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War of 1812 – A Bicentennial Symposium

February 9, 2013


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(843) 727-2165

Moderator- Dr. Don Hickey, The Citadel

8:30-9:00: Coffee and Introductory Remarks

9:00-9:45: Don Hickey (The Citadel): “Ten Things that Everyone Should Know About the War of 1812”

9:45-10:30: J.C.A. Stagg (University of Virginia): “A Needlessly Complicated Problem: Why was there a War in 1812?”

10:30-10:45: Break

10:45-11:30: Nicole Eustace (New York University): ” ‘Charges Most Wounding to the Feelings of a Soldier’: The Passions of Patriotism and the Court Martial of General William Hull”

11:30 –  1:30: Lunch Break (meal not included)

1:30- 2:15: R. David Edmunds (University of Texas at Dallas): ” ‘His conduct is insufferable’: Tecumseh’s Gadfly, Main Poc of the Potawatomis”

2:15-3:00: Alan Taylor (University of California-Davis): “Settling and Unsettling Borders: How the War of 1812 Was Won”

3:00–3:15: Break

3:15-4:00: Donald E. Graves (Ensign Heritage Group): “The Great Patriotic Crusade for the Preservation of the Motherland against American Imperialist Aggression: A Modest Canadian View of the War of 1812”

4:00-5:00: Panel Discussion

5:00-6:00: Book Signing and Reception


February 9, 2013
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