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ACROSS MY DESK: Society for Women & Civil War Conference 3-5 June 2005

The Society for Women and the Civil War, http://www.swcw.org/  in partnership with the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, is pleased to announce the 7th Conference on Women and the Civil War, which will be held June 3-5, 2005, at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Virginia.

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Friday, June 3, 2005
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12:00 - 4:00 Registration open
12:00 - 5:30 Vendors open
12:30 - 4:00 Workshop Sessions: Workshops are included in the Conference price.
12:30 - 2:00 Workshop Session 1: 
-- Using Special Collections - Joyce Nester, Special Collections Librarian, Virginia Tech
-- Copyrights, Copywrongs - Susan Anthony, a copyright and trademark attorney 2:30 - 4:00 Workshop Session 2:
-- Using "Special" Collections: Repeat of Session 1. Maximum of 20.
-- Writing Women's Biographies - A panel discussion by Bill Christen, Sara Bartlett, Virginia Mescher and moderated by Meg Galante-DeAngelis. 
4:15 - 5:15 Society for Women and the Civil War Annual Meeting plus "Meet the Board" social.
5:30 - 7:00 Welcome Reception - Remarks by Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr. 

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Saturday, June 4, 2005
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7:30 - 8:30 Late Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30 - 6:00 Vendors Open
8:45 - 9:30 Confederate Women and the Cult of Sacrifice. 
9:30 - 10:15 Patriotism and Practicality Civil War Era Homespun Dresses. 
10:15 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 11:30 Elizabeth Phelp's Gothic Civil War: A Northern Writer Communing with the Spirits of the Dead. 
11:30 - 12:15 Mary Martha Reid and the Florida Hospital in Richmond.
12:15 - 1:45 Lunch
1:45 - 2:30 The Union Army vs. Mary Jane Green: The rebel who would not be tamed. 
2:30 - 3:15 Maria Lewis, Black Female Trooper of the 8th NY Cavalry: A Methodology. 
3:15 - 3:45 Break
3:45 - 4:30 Calling on the Female Prisoners: Maintaining Gender Relationships in Alton Military Prison During the Civil War. 
4:30 - 5:15 Wee the People: The Patriotic Work of Children During the Civil War.
6:00 Vendors close
7:00 - 8:30 Dinner and After Dinner Program: Mary Todd Lincoln Remembers.
8:30 Raffle.

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Sunday, June 5, 2005
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12 noon - 3:00 Special Tour of Smithfield Plantation.

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REGISTRATION
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Registration form: http://www.conted.vt.edu/cwwomen/ 
$195 for Members of the Society for Women and the Civil War.
$225 for non-members.
$165 for Full-Time Virginia Tech Students.
Registration fee includes all Friday activities, including workshops; all Saturday activities, including meals; and conference materials.

Additional Fees:
$15 for each Smithfield Tour.
$20 for Reception Guests.
$35 for Dinner Guests.
Become a Member of the Society for Women and the Civil War for $25 and receive the reduced conference registration fee!
All registrations must be received by May 1, 2005. (We accept Visa and MasterCard) And mail it to:

Society for Women in the Civil War
P.O. Box 1077 Christiansburg, VA 24068
(540) 381-4518 voice (9 am to 6 pm Eastern)
(603) 258-5584 fax 


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