Gullah Geechee Community Day

The City of Conway and the Athenaeum Press at Coastal Carolina University are hosting an event to celebrate the Gullah Geechee community. “Gullah Geechee Community Day” will take place on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in downtown Conway. Various venues will feature Gullah and lowcountry foods, lectures, and performances, all … Read more Gullah Geechee Community Day

Life in the American South: A Sweet Tea Commentary

The Chesterfield County Public Library will sponsor a 90-minute interactive performance on “Life in the American South: A Sweet Tea Commentary.” Storyteller and performer Tim Lowry will appear at the Cheraw meeting space Kevin Lear on Main on March 19, 2020 for this family-friendly event. SC Humanities supported this program with a Mini Grant. “Life … Read more Life in the American South: A Sweet Tea Commentary

Music and Literacy Work in Harmony

Greenwood Elementary School in Florence, SC will offer a series of writing and literacy programs for their students featuring author and artist Kimberly Roberts. Roberts has written an informational book about the Caribbean titled Jammin’ Geography – Caribbean Cruise that will use music and literacy to help students learn about a different culture. SC Humanities supported … Read more Music and Literacy Work in Harmony

Mapping Israeli Politics: An Expert’s View

The University of South Carolina Aiken will host scholar Shaul Arieli on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 to present a program on “Mapping Israeli Politics: An Expert’s View.” Arieli is an expert on the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. SC Humanities supported this program with a Mini Grant. The goal of “Mapping Israeli Politics: An Expert’s View” is to … Read more Mapping Israeli Politics: An Expert’s View

Swan Con Comic Arts Festival

The University of South Carolina Sumter in partnership with the Sumter County Cultural Commission will present “Swan Con: The Sumter Comic Arts Festival” on March 6-7, 2020. The “town and gown” partnership is free and open to the public. South Carolina Humanities supported this program with a Fast Track Literary Grant. Comic book artists from … Read more Swan Con Comic Arts Festival

Dr. Michael Gerhardt Discusses Impeachment and Constitutionalism

Winthrop University will bring noted scholar on impeachment, Dr. Michael Gerhardt of UNC School of Law in Chapel Hill, to speak on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 as part of the John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy. SC Humanities supported this program with a Mini Grant in January 2020. Dr. Gerhardt will discuss the … Read more Dr. Michael Gerhardt Discusses Impeachment and Constitutionalism

Social Justice Cinema

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and the Center for Creative Partnerships will host the film discussion series “Social Justice Cinema” this winter and spring. Three films will be presented, beginning with “Freedom Summer,” in honor of Black History Month and the 55th Anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Amendment, on Thursday, March 5. Additional films in the series are … Read more Social Justice Cinema