The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina takes place on Friday, May 13, 2022, at the Theodore S. Stern Student Center at College of Charleston. The Society will meet from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in Conference Room 2. Admission is free and the meeting is open to Society members and public alike, but you must register to attend. Guest speaker will be Robert Nash, acclaimed Huguenot scholar and Hon. Secretary of the Huguenot Society of Australia.
This year’s Annual Meeting is taking place as part of an international conference in conjunction with the French Colonial Historical Society and College of Charleston’s Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program. Huguenot Society members and guests will have access to conference programming, but will be required to register in advance and pay conference admission fees in order to access certain presentations.
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(image from Huguenot Society of South Carolina Archives | Members socialize at the dedication of the Huguenot cross at Purrysburg.)
College of Charleston French Professor Margaret Keneman explains how she and her students explored the lasting influence French settlers had on Charleston, and how they made use of Huguenot Society archives. Click CC on the video player to watch with English subtitles.
Jennifer Palmer, president of the French Colonial Historical Society, invites everyone with an interest in the French diaspora to attend and participate in this most promising conference.
College of Charleston History Professor Sandra Slater explains why a conference including the Huguenot Society, the French Colonial Historical Society and CofC’s Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World program makes for an ideal collaborative experience.