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Wednesday, June 14
 

1:30pm

Session 1B: Museumizing the Black Holocaust in America: A Dialogue with America's Black Holocaust Museum
Museumizing the Black Holocaust in America: A Dialogue with America's Black Holocaust Museum

Speakers
RJ

Reggie Jackson

Museumizing the Black Holocaust in America: A Dialogue with America's Black Holocaust Museum - America's Black Holocaust Museum
FK

Fran Kaplan

Museumizing the Black Holocaust in America: A Dialogue with America's Black Holocaust Museum - America's Black Holocaust Museum


Wednesday June 14, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Stern Center Room 206 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

1:30pm

Session 1C: From History to Our story: Decolonizing the Presentation of the Gullah/Geechee Legacy
From History to Our story: Decolonizing the Presentation of the Gullah/Geechee Legacy

Speakers
KD

Kate Derickson

From History to Our story: Decolonizing the Presentation of the Gullah/Geechee Legacy - University of Minnesota
QQ

Queen Quet

From History to Our story: Decolonizing the Presentation of the Gullah/Geechee Legacy - Gullah/Geechee Nation
GS

Glenda Simmons

From History to Our story: Decolonizing the Presentation of the Gullah/Geechee - Jenkins, Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Committee of Northeast Florida
AJ

Amir Jamal Toure

From History to Our story: Decolonizing the Presentation of the Gullah/Geechee Legacy - Savannah State University
EC

Elder Carlie Towne

From History to Our story: Decolonizing the Presentation of the Gullah/Geechee Legacy - Gullah/Geechee Angel Network
AW

Annette Watson

From History to Our story: Decolonizing the Presentation of the Gullah/Geechee Legacy - College of Charleston


Wednesday June 14, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Stern Center Room 201 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

1:30pm

Session 1D: Interdisciplinary Approaches to History

Breaking the Code of Charleston: Who Wrote the Pseudonymous Slave Narrative, Before the War and After the Union

Trust Us This Is History Too: Non-Historians Doing History


Speakers
SA

Susanna Ashton

Interdisciplinary Approaches to History Breaking the Code of Charleston: Who Wrote the Pseudonymous Slave Narrative, Before the War and After the Union - Clemson University
JC

John Coggeshall

Trust Us This Is History Too: Non-Historians Doing History - Clemson University
WF

William Fitzpatrick

Trust Us This Is History Too: Non-Historians Doing History - Independent Scholar
AM

Alison McLetchie

Celebrating Caribbean-American Identity in the Southeastern US - Claflin University



Wednesday June 14, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Stern Center 409 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

3:15pm

Session 2B: Public History and Higher Education

Making Black Lives Visible at Jarrell Plantation: An Undergraduate Research Partnership between a Private University and a State Historic Site

Public History and Education at the College of Charleston


Speakers
TA

Tamara Andrews

Mercer University
MB

Michele Beverly

Making Black Lives Visible at Jarrell Plantation: An Undergraduate Research Partnership between a Private University and a State Historic Site, Mercer University
JH

Jon Hale

Public History and Education at the College of Charleston - College of Charleston
MH

Matthew Harper

Making Black Lives Visible at Jarrell Plantation: An Undergraduate Research Partnership between a Private University and a State Historic Site - Mercer University
SS

Sydney Simpson

Mercer University


Wednesday June 14, 2017 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Stern Center Room 201 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

3:15pm

Session 2C: Documentary Outreach Initiatives In Public History

Between the Waters: Hobcaw Barony as a Historical Case Study

Reimagining African Diaspora through Intersectional, Experiential Learning and Outreach


Speakers
JB

Jen Boyle

Reimagining African Diaspora through Intersectional, Experiential Learning and Outreach - Coastal Carolina University
AC

Alli Crandell

Reimagining African Diaspora through Intersectional, Experiential Learning and Outreach - Coastal Carolina University
EC

Eric Crawford

Coastal Carolina University
PH

Patrick Hayes

Between the Waters: Hobcaw Barony as a Historical Case Study
BN

Betsy Newman

Producer, SCETV
Between the Waters: Hobcaw Barony as a Historical Case Study - SCETV - Between the Waters takes visitors on an interactive journey through the South Carolina coastal estate, Hobcaw Barony. As they watch documentary videos, tour Bernard Baruch’s winter home, explore a rice canal... Read More →
BN

