THE CITADEL CONFERENCE ON THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IN SOUTH CAROLINA
On March 6-8, 2003, The Citadel will host a Conference on the History of the Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina. It will consist of 10 regular panel sessions where historians present and comment on papers dealing with aspects of the civil rights movement in the Palmetto State from 1890 to the present. In addition, there will be plenary sessions at which former public officials and activists share memories of the era. John Hope Franklin, Dan Carter, Anthony Badger, Jack Bass, Mathew Perry, J.A. Delaine, Jr., and John C. West are among the expected participants.
Vernon Burton, Professor of History at the University of Illinois and former Mark W. Clark Visiting Professor of History at The Citadel, is the chairman of the program committee. Directors of the Conference are Bo Moore, Kyle Sinisi, and Marc Cox, all of the Department of History at The Citadel.
Scholars interested in presenting papers or serving as commentators are hereby invited to submit titles, a brief outline of their proposals, and their vitas by June 15, 2002. Proposals for individual papers and for entire sessions are both welcome. Final invitations to participate will be issued by August 1, 2002.
Please send copies of all proposals to BOTH the addresses below.
Send copies of all proposals to BOTH
Department of History
University of Illinois
309 Gregory Hall
810 S. Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
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