Schedule

Sunday, June 11

Welcome and Orientation

Georgia Historical Society’s Hodgson Hall, 501 Whitaker St.

4:15 – 4:30 Workshop Registration at GHS Hodgson Hall
4:30 – 6:00 Welcome, Introductions, and Workshop Overview
Stan Deaton, Christy Crisp, and Elyse Butler
6:00 – 8:00 Opening Reception

Monday, June 12

Georgia Historical Society’s Hodgson Hall, 501 Whitaker St.

9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Keynote Lecture & Discussion: History and Memory, David Blight
12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Lunch on your own
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Moderated discussion on Teaching History & Memory in the Classroom with David Blight and NEH Scholars

Tuesday, June 13

Downtown Savannah; Georgia Historical Society’s Hodgson Hall, 501 Whitaker St.

9:00 A.M. – 12: 00 P.M. Lecture and Discussion with Alex Byrd: Remembering Slavery and the Slave Trade In Modern America
12:00 P.M. -2:00 P.M. Lunch on your own
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Moderated discussion on Teaching Slavery in the Classroom with Alex Byrd and NEH Scholars

Wednesday, June 14

Downtown Savannah

9:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. Downtown Walking Tour on Urban Slavery

Vaughnette Goode-Walker, Footprints of Savannah

(Meet at Madison Square, Bull & Charlton Streets)

11:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. Lunch on your own
1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. The Weeping Time tour of West Savannah (begin at GHS)

Thursday, June 15

Georgia Historical Society’s Hodgson Hall, 501 Whitaker St.

9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Lecture and Discussion with Kevin Levin: Civil War Memory
12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Lunch on your own
2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monuments Tour of Savannah (begin at GHS)

Friday, June 16

Georgia Historical Society’s Hodgson Hall, 501 Whitaker St.

9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Lecture and Discussion with Anne Sarah Rubin: Sherman’s March in Popular Memory
12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Lunch on your own
2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Group discussion, reflections on the first week
12:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. GHS Library open for research

Saturday, June 17

Optional Research at the Georgia Historical Society

10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. GHS Research Center open for public research

Monday, June 19

Savannah: Georgia Historical Society’s Hodgson Hall, 501 Whitaker St.

9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Lecture and Discussion with E.M. Beck: Lynching & Violence in American History & Memory
12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Lunch on your own
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Moderated discussion with Dr. Beck and NEH Scholars on Teaching Lynching in the Classroom

Tuesday, June 20

Georgia Historical Society’s Hodgson Hall, 501 Whitaker St.

9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Lecture and Discussion with Karen Cox: The South in Popular Culture
12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Lunch on your own
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Moderated discussion with Dr. Cox and NEH Scholars on Teaching the South in Popular Culture

Wednesday, June 21

Ossabaw Island

8:00 A.M. Meet at Residence Inn, Bus departs for Ossabaw Island
8:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. Boat to Ossabaw Island
9:00 A.M. – 3:45 P.M. Ossabaw Island Tour and Educational Programs
Paul Pressly
3:45 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Leave Ossabaw for Savannah

Thursday, June 22

Georgia Historical Society’s Hodgson Hall, 501 Whitaker St.

9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Lecture and Discussion with Glenn Eskew: Remembering Civil Rights and Massive Resistance
12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Lunch on your own
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Moderated discussion with Dr. Eskew on Teaching Civil Rights in the Classroom
12:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. GHS Research Center open
6:00 P.M. Optional group dinner in Savannah

Friday, June 23

Savannah: Location TBD

9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Workshop Wrap Up: Presentation by Summer Scholars