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       Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar

2013-2014 Schedule

 Sponsored by

History Department, James Madison University

 The Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar is intended to give scholars at colleges, universities, museums, libraries, and other institutions a regular forum at which to consider topics of regional interest, pertinent, but not restricted, to the Shenandoah Valley.  The seminar meets on the third Friday of each month during the academic year unless otherwise noted.  Seminar sessions are open to the general public.

 All meetings begin at 3:35 p.m. and will be held at James Madison University in Jackson Hall, room 107, unless otherwise announced.  For directions, see--http://www.jmu.edu/jmuweb/directions/

 20 September— Chris Anderson, White House Farm Foundation, "Page County's White House--Doorway to the Past"

 

18 October—Randall Gooden, Clayton State University, “The War of 1812 Generation”

 

15 November—Jim Glanville, Independent Scholar, “Augusta County: Incubator of a Nation”

 

17 January—Jeannie Harding, Independent Scholar, “The Limits of Hard War: Sheridan’s 1864 Raid into the Shenandoah Valley”

 

21 February—David C. Huffman, Bridgewater College, “Labor Relations in the Shenandoah Valley: The Marval Poultry Strike of 1984”

 

21 March—Evelyn Riley, James Madison University, "Distillers as Doctors: Serving Shenandoah Valley Communities"

 

18 April—Adam Zucconi, West Virginia University, “’A total revolution in sentiment’: The Politics of Slavery in Antebellum Northwest Virginia, 1830-1850”