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

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 … Read more

2023 Awarded Grants

The following grants were awarded by SC Humanities in fiscal year 2023 (November 1, 2022 – October 31, 2023). Major Grants Sponsoring Organization: South Carolina New Play FestivalProject Title: South Carolina New Play Festival Town Hall: Revealing the State of American Theater and New American PlaysProject Director: West HylerAwarded: $7,500;  Cost-share: $14,980The South Carolina New Play Festival will present their second … Read more

2023 Charleston Literary Festival

The 2023 Charleston Literary Festival will take place November 3 – 12, featuring both virtual and in-person programs and a wide variety of noted authors, thinkers, and speakers. SC Humanities supported this program with a Major Grant. The Charleston Literary Festival was founded in 2017 as a result of an Anglo-American collaboration between the historic Charleston … Read more