The Consortium on Georgia History will sponsor a one-day conference on Saturday, June 18, 2005, at Armstrong Atlantic State University, University Hall 156, from 8:30am to 5:00pm. The Consortium invites all those interested in the study of Georgia's history to attend the conference, which is free and open to the public.
"Troublesome Women in Colonial Georgia," Lee Ann Caldwell, Professor of History, Georgia College and State University
"'Everything Except Eve and the Devil': Perceptions and Motivations behind the Virginia Migration to Georgia, 1782-1800," Carol Ebel, Assistant Professor of History, Armstrong Atlantic State University
"Stalemate on the Ogeechee: The Archaeology of the Civil War Naval Engagements on the Ogeechee River, Georgia," Jason Burns, Underwater Archaeologist, Department of Natural Resources
"Black Reconstruction in Georgia," Jennifer Lund Smith, Assistant Professor of History, North Georgia College and State University
"Postbellum Mormon Missionaries in North Georgia," Mary Ella Engel, University of Georgia
"The Knights of Labor in Georgia Politics," Matt Hild, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Afternoon Session (1:30-5:00pm):
Chair: Glenn Eskew, Associate Professor of History, Georgia State University
"New Negroes in the New South: Black Intellectuals in Jim Crow Georgia," Bobby Donaldson, Assistant Professor of History & African American Studies, University of South Carolina
"River Rogue: Brainard Cheney and the Agrarian Tradition," Carol Andrews, Associate Professor of English, & Michael E. Price, Professor of History, Armstrong Atlantic State University
"Boomtown Hinesville: The Impact of WWII on a Rural Georgia Town," Craig Pascoe, Assistant Professor of History, Georgia College and State University
"Entrepreneurship and the Making of Modern Georgia," Randall L. Patton, Professor of History, Kennesaw State University
"African Americans from Georgia Shaping U. S. Policy towards Africa: The Case of Mabel Murphy Smythe," Mary G. Rolinson, Georgia Perimeter College--Clarkston
Hotel reservations are available at Springhill Suites, located near the Armstrong Atlantic campus. The phone number is (912) 920-3787. The Towne Place Suites is also very close to campus. The phone number is (912) 920-9080.
The Consortium on Georgia History is a joint effort of several centers for Georgia studies and departments of history around the state, including Augusta State University's Center for the Study of Georgia History, Kennesaw State University's Center for Regional History & Culture, and the history departments/faculty at the University of Georgia, Georgia Southern University, Georgia State University, Armstrong Atlantic State University, and Georgia Perimeter College. The Consortium invites participation by all institutions and individuals throughout the state with an interest in promoting the study of Georgia history.
Michael E. Price, Professor of History
Armstrong Atlantic State University
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, Georgia 31419
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