Monthly Archives: November 2013

Brown Bag (Dec 2): “Unenslaved: Rice Culture Paintings” by Jonathan Green

Jonathan Green, Artist, Cox Gallery of the Avery Research Center, 12-1:15 pm. Jonathan Green discusses his art exhibition featured in the Avery Research Center’s Cox Gallery from August 29 – December 15, 2013. Unenslaved: Rice Culture Paintings by Jonathan Green … Continue reading

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Holding CofC to a Higher Standard: Oppression of the Meme Culture + Impact on our Campus (Nov. 25)

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Multicultural Holiday Celebration (Nov 22) from 11-1

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Screening of Ethnic Notions (57 min) with follow-up dialogue

Today: November 20, 2013 Time: 3:30 Location: Robert Scott Small Building, Room 250 Sponsor: Office of Institutional Diversity Ethnic Notions  is Marlon Riggs’ Emmy-winning documentary that takes viewers on a disturbing voyage through American history, tracing for the first time … Continue reading

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12 Years a Slave: group trip to the movies!

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Cultural Passport Party: Tues. November 19, 3-5pm

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Book Chapter from Dr. Morgan Koerner on Creative Writing in the German Curriculum

A new article from Dr. Morgan Marcell Koerner has just appeared in Traditions and Transitions: Curricula for German Studies, an essay collection with works by 20 international scholars in the field of German as a Second or Foreign Language, published … Continue reading

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Dedication of center honors first black College of Charleston graduate

Friends, family and college officials gathered to mark the re-naming of the center in Ganaway’s honor. The College of Charleston on Saturday recognized its first African-American graduate at a dedication ceremony for the Eddie Ganaway Diversity Education and Resource … Continue reading

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Dr. Steckenbiller Presents at GSA Annual Conference

On October 3-6, 2013, Professor Christiane Steckenbiller attended the German Studies Association annual conference in Denver, Colorado where she presented her paper “Inhabiting the Present, Residing in History: Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s Seltsame Sterne starren zur Erde.”

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CLAW/Avery Lecture (Nov 15): “A Usable Past: Debating the Slave Rebellion of 1816 and the Politics of History in Barbados (An Anthropological Perspective)”

Phil Scher, University of Oregon, Avery Research Center, McKinley Washington Auditorium, 6:00 pm. Dr. Phil Scher presents his research on the politics of heritage and cultural identity in Barbados. In early March of the year 2000, a very public debate … Continue reading

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