On May 21, 2019, Dr. Broomall will be presenting “Upon the Tented Field: Manliness and Community in Confederate Camps” before the Kanawha Valley Civil War Round Table.
On May 23, 2019 at 7:00pm, Dr. James Broomall will discuss his book, Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers. Broomall is assistant professor of history at Shepherd University and director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War. Meeting at Dragon Hops Brewing: 130 E Main St., Purcellville, VA. Hosted by Loudoun County Public Library. For more information please visit http://loudouncountypubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/Calendar.
Shepherd University will host the national meeting of the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars later this spring. On Thursday, May 30, 2019, Dr. Broomall will lead the group on a tour of local Civil War sites.
On June 6, 2019, Dr. James Broomall offer a lecture on his newest book, Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers, at the Loudoun Museum in Leesburg, Virginia at 6:30pm.
Dr. James Broomall will present at the 2019 Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, PA. This year’s CWI conference will take place from June 14-19, 2019.
Dr. James Broomall will participate in an episode on Civil War Talk Radio on October 2, 2019 to discuss his book, Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers. The Civil War Talk Radio podcast is now in its 15th year, and features in-depth phone interviews with historians, authors, curators, artists and other people whose work is of interest to students of the Civil War era. Guest have included James McPherson, Joan Waugh, Gordon Rhea, Carol Reardon, Steven Woodworth, Peter Carmichael, and many others. Links to previous episodes back to 2004 are available at http://www.impedimentsofwar.org. Once the podcast episode is live, we will share the link on our website and social media feeds.
The George Tyler Moore Center’s 23rd Annual Civil War and American Society Seminar Series will take place this fall in Shepherdstown, WV from Thursday, October 10th – Sunday October 13th. For more information, please visit our seminar page.
Dr. Charles Holden, history professor at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, will present a lecture on Spiro Agnew at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education on Thursday, November 7, 2019. More details are forthcoming.
On March 14, 2020, Dr. James Broomall will present his book, Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers, to the West Virginia Independence Hall Foundation at their annual symposium. The 2020 symposium, “West Virginia in the Civil War,” will be held at West Virginia Independence Hall and the First State Capitol in Wheeling, WV.