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Calendar of Upcoming Events & Tours

Ongoing
The Civil War Round Table of Cobb County (GA), a program partner with the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era, meets the first Thursday of each month - September through June, at 7:00 p.m. Most meetings take place at the KSU Center, and all KSU students and personnel may attend by presenting their KSU ID card at the check-in table!

October 24-26, 2014
'Siege to Surrender' Tour
Location: Petersburg, Five Forks, Appomattox, & more!

March 20-21, 2015
12th Annual Sympoisum
Location
: KSU Center




Past Symposia

October 11 , 2014
Fall Symposium
Location: KSU Center

March 21-22 , 2014
11th Annual Symposium
Location: KSU Center

October 12 , 2013
Fall Symposium
Location: KSU Center

March 22-23 , 2013
10th Annual Symposium

October 13, 2012
Fall Symposium
'1862: Following the Path to Freedom'     
Location: Building 22, Auditorium 1021


March 23-24 , 2012
9th Annual Symposium on New Interpretations of the Civil War
'1862: The Path to Freedom'     
Location: Building 22, Auditorium 1021

March 25-26, 2011
8th Annual Symposium on New Interpretations of the Civil War
From Civil War to Civil Rights
Location: Burrus Building, Room 151


March 19-21, 2010

7th Annual Symposium on New Interpretations of the Civil War
Alternative Southern Realities: African Americans and the Civil War
Location: Burrus Building, Room 151
Click here for link to program booklet

March 21, 2009
6th Annual Symposium on New Interpretations of the Civil War
Envisioning America: The Leadership of Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson Davis
Location: KSU Center, Room 400

March 21, 2008

5th Annual Symposium on New Interpretations of the Civil War
Nathan Bedford Forrest
Location: KSU Center, Room 400

May 4-5, 2007

3rd Annual Symposium on New Interpretations of the Civil War
The Struggle Within: The Confederate Home Front
Location: KSU Social Science Building, Auditorium Room 1021


March 12-13, 2006
2nd Annual Symposium on New Interpretations of the Civil War
Robert E. Lee: The Man, The General, The Legend
Location: KSU Center, Room 400


January 28-29, 2005
1st Annual Symposium on New Interpretations of the Civil War
Location: University Rooms, Carmichael Center


Past Events

September 25 , 2014
The Demonization of Sherman: Myths and Controversies
Location: KSU Center Room 400

July 10, 2014
Special Civil War Round Table of Cobb County Fundraising Event
Location: KSU Center

November 7 , 2013
Special Movie Viewing: Andersonville: The Great Untold Story of the Civil War

October 26, 2013
Andersonville Trip

July 7, 2013
Ed Bearss Kennesaw Mountain Tour (SOLD OUT)

June 1, 2013
149th Anniversary Battle of Pickett's Mill

April 12-14, 2013
Vicksburg Trip Information

December 8, 2012
Port Columbus Trip


June 25, 2012
'Allatooners Dulcimer Ensemble & Lincoln Exhibit'

June 23 , 2012

'Confederate Generals' Campaign Furniture'
Location: Building 22, Auditorium 1021


June 20, 2012
Lincoln Panel Discussion

June 18, 2012
Gods and Generals movie night

June 6, 2012
Lincoln and the Constitution in Historic Newspapers

June 4-5, 2012
Paulding County Teacher Workshop

May 19-20 , 2012
Shiloh Trip

November 15, 2011
Dr. David Parker
'Rearing Rebels: A Look at Confederate Textbooks'
Location: Sturgis Library (2nd floor), Building 17 on KSU Campus


October 15, 2011
Dr. James I. "Bud" Robertson, Jr.
'The Untold Civil War'

Location: Building 22, Auditorium 1021

July 23, 2011

H William "Bill" Smith as
Sergeant Major Henry William McGowan
Location: Building 22, Auditorium 1021

April 22, 2011
Freedom Riders - Sneak Peek
Location: Burrus Building, Room 151

November 6, 2010
An Evening with Abraham Lincoln
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: KSU Burrus Building, Room 151

November 5, 2010
The Election of 1860
Polling Station: Room 3014, Social Science Building
9:00am - 4:00pm

October 11, 2010
John Brown: Martyr or Madman?
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: SO 1021
Sponsored by Civil War Center and American Studies Program at Kennesaw State University

September 27, 2008
Civil War Bus Tour
Co-sponsored by the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History
Topic: The Great Locomotive Chase
Time: 8:30am—5:30pm
Cost: $90; $65 for museum members, KSU faculty and students
For information or reservations, contact the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History at 770-427-2117 ext. 3177


October 21, 2008
The Frederick Douglass Dialogues
12:00 - 1:30pm
KSU campus, Social Science Building, Room 1021

Sponsored by The Center for African & African Diaspora Studies, The Civil War Center, The College of Humanities and Social Science, The KSU Office of Diversity, The KSU Office of Minority Student Retention Services.

Program includes musical selections by KSU Professor of Music Dr. Oral L. Moses and a presentation by Mr. Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., a descendant of both Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington. Refreshments following lecture. For more information, contact The Center for African and African Diaspora Studies at 678-797-2216.


Teacher Workshops

July 15-19, 2013

2013 Summer Workshop for Cobb County Teachers
Using primary source materials, the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, and rewriting of the Cobb County School's Civil War curriculum modules. Sponsored by the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.


June 4-5, 2012

2012 Summer Workshop for Paulding County Teachers
Using primary sources and the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.


July 9-11, 2008

2008 Summer Workshop for Teachers,
“The Civil War in Georgia”
Funded by the Georgia Humanities Council
Co-sponsored by the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and the Atlanta History Center. Each participating teacher will earn 2 PLU credits and receive a small stipend. To register, or for more information, contact Heather Howell at 678-797-2084.