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 such success of the 2017 Winter Lecture Series: “Crisis, Conflict, & Triumph”, we are thrilled to announce part two of the series! Now in it’s eleventh season the Series features exceptional, accredited historians, authors, and professors discussing topics that range from General Pickens to South Carolina’s 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, Berkeley, and Dorchester II counties get in for free with a teacher ID.

*Tickets available for purchase December 1st!*

Jan. 16: Dr. Rod Andrew new book, “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 new book, “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”


To find out more on new speakers & topics or to purchase tickets please contact Programs & Events Coordinator, EmmaLee Boykin at (843) 723-3225, ext. 113