Link to CCU Home Page
Link to Quick Links
Link to Search Link to CCU Home Page
News Releases
spacer image
 
September 1, 2014   
Posted: October 27, 2010
CCU history professors to discuss S.C. secession in 1860

"South Carolina on the Eve of Secession" is the topic of an upcoming public lecture led by three faculty members of Coastal Carolina University's Department of History. The event, part of a series commemorating the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at the Waccamaw Center for Higher Education in Litchfield. The event is free and open to the public.

The speakers:

- Jennifer Murray is a lecturer in history specializing in American military history and the Civil War. She has a Ph.D. from Auburn University and joined the CCU faculty in 2010.

- John Navin is an associate professor of history specializing in the colonial and national periods of American history. He earned a Ph.D. from Brandeis University and joined the CCU faculty in 1999.

- Eldred "Wink" Prince Jr. is a professor of history whose specialties are Southern history and South Carolina history. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina and joined the CCU faculty in 1987. He is the director of CCU's Waccamaw Center for Historical and Cultural Studies.

Following their presentations there will be a panel discussion with questions from the audience. The event is sponsored by the Waccamaw Center for Historical and Cultural Studies and the Department of History at Coastal Carolina University.

The Waccamaw Center for Higher Education is located off U.S. 17 at 160 Willbrook Blvd. behind the Hampton Inn in Litchfield. For more information or directions, call 843-349-6564.

Search Options:
Select Specific Year(s):
2014 2006
2013 2005
2012 2004
2011 2003
2010 2002
2009 2001
2008 2000
2007
View ALL Archived News
 
Link to CCU Home Page
University Policies | Site Policies | Contact Us
© 2014 Coastal Carolina University | P.O. Box 261954, Conway, SC 29528-6054 | +1 843-347-3161