Drayton Hall Preservation Trust Distinguished Speakers Series

Drayton Hall Preservation Trust will present their 2018 – 2019 Distinguished Speaker Series to connect audiences with the history, art, philosophy, archaeology, and sociology that influenced life for those who were a part of Drayton Hall’s history for more than 235 years. From November 2018 – May 2019, five lectures will be offered in venues … Read moreDrayton Hall Preservation Trust Distinguished Speakers Series

Olympia-Granby Mill Village Museum

The Olympia-Granby Historical Foundation has been working since 2014 to plan and open the new Olympia-Granby Mill Village Museum, which will be located in the one-room Olympia Mill Village School in Columbia. The museum will open to the public on November 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. SC Humanities supported the fabrication of exhibits for the museum with … Read moreOlympia-Granby Mill Village Museum

Modern South Carolina Novelists – Reading and Discussion Series

The Aiken County Public Library will be presenting an original Let’s Talk About It series titled “Modern South Carolina Novelists” from September 2018 – February 2019. This reading and film discussion series features novels by modern South Carolina-based writers whose distinguished body of work qualified them for induction into the South Carolina Academy of Authors, … Read moreModern South Carolina Novelists – Reading and Discussion Series

New Native American Exhibit Opens at the Edisto Island Museum

The Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society (EIHPS) is pleased to present to its members and the public a new permanent exhibit entitled the “Exhibit of Early Edistonians” at the Edisto Island Museum.  This exhibit will open on October 13, 2018, enabling the Society to finally add the fascinating Native American era to complete the full story … Read moreNew Native American Exhibit Opens at the Edisto Island Museum

Uncovering the Underground Railroad

Scholars, living historians and enslaved descendants will gather at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens to show that the Underground Railroad was more than a network of secret routes to northern states and Canada that enslaved Africans followed to freedom. “Uncovering the Underground Railroad: Perspectives in Freedom” will be held November 3, 2018 at Magnolia. South Carolina Humanities … Read moreUncovering the Underground Railroad

SUBMERGED: Underwater Archaeology in South Carolina

The Maritime Research Division at the University of South Carolina will visit 8th grade classrooms throughout the state of South Carolina in Spring of 2019 and share with students the watery world of underwater archaeology in the Palmetto state. SC Humanities helped support this statewide educational project with a Major Grant. These informative sessions, designed … Read moreSUBMERGED: Underwater Archaeology in South Carolina

The Revolutionary War in the Lowcountry

The Heritage Library Foundation on Hilton Head Island will present a one-day forum about the “Revolutionary War in the Lowcountry.” On Friday, November 9, seven scholars will be featured at Christ Lutheran Church highlighting the antebellum history of the Lowcountry, including the Revolutionary War and the Plantation era. SC Humanities supported this program with a … Read moreThe Revolutionary War in the Lowcountry

Global Foodways

The College of Charleston will host “Global Foodways” from September 2018 – April 2019. “Global Foodways” is a year-long interdisciplinary series of courses and public events promoting the message of global humanities. Three main themes will be addressed through the programming: Community of the Table, Sustainable Eating Practices, and Historical and Political Perspectives on Food. SC … Read moreGlobal Foodways

Lincoln’s Unfinished Work

“Lincoln’s Unfinished Work” is an international conference featuring more than 30 renowned historians that will take place November 28 – December 1 at Clemson University. The conference will include panel presentations, plenary sessions, tours of the Clemson campus, several accompanying exhibits, and workshops with continuing education credits for teachers. SC Humanities helped support this program with a … Read moreLincoln’s Unfinished Work