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Official Podcast of the South Carolina State Library

Official Podcast of the South Carolina State Library

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United States

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Official Podcast of the South Carolina State Library

Language:

English

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803-734-8928


Episodes

Sharks in the Shallows with Clay Creswell - Episode 142

6/15/2021
Dr. Curtis Rogers learns all about sharks with North Carolina author, W. Clay Creswell. Clay has been a North and South Carolina region shark-bite investigator for the Shark Research Institute Global Shark Attack File since 2004. In this role, he has become a trusted media resource for the National Geographic Channel's series When Sharks Attack and local television, newspaper, and online news outlets. He is an environmental health program specialist with the Pender County Health Department...

Duration:00:17:34

The Cheese Biscuit Queen Tells All with Mary Martha Greene - Episode 141

5/27/2021
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses cheese biscuits and more with South Carolina author, Mary Martha Green. Mary is a South Carolina native and government relations consultant who perfected her entertaining skills for making friends and engaging clients during her forty-year career. Now as a volunteer, she teaches cooking skills to at-risk and homeless youth and is the author of The Cheese Biscuit Queen Tells All: Southern Recipes, Sweet Remembrances, and a Little Rambunctious Behavior published by...

Duration:00:19:48

The Growing Season with Sarah Frey - Episode 140

4/27/2021
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses The Growing Season with author and farmer, Sarah Frey. Sarah has been described by The New York Times as “the Pumpkin Queen of America.” She sells more pumpkins than any other producer in the United States. Her family business, Frey Farms, plants thousands of acres of fruits and vegetables in Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, and West Virginia. Her recent book, The Growing Season (published by Ballantine Books) introduces readers to how she...

Duration:00:25:42

The South Carolina State House Grounds with Dr. Lydia Mattice Brandt - Episode 139

4/20/2021
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses a new guidebook to the SC State House with Dr. Lydia Mattice Brandt. Lydia is an architectural historian, historic preservationist, and associate professor of art history at the University of South Carolina here in Columbia. She is the author of First in the Homes of His Countrymen: George Washington's Mount Vernon in the American Imagination and many articles published in Winterthur Portfolio, Antiques & Fine Art, and the Public Historian, and her recent...

Duration:00:18:26

Live at Jackson Station with Dan Harrison - Episode 138

4/5/2021
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses a new book from the University of South Carolina Press with Dr. Daniel Harrison. He is the author of Live at Jackson Station, a book about a rhythm and blues club in rural Hodges, South Carolina, in the 1980s that brought a very metropolitan vibe to the sleepy town – but! It has a true-crime angle. Dr. Harrison is a professor of sociology at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina, and also the author of Making Sense of Marshall Ledbetter: The Dark Side of...

Duration:00:26:11

National Poetry Month 2021 with Ed Madden and Ann Humphries - Episode 137

3/29/2021
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses poetry and a new book of poems with Ann-Chadwell Humphries and Dr. Ed Madden. Ed Madden is a poet, activist, and former Director of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of South Carolina. He is also the Columbia City Poet Laureate and author of four books of poetry–Signals, which won the 2007 SC Poetry Book Prize; Prodigal: Variations; Nest; and Ark. Ann-Chadwell Humphries is author of An Eclipse and a Butcher, her first book of poetry. Transcript of...

Duration:00:21:10

BibliObservatory – Pascale Louis-Jean - Episode 16

3/10/2021
Pascale Louis-Jean's earliest memories are in Haiti, the country where she was born and where she stayed until she was 3 years old. Oral stories about mermaids, Christmas Haitian traditions, and a distinct nickname are always with her along the way, including her mother languages (English, French and Haitian Creole) and the beloved storytellers and books in her childhood that continue to inspire her. Resources: Bibliobservatory Transcripts, Photos, and Nomination Forms About HaitiFried...

Duration:00:20:09

BibliObservatory – Pascale Louis-Jean - Episode 16 Bonus (Creole and English)

3/10/2021
This brief “bonus” episode of BibliObservatory contains a bilingual exchange in Creole and English. Pascale Louis-Jean and Ivette Villarreal share greetings and a message about the BibliObservatory podcast. To learn more about Pascale Louis-Jean, listen to the full interview.

Duration:00:01:15

South Carolina Digital Library, Part 3 - Episode 136

3/3/2021
In the final installment of this 3 part series, Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the South Carolina Digital Library and the Upstate Region Collections with Chris Vinson and Rick Jones. Chris is the Upstate Regional Coordinator for the SC Digital Library and is also the Head of Library Technology at Clemson University Libraries and Rick is the Upstate Regional Co-Coordinator and is also Manager of the Digital Collections Center at Furman University’s James B. Duke Library. Transcript of South...

Duration:00:23:44

South Carolina Digital Library, Part 2 - Episode 135

2/25/2021
In part 2 of this 3 part series, Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the South Carolina Digital Library and Lowcountry Digital Library with Heather Gilbert and Tyler Mobley. Heather is Associate Dean of Collection & Content Services and Interim Director of Special Collections and Archives at the College of Charleston Libraries and Tyler is the Digital Services Coordinator for the College of Charleston Libraries and together they are co-directors of the Lowcountry Digital Library. Transcript for...

