Monthly Archives: January 2015

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

    A panel discussion featuring Freedom Summer participants, civil rights activists, and historians. Thursday, February 26 at 6pm in the Addlestone Library, room 227 Free & open to the public.  Panelists will have books available for sale after the … Continue reading

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Faith in the Shadow of the Plantation: The American Social Sciences and the Problem of the Souls of Black Folk

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Black Catholics and the Burden of Black Religion

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Black History Month: One of Time Magazine’s 40 Under 40 to Speak on Campus

In keeping with the College of Charleston’s commitment to diversity on its campus, and in celebration of 2015-Black History Month, the Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) will host Rep. ATTEND: See more events hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity.Bakari … Continue reading

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Dr. Koerner’s Book Chapter Published in _A Different Germany_

Professor Morgan Koerner’s book chapter “Beyond Media Critique: Performance and Pop-cultural Pleasuresin Elfriede Jelinek and Frank Castorf’s Raststätte oder sie machens alle” has been published in A Different Germany: Pop and the Negotiation of German Culture.

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Scholarship and Community Engagement in the Charleston Promise Neighborhood: Opportunities and Challenges

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. January 28, 12pm—Michael Hemphill, Health … Continue reading

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Dr. Koerner’s Article Appears in _Scenario_

Professor Morgan Koerner’s latest article “Beyond Drama: Postdramatic theater in upper level, performance-oriented foreign language, literature and culture courses” has been published in the Scenario 8.2 (2014): 1-16.  

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Laugh Along with the Top Black Comedians

http://today.cofc.edu/2015/01/15/laugh-along-top-black-comedians/ Need a laugh? Want to hear jokes from some of the world’s most successful black comedians, as well as their thoughts on the evolution of black comedy? On Thursday, February 5, 2015, the College will screen Why We Laugh: … Continue reading

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African American Religion & Politics in the Civil Rights Era: Expanding the Story of “The Black Church”

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“Faith in the Shadow of the Plantation: The American Social Sciences and the Problem of the Souls of Black Folk

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