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Home Literacy & Summer Reading with Dr. Eliza Braden - Episode 120
SC Center for Community Literacy - Episode 104

SC Center for Community Literacy - Episode 104

January 8, 2020

Dr. Curtis Rogers interviews the staff members of the South Carolina Center for Community Literacy: Christine Shelek, Executive Director; Liz Hartnett, Program Coordinator; and Valerie Byrd Fort, Cocky’s Reading Express Coordinator. The Center is the state’s designated examination site for new children’s and YA books, which are available to the public. Cocky's Reading Express™ is the University of South Carolina’s literacy outreach program. USC students travel the state with their friend, Cocky, visiting elementary schools across South Carolina. The students read to the children, and Cocky helps the children understand the importance of life-long reading.

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Aurora Bell - Episode 100

Aurora Bell - Episode 100

November 4, 2019

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses University Press Week and more with Aurora Bell. Aurora is the acquisitions editor for literary studies and regional books at the University of South Carolina Press. She is a Texan who has spent the past decade in New York, but she is thrilled to be back in the South and we’re happy to have her here in Columbia. And you can learn more about the University’s Press by visiting uscpress.com

Dr. Nicole Cooke - Episode 97

Dr. Nicole Cooke - Episode 97

October 15, 2019

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.

Aïda Rogers - Episode 90

Aïda Rogers - Episode 90

July 30, 2019

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses South Carolina's rich literary heritage with Aïda Rogers. Aïda is a writer and editor whose feature journalism has won national and regional awards. She has worked in newspapers, television, and magazines and has coauthored Stop Where the Parking Lot's Full, a guidebook to South Carolina's favorite restaurants, and she also edited three volumes of State of the Heart: South Carolina Writers on the Places They Love published by the University of South Carolina Press. She has also worked closely with Writing South Carolina, which is a high school writing contest sponsored by the University of South Carolina Honors College

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