Betsy Newman

Between the Waters: Hobcaw Barony as a Historical Case Study


Wednesday June 14, 2017 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Stern Center Room 206 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

3:15pm

Session 2D: Black Monuments Material Culture and Historical Narratives

“I Born Since Peace Declare” Gullah Narratives of the Post-Slavery Era

The Power in Preservation: Reevaluating Activism through Black Material Culture

The Building of a National Park: The Cotton Pickers' Monument Project


Speakers
JH

J. Herman Blake

“I Born Since Peace Declare” Gullah Narratives of the Post-Slavery Era - Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor
AB

Ashley Bouknight

The Power in Preservation: Reevaluating Activism through Black Material Culture - Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
ED

Ed Dwight

The Building of a National Park: The Cotton Pickers' Monument Project - Khafre, Inc.
DC

Dr. C Sade Turnipseed

Asst Professor of History, Mississippi Valley State University
The Building of a National Park: The Cotton Pickers' Monument Project - Khafre, Inc.



Wednesday June 14, 2017 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Stern Center 409 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401
 
Thursday, June 15
 

10:45am

Session 1D: “Unburied, Unmourned, Unmarked: Requiem for Rice Mobile Interactive Website” New Sources, New Stories Roundtable

“Unburied, Unmourned, Unmarked: Requiem for Rice Mobile Interactive Website” New Sources, New Stories Roundtable


Moderators
SB

Samuel Black

Senator John Heinz History Center

Speakers
EF

Edda Fields-Black

Dr. Fields-Black is a specialist in early and pre-colonial African history whose research interests extend into the African Diaspora.Fields-Black’s first monograph Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014 paperback... Read More →
MG

Michael Gouin

Clemson University
KL

Kim Long

Wiley College
TW

Treshea Wade

Requiem for Rice
EW

Ernie Wiggers

Nemours Wildlife Foundation
AW

Aparna Wilder

Carnegie Mellon University Create Lab
SW

Shandra Williams

Requiem for Rice


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:45am - 12:15pm
Stern Center Ballroom 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

10:45am

Session 1A: Black Memory in Public History

If These Structures Could Speak…Retrieving the Memory of Institutions Established by African American Women in Columbia, SC

The Journey toward a Broader Understanding of Ben Delane and Celia Mann at Columbia's Mann-Simons Site


Speakers
avatar for Debbie Bloom

Debbie Bloom

Walker Local and Family History Center manager, Richland Library
Upcoming book contributions: 1. Librarianship and Genealogy: trends, issues, case studies: McFarland Press. 2. Women's Diaries and Letters of the South: progressive era, USC Press.
JG

Jeanette Guinn

If These Structures Could Speak…Retrieving the Memory of Institutions Established by African American Women in Columbia, SC - College of Charleston
avatar for Georgette Mayo

Georgette Mayo

Processing Archivist, Avery Center for African American History
VD

Vennie Deas Moore

Cultural Historian and Preservationist
JS

John Sherrer

The Journey toward a Broader Understanding of Ben Delane and Celia Mann at Columbia's Mann-Simons Site - Historic Columbia Foundation



Thursday June 15, 2017 10:45am - 12:15pm
Stern Center Room 201 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

10:45am

Session 1B: Middle Passage Public History

Middle Passage Public History              


Speakers
AC

Ann Chinn

Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project
EH

Eurica Huggins-Axum

The African Diaspora Ancestral Commemoration Institute
GT

Gene Tinnie

Dos Amigos/Fair Rosamond Slave Ship Replica Project


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:45am - 12:15pm
Stern Center 409 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

10:45am

Session 1C: Surviving a Monumental Act of Racism at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC
Surviving a Monumental Act of Racism at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC

Speakers
EA

Elizabeth Alston

Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC
WD

William Dudley

Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC
WG

Willi Glee

Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC
MS

Maxine Smith

Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:45am - 12:15pm
Stern Center Room 206 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

10:45am

Session 1E: Challenging Subjects and Historical Interpretation

Drayton Hall: A Changing, Evolving, and Expanding Landscape of Interpretation

Silent Histories, Public Audiences: Using Archives and Exhibitions to Introduce Challenging Subjects


