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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 Boom. 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,...

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

The University of South Carolina’s Moving Image Research Collections - Episode 46

4/2/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the ins and outs of the University of South Carolina’s Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) with Dr. Heather Heckman and Amy Meaney. MIRC preserves films and videos produced outside the American feature film industry, making them available to present and future audiences. Heather is the Director of Moving Image Research Collections and has a PhD in Communication Arts from UW Madison, where she also earned Master of Arts degrees in Library and Information...

Duration:00:38:53

Bonnie Stanard discusses What Missing Means and more - Episode 45

3/12/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers talks to South Carolina author, Bonnie Stanard about her novel, What Missing Means, as well as her poetry and her upcoming novel. Bonnie, who grew up in rural South Carolina, moved away after college and married Douglas Stanard of LaSalle, Illinois. Before her husband’s retirement, her family lived in Chicago, Brussels, Atlanta, and Richmond. She has edited several regional publications, and her poetry has appeared in literary journals such as Harpur Palate, Slipstream,...

Duration:00:27:55

Shadows of the Gullah Geechee with photographer Pete Marovich

2/27/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers interviews photojournalist Pete Marovich about the inspiration for the exhibit, Shadows of the Gullah Geechee, hosted by the South Carolina State Library. Award-winning photojournalist Pete Marovich has been working as a professional photographer for 30 years since starting as a staff photographer at a medium-sized daily newspaper in Indiana and as a stringer for the Associated Press. His photography has appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Newsweek, Time...

Duration:00:27:25

What is the Green Book of South Carolina?

2/14/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the Green Book of South Carolina with Dawn Dawson-House. The Green Book of South Carolina is the first mobile travel guide to African American cultural sites across South Carolina. Created by the S.C. African American Heritage Commission, it provides residents and visitors from around the world a user-friendly guide to discovering and celebrating enriching cultural experiences across the state of South Carolina. Dawn is the Director of Corporate Communications...

Duration:00:21:44

A Conversation with Sarah Blackman of Greenville’s Fine Arts Center

2/7/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses Greenville’s Fine Arts Center and more with Sarah Blackman. Sarah is a poet, fiction, and creative nonfiction author originally from Washington D.C. She graduated from Washington College with a BA in English, a minor in Creative Writing, and earned her MFA from the University of Alabama. Her poetry and prose have been published in a number of journals and magazines, including The Gettysburg Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, American Poetry Review, Conjunctions,...

Duration:00:24:11

Business, Careers and Research Center at Richland Library

1/26/2018
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Dr. Curtis Rogers talks with two staff members, Sylvie Golod, Career Services Specialist and Diane Luccy, Business and Careers Manager from the Richland Library in Columbia, South Carolina about the library’s Business, Careers and Research Center. The Center is located on the third level at the main branch and offers job seekers, small business customers, students and families the perfect place to explore career or entrepreneurial opportunities, attend classes, complete online job...

Duration:00:31:54