Thinking in Place – Digital Humanities Delivery

South Carolina Humanities believes that the humanities are a vital tool for navigating periods of distress or uncertainty. As the public health crisis concerning COVID-19 continues to unfold, we plan to deliver emails and social media posts with public humanities projects that are accessible for those of us practicing social distancing.

Each weekly “Thinking in Place” email will present a theme and provide links to interesting and educational online content, a book recommendation, and fun snippets about South Carolina history and culture related to that theme.

The first “Thinking in Place” email launched on March 26 on the theme of Women’s History. Each email will be archived here; click on the title of the email to read it.

Thursday, March 26Women’s History
Thursday, April 2National Poetry Month
Wednesday, April 8South Carolina Archaeology and Prehistory
Thursday, April 16Courage and Resilience
Wednesday, April 22 – Earth Day and Environmental Humanities
Thursday, April 30South Carolina Literature
Thursday, May 7Hidden South Carolina
Thursday, May 14Motherhood and Family
Thursday, May 21Memorial Day
Thursday, May 28South Carolina Music
Friday, June 5Journalism
Thursday, June 11 Resources for Understanding South Carolina’s History of Slavery, Segregation, and Oppression
Thursday, June 18Food
Thursday, June 25 Water

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The mission of SC Humanities is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. Established in 1973, this 501(c) 3 organization is governed by a volunteer 21-member Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from throughout the state. It presents and/or supports literary initiatives, lectures, exhibits, festivals, publications, oral history projects, videos and other humanities-based experiences that directly or indirectly reach more than 250,000 citizens annually.