Shared Traditions: A Fundraiser to Support the Charles Joyner Institute for Gullah and Diaspora Studies

April 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
CCU Edwards Recital Hall
133 Chanticleer Dr W
Conway, SC 29526

Saturday April 01

7:30 PM | Edwards Recital Hall

This fundraiser celebrates the life, career and scholarship of Charles “Chaz” Joyner (1935-2016), who served as Burroughs Distinguished Professor of Southern History and Culture at CCU during his tenure of more than three decades. The program features live selections of Joyner’s favorite music, including songs and spirituals performed by CCU alumnus Shirra Ward and folk and jazz arrangements performed by the CCU Jazz Combo. The program also traces highlights of Joyner’s career at CCU and his contribution to Southern studies. Proceeds will benefit scholarships and programming for the Charles Joyner Institute for Gullah and African Diaspora Studies.

Cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m.; Program at 7:30 p.m.; Dessert Reception at 9 p.m.

Presented by: Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts


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