Deep Rooted Wisdom

Columbia Green and McKissick Museum will present a special lecture by noted horticulturalist Augustus Jenkins Farmer on November 12, 2014 at the Columbia Museum of Art. Based on Farmer’s book Deep Rooted Wisdom, the program will investigate the ways in which local history and folklife sustain our culture. SC Humanities supported this program with a … Read more

Engagement at Oak Read

Historic Columbia Foundation, in partnership with Richland Library, AARP South Carolina, and the senior residents of Columbia Housing Authority’s Oak Read housing unit, has recently conducted a special community history project called “Engagement at Oak Read.” Senior residents of the Oak Read community were invited to participate in a number of sessions on local history … Read more

Holocaust Remembrance Week in Greenville

Greenville Technical College will present a Holocaust Remembrance Week from November 9 – 13, 2014 at the Barton Main Campus in downtown Greenville, SC. Events will include film and discussion, scholar presentations, and a live talk from two Holocaust survivors. SC Humanities supported this programming with a Mini Grant in September 2014. The goal of … Read more

SC Humanities Offers Student Research Fellowships for 2015

SC Humanities is offering a grant opportunity for undergraduate students in colleges or universities. Student Research Fellowships support research and scholarship of important topics in the humanities. The deadline for applications for the next round of Student Research Fellowships is Friday, November 14, 2014. Student Research Fellowships are available and awarded on a competitive basis … Read more

SC Humanities Awards $39,000 in Major Grants

SC Humanities Board of Directors awarded over $39,000 in Major Grants to 7 cultural organizations after a September 19, 2014 Board Meeting in Greenville. 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

South Carolina Project on Language and Culture

The Department of English and Modern Languages at South Carolina State University will host an academic conference on Friday, October 10, 2014 titled “South Carolina’s Language and Cultures: Identifying, Documenting, and Interpreting.” The keynote speaker is Dr. Stephen Criswell, Associate Professor of English and Native American Studies and Director of the Native American Studies Center … Read more

Greenwood Reads: The American Revolution in South Carolina

The Greenwood County Library will present their annual county-wide reading and discussion program on the theme of “The American Revolution in South Carolina” in October 2014. The program, which is targeted to both students in grades 6 – 12 as well as adults, will include a wide variety of events and opportunities, including book discussions, … Read more

Freedom Ain’t Free

A screening of the film Freedom Ain’t Free will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in Columbia, SC. The film tells the story of persons who paid steep personal costs while in their pursuit of freedom for the disenfranchised. SC Humanities supported this project with a Mini Grant in May 2014. … Read more