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BibliObservatorio - Episodio 5 (Español)

BibliObservatorio - Episodio 5 (Español)

May 24, 2019

El poeta laureado Juan Felipe Herrera (Fowler, California), vino a Carolina del Sur para la celebración del evento Mentes Juveniles Soñadoras y pasó a visitar BibliObservatorio. Compartió algunos de los cuentos que escuchaba de niño. Eran historias de su familia que le sorprendían y le maravillaban.  Relató también algunas de sus vivencias predilectas de esa época. Son memorias llenas de afecto, retos, chispa y juegos verbales.  Descubra en este episodio cómo esas historias y experiencias llevaron a Juanito, un niño migrante, por los caminos de la poesía.

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BibliObservatory - Episode 4 (English)

BibliObservatory - Episode 4 (English)

May 7, 2019

Based on her early memories, Beckee Garris, a citizen of Catawba Nation, South Carolina, shares tales about the Yesahuri, or Little People. She also shares the wisdom of her grandfather and great grandfather, and in addition, relates some stories written about her tribe, as well as ones maintained throughout Catawba Culture. In this episode, the legacy of oral tradition reveals how that little girl was encouraged to honor the person she is now.

Basado en los recuerdos más tempranos de su infancia, Beckee Garris, ciudadana de la Nación Catawba, en Carolina del Sur, comparte los cuentos sobre los Yesahuri (la gente pequeña). Asimismo, la sabiduría que le fue transmitida por su abuelo y su bisabuelo; la historia escrita sobre su tribu y la que pervive en la cultura indígena Catawba. En este episodio, el legado de la tradición oral revela cómo esa pequeña niña fue animada a honrar a la persona que es hoy.

Episodio traducido de la versión original en inglés.

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SC Country Roads with Tom Poland - Episode 82

SC Country Roads with Tom Poland - Episode 82

May 2, 2019

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses Tom Poland's recent book, South Carolina Country Roads – Of Train Depots, Filling Stations & other Vanishing Charms published by History PressTom is the author of fourteen books and more than 2,000 magazine features and columns. He writes about the South, its people, and culture and he travels back roads looking for forgotten places to bring back to life. 

From Our Collection - Poetry - Episode 81

From Our Collection - Poetry - Episode 81

April 24, 2019

In this episode, Sarah and Kerry discuss some poetry-related items from our collection. Kerry tells us all about Helen von Kolnitz Hyer who was the second poet laureate of South Carolina and has three different books in our collection. Sarah talks about two books: A Season in the Hour: Poems from the Prisons of South Carolina from Frank Graziano and Home is Where: an Anthology of African American Poetry from the Carolinas from Kwame Dawes.

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BibliObservatory - Episode 3 (English)

BibliObservatory - Episode 3 (English)

April 17, 2019

Berta Berriz’s story is a journey that takes us to a time when she was a little girl in La Habana, Cuba, listening to her grandmother's stories, and how those stories helped her overcome later on the challenges she faced as an immigrant child in the USA. She recounts in BibliObservatory the legends, historic episodes, and poetry that have shaped her, empowered her, and inspired her. This episode is an important reminder about embracing our own cultural identity as a meaningful and dynamic process that is always evolving.

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