Conference: “Freedoms Gained and Lost: Reinterpreting Reconstruction in the Atlantic World.”
March 16 @ 3:30 pm - March 18 @ 3:00 pm
In honor of the 150th Anniversary of South Carolina’s 1868 Constitutional Convention, South Carolina’s biracial Constitutional Convention that fundamentally changed the state by ushering in legal reforms, provided for public education, expanded the franchise, and promised numerous other rights, the program in the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World will be hosting a conference addressing the lasting social and cultural legacies from Reconstruction; and the historical memory of the era, especially as manifested in public sites, literature, music, performance, film, and visual art. The conference will be preceded by the ceremonial unveiling of a marker at Meeting Street commemorating the 1868 South Carolina Constitutional Convention.
Visit the conference webpage for a full schedule and registration details: http://claw.cofc.edu/conferences/2018-conference-freedoms-gained-and-lost-reinterpreting-reconstruction-in-the-atlantic-world/