Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in libraries and much more with Dr. Nicole Cooke. Dr. Cooke is the Augusta Baker Endowed Chair and Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science. Her research and teaching interests include human information behavior, critical cultural information studies, and diversity and social justice in librarianship.
Dr. Curtis Rogers learns all about pirates in this episode of From Our Collection with Sarah Pettus and Kerry Jeyschune from the library's Collections Management and Digitization department.
- Sarah's selection of titles include the pirates Anne Bonny, Calico Jack (Jack Rackham), and Mary Read:
- Kerry's selection of titles include the pirates Stede Bonnet and Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard:
- Stede Bonnet: Charleston’s Gentleman Pirate by Christopher Byrd Downey
- Blackbeard and Other Pirates of the Atlantic Coast by Nancy Roberts
- Pirates of the Carolinas Second Edition, by Terrance Zepke
Frank Baker is a media literacy advocate who has published five books on the topic for parents, educators, and students. In this episode, he shares his early history with media and how he became interested in taking a critical look at how stories are told. He also gives a few suggestions for encouraging media literacy in younger generations of students.
- Baker, Frank. Close reading the media: literacy lessons and activities for every month of the school year. New York: Routledge, 2018
- Baker, Frank. Media literacy in the K-12 classroom. International Society for Technology in Education, 2016.
- Media Literacy Clearinghouse: http://www.frankwbaker.com/mlc
- Media Literacy Defined. National Association for Media Literacy Education
- The Past, Present and Future of Media Literacy Education. National Association for Media Literacy Education’s Journal of Media Literacy Education (2009)
- History of Media Literacy Timeline by Frank Baker
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the State Library's new South Carolina Read Eat Grow program, Banned Books, and more with Lizzy Rockwell. Lizzy is an author/illustrator whose artwork can be seen in picture books, magazines, games, and on walls. She studied art and art history at Connecticut College and drawing and illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is the illustrator of over 25 children's books by a variety of authors including her mother, Anne Rockwell. She is the author/illustrator of Plants Feed Me, Good Enough to Eat: A Kid's Guide to Food and Nutrition, Hello Baby! and The Busy Body Book: A Kid's Guide to Fitness.
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the book Deadly Censorship and Banned Books Week with James Underwood who is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Constitutional Law at the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is the author of Deadly Censorship: Murder, Honor, and Freedom of the Press, published by the University of South Carolina Press, and a four-volume history of South Carolina's constitutions, and of several works on federal legal practice. He was also a guest speaker for the Speaker @ the Center program at the South Carolina State Library in 2014.