Duration:00:47:50

South Carolina Digital Library, Part 1 - Episode 134

2/18/2021
In part 1 of this 3 part series, Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the South Carolina Digital Library with Kate Boyd and John Quirk. Kate is the South Carolina Digital Library Program Director and Associate Director for the Midlands Region and John is the Assistant Coordinator for the Midlands Region. Transcript of South Carolina Digital Library, Part 1 - Episode 134 Additional resources mentioned in this episode: Henry William Ravenel Papers, 1739-1935Fungi of Carolina, natural specimens of...

Duration:00:21:00

BibliObservatory - Gigi Towers - Episode 15

1/27/2021
For Guillermina (Gigi) Towers, growing up was a very rich cultural experience. Panama and Puerto Rico are the axis of her family history, as well as all of the stories and tales she heard from her early years. History and tradition, Spanish and English, traveling overseas, and a short version of her first name are only a little hint of her marvelous world that always give her love, comfort, and a sense of direction. Bibliobservatory Transcripts, Photos, and Nomination Forms Lexington...

Duration:00:19:30

BibliObservatorio - Gigi Towers - Ep 15 - Español

1/27/2021
La infancia de Guillermina (Gigi) Towers fue de una gran riqueza cultural. Panamá y Puerto Rico fueron el eje central de su historia familiar, así como lo fueron aquellos cuentos e historias que escuchó de pequeña. Historia y tradición, el español y el inglés, viajes por distintas latitudes y la versión abreviada de su primer nombre son algunas de las claves de su mundo maravilloso que le da amor, la reconforta, y le ofrece guía. Transcripciones de BibliObservatorio, fotografías y...

Duration:00:16:27

Call My Name, Clemson with Dr. Rhondda Thomas - Episode 133

1/7/2021
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the African American history of Clemson University with Dr. Rhondda Robinson Thomas. Dr. Thomas is the Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature at Clemson University, specializing in early African-American literature, culture, and history. She is the author of Claiming Exodus: A Cultural History of Afro-Atlantic Identity, 1774-1903 and co-editor of The South Carolina Roots of African American Thought, A Reader. Her most recent publication, by the University of Iowa...

Duration:00:25:30

From Our Collection - Children's Books - Episode 132

12/30/2020
Dr. Curtis Rogers learns about some of the children's books found in the State Library's collection with staff members Sarah Pettus, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, and Kerry Jeyschune, Digital Projects Coordinator. Transcript of From Our Collection - Children's Books - Episode 132. How High The Moon by Karyn ParsonsSisters Against Slavery: A Story about Sarah and Angelina Grimke by Stephanie McPherson with illustrations by Karen RitzThe Lizard Man of Crabtree County by Lucy Nolan,...

Duration:00:14:51

The NEDCC with Sean Ferguson - Episode 131

12/22/2020
Dr. Curtis Rogers learns all about the NEDCC with preservation specialist, Sean Ferguson. Sean works from his home office in Alexandria, Virginia, for the Northeast Document Conservation Center and provides preservation information and outreach to clients nationwide, including assessments, consultations, training programs, and disaster assistance. From July 2018-June 2019, he served as NEDCC’s Performing Arts Readiness Emergency Preparedness Consultant for New England, providing emergency...

Duration:00:19:16

BibliObservatory - Ellen Stringer - Episode 14

12/17/2020
Ellen Stringer (Maryland, PA) calls Richmond (VA) her hometown. The Cow and the Silo would be the first of many stories that she remembered read by her mother. These stories mark the beginning of a path in which stories and books became essential not just in her life but the lives of families and diverse communities that she served as a childrens and youth librarian. Why are books and storytelling so important for us and indispensable during challenging times? Find out in this...

Duration:00:22:20

101 African Americans Who Shaped South Carolina - Dr. Bernie Powers - Episode 130

12/3/2020
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the newly published University of South Carolina Press book, 101 African Americans Who Shaped South Carolina with the editor, Dr. Bernie Powers. Dr. Powers is a professor emeritus of history at the College of Charleston and was also the founding director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, South Carolina. He is also the author of Black Charlestonians: A Social History 1822–1885 and coauthor of We Are Charleston: Tragedy and Triumph at Mother...

Duration:00:25:21

From Our Collection: Cookbooks - Episode 129

11/23/2020
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses cookbooks in the South Carolina State Library collection with Sarah Pettus, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, and Kerry Jeyschune, Digital Projects Coordinator. Transcript of From Our Collection: Cookbooks - Episode 129 In this episode, we learn about: Princess Pamela’s Soul Food CookbookSouth Carolina First Lady CookbookGreek RevivalThe Food, Folklore, and Art of Lowcountry CookingSallie Ann Robinson’s Kitchen: Food and Family Lore from the Lowcountry

Duration:00:18:40

BibliObservatory Episode 13 (Catawba and Spanish)

11/16/2020
This brief “bonus” episode of BibliObservatory contains a bilingual exchange in Catawba and Spanish. Beckee Garris, a citizen of the Catawba Nation in South Carolina, shares greetings, numbers, and animal names in Catawba, which BibliObservatory host Ivette Villarreal translates into Spanish. To learn more about Beckee Garris and stories of the Catawba Nation, revisit the full interview from May 2019 in the resources below. En este breve episodio adicional, les presentamos un intercambio...

Duration:00:03:02