Tag Archives: Avery Research Center

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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Medicinal Plants and Well-Being Practices in Early African America, Ywone Edwards-Ingram

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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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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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New Orleans Revisited: Tourism, Race, and Historical Memory after Katrina (Jan. 22)

Title: New Orleans Revisited: Tourism, Race, and Historical Memory after Katrina Presented by: Lynell Thomas, UMass-Boston Date: January 22, 2015 Location: Avery Research Center (125 Bull Street) Time: 6pm Overview: By the eve of the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, collective dissent … Continue reading

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“Make it Funky: Or, Music’s Cognitive Travels and the Despotism of Rhythm” by Paul C. Taylor

The Aesthetics Work Group, The Avery Research Center, and African American Studies are proud to sponsor a talk by Paul C. Taylor, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Head of African American Studies at Penn State University. Professor Taylor will deliver, … Continue reading

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Film Screening, The New Black (March 27 at 6 p.m.)

Film Screening: The Alliance for Full Acceptance and (AFFA) & the Avery Research Center present the South Carolina premier of “The New Black” and a discussion with the film’s producer, Yvonne Welbon. “The New Black” is a powerful story of … Continue reading

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Sweetgrass Basketweaving Workshop: Feb. 19 from 4-7pm

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Becoming a Black Woman, by Dr. Ruth D. Edwards: book signing (Oct.10)

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Avery Research Center Hosts One of the First Conferences of its Kind

  Black sexuality and gender identities have traditionally been taboo topics – until recently. This fall the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center will host one of the first academic conferences to explicitly focus on these topics and more. “Unleashing the Black … Continue reading

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