Monthly Archives: February 2015

Summer 2015 courses now posted.

Summer Courses have now been posted.  Please visit the Courses tab within this blog. Please note that March 15 is the deadline to Study Abroad in Barbados this summer with Dr. Anthony Greene and Jon Hale! Check out the Tumblr page from … Continue reading

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My Soul is a Witness: Theorizing Racial Violence with the Blues

This semester we’re continuing a series of informal talks with faculty discussing their current research. All talks will take place in the African American Studies conference room, located in Education Center Suite 207, room D. March 11 —Mari Crabtree, African … Continue reading

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Planners of Black History Museum in SC seek public input

From the Associated Press (Published on NewsOK •  Published: February 24, 2015) “CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Organizers of a $75 million International African American Museum on Charleston Harbor are holding a public forum to get input from people on what … Continue reading

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The Avery Research Center commemorates MALCOLM X on the 50th anniversary of his assassination – February 21, 1965.

The Commemoration Program on Feb 21 is from 11am to 5pm, see details below: –Film screenings begin at 11:00 – 3:00 (see flyer for details) –3:00pm: A Conversation with Mzee (esteemed & respected Elder) James E. Campbell and Imam Hakim … Continue reading

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Remembering the Civil Rights Revolution: The Right to Vote and Quality Education, 50 years after Freedom Summer

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BHM Film Screening: The Butler (Feb. 26 @ 6:30 PM)

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Feb 18: Avery Brown Bag: “Baseball Dreams Deferred: The Story of the 1955 Cannon Street Y.M.C.A.,”

Panel Presentation moderated by Ramon M. Jackson, University of South Carolina, Avery Research Center, 12-1:15 pm In this panel discussion, moderated by University of South Carolina PhD candidate Ramon M. Jackson, local scholars and members of the 1955 Cannon Street … Continue reading

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Dear White People Film Screening: February 17

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A Student’s History of the Civil Rights Movement (Friday, Feb. 13)

  This Friday’s Faculty Lecture, as well as the panel discussion on Freedom Summer on February 26, are great ways to learn more about the Mississippi Summer Freedom Project and the civil rights movement, the subject of next year’s College … Continue reading

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African American Religion Prior to 1865

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