York County Library Community Reads Program of Kindness

In January and February 2020, the York County Library will offer a “community-wide” reading program – with a twist! Through the “York County Library Community Reads Program of Kindness,” library patrons of all ages will have the opportunity to read a book with a kindness theme and then pay it forward into the community through … Read more

Discovering the Banjo

The Spartanburg Philharmonic will present “Discovering the Banjo,” a series of outreach programs, film screenings, and teaching artist residencies to accompany two performances by noted banjo performers Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn that are part of their regular season and their Bluegrass Spartanburg program. SC Humanities supported this programming with a Major Grant. Throughout the … Read more

2020 Student Research Fellow Announced

SC Humanities is pleased to announce the 2020 Student Research Fellow: Abrahm Thrasher of Lander University. 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 2020 fellow will conduct … Read more

Gullah Roots: Back to Sierra Leone

In December 2019 – January 2020, a group of Gullah community leaders, scholars, and performers from South Carolina and Georgia will visit Sierra Leone for ten days on a heritage tour focusing on the historic links between the Gullah people and Sierra Leoneans. A crew from SCETV will document the journey, which offers a unique … Read more