June 6 - 7, 2013
SEVENTH SCOTCH-IRISH IDENTITY SYMPOSIUM
Scotland, Ulster and America: Ties That Bind?
Center for Scotch-Irish Studies and the Culture & Heritage Museums of York County, SC
in conjunction with the Clover Scottish Games and Scotch-Irish Festival in Clover, SC, which will be held on June 7-8, 2013
in association with:
Scotch-Irish Society of the USA
The Seventh Scotch-Irish Identity Symposium will be held June 6 - 7, 2013 in York, South Carolina. The Symposium will include a reception at the McCelvey Center, 212 East Jefferson Street, York, SC on Thursday evening, June 6, 2013, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The symposium proper will take place in the Lowry Family Theater at the McCelvey Center from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm on Friday, June 7, 2013.
McCelvey Center, York, SC
Symposium attendees are welcome to attend the Clover Scottish Games and Scotch-Irish Festival on Saturday, June 8 at the Clover Memorial Stadium in Clover, SC. There is no charge for this event. For further information on the Clover Scottish Games and Scotch-Irish Festival, please see the festival website at http://www.cloverscottishgames.com.
The Seventh Scotch-Irish Identity Symposium will explore ways in which Scotland, Ulster and America have influenced one another down to the present time. We invite papers investigating the links among these three that persist or persisted at one time in such areas as language, migration and settlement, commerce and business, religion and religious history, music, literature, fraternal orders, heritage tourism, family history and genealogy. We ask that you read the requirements for Symposium presentations in the statement on Goals and Standards. Please direct any questions to Michael Scoggins at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Dr. Richard K. MacMaster at email@example.com.
|8:45—9:00||Welcome and Introductions|
|9:00—10:30||Special video presentation on “Scotch-Irish identity”|
“Wayfaring Strangers: The Musical Linkages from the Scots and Scots-Irish to the Appalachians.”
“The Sword of the Lord and Gideon: Scotch-Irish Holy War in the Carolina Backcountry, 1780-1782.”
“Scotch-Irish: A Culture as well as a Group of Settlers?”
|2:15—3:00||“William Preston the Surveyor and the Great Virginia Land Grab.”
Dr. James Glanville, professor of chemistry (retired), Virginia Tech
“James Wilson and His Family.”
“Leonidas Lafayette Polk: A Scotch-Irish Leader for the New South.”
Quality Inn Carowinds
located on the NC-SC state line
360 Lakemont Blvd., Fort Mill, SC 29708
Group Name: Scotch-Irish Symposium
Group Rates: A block of 15 rooms has been reserved for the Symposium at the rate of $89.00 per night (plus tax), June 6-9, 2013. Price includes complementary hot breakfast. Special rate available through May 23, 2013.
Your onsite contact for your guests’ welcome arrival is Patricia Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org www.choicehotels.com/hotel/sc438
• Closest hotel to Carowinds
• FREE Hot Buffet Breakfast
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TownPlace Suites, Rock Hill, SC
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Rock Hill
2135 Tabor Dr., Rock Hill, SC 29730
803.327.0700 office 803.327.0720 fax
• Check-in: Thu Jun 06, 2013
• Check-out: Sun Jun 09, 2013
• Special rate available until: Thu May 16, 2013
Studio Suite $92 per night (plus tax). A block of 5 rooms has been reserved for the symposium. Additional rooms may be available closer to the event; please call for details.
Book Studio Suite at TownePlace Suites Rock Hill for $92 per night:
A block of 15 “King Whirlpool” rooms have been reserved for symposium guests at the rate of $104.00 per night (plus tax).
To Book Reservations:
• Group Name: Scotch-Irish Symposium
• Group Code: SIM
• Check-in: 06-JUN-2013
• Check-out: 09-JUN-2013
Reservation Cut-Off Date: May 7, 2013
Garden Grille & Bar is now open for Dinner each evening from 5-10PM...Please take a seat in our lobby, and we will be appy to serve you!
For event information please contact:
212 East Jefferson Street
York, SC 29745