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Spread the word! The Citadel is marking The Day of the Dead, El Dia de los Muertos”—a unique Latin American celebration—with an altar on display inside Daniel Library, and a screening of Disney's film "Coco." 

The Day of the Dead altar incorporates photos to commemorate loved ones who have already passed on. Anyone interested in having a photo displayed of a relative who has passed away may bring a 5"x7" photo (in a frame) to The Department of History Office in Capers Hall (4th Floor, Rm. 430) before October 31. We invite the entire Citadel Family to participate by commemorating your relatives, visiting the display, and attending the movie screening. 

Special Instructions: Please include your name and email address on the back of your photo. 

Encourage your students to participate with you in this distinctive Latin American celebration!

  • Invitation to The Citadel Community: Celebrate The Day of the Dead, "El Dia de los Muertos”
  • Date: Wednesday, October 31—Friday, November 2
  • Locations:
    • Daniel Library Altar with Photos Displayed
    • Coco Movie Screening on Nov. 2nd @ 6:00PM in Mark Clark Hall 228
  • Preparation: Place a photo in a frame (nothing fancy/homemade works) marked on the back with name/email & drop off to DOH by Oct. 31st

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Event: Citadel Symposium on American Leaders and Leadership in World War I

Date: Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3, 2018.

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Event:  The College of Charleston is hosting Dr. Keith Knapp on November 1st for a public lecture on filial murderers in medieval Chinese literature. 

Date/Location: November 1. 2018, at The CofC Education Center Room 116

Time: 5:10 PM to 6:10 PM

Lecturer: Dr. Keith Knapp

Lecture Title - "Filial Murderers: The Inescapability of Violence in Medieval Chinese Tales of Revenge"

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Dr. C. P. Neimeyer, USMC (ret.), The Citadel Department of History's 2018 Mark Clark Chair, is resident on campus teaching our Corps of Cadets, doing research for yet another book to be published in the near future, and lecturing in the lowcountry on topics related to US military history. Dr. Neimeyer will provide a public lecture titled, "The Battle of Guadalcanal: Fighting & Winning a Single Naval Campaign" on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, beginning at 6:30PM in Bond Hall Room 165.

Event: Free Public Lecture titled, "The Battle of Guadalcanal: Fighting & Winning a Single Naval Campaign"

Speaker: Dr. Charles P. Neimeyer, USMC (ret.), Mark Clark Chair

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Location: Room 165 in Bond Hall, The Citadel

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Speaker: Dr. Ling Chen

Lecture Title: "The Sacred Island of Okinoshima's Struggle for Placement on UNESCO's World Heritage List" 

Details: Dr. Ling Chen is giving a public lecture on The Sacred Island of Okinoshima and the struggle to place the island on UNESCO's World Heritage List. The island is considered a kami (deity or spirit) that guards Japan from foreign intruders or malevolent seaborne forces. Inhabited only by one Shinto priest, women are prohibited from access to the island which makes this an interesting presentation given Ling Chen is a woman! Just last year the island gained UNESCO status and Professor Chen's talk will shed light on Shinto beliefs, the archaeology and history of the island, and the political agendas and conflicts revealed during the process to obtain historic UNESCO status.

Date: October 18, 2018 

Time: Begins 6:45pm -- 8:15pm

Location: Duckett Hall Room 101


EVENT:  LATIN ART & CULTURE EXPOlatin arts event 2


TIME:   10:00 AM- 2:00 PM


Details in English & Spanish



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Event: GHS Fall Semester Kick-Off Drop-In

Date: September 20, 2018
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pmmellowlogo
Place: Mellow Mushroom @ 309 King Street

The Joint M.A. Program Graduate Historical Society is hosting a fall semester kick-off party at Mellow Mushroom downtown (309 King St.) on Thursday, September 20, 2018, between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm. It's a drop-by so stop by anytime within those two hours and enjoy free food, meet your fellow graduate students, and program faculty. Email questions to Emily Jaskwhich, GHS President, at

Summer 2018

Event: Freshmen Report to Departments -- Breakfast Served

Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Place: Capers Hall Fourth Floor

Event: From 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Final Academic Advising for Freshmen and Upper Class Cadets

Convocation follows at 11:30 AM


Matriculation Freshman Orientation Session

Event: Orientation for incoming freshman declared History Majors

Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Place: Capers Hall Fourth Floor Room 403

Details: Department Chair Dr. Joelle Neulander will introduce our incoming freshman majors to the department, degree requirements, matters of academic support, and other topics of interest. Bring your questions and enjoy free snacks while Dr. Neulander provides information, answers questions and address concerns. 



Event: ECOS:  Resonances of South Carolina Latino Stories

Date: Sunday June 10, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Place: Columbia Museum of Art in Columbia, SC

Details: Ecos (Echoes) is a collaborative multimedia art exhibition featuring the stories of Latino immigrants in the Lowcountry interpreted by 19 select Latino South Carolina visual artists. Visitors to the exhibition have the opportunity to listen to each audio story and read its transcription as they view the artwork inspired by it.

1:30 Meet and Greet the Artists
3:00 Latin Caravan free concert
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