Link to CCU Home Page
Link to Quick Links
Link to Search Link to CCU Home Page
News Releases
spacer image
 
September 17, 2014   
Posted: October 20, 2006
CCU faculty, staff contribute to new S.C. Encyclopedia

Thirteen faculty and staff members of Coastal Carolina University contributed to the South Carolina Encyclopedia, a comprehensive new reference work produced by the Humanities Council and published by the University of South Carolina Press.

Charles Joyner, Burroughs Distinguished Professor of Southern History and Culture, served on the Editorial Advisory Board for the 1,077-page book. Eldred E. "Wink" Prince Jr., professor of history, was a major contributor to the project, serving as an associate editor responsible for all entries relating to agriculture.

Other contributors include Micheline Brown, assistant librarian at Coastal's Kimbel Library; Sallie Clarkson, technical services librarian at Kimbel Library; Allison Faix, assistant librarian at Kimbel Library; Linda Hollandsworth, professor of English; Larry Kent, instructor of history; Preston McEver-Floyd, senior instructor of philosophy and religion; Brian Nance, professor of history; Robert Oliver, instructor of history; Mona Prufer, media relations coordinator; and Roy Talbert Jr., professor of history.

University of South Carolina professor Walter Edgar, author of "South Carolina: A History," was the editorial director of the project, a six-year endeavor involving approximately 600 contributors, 2,000 articles and more than one million words. The book covers South Carolina history and culture from prehistory to the present day, with essays on a broad range of topics including representative people, places, industries and ideas that define the state.

Search Options:
Select Specific Year(s):
2014 2006
2013 2005
2012 2004
2011 2003
2010 2002
2009 2001
2008 2000
2007
View ALL Archived News
 
Link to CCU Home Page
University Policies | Site Policies | Contact Us
© 2014 Coastal Carolina University | P.O. Box 261954, Conway, SC 29528-6054 | +1 843-347-3161