Library program at Penn Center Frissell Hall, Monday October15 @2pm

What does Islam have to do with the slave trade in the Upper Guinea Coast? Join Dr. Assan Sarr, Assistant Professor of History at the College of Charleston, Monday, October 15 @2pm, Penn Center Frissell Hall. He will discuss African Slavery and Islam and the connection with the SC Sea Islands & the Gullah Culture.

Movie Screening “Defying Silence: Afghanistan”

Defying Silence: Afghanistan

An intimate look into Afghanistan through the lives of three performing artists. Theater directors/musicians willing to risk their lives in the wake of the Taliban regime’s ban against the arts as criminal acts. There will be a live discussion after the movie with Co-Producer/Director/Writer Stacia Teele via Skype. FREE! No registration required. Special thanks to the Hilton Head Library Friends group for sponsoring this program.