Speakers
avatar for Cameron Moon

Cameron Moon

Preservation Coordinator, Drayton Hall Preservation Trust
Drayton Hall
KO

Kristin O’Brassill-Kulfan

Silent Histories, Public Audiences: Using Archives and Exhibitions to Introduce Challenging Subjects -Rutgers University – New Brunswick
avatar for Patricia Lowe Smith

Patricia Lowe Smith

Curator of Historic Architectural Resources, Drayton Hall Preservation Trust
Drayton Hall, Palladian Architecture, Architectural Conservation, 3D Visualization Technology


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:45am - 12:15pm
Stern Center Room 205 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

2:00pm

Session 2A: Slave Quarters and Places of Memory as Tools to Fight Racial Intolerance: The Power of Preservation and Interpretation

Slave Quarters and Places of Memory as Tools to Fight Racial Intolerance: The Power of Preservation and Interpretation

Transitioning to Justice

History of American Slavery Represented in Recent TV, Cinema and Video Games
Zachary Nataf, Learning Culture, Inc.


Speakers
avatar for Ana Edwards

Ana Edwards

Slave Quarters and Places of Memory as Tools to Fight Racial Intolerance: The Power of Preservation and Interpretation - Preservation Virginia
JH

Jennifer Hurst-Wender

Slave Quarters and Places of Memory as Tools to Fight Racial Intolerance: The Power of Preservation and Interpretation - Virginia Commonwealth University
SI

Sonja Ingram

Slave Quarters and Places of Memory as Tools to Fight Racial Intolerance: The Power of Preservation and Interpretation - Preservation Virginia
ZN

Zachary Nataf

History of American Slavery Represented in Recent TV, Cinema and Video Games - Learning Culture, Inc
BP

Braden Paynter

Braden Paynter is the Associate for Methodology and Practice of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience where he works to share best practices among Coalition members and with the field at large. He leads the Coalition’s global Conscience Conversations program, connecting... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Stern Center Room 201 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

2:00pm

Session 2B: Transforming the Traditional Southern House Museum and Plantation: The Use Of Counter-Narratives to Tell a More Inclusive History
Transforming the Traditional Southern House Museum and Plantation: The Use Of Counter-Narratives to Tell a More Inclusive History

Speakers
FF

Fielding Freed

Transforming the Traditional Southern House Museum and Plantation: The Use Of Counter-Narratives to Tell a More Inclusive History - Historic Columbia Foundation
SH

Shawn Halifax

Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission
PM

Porchia Moore

Transforming the Traditional Southern House Museum and Plantation: The Use Of Counter-Narratives to Tell a More Inclusive History - University of South Carolina and Columbia Museum of Art
SB

Shannon Browning Mullis

Transforming the Traditional Southern House Museum and Plantation: The Use Of Counter-Narratives to Tell a More Inclusive History - Telfair Museums


Thursday June 15, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Stern Center Ballroom 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

2:00pm

Session 2C: Atlantic World Histories and Public Engagement

Slavery and the Slave Trade in the City: Integrating the Enslaved into the Public History of Downtown Charleston

The Atlantic Life of the 'Portrait of Cinque'


Speakers
EB

Edwin Breeden

Slavery and the Slave Trade in the City: Integrating the Enslaved into the Public History of Downtown Charleston - Old Exchange Building and Rice University
IC

Ista Clarke

Slavery and the Slave Trade in the City: Integrating the Enslaved into the Public History of Downtown Charleston - Old Exchange Building and the Old Slave Mart
LM

Laura Macaluso

The Atlantic Life of the 'Portrait of Cinque' - Independent Scholar
VP

Valerie Perry

Slavery and the Slave Trade in the City: Integrating the Enslaved into the Public History of Downtown Charleston - Aiken-Rhett House


Thursday June 15, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Stern Center 409 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

2:00pm

Session 2D: The Costume Called My Skin: A Conversation with Members of the Black Interpreters Guild on Interpreting Black Life through Racial Justice Movements and the “Whitelash”
The Costume Called My Skin: A Conversation with Members of the Black Interpreters Guild on Interpreting Black Life through Racial Justice Movements and the “Whitelash”

Speakers
AB

Ashley Bouknight

The Power in Preservation: Reevaluating Activism through Black Material Culture - Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
TE

