Speakers Bureau Roster

Speakers Currently Available Claudia Smith Brinson Claudia Smith Brinson worked as a journalist for 33 years in Florida, Greece, and Columbia, SC, where she was a national columnist and writing coach for Knight-Ridder when the chain owned The State. Her reporting at The State won more than three dozen state and regional awards. The first … Read more

Speakers Bureau Search

Under Construction: We are still working to refine the Speakers Bureau Search. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Want to give feedback on the new search page? Email us! View a list of programs by topic: African American History and Culture American Government and Politics Antebellum Period Anthropology and Archaeology Appalachia Author Talks Chautauqua and Reenactments … Read more

“Violins of Hope” Speakers — Abbeville

The “Violins of Hope” are a collection of 60 instruments that Jewish people played in concentration camps during the Holocaust. Since 1996, Luthiers Amnon and Avshi Weinstein have acquired and refurbished the instruments to restore their best sounds. More information about the “Violins of Hope” programming can be found here and on their website: https://violinsofhopesc.org/. SC Humanities supported this programming … Read more

“Violins of Hope” Exhibits and Speakers

The “Violins of Hope” are a collection of 60 instruments that Jewish people played in concentration camps during the Holocaust. Since 1996, Luthiers Amnon and Avshi Weinstein have acquired and refurbished the instruments to restore their best sounds. More information about the “Violins of Hope” programming can be found here and on their website: https://violinsofhopesc.org/. SC Humanities supported this programming … Read more

“Violins of Hope” Exhibits and Speakers

The “Violins of Hope” are a collection of 60 instruments that Jewish people played in concentration camps during the Holocaust. Since 1996, Luthiers Amnon and Avshi Weinstein have acquired and refurbished the instruments to restore their best sounds. More information about the “Violins of Hope” programming can be found here and on their website: https://violinsofhopesc.org/. SC Humanities supported this programming … Read more

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

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that eight new speakers have joined the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program in 2021. Offering a variety of interesting programs from “The History of Black Children’s Literature” to “Public Health and Pandemics in the Atlantic World” to “From Gone with the Wind to Steel Magnolias: In Search of … Read more

Call for Speakers for the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud Program

SC Humanities is issuing a call for speakers to join our Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program roster. Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud is one of the oldest programs of SC Humanities and one of the most beloved. Through the Speakers Bureau, some of South Carolina’s finest scholars travel throughout the state to share their interests and … Read more

Six New Speakers Added to Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that six new speakers have joined the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program. Offering a variety of interesting programs from “ Silas Butts: The Legacy of a Moonshiner” to “Liberty Trail – The Importance of South Carolina During the American Revolutionary War” to “Women Taking Charge:  The Rise of … Read more