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What Can We Expect in 2019-20?

Posted by: Julia Eichelberger | June 2, 2019 | No Comment |

Here are a few events and programs being planned for 2019-20, as well as a list of publications expected in the coming year. Further details will be featured on the blog and via our faculty listserv.  Stay tuned!

A new special topics course in Arts Management for Fall 2019:  ARTM 360-04: ST: Managing and Documenting the Charleston Jazz Initiative – M – 4:00-6:45 – 316 Simons Center for the Arts

Fall 2019: Halsey Gallery will exhibit works by New Orleans printmaker Katrina Andry and by Charleston artist Colin Quashie.

The College’s Bully Pulpit Series will be hosting a number of presidential candidates in the coming months. The organizers will share details as soon as they know them.

Sept 7-14 Pride Week at C of C

Sept 9-11 Susanna Ashton, Clemson English professor and author of works on slave narratives and African American writers as well as an LDHI exhibit, on campus English Department’s Visiting Scholar. Public lectures and workshops TBA.

Sept 12  4-6 Pm AAST Film Screening, Traces of the Trade

Sept 25 Presentation by Eric Crawford/Brigitta Johnson (music/ethnomusicology scholars who will discuss music in relation to Race, Religion, Resistance)

October 2-6   Association for the Study of African American Life & History ASALAH Conference (Embassy Suites Hilton, N Chas)

October 3    Charleston Museum/Gullah Geechee Meal with Chef Kevin Mitchell

Oct 21-25, times TBA: Events related to Daniel Black’s novel The Coming

October 21-23  Southeastern Museums Conference

Oct 25 WGST’s Yes! I’m a Feminist

October 24-26 2019 Conference The Architectures of Slavery: Ruins and Reconstructions at C of C, hosted by ARTH/HPCP (Nathaniel Walker, Barry Stiefel)

Nov 12 AAST’S Consuela Francis Lecture: Alexis Wells-Oghoghomeh, speaking on religious culture, religious consciousness, and resistance among enslaved Black women in the South.  

Spring 2020: Halsey will feature Southern artists Butch Anthony and Coulter Fussell.

Jan 30 (Founders Day): launch of College’s 250th anniversary; lecture by John McCurdy, author of Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution.

May 14-17      Port Cities in the Atlantic Conference (CLAW)

Some Forthcoming Publications

Vince Benigni will be lead author of an invited chapter for the Handbook for Sports Fans and Fandom (Routledge), which will be published in 2020,  tentatively titled “Emotions in Motion: Twitter and the SEC Coaching Carousel.”

Knotts, H. Gibbs, and Jordan M. Ragusa’s  First in the South: Why South Carolina’s Presidential Primary Matters, is forthcoming from the University of South Carolina Press.

Bourne, Henry James, Christopher A. Cooper, and H. Gibbs Knotts.  “When the Personal Vote Isn’t Enough: Voter Mobilization and the Failed Effort to Change the Form of Government in Columbia, South Carolina.” Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs, forthcoming.

Harriet Pollack’s  collection New Essays on Welty, Class, and Race will be published by UP of Mississippi, the first in a series of books on Welty that she is editing. Another essay, “Evolving Secrets: Eudora Welty and the Mystery Genre” will appear in Detecting The South in Fiction, Film, and Television. 

Nathaniel Walker will be publishing “Designing the Diaspora: Expressing African Heritage in Historic Charleston,” a talk delivered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at an international conference Through Local Eyes: Place-Based Approaches to Emerging Architectural, Urban Design and Planning Challenges in Africa and the Global South.  That conference is producing a book that will include his talk.


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