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Upcoming Events

Fall 2018 

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

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

Details forthcoming.


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 Okishama and the struggle to place the island on UNESCO's World Heritage List. The island is considered a kami (diety 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 archaelogy 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: 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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