New Speakers Added to the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud Roster

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that seven new speakers have joined the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program. Offering a variety of programs from “Faith and Fiction” to “Growing Up Jewish in the South,” these seven scholars are available to speak for public audiences at nonprofit organizations or public institutions across the state. The … Read more

2015 South Carolina Humanities Festival in Camden

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that the 2015 South Carolina Humanities Festival will be in the host city of Camden, SC from April 30 – May 3, 2015. Started in 1993 in honor of the Council’s 20th Anniversary, the Humanities Festival has been held in seventeen different South Carolina cities. Each festival celebrates the … Read more

Down on Bull Street

An original documentary about the Bull Street facility at the South Carolina State Hospital in Columbia, SC will premiere on statewide educational television in May 2015 during Mental Health Awareness Month. SC Humanities supported Down on Bull Street with a Planning Grant and a Major Grant. The Bull Street facility is layered with a rich … Read more

Hometown Teams: Tailgating and Community Softball Game in Bamberg!

The Bamberg County Hometown Teams Committee will present a special Tailgating and Community Softball Game on Saturday, March 28, 2015 as part of their tour of the traveling Smithsonian exhibit Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America. Saturday, March 28, 2015 County-wide Softball Game and Tailgating, Featuring County Firefighters Location: Ness Sports Complex, Bamberg, SC Hours: … Read more

A Call for Nominations for the Governor’s Awards in the Humanities

Established in 1991, the Governor’s Awards in the Humanities recognize outstanding achievement in humanities research, teaching, and scholarship; institutional and individual participation in helping communities in South Carolina better understand our cultural heritage or ideas and issues related to the humanities; excellence defining South Carolina’s cultural life to the nation or world; and exemplary support … Read more

A Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors

SC Humanities operates as a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation granting funds received from federal (National Endowment of the Humanities), corporate, state, and private sources. The Board of Directors consists of twenty-three volunteer academic and public members. New members will begin three-year terms in November 2015. Board members initiate and develop projects, seek to make the humanities … Read more

Redcliffe Plantation’s Evolving Landscape

Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site will present a special family-friendly education day on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Visitors can learn about the landscape history of the plantation grounds, which were the site of fascinating agricultural experimentation by James Henry Hammond. SC Humanities supported this project with a Mini Grant … Read more

SC Humanities Awards over $50,000 in Major Grants

SC Humanities Board of Directors awarded over $50,000 in Major Grants to 7 cultural organizations after a February 20, 2015 Board Meeting in Columbia. The awards were selected through a competitive application and review process and are made possible by SC Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Matching community support for the 7 … Read more

After the War is Over

USC Beaufort will present a special program on the topic of veteran experiences on April 2, 2015. “After the War is Over” will feature veteran Jerrod Fields, recipient of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. SC Humanities supported this program with a Mini Grant in February 2015. Jerrod Fields is a veteran of the Wars … Read more