WNC HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION CIVIL WAR LECTURE SERIES
The WNC Historical Association, NC Center for Creative Retirement, and the Zebulon Baird Vance Birthplace State Historic Site are co-sponsoring a three-part lecture series on the Civil War In The Mountains. The speakers are some of the most distinguished scholars on Appalachian history. Topics for the series are loosely based on subjects covered in John Inscoe's War, Race and Remembrance.
This final lecture will be March 24 at 2:00 pm at the Reuter Center on the UNC-A campus. The featured speaker for the third lecture in the series will be John Inscoe, author of Mountain Masters: Slavery and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina; and Race, War, and Remembrance in the Appalachian South; and co-author of The Heart of Confederate Appalachia: The Civil War in Western North Carolina He has edited or co-edited volumes on Georgia race relations, Appalachians and race in the 19th century, southern Unionists during the Civil War, and on Confederate nationalism and identity, produced as a tribute to Emory Thomas. He has completed a forthcoming book entitled Writing the South through the Self: Explorations in Southern Autobiography. He edited the Georgia Historical Quarterly for fifteen years and is currently the editor of the New Georgia Encyclopedia and Secretary-Treasurer of the Southern Historical Association.
Seating will be limited, call 828-253-9231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations. The lectures are free to WNCHA members. A $5 contribution to WNCHA is requested for non-members.