Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the Civil War Discussion Series

Beaufort Branch
Date & Time: 
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 6:00pm


Let’s Talk About It is a scholar-led reading and discussion program consisting of five sessions. All discussions will be held at the Beaufort Branch Library at 311 Scott Street in downtown Beaufort. Registration is required for this five-part series; books will be provided. For book titles, more information, or to register, contact the Beaufort Branch Library (843)255-6458.

SESSION 1: IMAGINING THE WAR | Thursday, Oct 3 at 6pm
Featuring College of Charleston Scholar, Dr. Joe Kelly.

SESSION 2:  THE SHAPE OF WAR | Tuesday, Oct 8 at 6pm 
Featuring scholar Allen Roberson of the Confederate Relic Room.

SESSION 3:  MAKING SENSE OF SHILOH | Thursday, Oct 10 at 6pm
Featuring the Confederate Relic Room’s Joe Long.

SESSION 4:  CHOOSING SIDES | Thursday, Oct 17 at 6pm
Featuring JoAnn Zeise of the South Carolina State Museum.

SESSION 5:  WAR AND FREEDOM | Thursday, Oct 24 at 6pm
Featuring scholar W. Eric Emerson, Ph.D., of the SC Department of Archives and History.

This program is sponsored by The Humanities Council SC, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage.