March 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Abney Cultural Center Auditorium
320 Stanley Avenue
SC 29649

This panel presents an “overview from the experts” on the broad impacts of WWI on the South, highlighting the economic, social, and political transformations that began during the war and continued after its conclusion. Scholars discuss changes in agriculture and manufacturing that affected the economy; shifts in women’s roles and the place of non-white citizens; and the South’s role in military planning through recruitment of soldiers, placement of military installations, and in shaping foreign policy decisions during WWI and in later conflicts.

Panelists: Dr. Jill Cooley, Dr. Fritz Hamer, Dr. Janet Hudson, Dr. Kathryn Silva, Ms. Kathelene Smith
Moderator: Dr. Matthew Downs