Category Archives: Symposium

Symposium Recap (postscript): Garry Adelman in Motion

One of the things I’ve come to enjoy the most about working with Garry Adelman is his exuberant energy and expressiveness. He is renown among Civil War audiences for his animation and enthusiasm. And I have to tell you, what … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: 2023’s Theme Will Be…

1863: The Great Task Before Us The Ninth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium will be hosted at Stevenson Ridge (Spotsylvania, Virginia) on August 4-6, 2023. We’ll be focusing on 1863 and some of the most pivotal events of that year … Continue reading

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2022 Symposium Recap

We had a wonderful 2022 Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge this past weekend. “You all nailed it,” one of our attendees said on a feedback form. “Can’t wait for next year.” More than one person said “Best Symposium … Continue reading

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What If there were What-Ifs on ECW’s YouTube page?

Keeping in the spirit of our What-If weekend for the Eighth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, we’re rolling out a fantastic line-up of historians on the ECW YouTube page over the next few days to talk about … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Traffic Alert!

If you’re traveling to our Symposium… The Eighth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium is being held in Northern Virginia this coming weekend. Traffic in this area of the I-95 corridor can be EXTREMELY heavy on Friday afternoons/evenings, especially if you are traveling in from … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Book Sales and ECW Swag at the Symposium

One thing the symposium is never short on is books. Whether it’s the latest offerings from our cadre of ECW historians or a treasure from our used book sale, you’re sure to leave Stevenson Ridge with several new volumes for … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: 2022 Raffle!

It’s safe to say that the raffle at the ECW Symposium has become a tradition! This year we’re working on some delicious gift baskets, unique book bundles, great touring opportunities, and more. As in the past, you’ll be able to … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Zachery A. Fry Rounds Out Symposium Lineup

Emerging Civil War has a deep well of talent. When historian Sean Chick had an unavoidable scheduling conflict, we didn’t have to look far to take his place in our upcoming symposium lineup. While we’ll miss Sean, we’re thrilled to … Continue reading

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Alas, No C-SPAN at the Symposium

Some unfortunate news from C-SPAN today. Unfortunately, they aren’t able to send a crew to cover the ECW Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. If you’re staying home from the Symposium this year because you figure you’ll catch the sessions on C-SPAN—whoops! … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: 2022 Symposium Schedule Release!

We are thrilled to announce the schedule for our upcoming Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge! We have put together a slate of outstanding historians, panel discussions, and a battlefield tour. We will have a dozen historians on-hand signing … Continue reading

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