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.
This episode takes us to Nica, La Suerte, retold by Lucy Vicioso-Harris (Bogotá, Colombia), who tells us why playing this audiobook over and over again became one of her most treasured childhood memories, and how moving to Polonia when she was teenager made a positive impact on her life. Furthermore, she offers us her views on early literacy as a vital factor for human well-being.
- Episode Transcripts and Photos
- Nica, La Suerte. (Video). Retold by Melissa Sierra.
- Novak, Matt. The First Audiobook: An LP for the Blind. Pacific Standards. Updated 2017.
- Rubery, Matt. The First Audiobook. The British Library. August 23, 2013.
Este episodio nos lleva a “Nica, La Suerte”, contada por Lucy Vicioso-Harris (Bogotá, Colombia), quien nos relata por qué este audio libro que escuchaba de pequeña una y otra vez se convertiría en uno de los tesoros de su infancia; y cómo el mudarse a Polonia enriquecería su adolescencia e impactaría positivamente su vida. Asimismo, nos ofrece su visión sobre la formación lectora a temprana edad como factor vital para el bienestar humano.
- Transcripción y fotos del episodio
- Nica, La Suerte (Video). Narrado por Melissa Sierra.
- Gamero, Alejandro. Breve Historia de los Audiolibros. La Piedra de Sísifo. 2019.
- Detectives de la historia. El primer disco de vinilo ¿Conoces su historia? Detectives de la Historia. 2018.
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses recording audiobooks for the State Library's Talking Book Services program and more with Ella Rescigno and Ellen Dunn. Ella is a 17-year-old singer and actor who lives in Columbia, SC, and among her many interests and projects, volunteers at the South Carolina State Library in the Talking Book Services department recording audiobooks. Also joining us is Ellen Dunn who is the Library's Public Information Coordinator and helps record audiobooks as well as offers the Library's Tail Waggin' Tutors program.
Boo! Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses ghosts and legends of South Carolina in this episode of From Our Collection with Sarah Pettus and Kerry Jeyschune from the library's Collections Management and Digitization department.
- Kerry talks about the Blue Lady of Hilton Head and the legend of Alice Flagg
- Sarah discusses the Ghost Hound of Goshen and Julia Legare