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Wofford College Black History Month Events

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Once again, this was forwarded to me and I’m sharing it with you as it sounds like could be an interesting series of events.

Wofford events celebrate Black History Month

Jamie Wright Experience, special speakers highlight programs

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford College will celebrate Black History Month in February with a variety of events, all free (unless otherwise noted) and open to the public.

Soul Food & The Jamie Wright Experience

Thursday, Feb. 10 – 6 p.m.

Student Dining Hall, Burwell Building

The Jamie Wright Experience band surrounds an event with music, creating an entertaining atmosphere that has a diversified repertoire of musical styles — from jazz, funk to dance and more. The band brings members from several walks of life who have combined their musical gifts to be heard and seen by all who are true music lovers. The band members are Rico Tyler (keyboard), Tez Sherard (drums), and Jamie Wright (lead vocalist). Dinner of Soul Food will be served.

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Meet Dr. Emerson of the SC Dept. of Archives and History at Wofford Monday the 23rd

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

This is another event sponsored in part by the Spartanburg Historical Association…

The Spartanburg County Historical Association, The Spartanburg History Hub, and Wofford College cordially invite you and your friends to meet Dr. Eric Emerson, Director of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.

We plan to discuss the agency’s mission, the services that its offers, and the challenges that it faces in the future.

5:30 p.m., Monday, August 23, 2010
The Montgomery Room, Burwell Building
Wofford College (864) 597-4182
429 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303

No RSVPs are required; casual attire.
The meeting will last approximately one hour.
Latecomers arriving from work are welcome.

Revolutionary War Roundtable of the Backcountry

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Received this via email…

The April meeting of the Revolutionary War Roundtable of the Backcountry will be held on Monday evening, April 19, in the Montgomery Room of the Burwell Building at Wofford College. The program features Nadia Dean, Revolutionary War Historian and author, as she presents The Cherokee – British Alliance during the Revolutionary War – Its impact and ramifications.

Details of the meeting are attached.

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