Terry E. Brown

The Costume Called My Skin: A Conversation with Members of the Black Interpreters Guild on Interpreting Black Life through Racial Justice Movements and the “Whitelash” - Fort Monroe National Monument, National Park Service
EC

Elon Cook

The Black Interpreters Guild; Rhode Island Center for Reconciliation; Robbins House
avatar for Sara Daise

Sara Daise

Cultural History Interpreter
I am pursuing a Master's degree in Public History from Union Institute & University. My research and interests include Gullah Geechee women, both enslaved and free. Womanist theory--ways in which Africana women throughout time and space have loved and shown up for themselves. Generational... Read More →
NM

Nicole Moore

Independent Consultant and Historical Interpreter


Thursday June 15, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Stern Center Room 206 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

2:00pm

Session 2E: Historical Spaces and Places

Not Lost and Not Forgotten: How to Help Cultural Communities Preserve Their Sacred Traditions and Sacred Spaces

Rev. Jerry Colbert, John Wesley UM Church, Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware

African Americans in 1790s Philadelphia: Land of the Free and the Home of the Slave


Speakers
MC

Mari Carpenter

Not Lost and Not Forgotten: How to Help Cultural Communities Preserve Their Sacred Traditions and Sacred Spaces - Independent Public Historian, Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware
RJ

Rev. Jerry Colbert

John Wesley UM Church, Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware
AJ

Anthony Johnson

Rev. Jerry Colbert, John Wesley UM Church, Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware - Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware
PS

Paul Sivitz

African Americans in 1790s Philadelphia: Land of the Free and the Home of the Slave - Idaho State University



Thursday June 15, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Stern Center Room 205 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401
 
Friday, June 16
 

8:00am

Session 1B: Material Legacies of Enslavement and Interracial Unity

They Wore White and Prayed to the East: The Material Legacy of Enslaved Muslims in Early America

The Louis G. Gregory Bahá’í Museum: Making Space for Interracial Unity in Charleston


Speakers
avatar for Ayla Amon

Ayla Amon

Research Assistant, Smithsonian NMAAHC
They Wore White and Prayed to the East: The Material Legacy of Enslaved Muslims in Early America - Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
AN

Alonzo Nesmith

The Louis G. Gregory Bahá’í Museum: Making Space for Interracial Unity in Charleston - Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)
LV

Louis Venters

The Louis G. Gregory Bahá’í Museum: Making Space for Interracial Unity in Charleston - Francis Marion University



Friday June 16, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am
Stern Center 409 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

8:00am

Session 1C: Public History and the Narratives of Slavery in Rio de Janeiro

Public History and the Narratives of Slavery in Rio de Janeiro


Speakers
MA

Martha Abreu

Public History and the Narratives of Slavery in Rio de Janeiro - Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
MR

Matthias Rohrig Assuncao

Public History and the Narratives of Slavery in Rio de Janeiro - University of Essex
avatar for Keila Grinberg

Keila Grinberg

Associate Professor, UNIRIO
Public History and the Narratives of Slavery in Rio de Janeiro - Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
JL

Jane Landers

Public History and the Narratives of Slavery in Rio de Janeiro - Vanderbilt University
HM

Herb Mattos

Public History and the Narratives of Slavery in Rio de Janeiro - Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil



Friday June 16, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am
Stern Center Room 201 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

8:00am

Session 1D: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration--Equal Justice Initiative

From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration



Friday June 16, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am
Stern Center Room 205 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

8:00am

Session 1E: Archival Justice and Challenging Silent Histories

Toward Archival Justice: Charleston Contraband Registers

Revitalizing the Digital Archive of Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies


Speakers
AM

Alisea McLeod

Toward Archival Justice: Charleston Contraband Registers - Rust College
AS

Angela Sutton

Revitalizing the Digital Archive of Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies - Vanderbilt University


Friday June 16, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am
Stern Center Room 206 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

9:45am

Session 2A: Remembering Slavery in America’s Most Historic City

Remembering Slavery in America’s Most Historic City


Speakers
AB

Alphonso Brown

Gullah Tours
SH

Shawn Halifax

Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission
EJ

Ethan J. Kytle

California State University, Fresno
JM

Joseph McGill

Slave Dwelling Project
BR

Blain Roberts

California State University, Fresno


Friday June 16, 2017 9:45am - 11:15am
Stern Center Room 201 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

9:45am

Session 2B: Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Archaeological Heritage within the City of Charleston

