John Brown Remembered: 150th Anniversary of the Raid on Harpers Ferry. Multi-disciplinary, academic symposium.
Content areas: John Brown's plan, John Brown and Frederick Douglass, Events leading up to the raid, Individual raiders, Survivors of the raid, the Secret Six, the trial, Press coverage of the raid, Lincoln's response, Responses in the North and/or the South, Governor Wise, Political responses to the raid.
Submissions: 300 word proposals by 15 January 2009.
Conference dates: 14-17 October 2009
Location: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry, WV. Plenary Speakers Include: Dr. David Blight, Dr. Spencer Crew, Dr. Paul Finkelman.
Contact: Dr. Peggy Russo, Pennsylvania State U., u7k_at_psu.edu See website for further details: http://www.harpersferryhistory.org/johnbrown
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