Dr Kyle Sinisi, an award winning historian at the Citadel will speak to us an as yet determined topic involving Charleston and the Civil War. We will share more details as they become available.
Professor Sinisi is co-editor (with Professor Michael B. Barrett) of the “Total War Series” line of books for the Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group. He is the author of The Last Hurrah: Sterling Price’s Missouri Expedition of 1864 (A.M. Pate Award for best book of 2015 on the Trans-Mississippi Civil War) and Sacred Debts: State Civil War Claims and American Federalism. He is also a co-editor of Warm Ashes: Issues in Southern History at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century. Professor Sinisi is currently at work on a biography of General Samuel R. Curtis and a study of Charleston during the Civil War.
The College of Charleston’s Dr. Rebecca Shumway will join us October 16 to discuss her academic specialty….The Transatlantic Slave Trade, Historic connections between Ghana and South Carolina. This topic is deeply woven into the history of Charleston and has been in the news lately. Join us Tuesday, October 16 for Dr. Shumway’s perspective. Learn more about her here.
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL BE ON THE SECOND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH TO AVOID COMPLICATING YOUR THANKSGIVING PLANS!
Leigh Moring of the Historic Charleston Foundation will talk to us about Revolutionary War hero Nathanael Greene. Leigh Moring is the education coordinator for Historic Charleston Foundation, where she manages K–12 educational programming in historic house museums. Find out more about Moring and her book here.