Center for Oral Narration
SOUTH CAROLINA CENTER FOR ORAL NARRATION
Director: Dr. Michele Reese,803-938-3755
Assistant Director: Laurel Jordan, 803-938-3801
Location: 115 Arts & Letters Bldg.
The SC Center for Oral Narration was officially established as a Center by the Commission of Higher Education in 1999. Presently housed in Arts and Letters, the Center serves to document, preserve and present oral traditions. Its humble, yet growing collection of publications and documentations is housed in the Center and USC Sumter’s Anderson Library; resources are available to researchers and lovers of oral traditions.
Works in Progress: ** St. Jude Mission: Alternative Education and Neighborhood Haven in the Jim Crow South ** and Project Folklore: Collections by USC Sumter Folklore Students.