Wonders of Writing Symposium

Spartanburg Community College will present the Wonders of Writing (WOW) 2019 Symposium on Thursday, September 12 at 7:00 p.m. at their downtown campus. This program brings visionary authors to Spartanburg in order to share their art with a diverse audience and encourage critical reflection. SC Humanities supported this program with a Fast Track Literary Grant. … Read more

The Rainbow Reel

The Nickelodeon Theatre will partner with South Carolina Pride to present a series of three films in September 2019 that will showcase the best in queer film making over the past 30 years. SC Humanities supported this program with a Mini Grant. “The Rainbow Reel” film series will feature community discussions led by humanities scholars … Read more

Cecil J. Williams Image Collection Preservation and Digitization Project

The Cecil J. Williams Historically Significant Image Collection at Claflin University is one of the richest and largest collections of civil rights history in existence from any living photographer. With an estimated 250,000 negatives spanning 50 years, many of the photographs have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, JET Magazine, Afro-American, … Read more

Poetry at McLeod

The Poetry Society of South Carolina will present Poetry at McLeod in spring and fall 2019. This acclaimed series, held at a southern cotton plantation, presents African American poets illuminating the experience and legacy of enslavement and offers a free poetry workshop geared to all levels of experience. SC Humanities supported this program with a … Read more