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

Call for Speakers

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 … Read more

Speakers Bureau Application

To host a Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program, please complete and submit the one-page application. The application should be submitted four weeks in advance of the desired program date. Please return the application to SC Humanities office: Fill out the online application below OR Download the application and Fax: 803-771-2487 Mail: PO Box 5287 • Columbia SC … Read more

Speakers Bureau FAQs

How many Speakers Bureau programs can my organization host? Each organization is limited to two Speakers Bureau programs per fiscal year (11/1 – 10/31), but exceptions are made based on the availability of funding and whether or not a county may be considered “underserved.” Do you make arrangements with the speaker (time, place, etc.)? We … Read more

Speakers Bureau Roster

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 person to win … Read more

Speakers Bureau

One of SC Humanities’ longstanding program priorities is the Speakers Bureau. Through this program, some of South Carolina’s finest scholars travel throughout the state to share their interests and knowledge of the humanities and to spark discussions about human values, traditions and cultures. Eligibility:SC Humanities makes these programs available to non-profit groups and public agencies at … Read more