The Future of Civil War History: Looking Beyond the Civil War 150th

Registration is now open for this March 14-16, 2013, conference sponsored by Gettysburg National Military Park in partnership with the Civil War Institute.  “The Future of Civil War History: Looking Beyond the 150th” will:

Bring together a diverse assortment of scholars, public historians, educators, students, museum professionals, and members of the general public

Explore new approaches the historical community could pursue in its quest to make the Civil War past engaging, accessible, and usable to public audiences beyond the 150th commemorations

Feature a wide variety of panels, presentations, working groups and field experiences designed to provide participants ample opportunity to move the conversation outside the conference room and lecture hall

Feature over 120 speakers, including James McPherson, Mark Smith, Scott Hartwig, Kirk Savage, Caroline Janney, Stephen Berry, Megan Kate Nelson, and John Hennessy

Registration for the conference is now open, and will close March 1, 2013. For more information and a draft program, please visit the conference website.

For more information about events at Gettysburg National Military Park in 2013 go to the park’s website at: http://www.nps.gov/gett/parknews/upload/GETT-150-Calendar-9-2012.pdf

For information about the reenactments, lodging and community events go to www.gettysburgcivilwar150.com

Katie Lawhon, Management Assistant, September 6, 2012

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