The Citadel will sponsor the annual meeting of the 18th Century Scottish Studies Society April 10-12. Events will be held on The Citadel and College of Charleston campuses and at the Holiday Inn Historic District.
During the 2 ½-day conference presentations will explore Scottish history and culture, including Scotland and the American South, the Scottish military, Jacobitism and Scottish Poet Robert Burns.
Presentations are free and open to the public. Social events are free for registered participants. See www.citadel.edu/citadel/otherserv/hist/ecsss/sched.html for a complete schedule and information on registration. For additional information, contact Katherine Grenier in The Citadel History Department at 953-6935.
the highlights of the conference will be the opening night plenary session
by Trevor Royle entitled "A Blessed Trade: The Scottish Military
in the Eighteenth Century" and a Saturday session featuring Peter
McCandless of the College of Charleston called "'McDoctors': Medical
Scots in Colonial Charleston."
conference is sponsored in part by the South Carolina Humanities Council.