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Archaeological Heritage within the City of Charleston


Speakers
IM

Inna Moore

Brockington and Associates
LN

Lauren Northrup

Historic Charleston Foundation
KS

Katherine Saunders Pemberton

Historic Charleston Foundation
CP

Charles Philips

Brockington and Associates
SP

Sarah Platt

Syracuse University
EP

Eric Poplin

Brockington and Associates
MZ

Martha Zierden

Charleston Museum



Friday June 16, 2017 9:45am - 11:15am
Stern Center Room 205 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

9:45am

Session 2C: The Place Where It Happened: How One Historic Site Is Tackling Controversial Topics in Interpretation

The Place Where It Happened: How One Historic Site Is Tackling Controversial Topics in Interpretation


Speakers
CB

Carin Bloom

Middleton Place Foundation
JN

Jeff Neale

Middleton Place
GS

Greg Smith

Middleton Place Foundation
DS

Dottie Stone

Historian/Researcher, Middleton Place Foundation
Middleton Place Foundation


Friday June 16, 2017 9:45am - 11:15am
Stern Center 409 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

9:45am

Session 2D: The Power of Place and Public History

Liverpool, Charleston and the Shaping of Space and Landscape by the System of Slavery

The Power of Place: Gadsden's Wharf and American History

Uncomfortable memory: Peoples of African Descent and Places of Memory in Cartegena de Indias, Colombia


Speakers
NF

Nicholas Fuqua

PhD student, University of Liverpool
Liverpool, Charleston and the Shaping of Space and Landscape by the System of Slavery - University of Liverpool
RM

Robert MacDonald

The Power of Place: Gadsden's Wharf and American History - International African American Museum
FO

Felipe Ortiz

Uncomfortable memory: Peoples of African Descent and Places of Memory in Cartegena de Indias, Colombia - African Heritage of Cartegena de Indias



Friday June 16, 2017 9:45am - 11:15am
Stern Center Room 206 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

9:45am

Session 2E: Place and Memory in Public History

Reimagining the Camino Real or King's Highway in East Texas: The Free, Fugitive, and Forcibly Transported People of African Descent

Power and Memory in the Great Dismal Swamp

Celebrating Caribbean-American Identity in the Southeastern US

Festive Noise: Creating Collective Memory in Pre-Emancipation Jamaica


Speakers
CG

Carla Gerona

Reimagining the Camino Real or King's Highway in East Texas: The Free, Fugitive, and Forcibly Transported People of African Descent - Georgia Tech University
KB

Kathryn Benjamin Golden

Power and Memory in the Great Dismal Swamp - University of California-Berkeley
AM

Alison McLetchie

Celebrating Caribbean-American Identity in the Southeastern US - Claflin University
DN

Daina Nathaniel

Professor, Queens University of Charlotte, Knight School of Communication
Dr. Daina Nathaniel is an Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Knight School of Communication. A native of Trinidad and Tobago, her research interests center around culture, identity, nationhood, and digital inclusion. Most recently she has been exploring... Read More →
LL

Linda L. Sturtz

Festive Noise: Creating Collective Memory in Pre-Emancipation Jamaica - Macalester College


Friday June 16, 2017 9:45am - 11:15am
Stern Center Ballroom 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

1:00pm

Session 3A: Multiple Perspectives in Public History

Pushing Past the Limits of Public History Practice: Reimagining Approaches to Representing Slavery in the Atlantic World

The Pest House on Sullivan's Island: Fact vs. Fantasy


Speakers
avatar for Anita Bakshi

Anita Bakshi

Instructor, Rutgers University -Department of Landscape Architecture
I am an Instructor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers University, and teach design studios and courses on visualization and research methods. I am also affiliated with the Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies (CHAPS) Program. Following several years... Read More →
NB

Nicholas Butler

The Pest House on Sullivan's Island: Fact vs. Fantasy - Charleston County Public Library
SY

Stephanie Yuhl

Professor of History, College of the Holy Cross
Pushing Past the Limits of Public History Practice: Reimagining Approaches to Representing Slavery in the Atlantic World - College of the Holy Cross



Friday June 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Stern Center 409 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

1:00pm

Session 3B: Lessons Learned: Preserving Memorabilia and Healing Wounds with Mother Emanuel AME Church.
Lessons Learned: Preserving Memorabilia and Healing Wounds with Mother Emanuel AME Church.

