The Soldier – April 13-14, 2019
The enlightening two-day symposium will focus on “The Soldier.” Registration also includes free admission to the fort and museum, a discount in the museum store, and a Saturday evening reception.
To register, please fill out the fields below.
Saturday, April 13, 2019
|9:00-10:15||Alexander Burns, “‘Fear God and Honor the King’: Religious and Monarchical Ideologies among the British and Prussian Common Soldiers, 1740-1763”|
|10:30-11:45||William Raffle, “Coming to America: The French Military Experience in North America”|
|11:45-1:15||Lunch Break (on your own)|
|1:15-2:30||Michael Galban, “Chiefs, Headmen and Pine Trees”|
|2:45-4:00||Maria Alessandra Bollettino, “The British Empire’s ‘Sable Arm’: Black Soldiers in the Seven Years’ War in North America and the Caribbean”|
|4:00-7:00||Dinner Break (on your own)|
|7:00-8:30||Reception in the Fort Ligonier Center for History Education|
Sunday, April 14, 2019
|9:00-10:15||Erica Nuckles, “The Female Soldier: Eighteenth-Century Cross-Dressing Combatants”|
|10:30-11:45||Fred Lucas, “A Highland Regiment, a Clan Regiment and a Scots Regiment in British Service; The differing regimental cultures of the 42nd, 77th and 78th Regiments on service in North America 1756-67”|
|12:00||Conclusion of the Symposium|
Includes registration for the Seven Years’ War Symposium, admission to the Fort Ligonier Museum, and a reception on Saturday evening. To register by phone, call Fort Ligonier at 724-238-9701.