Category Archives: Events

on-campus and off-campus events hosted/sponsored by AAST or recognized as relevant to African American Studies

Announcing the African American Studies Fall 2017 Film Festival

The African American Studies Fall 2017 Film Festival asks out loud how the US film industry has engaged with white liberal complicity in white supremacy over the past fifty years. We begin with Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967), which is too … Continue reading

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Statement Condemning White Supremacist Violence in Charlottesville – African American Studies Faculty

  The white supremacist and white nationalist violence that erupted in Charlottesville last weekend made visible, with terrifying clarity, a truth at the heart of US history: white power, when confronted with threats, real or imagined, reacts with violence and … Continue reading

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2017 ExCEL Awards

The annual Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Awards program honors members of the College and community who promote excellence and contribute to the College’s core values of diversity and inclusion. The 2017 Outstanding Faculty of the Year for … Continue reading

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Pledge Against Racism

Join us as we take a stand TODAY 12–2:00p.m. Cougar Mall

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2015 Student Diversity Conference & Social Justice Symposium

http://diversity.cofc.edu/2014-student-diversity-conference.php  The Social Justice Symposium will be the first event of the 4th Annual Student Diversity Conference (April 10th and 11th). The purpose of the Symposium is to feature the work of our students who have developed research or community-based … Continue reading

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Student-led “Black Lives Matter” Rally TODAY at 1:00 p.m.

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Write the Vision, Make It Plain: Narrative and Counter Narrative as a Prelude to the Black Student Movement

  Emerging Scholar Lecture  

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Road to Change: Past, Present, Future (April 4)

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Theodore B. Guerard Lecture Series: Classics, Black Colleges, and Civil Rights

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CofC Theatre: Home on the Mornin’ Train

This week, the Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will open Kim Hines’ moving drama, Home on the Mornin’ Train. The kindness of strangers amidst great danger has kept the Underground Railroad alive … Continue reading

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