Speakers
EA

Elizabeth Alston

Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC
GM

George McDaniel

Mother Emanuel Church Memorabilia Sub-Committee
MM

Meg Moughan

Mother Emanuel Church Memorabilia Sub-Committee
CW

Celeste Wiley

Mother Emanuel Church Memorabilia Sub-Committee
LW

Leah Worthington

McLeod Plantation


Friday June 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Stern Center Room 205 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

1:00pm

Session 3C: Reimagining the Boundaries of Antislavery: History, Heritage, and Community Engagement
Reimagining the Boundaries of Antislavery: History, Heritage, and Community Engagement

Speakers
KD

Katie Donington

University of Nottingham
RN

Rebecca Nelson

University of Hull
JO

John Oldfield

Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), University of Hull
MW

Mary Wills

University of Hull


Friday June 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Stern Center Room 206 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

1:00pm

Session 3D: The Thin Neck in the Hourglass: New Public History Perspectives on Early Charleston and the Afro-Atlantic World

The Thin Neck in the Hourglass: New Public History Perspectives on Early Charleston and the Afro-Atlantic World


Speakers
TG

Thavolia Glymph

Duke University
JL

Jane Landers

Public History and the Narratives of Slavery in Rio de Janeiro - Vanderbilt University
HL

Henry Lovejoy

University of Colorado
AP

Amy Potter

Armstrong State University (In collaboration with Stephen Hanna - University of Mary Washington; Candace Forbes Bright - University of Southern Mississippi; and David Butler - University of Southern Mississippi)
PW

Peter Wood

Duke University


Friday June 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Stern Center Room 201 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

2:45pm

Session 4A: Challenging Narratives of Race from the American South to the Atlantic World

Africanity: Recovering Agency from an Atlantic World Public History

Whose Heritage? Engaging Atlantic World Histories in Belizean Cultural Initiatives                                         

Challenging Lies across the Landscape: Removing Confederate Statues and Memorials in the South

New World Memories: Which History Are We Learning in the High Schools of the Atlantic World?

Munree Cemetery: A Place of Remembrance and Community


Speakers
MB

Michael Benjamin

Africanity: Recovering Agency from an Atlantic World Public History - Armstrong State University
WM

W. Marvin Dulaney

Challenging Lies across the Landscape: Removing Confederate Statues and Memorials in the South - University of Texas-Arlington
AM

Alicia McGill

Whose Heritage? Engaging Atlantic World Histories in Belizean Cultural Initiatives - North Carolina State University
RE

Rodrigo Escribano Roca

New World Memories: Which History Are We Learning in the High Schools of the Atlantic World? - University of Alcalá, University Research Institute of Latin American Studies
SA

S. Andrew Wise

Munree Cemetery: A Place of Remembrance and Community - Southeast Archaeological Center, National Park Service



Friday June 16, 2017 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Stern Center Room 201 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

2:45pm

Session 4B: The Continuing Struggle for a Substantive Democracy: From the Atlantic Revolutions to Today

The Continuing Struggle for a Substantive Democracy: From the Atlantic Revolutions to Today

 


Speakers
JC

James Campbell

Retired Public School Administrator
TJ

Timothy Johnson

New York University
MS

Mark Solomon

Simmons College
MW

Mildred Williamson

Cook County Health and Hospitals System


Friday June 16, 2017 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Stern Center Ballroom 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

2:45pm

Session 4C: Collaboration: Abbeville

This workshop will examine the coalition-building processes that planned the centennial events and installation of the permanent marker honoring Anthony Crawford, and other Abbeville lynching victims. With only seven weeks notice, and working with city officials and the Crawford family, these institutions executed two-days of well-attended events including an outdoor freedom school, a soil collection and consecration faith service, a scholarship essay contest and a community-wide service at Mr. Crawford's church.  We seek to understand what investments institutions had in the Crawford lynching memorial so that other communities may begin a new way forward creating public history events, markers and artifacts dealing with local ugly histories.


