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College of Arts & Sciences
Institute for Southern Studies

Conversations on South Carolina: World War I and the Palmetto State

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Join Dr. James C. Cobb, the B. Phinizy Spalding Professor of History Emeritus at University of Georgia, as he and USC's Claude Henry Neuffer Professor of Southern Studies Emeritus Dr. Walter Edgar discuss the roles of business and the economy in South Carolina during World War I. Dr. Cobb is the author of The Selling of the South: The Southern Crusade for Industrial Development, 1936-1990. This event is free and open to the public and will take place in Capstone Hall's Campus Room (902 Barnwell Street) from 530-7PM. Limited parking is available in the lot on the corner of Pendleton and Barnwell streets. For more information, call 803-777-2340 or email This event is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Institute for Southern Studies.