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Event Series Event Series: Aiken in the Alley

Aiken in the Alley

November 16, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The University of South Carolina Aiken presents a new community series, “Aiken in the Alley”.

Sponsored by the university’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, the Aiken in the Alley community series will run Sept 28 – Dec 14 and include lectures, conversations and music. Faculty in political science, English, history and music will offer insights and meaningful dialogue on a range of topics affecting our community, nation and world.

Events will begin promptly at 11am at the university’s Alley location at 141 Newberry Street SW.

Thursday, September 28 | 11am – 12pm
Associate Professor of Political Science, Matthew Thornburg, “The What and the Why of the Straight Ticket Voting Option”

Thursday, October 12 | 11am – 12pm
Associate Professor of English, Todd Hagstette, “Fear the Future!: Netflix’s Black Mirror and Technological Dystopia”

Thursday, October 26 | 11am – 12pm
Associate Professor of English, Julie Wise, “Victorian Literary Hauntings and Hauntologies”

Thursday, November 9 | 11am – 12pm
Join faculty and students for ‘Poetry in the Alley’ with Broken Ink, USCA’s Literary and Visual Arts Magazine

Thursday, November 16 | 11am – 12pm
Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Carolina Trustee Professor, Tom Mack, “Aiken’s Nineteenth-Century Man of Genius, Poet and Inventor James Matthewes Legare”

Thursday, December 7 | 11am – 12pm
Associate Professor of History, Elizabeth Georgian, “Spinning and Revolutions: Demonstrations of Historical Spinning Techniques”

Thursday, December 14 | 11am – 12pm
A Performance by the USCA Music Program

For more information, call (803) 641-3784.


November 16, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


USC Aiken-Alley Location
141 Newberry St., SW
Aiken, 29801 United States
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