Category Archives: Symposium

2019 Symposium Spotlight: Kristen Pawlak

This week’s 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight welcomes one our newest members to Emerging Civil War. If you have been following the blog over the last several months, you will have seen her name numerous times. She has been … Continue reading

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2019 Symposium Spotlight: Dwight Hughes

Welcome back to another installment of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight. Today we would like to introduce you to longtime ECW member and our resident naval historian, Dwight Hughes.

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2019 Symposium Spotlight: Sarah Kay Bierle

Welcome back to another installment of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight. Over the coming weeks, we will continue to feature introductions of all of our speakers for the 2019 Symposium, as well as give you a sneak peak … Continue reading

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2019 ECW Symposium Keynote Speaker Announced!

During Emerging Civil War’s Fifth Annual Symposium this past August, we teased our keynote speaker for the 2019 Symposium. Today, we wanted to give you a little bit more information about this amazing opportunity to hear A. Wilson Greene on … Continue reading

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2019 ECW Symposium Announcement

We have some very exciting ECW Symposium information to share with you today, our full lineup of speakers for the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium. And, over the coming weeks we will be bringing you speaker biographies, sneak peaks at … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Grant Crosses the James (Again!)

Edward Alexander’s talk about Ulysses S. Grant crossing the James River as a turning point of the war—part of our line-up from last summer’s Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge—will air again on C-SPAN 3 later this … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Edward Alexander

When Ulysses S. Grant directed the Federal army to jump the James River and try to cut off the Confederate supply line from Petersburg, the Civil War shifted into new territory. Edward Alexander explored that turning point of the war … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Chris Kolakowski

Look for more great coverage on C-SPAN 3 this weekend from last August’s Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. This Saturday, at 6:00 p.m., EDT, you can see the debut of Chris Kolakowski’s talk, “Grant Takes Command.” … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Bert Dunkerly

ECW’s Bert Dunkerly makes his C-SPAN appearance from the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge this evening. Bert offered an overview of our “Turning Points” theme to kick off the Symposium. His talk will debut tonight on … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Turning Points Panel

C-SPAN’s coverage of the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge continues this weekend. Our “Turning Points Panel” makes its debut this Saturday at 6 p.m. EDT and then re-airs Sunday at 4 a.m. EDT on C-SPAN 3. This year’s … Continue reading

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