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Southern Studies

The Southern Studies Program consists of an undergraduate minor and related coursework and extracurricular activities. The program resides in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and draws on coursework and faculty expertise from every academic school at the College.

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Acknowledging African American Contributions & History on C of C’s Campus
Posted on 23 September 2017 | 1:35 pm
I’m honored to contribute to the Southern Studies blog. A few weeks ago, I sent the following proposal  to President McConnell; after a few small edits, I’m happy to share the letter with colleagues and anyone else interested in the College’s efforts to tell a fuller, truer story of the region. As I explained to President […]
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Charleston’s Monumental Task
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 11:02 pm
By Bernard Powers, September 19, 2017. This post is part of our series Narratives of the South: Traditions, Transformations, Intersections.  The 2015 racially motivated murders in Charleston’s Emanuel A.M.E. Church and the subsequent removal of the Confederate flag from our Statehouse grounds intensified the already simmering debate over the place of Confederate statues, images and […]
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