The Avery Research Center sponsors lectures, symposia, panel discussions, workshops, and conferences and collaborates with other cultural and educational institutions throughout the South Carolina Lowcountry.
17 Eternal Vigilantes: The Art of Karole Turner Campbell Exhibition Opening Program and Reception. Exhibition through March 31, 2013
1 Eric Foner speaking about his recent book, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. 7:00pm at the Physicians Auditorium, College of Charleston.
18 Francoise Hamlin speaking about her recently published book, Crossroads At Clarksdale: The Black Freedom Struggle in the Mississippi Delta after World War II. 7:00pm at the Avery Research Center, College of Charleston.
20 – 21 Renowned historians of education James Anderson and Christopher Span from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will present The History of Education and Black Freedom Struggle: Resistance, Desegregation, and the Continued Struggle for Quality Education. For information contact Jon Hale at 843.953.6354 or email@example.com
“Addressing the Achievement Gap: Understanding Educational Inequality in American Education” Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, School of Education, Alumni Center (86 Wentworth)
“Fifty Years of Desegregation in Charleston: A Panel Discussion with the First Students to Desegregate South Carolina Schools” Thursday, February21, 2013, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, School of Education, Alumni Center (86 Wentworth)
“Affirmative Action and the New Color Line: Fisher v. University of Texas and Public Discourse about Race in Educational Policy” Thursday, February 21, 2013, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, Avery Research Center (125 Bull Street)
20-24 39th Annual African Literature Association Conference hosted by the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World (CLAW), College of Charleston, Charleston, SC. For registration information, conference program and location visit the CLAW website.
19 Avery Research Center Fundraiser, presenting the Fisk Jubilee Singers Concert and Reception. 7:00 pm at the Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC. Tickets: $25.00. PURCHASE TICKETS.
Avery Research Center 25th Anniversary Celebration