JHSSC Spring 2018 Meeting

Memory, Monuments, and Memorials
April 28–29, 2018

Saturday, April 28

Shared Memories, Equal Justice?
Moderator: Hon. Richard Gergel
Claire Curtis, Political Science Professor, College of Charleston; Rev. Joseph A. Darby, Presiding Elder of the Beaufort District of the AME Church; Armand Derfner, Civil Rights Attorney; Rev. Charles Heyward, Co-President, Charleston Area Justice Ministry; Bernie Powers, Professor of History, College of Charleston

Monuments of Marion Square
Moderator: Theodore Rosengarten, Professor of Holocaust Studies, College of Charleston
Christine King Mitchell, History Interpreter, Old Slave Mart Museum
Michael Kogan, Professor Emeritus of Religion, Montclair State University


Facing Memory: The Past, the Present, and the Public
Michael Arad, Architect and Designer, National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center 

Reception to honor Dr. Martin Perlmutter

Sunday 4/29

Difficult History: Plantations, Concentration Camps, and Cultural Tourism
Moderator: Robin Waites, Executive Director, Historic Columbia; Sara Daise, Cultural history interpreter; Shawn Halifax, Cultural History Interpretation Coordinator for Charleston County Parks, based at McLeod Plantation; Lilly Filler, Chair, SC Holocaust Council and JHSSC vice president; George McDaniel, Executive Director Emeritus, Drayton Hall; Joe McGill, The Slave Dwelling Project; David Popowski, attorney, member of Charleston Holocaust Council; Robert Rosen, attorney, author of Jewish Confederates, JHSSC past president

Photos  courtesy of Laura Moses, Jeri Perlmutter, Jessica Spence, and Mark Swick 
Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina



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