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Upcoming Events

Fall 2019 Events

ATTN: Undergraduate Students

On Monday, September 23, 2019, Dr. Sinisi is hosting an informational meeting about HIST 391 – a WWII class he is teaching spring 2020 that features a spring break trip to the Netherlands. The meeting is free and includes a boxed lunch. So, come on over on Monday to hear about the details of this popular course!

What: History 391 Study Abroad WW II Informational Meeting

Date: Monday, September 23, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Meal:  Free Boxed Lunch Served

Place: Bond Hall Rm 165

Who: Any undergraduate student, any grade level

Instructor: Dr. Kyle Sinisi

 

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Author and Historian Dr. Handley-Cousins, Clinical Assistant Professor, will be lecturing on disabilities in the Civil War North on September 17 @ 6:30 PM in Bond Hall Room 165. 

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Author and Historian Rick Atkinson

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September 10, 2019

The Citadel School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of History will co-host Bestselling Pulitzer Prize Winning Author and Historian Rick Atkinson on September 10th, at the Citadel Alumni Center. Beginning at 7:00 pm, Rick will lecture for a half hour followed by a book signing featuring his newest book titled, The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (Volume One of the Revolution Trilogy). Rick is joining us to celebrate the kick-off of our Department of History’s new Masters in Military History online program (Director David Preston, Ph.D). 

Free Event: Public Talk w/ Pulitzer Prize Winning Author/Historian Rick Atkinson

Date: September 10, 2019                                           Event Information

Place: Citadel Alumni Center -- Doors Open at 6:15 PM

No Registration

Time: Book signing from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm when lecture begins 

  • 6:30 pm—7:00 pm: Sign Books
  • 7:00 pm—7:30 pm: Lecture on British Are Coming
  • 7:30 pm—8:00 pm: Audience Q & A
  • 8:00 pm—8:30 pm: Sign Books

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Freshman History Majors – Breakfast in the Department  with  Dr. Neulander,  Department Head

Event:  Freshman Report to Departments – Breakfast Served

Date:  August 27, 2019

Time: Pre-Convocation, 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Place: Capers Hall, 4th Floor, Department of History, Room 430

Details:  Final Academic Advising for Freshmen and Upper Class Cadets

Convocation follows at 11:30 AM

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Class of 2023 Freshman Advising!

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Matriculation Freshman Orientation Session

Event:  Orientation for incoming freshman declared History Majors      snacks events

Date:  Tuesday, August 20, 2019 

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Place: Capers Hall 4th Floor, Department of History, 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. 

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 Summer 2019 Events

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Fort Sumter Civil War Roundtable

Date/Location: June 10, 2019, at Jenkins Hall Auditorium 

Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Lecturer: Craig Swain

Lecture Title: Spies, Scouts, Hackers, and Raiders: Intelligence & Special Warfare Operations on the South Carolina and Gerogia Coasts. 

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2018-19

Event: Alongside The College of Charleston Graduate School, Department of HIstory and First Year Experience, The Citadel is co-sponsoring an evening lecture by Paul Shackel, PhD titled, "Remembering Latimer: An Archaeology of Structural Violence in the Anthracite Coal Country.

Date/Location: February 24 @ The College of Charleston's Addleston Library Room 227

Time: 4:00 pm

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Event:  The Citadel is hosting a Panel Discussion on relations between the US, China, and Taiwan with Dr. Keith Knapp, Dr. Jack Porter, Dr. Michael Sun of The Citadel, and our guest, Dr. Liu Guoli, of The College of Charleston, on February 7, 2019. This is a public event. 

Date/Location: February 7, 2019, at  Duckett Hall Auditorium Room 116

Time: 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM

Panel Discussion

Discussion Title - "Adversaries, Allies, Competitors, or Enemes? Present Relations between the U.S., China, and Taiwan."

Present Relations between the U.S., China, and Taiwan

China and the U.S. are top trading partners with each other and their economies are considerably integrated.  Yet the two countries are now engaged in a massive trade war that is hurting both economies.  Much against U.S. interests, an increasingly aggressive China has asserted its control of the South China Sea and has diplomatically isolated Taiwan, an unofficial American ally.  The purpose of this panel is to discuss the direction in which U.S., China relations are headed, and where Taiwan fits into this equation.  The panelists will include Liu Guoli, Professor of Political Science at the College of Charleston, and the following Citadel professors: Michael Sun, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Jack Porter, Associate Professor of Political Science, and Keith Knapp, Professor of History.

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Black History Month Events at The Citadel!

2019

  • February 6 & 20 – 3 -5pm, Gullah Tours (reservations needed; contact Col. Robert Pickering, pickeringr@citadel.edu)
  • February 16 – 8:30-4:30, Black History Quiz Bowl (Grimsley Hall Auditorium)
  • February 24- 4pm, Citadel Gospel Choir Concert (Summerall Chapel)

Gullah Tours -- 2 Dates -- February 6 & 20. Reservations Required: contact Col. Robert Pickering, pickeringr@citadel.edu.

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Black History Month Events at The Citadel!

2019

  • February 5 – 6:30 pm, BHM Keynote Speaker – Dr. Daniel Walker (Bond 165)
  • February 6 & 20 – 3 -5pm, Gullah Tours (reservations needed; contact Col. Robert Pickering, pickeringr@citadel.edu)
  • February 16 – 8:30-4:30, Black History Quiz Bowl (Grimsley Hall Auditorium)
  • February 24- 4pm, Citadel Gospel Choir Concert (Summerall Chapel)

February 5, Keynote Speaker --Dr. Daniel Walker--Bond Hall 165 @ 6.30PM

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 dia de los muertos

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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Event: Public Lectureling chen images3

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

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EVENT:  LATIN ART & CULTURE EXPOlatin arts event 2

DATE:  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2018

TIME:   10:00 AM- 2:00 PM

PLACE: MA R K  C L A R K  H A L L | B U Y E R  A U D I T O R I UM

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 Jaskwhicher@g.cofc.edu.

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. 

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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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