South Carolina Historial Association 2018 Annual Meeting and Conference SC Department of Archives & History Saturday, March 10, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 pm Friday Night Reception - Bristro, Courtyard Marriot*
*See end of schedule for hotel address and information on rates.
8:00 - 9:00 am Registration and Light Breakfast - Proprietor's Hall, SCDAH
9:00 - 10:20 am - Session One
Panel 1 - Colonial Petitions and Profits
Chair and Comment: Michael Morris, College of Coastal Georgia
"Several and Very Great Deviances:"Petitioning for County Courts in Colonial South Carolina, 1721 – 1767
Paul Bartow - University of South Carolina
"Punishment, Profit, Philanthropy, and Patriotism: Managing the Charles Town Workhouse on the Eve of the American Revolution"
John J. Navin - Coastal Carolina University
"For God or Mammon: The Issue of the Tithe in Colonial Brazil"
Kim Richardson - USC Lancaster
Panel 2 - Diplomacy & Warfare in the 1860's
Michael Bonner - USC Lancaster
"It was not my intention to take any prisoners": Contemporary Views of the 1863 Massacre at Bear River
Kenneth L. Alford - Brigham Young University
Deviant Diplomacy: William Seward's Secret War
Paige Weaver - University of South Carolina
Panel 3 - American Perspectives on War in Early 20th Century
Chair and Comment: Fritz Hamer, SC Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum
"Teddy Bears for Terrorists: President Theodore Roosevelt and America's First War on Terrorism
Martin Scott Cantino - Liberty University
"Feathers and Cowbells: the Experience of a S.C. native in the Closing Hours of World War I"
Joyce Wood - Anderson University
10:30 - 11:50 Session Two
Panel 4 - Gender, Behavior and Family in Mid-19th Century
Session Chair and Comment: Angela Elder, Converse College
"I Could Not Allow Nature to Have Its Course": Mourning Behaviour and Class in Antebellum Charleston
Anne Marie Martin - University of Arkansas
"Did You Ever Hear of a Man Having a Child?": An Examination of the Social, Economic and Political Benefits of Being an African-American Female Solider During America's Civil Wars
Partick J. Doyle - University of South Carolina
Panel 5 - 19th Century Industry Reform and 20th Century Unionism
"The Magic Wand of the Manufacturer": Leading Sourthern Manufacturers, Mill Towns, and Antebellum Reform
Francis M. Curran - West Virginia University
"The Quest for Streetcar Unionism in the Carolina Piedmont, 1919-22"
Jeffrey Leatherwood - University of South Carolina
Panel 6 - Topics in South Carolina History
Chair and Comment: Andrew Myers, USC Upstate
"Solving the Two-Hundred-Year-Old Mystery of South Carolina's Turkish People"
Glen Browder with Terri Ann Ognibene Jacksonville State University
"Relief, Recreation, Racism at Lake Greenwood State Park, 1938-1942"
Bob Waller - Clemson Univeristy
"River's Bridge Confederate Memorial Day Services as Resistance to Integration"
Dan Bell SC State Park Service
12:00 - 2:10 Lunch, Keynote and Business Meeting
"Americans and the Pursuit of Happiness: Why Is It So Darned Hard?"
David Shi, Furman University President Emeritus
2:20 - 3:40 Session Three
Panel 7 - Politics and Power in 20th Century America
Chair and Comment: Meaghan Dwyer-Ryan, USC Aiken
"Truman the Usurper: The 1952 Steel Seizure and the Sourthern Fear of Federal, Executive Power"
Ryan Antonucci - Univeristy of South Carolina
"The Kirkpatrick Doctrine Revisited"
Bianca J - Rowlett USC Sumter
"Rights, and Firing Lines: The Sourthern Negro Youth Congress and the Anti-Communist Crusade 1936-1949"
David Rothmund - College of Charleston
Panel 8 - Otherness and Opportunity in History
Chair and Commentator: Amanda Mushal, The Citadel
"Trezzvant W. Anderson and "Come Out Fighting": Confronting Otherness in WWII America
Willie J. Griffin, The Citadel
"Seventh-Century Otherness for a Tenth-Century World: Anglo-Saxon Raiders in the "Irish Life of Adamnan"
Melanie C. Maddox, The Citadel
"The Provencal Factor in Alfonso II of Aragon's Commercial Network"
Ernest Jenkins USC Lancaster
Panel 9 - History & Memory
Chair and Comment: Beth Georgian, USC Aiken
"Touching History: Preserving & Experiencing Historical Connections - The "pilgrim of Liberty" Lafayette"s Return to SC in 1825
Alexia Helsley, USC Aiken
"History is Not the Past but an Argument about the Past: Documenting and Interpreting Difficult History(ies) to Inform a Better Future"
Tracy Power, Newberry College
"Revolution Not Rebellion: The Impact of Interpreting the Stono Rebellion on Early U.S. Curriculum"
Gregg Lightfoot, Miami County Day School
Arranged by Brenda Schoolfield. The Courtyard by Marriott has a standing SC Archives and History rate of $114 per night. Just mention the SC Archives when booking your reservation. It is located at 111 Gateway Corporation Blvd., Columbia, SC 29203 and is located less than a mile from the conference location.
There will be an informal reception in the "Bistro" inside the Courtyard from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Friday, March 9. Many of us plan to enjoy a dinner there. They also have a bar available.