2018 Winter Lecture Series


“Crises, Conflicts, and Triumphs”


Tuesday Evenings, January 16th  – February 20th at 6:00 p.m.

First Baptist Church Sanctuary at 61 Church Street, Charleston, SC 

*Parking available at 48 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC*

After the success of our 2017 Winter Lecture Series “Crises, Conflicts, & Triumphs,” we are thrilled to announce Part II of the series! Now in its eleventh season, the series features exceptional, accredited historians, authors, and professors discussing South Carolina topics that range from General Pickens to the pellagra epidemic. The lectures are held on Tuesday evenings, January 16th through February 20th, from 6-7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 48 Meeting Street in downtown Charleston.

The lecture season pass is $75 for members and $90 for non-members. Individual tickets can be purchased at the door for $20. Teachers from Charleston and Berkeley counties and Dorchester District II get in for free with a teacher ID.

*Tickets on sale now!*

Jan. 16: Dr. Rod Andrew, “The Life and Times of General Andrew Pickens: Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder

Jan. 23: Dr. Katherine Chaddock, “The Politics of Equality: Richard T. Greener in South Carolina & Beyond”

Jan. 30: Dr. Bernard Powers, “The African American Church and the Crisis of Emancipation in South Carolina”

Feb. 6: Dr. Diane Vecchio, “South Carolina’s Pellagra Epidemic”

Feb. 13: Mrs. Karen Stokes, “Days of Destruction: Augustine Thomas Smythe and the Civil War Siege of Charleston”

Feb. 20: Mr. Kevin Duffus, “Blackbeard’s Last Battle: The Conflicting Interpretations of His Origins and Motivations”


For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Programs & Events Coordinator,  EmmaLee Boykin