Speakers
MB

Mary Barr

Clemson University
avatar for Kiara Boone

Kiara Boone

Deputy Program Manager, Equal Justice Initiative
Kiara Boone is the deputy program manager of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI). She earned a degree in political science from Davidson College in 2011 and a nonprofit management executive certificate from Georgetown University in 2012. Prior to joining EJI, she worked with the National... Read More →
IC

Iva Carruthers

Northeastern Illinois University
RG

Ronnie Galvin

We Say Enough
FG

Francis Gourrier

Kenyon College
DJ

Doria Johnson

University of Wisconsin-Madison
TS

Thee Smith

Emory University


Friday June 16, 2017 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Stern Center Room 205 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

2:45pm

Session 4D: Slavery Out of Sight: Dealing with Difficult Heritage in North Mississippi

Slavery Out of Sight: Dealing with Difficult Heritage in North Mississippi


Speakers
SD

Suzanne Davidson

University of Mississippi
JJ

Jeffrey Jackson

University of Mississippi
GM

George McDaniel

University of Mississippi
JS

Jodi Skipper

University of Mississippi



Friday June 16, 2017 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Stern Center Room 206 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

2:45pm

Session 4E: Interpreting African American History in the Age of Black Lives Matter and Trump

Interpreting African American History in the Age of Black Lives Matter and Trump


Speakers
EC

Elon Cook

The Black Interpreters Guild; Rhode Island Center for Reconciliation; Robbins House
avatar for Sara Daise

Sara Daise

Cultural History Interpreter
I am pursuing a Master's degree in Public History from Union Institute & University. My research and interests include Gullah Geechee women, both enslaved and free. Womanist theory--ways in which Africana women throughout time and space have loved and shown up for themselves. Generational... Read More →
PG

Paul Garbarini

McLeod Plantation Historic Site, Uniquely Charleston Tours and Showing up For Racial Justice
SH

Shawn Halifax

Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission


Friday June 16, 2017 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Stern Center 409 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

4:30pm

Session 5A: Blurred Lines: Accountability and Difficult Dialogues in the Wake of Racial Violence

Blurred Lines: Accountability and Difficult Dialogues in the Wake of Racial Violence

 


Speakers
JA

Jason Allen

University of Leeds
MA

Mark Auslander

Central Washington University
JB

Jay Ball

Clinton Library; Univeristy of Arkansas Little Rock
ME

Mary Elliot

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
JN

Jeff Neale

Middleton Place
BP

Bryce Peake

University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Friday June 16, 2017 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Stern Center Room 205 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

4:30pm

Session 5B: Inalienable Rights: Living History Through the Eyes of the Enslaved

Inalienable Rights: Living History Through the Eyes of the Enslaved


Speakers
JB

Jerome Bias

Consultant, Period Furniture Maker, Culinary Chef, and Historian
JM

Joseph McGill

Slave Dwelling Project
NM

Nicole Moore

Independent Consultant and Historical Interpreter
DW

Donald West

Trident Technical College


Friday June 16, 2017 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Stern Center 409 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

4:30pm

Session 5C: Presenting the Past To Be Sold: The American Slave Trade from Virginia to New Orleans

Presenting the Past To Be Sold: The American Slave Trade from Virginia to New Orleans


Speakers
BC

Barbara C. Batson

The Library of Virginia
GK

Gregg Kimball

The Library of Virginia
CW

Catherine Wyatt

Education and Programs Coordinator, Library of VA
Catherine Wyatt is the Education and Outreach Manager for the Library of Virginia



Friday June 16, 2017 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Stern Center Room 206 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401

4:30pm

Session 5D: Conquest and Catastrophe; Religious Material Culture, Space, Place, and Memory in Public History

Conquest and Catastrophe

The Living Dead: A Global Content Analysis of Two Sacred African Burial Grounds

Sweetened Pasts: New Orleans Pralines, Charleston Benne Wafers, and the Remembrance of Slavery


Speakers
JH

Jonathan Highfield

Rhode Island School of Design
NK

Nadia Kamies

Conquest and Catastrophe
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Ramona LaRoche

Manuscripts Curatorial Assistant, University of South Carolina
The Living Dead: A Global Content Analysis of Two Sacred African Burial Grounds - University of South Carolina
AS

Anthony Stanonis

Sweetened Pasts: New Orleans Pralines, Charleston Benne Wafers, and the Remembrance of Slavery since 1865 - Queen's University Belfast


Friday June 16, 2017 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Stern Center Room 201 71 George St, Charleston, SC 29401