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Law Librarianship with Terrye Conroy - Episode 66

10/17/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses law librarianship and more with Terrye Conroy. Terrye graduated from Winthrop College and USC School of Law and after practicing law for several years, she became the Department Chair for the paralegal program at Horry Georgetown Technical College. After moving back to Columbia, she attended library school and worked as a graduate assistant at the USC Law Library. She was later hired as a reference librarian and legal research instructor and in 2011, she became...

Duration:00:30:35

Kathryn Otoshi, Children's Author and Illustrator - Episode 65

10/12/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses children's books, illustration, and more with Kathryn Otoshi. Kathryn is an award-winning author/illustrator, best known for her character-building number/color book series: One, Zero, and Two. She is also the co-author of Beautiful Hands, a book about possibilities and reaching your dreams. She travels across the country to encourage children to develop strong character traits and to help readers find creative methods to engage and connect with their students...

Duration:00:21:10

Medical Librarianship with Ruth Riley - Episode 64

10/2/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses medical librarianship, the USC School of Medicine Library, and more with Ruth Riley. Ruth has served as Director of Library Services at the USC School of Medicine in Columbia, South Carolina since 2000. She has worked in three other academic health sciences libraries including the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Library, the Alfred Taubman Medical Library at the University of Michigan, and the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library at the University of...

Duration:00:25:24

R2i2 with Jacqui Lee - Episode 63

9/24/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the Richland Two Institute of Innovation literary events and more with Jacqui Lee. Jacqui has been in the event planning business for 30 years now and has worked with several big name celebrities ranging from T.I. to Paula Deen. She is currently the Director of the Conference Center at the Richland School District Two Institute of Innovation also known as R2i2. Links: https://www.richland2.org/r2i2

Duration:00:21:33

A Conversation with Tim Conroy - Episode 62

8/28/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses poetry and more with poet Tim Conroy. Tim is a former special education teacher, school administrator, and vice president of the South Carolina Autism Society. His poetry and short fiction have been published in literary journals, magazines, and compilations, including Fall Lines, Auntie Bellum, and Marked by the Water. A founding board member of the Pat Conroy Literary Center, established in his brother’s honor, Tim lives and writes in Columbia, South Carolina...

Duration:00:30:17

Confederate Papers Digitization Project with Dr. Fritz Hamer - Episode 61

8/17/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the Colin J. McRae Papers, Huse Audit Series digitization project with Dr. Fritz Hamer. Dr. Hamer is the curator of history and archivist at the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum and previously held posts at the SC State Museum and the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina. He has published articles on the social and racial impact of World War II in Charleston and on the South Carolina home front in World War I and has published...

Duration:00:30:04

Lee Snelgrove and One Columbia for Arts and History - Episode 60

8/10/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the local arts scene and One Columbia with Lee Snelgrove. Lee is the Executive Director of One Columbia for Arts and History. Since taking the position, he's overseen the establishment of a process for commissioning public art and the installation of 30 new pieces, the establishment of the position of a City Poet Laureate, the development of a strategic plan for the Congaree Vista’s formal cultural district designation, and has been a leader of...

Duration:00:37:33

SC Author Leigh Moring Discusses Nathanael Green - Episode 59

8/3/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses South Carolina Revolutionary War history with author and educator, Leigh Moring. Moring is the education coordinator for the Historic Charleston Foundation, where she manages K–12 educational programming in historic house museums. She attended Clemson University and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in history with a concentration in museum studies. She went on to pursue her Master of Arts degree in history from the College of Charleston and The Citadel and...

Duration:00:28:37

Summer Reading with Rebecca Antill - Episode 58

7/24/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses summer reading with Rebecca Antill. Rebecca is the Youth Services Consultant here at the South Carolina State Library. She received her Master’s in Library and Information Science from Kent State University in Ohio, and has been working and volunteering in libraries since the age of eleven. Rebecca has worked in public libraries of all types in Ohio, North Carolina, and most recently Charleston, South...

Duration:00:26:55

Interview with author Pat McNeely - Episode 57

7/19/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses a new book about the Petticoat Affair with South Carolina author, Pat McNeely. Patricia G. "Pat" McNeely is Professor Emerita at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, where she taught writing and reporting for 33 years in the School of Journalism. Before joining the faculty, she was a reporter and editor for three South Carolina newspapers: the State, the Columbia Record and the Greenville News. She is the author of Andrew Jackson, John C....

