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Feb 17

8:30 a.m. @ Wall Auditorium
FREE

“Writing the South in Fact, Fiction and Poetry” will be held in Wall Auditorium at Coastal Carolina University Feb. 17 to 19, featuring influential writers from the world of literature and academe, including three Pulitzer Prize winners, an Emmy recipient and a popular Southern chef/cookbook author.

Join a distinguished lineup of writers including Natasha Treadway, Pulitzer Prize winning poet; Dan Carter, the only professional historian to ever win an Emmy, for his television documentary "George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire"; David Hackett Fischer, a Brandeis University professor who won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for "Washington's Crossing"; and Hank Klibanoff, managing editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, who won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in History for his book "The Race Beat."

The conference is a tribute to the career of Charles Joyner, a CCU professor from 1980 to 2006, former president of the Southern Historical Association and author of "Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave Community."
 

Contact Wink Prince, 349-2434 for additional information

Conference schedule:

Thursday, Feb. 17, Wall Auditorium
Opening session, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Charles Joyner, video presentation with audience discussion. Vernon Burton is chair.

Friday, Feb. 18, Wall Auditorium
8 to 8:30 a.m. Coffee and informal mingling among participants and audience.
Panel 1, 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. Josephine Humphreys, Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Theodore Rosengarten, David Hackett Fischer. Audience discussion. (Chair Preston McKever-Floyd)

Panel 2, 10:20 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.  Valinda Littlefield, James L. Peacock, Dan T. Carter, Jack Bass. Audience discussion. (Hayes Mizell, chair)

Panel 3, 2 to 3:45 p.m.  Raymond Arsenault, Natasha Trethewey, David Moltke-Hansen, Rod Gragg. Audience discussion. (George Melton, chair)

Iced Tea Break

Panel 4, 3:50 to 5:35 p.m. John Inscoe, Hank Klibanoff, Anne Wyatt-Brown, Richard Carwardine. Audience discussion. (Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, chair),

Open reception, 5:35 to 6:45 p.m., Wall Boardroom.

Saturday, Feb. 19, Wall Auditorium
8 to 8:30 a.m., Coffee and informal mingling among participants and audience.

Panel 5, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.  Daniel C. Littlefield, Eldred “Wink” Prince, Roy Talbert, John Navin, Dale Rosengarten, Robert Korstad. Audience Discussion.(Robert J. Moore, Chair)

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch at the Coastal Dining Hall.  Luncheon Speaker Walter Edgar, “Teaching South Carolina History in South Carolina.” Audience discussion. (Audience members can pay for lunch and enjoy time with participants.) (Vernon Burton, Chair)_

Concluding remarks by Joyner.