Artist Jonathan Green will show new works at the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, 125 Bull St., beginning Thursday. The series is called “Unenslaved: Rice Culture Painting by Jonathan Green,” and will remain on view in the Cox Gallery through Dec. 15. An opening reception is planned for […]
Archive | August, 2013
Jubilee Project celebrates freedom with variety of events
The Jubilee Project is an ongoing collaborative enterprise that celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of public education in South Carolina and other key events, both of 1863 and of the civil rights movement in 1963. The project spun off of the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World […]
Artist’s vision: Rice project can build bridges
On Thursday, the project gets underway when an exhibit titled “Unenslaved: Rice Culture Paintings by Jonathan Green” opens at the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American Culture.
College of Charleston launches commercial real estate minor
The College of Charleston officially launched its commercial real estate minor program this semester. The minor is being offered through the Carter Real Estate Center at the School of Business. The curriculum includes classes in principles of real estate and finance, in addition to electives on topics such as market analysis, investment analysis and urban […]
Study: Children born to lower-income parents in South have less chance of getting ahead financially
As Frank Hefner, director of the College of Charleston Office of Economic Analysis, put it, “Color of skin is not a determining factor, but everything historically associated with that is a factor.” Hefner said the study adds an interesting geographical twist to questions about income disparities and income mobility.
Combining The Nation’s Digitized Libraries, All In One Place
Mullen says the DPLA uncovered some hard-to-find documents at the College of Charleston in South Carolina — by a slave owner, William H.W. Barnwell, in which Barnwell discussed religious instruction to slaves and how the North misunderstood the South in these matters.
C of C move-in day ‘Organized Chaos’
Bittersweet. That’s how Anne Benoit of Amherst, N.H. described watching her youngest child move her belongings into the College of Charleston’s McAlister Hall on Saturday, more than 900 miles from home. “She’s my baby,” Benoit said. “I’m excited for her, but I’m sad to see her go.” Benoit’s daughter Katherine is one of about 2,100 […]
Nationally known sailor Greg Fisher brings diverse talents to Charleston
Greg Fisher, one of the most accomplished competitors in U.S. sailing history, was content with his career as a sailmaker at North Sails One Design in Annapolis, Md., and in mid-life, could have coasted comfortably into his golden years. But when the job as director of sailing for the College of Charleston opened up, he […]
Studios exhibit offers glimpse inside artists’ minds
So that’s why the upcoming exhibit at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston is intriguing. “Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited,” and “Herb Parker: Studio Practice” opens Aug. 23. Parker, a professor at the college and one of South Carolina’s most prominent site-specific artists, will re-create his studio […]
Bike sharing in Charleston: Can it work this time?
When College of Charleston classes begin this month, students, faculty and staff will be able to check out bikes for free from the Stern Center. Bikes must be returned by the end of the day. The college has eight bikes to begin with but expects the program to grow, said Brian Fisher of the college’s […]