Duration:00:26:55

Culturally Relevant Practices for Classroom Management - Episode 56

6/28/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses educating African-American students and more with Dr. Gloria Swindler Boutte and Dr. Erin Miller. Dr. Boutte is a Professor at the USC College of Education’s Instruction and Teacher Education Department. She is the author of three books, has received more than $1.7M in grants, has more than 87 publications, and has presented her work internationally in China, Africa, Australia, South America, and Canada. She has served as a Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Scholar...

Duration:00:25:56

Children's Literature with Carmen Agra Deedy - Episode 55

6/21/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses children's literature and more with award-winning author, Carmen Agra Deedy. Carmen has been writing for children for over two decades. Born in Havana, Cuba, she came to the U.S. as a refugee in 1964. She grew up in Decatur, Georgia, where she lives today. She began writing as a young mother and storyteller whose NPR commentaries on All Things Considered were collected and released under the title, Growing Up Cuban In Decatur, Georgia. The collection of twelve...

Duration:00:40:49

Genealogy with Debbie Bloom - Episode 54

6/14/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses genealogy and more with Debbie Bloom. Debbie is the manager of the Walker Local and Family History Center at the Richland Library here in Columbia, South Carolina. She is a genealogist with an interest in family history and her blog is cleverly named, The Dead Librarian. Links: http://thedeadlibrarian.blogspot.com/http://www.richlandlibrary.com/services/local-history

Duration:00:30:46

2018 Hurricane Season with Andrew Phillips - Episode 53

6/7/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the 2018 hurricane season with Andrew Phillips, Hurricane Program Manager for the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. Prior to moving to Columbia to work as a Hazard Mitigation Specialist at SCEMD in 2015, he was a TV Meteorologist for WBTW News 13 in Myrtle Beach from for 3.5 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography and Atmospheric Science from the University of...

Duration:00:18:44

All for Civil Rights with W. Lewis Burke - Episode 52

5/30/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses All for Civil Rights: African American Lawyers in South Carolina, 1868–1968 with author W. Lewis Burke. Before joining the USC School of Law faculty, Distinguished Professor Emeritus Burke was a VISTA Volunteer and a legal services attorney. As a clinician, Professor Burke continues represent low income clients. In 2003 he was awarded the “Outstanding Faculty Service Award” for his years of community service including Habitat for Humanity, Appleseed, and his pro...

Duration:00:19:00

Global Studies with Dr. Agnes Mueller - Episode 51

5/24/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the University of South Carolina's new Global Studies major with program director, Dr. Agnes Mueller. Dr. Mueller received her M.A. from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany and her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and is an expert on recent and contemporary German literature. She is a core faculty member in Comparative Literature and is also affiliated with Women's and Gender Studies and with Jewish Studies at the University of South Carolina. Her...

Duration:00:27:17

South Carolina History through Poetry with Kimberly Simms - Episode 50

5/8/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses South Carolina cotton mill history through the poetry of author Kimberly J. Simms. Kimberly is graduate of Furman and Clemson Universities and her work has appeared in over 30 literary journals including the Asheville Poetry Review and the Broad River Review. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and her work is included in the South Carolina Poetry Archives at Furman University. She is the proud founder of Wits End Poetry, a non-profit now celebrating 15 years of...

Duration:00:30:27

Poetry and More with Lucinda and Xavier Clark - Episode 49

5/2/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses poetry and the book, View from the Middle of the Road: Where the Greenest Grass Grows, with Lucinda J. Clark. Clark was born in Philadelphia and earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in the great city of New Orleans from Dillard and Tulane Universities. She returned to Philadelphia and started Phoenix Rising Art gallery. She began working with writers in 2002 and formed the company PRA Publishing. She is also a founding member of the Poetry Matters...

Duration:00:22:58

The Power of Poetry with Glenis Redmond - Episode 48

4/26/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses poetry and more with Glenis Redmond. Glenis travels nationally and internationally reading and teaching poetry so much that she has earned the title, Road Warrior Poet. She has posts as the Poet-in-Residence at The Peace Center for the Performing Arts in Greenville, South Carolina, and also at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, New Jersey. During February 2016, at the request of U.S. State Department for their Speaker's Bureau, Glenis traveled to Muscat, Oman, to...

Duration:00:20:05

Urban Botany with Dr. John Nelson - Episode 47

4/23/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses urban botany and more with Dr. John Nelson. Dr. Nelson is the Chief Curator of the A. C. Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina. He received his Ph.D. in 1982 from Florida State University. He recently conducted an urban botany walking tour for our library patrons and this is also his second time with us on LibraryVoicesSC. Links: http://herbarium.biol.sc.edu/index.htmlhttp://herbarium.biol.sc.edu/nelson.html

Duration:01:16:04