetry at McLeod” series includes lectures and workshops. SC Humanities supported this effort with a Fast Track Literary Grant. McLeod Plantation … Read morePoetry at McLeod