2018 program

2019 program will be posted by late February 2019.

Friday, March 2, 2018
North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching
Cullowee, North Carolina

 8:00 – 9:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 – 9:45 am Opening Remarks

Hilary Green, President of the North Carolina Association of Historians, University of Alabama

10:00 am – 11:30 am Session 1

Session 1A, Room 130: Topics in North Carolina History

     “Escaped from Dixie:” North Carolina’s Unionist Refugees and Social Networking during the Civil War – Stefanie Greenhill, University of Kentucky

     “Help Bring Charlotte to God”: The New South and Sam Jones’ 1890 Campaign in Charlotte and Wilmington – Anderson Rouse, University of North Carolina-Greensboro

     Beyond Modernizers and Traditionalists: Reconsidering Paul Luebke’s Dichotomy of Tar Heel Politics – William Goldsmith, Duke University

Moderator – James Martin, Campbell University

Session 1B, Room 131: Forms of Protest from the Colonial to the Modern Era

     From Dragging Canoe to the Declaration – The Greater Impact of the Dragging Canoe Rebellion – Michael Morris, College of Coastal Georgia

     The Sound of Resistance: The Women’s Movement in 20th and 21st Century Atlanta – Emily Hunt, Georgia State University

     “Continue the Spirit of the Festival” The International Feminist Art Movement in the Decade for Women and Beyond – Megan Neary, Georgia State University

Moderator – Hilary Green, University of Alabama

11:45 – 1:00 pm Lunch (on own)

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm Session 2

Session 2A, Room 130: Roundtable–Epidemics and War: The Impact of Disease on Major Conflicts in History

Christopher Davis, University of North Carolina–Greensboro
Hilary Green, University of Alabama
Angela Thompson, East Carolina University
Beccie Seaman, Olympic College

Moderator – Beccie Seaman, Olympic College

Session 2B, Room 131: The Greater World – Aspects of Globalization and Conflict

The Silk Roads and the West African Gold Trade – Teaching and Understanding Globalization Trans-Historically – Brian Goldsmith, Lenoir-Rhyne University

Crying Nights: Identification of PTSD in a First Generation African Slave – Joel Cook, East Carolina University

The 1905 Revolution in Tomsk: The Siberian Dimensions of Revolution – Anthony Johnson, University of North Carolina-Pembroke

Moderator – Gael Graham, Western Carolina

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm Session 3

Session 3A, Room 130: American Communities in North Carolina and the Nation

The Columbus County Jewish Community – James Martin, Campbell University

The History of Latinx Students at Duke University – Elizabeth Barahona, Duke University

“Minority Doesn’t Mean Just Black”: The “Hispanic Vote” and the Economics of Identity in the Carter Years – Benjamin Francis-Fallon, Western Carolina University

Moderator – Angela Thompson, East Carolina University

Session 3B, Room 131: Industry, Labor, Trade

Cutting to the Chase: The Importance of Free Persons of Color, Slaves and Convicts in Support of the Colonial Iron Industry – Michael Kennedy, High Point University

Eden’s Water: Environmental and Economic Decline in North Carolina – Robert  Ferguson, Western Carolina University

One Belt, One Road …The Silk Road Reinvented. Dorothea A. L. Hoffman, Appalachian State University

Moderator – Jeff Broadwater, Barton University

4:00 – 4:45 pm Session 4

Session 4A, Room 130: The Usage of Technology in Applied History

Mapping the Gullah-Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor: An Integration of Faculty-Student Research with Applied GIS for Digital Public History – Barry Robinson, Queens University

Using Digital Technologies to Model and Manage Historical Landscapes: GIS-Based Approaches to Documenting the Unicoy Turnpike Corridor, Trail of Tears National Historic Trail – Rebecca Dobbs, Brett Riggs, Paige Tester, Western Carolina University

Moderator – Geoff Harris, Wake Technical Community College

5:00-5:45 pm NCAH Business Meeting

Western Carolina University – McKee Building, Room 209

6:00 pm Dinner at Mad Batters, Sylva, North Carolina

Special Thanks to The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching

For conference information, please contact:
Dr. James Martin
Dept. of History, Criminal Justice, and Political Science
Campbell University
Buies Creek, NC 27506

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