Virginia Civil War 150
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"The American Civil War at Home"
College of William and Mary
Sadler Center
200 Stadium Drive
Williamsburg VA 23186
Saturday, April 20, 2013

Scott R. Nelson and Carol Sheriff
Conference Co-chairs


Saturday, April 20, 2013
7:45 AM

Doors open
   Registration check-in
   Bookstore open
   HistoryMobile open for tours

9:30 AM Welcome Remarks

Keynote Address

Eric Foner: Lincoln, Slavery, and Emancipation

  Panel I: Emancipation and Its Limits

Edward L. Ayers: The Shape of Freedom

Thavolia Glymph: Enslaved Women and the Battle for Freedom and Democracy on the Civil War’s Home Front

Stephen Kantrowitz: More Than Freedom: Black Northerners and the Meaning of the Civil War

12:00 PM Lunch Break
  Panel II: Internal Dissent in the Confederacy and the Union

Stephanie McCurry: Confederate Reckoning:  The People And Their Politics On The Homefront

Stephen Ash: The Other Emancipation: Plain Folk vs. Aristocrats in the Invaded South

Matthew Gallman: What Did Good Citizenship Mean during the Civil War?

3:00 PM

Panel III: Group discussion/Question and Answer

4:00 PM

Program concludes -  Meet and Greet/Book signing


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