The CLAW Program regularly hosts or co-sponsors conferences and symposia on a range of subjects relevant to the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World.

In addition to support from the College of Charleston, past conferences received funding though grants from the National Endowment for Humanities, Humanities Council SC, Wells Fargo and other donors.

Upcoming Conference

2024 Conference: "Archives in the Atlantic", May 16-18

Past Conferences

2023 Annual Meeting of the St. George Tucker Society and Symposium, July 27-29

2022 Conference: “The Stono Rebellion in the Atlantic World,” Slave Dwelling Project Annual Conference 

2022 Conference: “Transatlantic Diasporas,” Annual Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society

2020 Conference:  “Port Cities in the Atlantic World” (canceled due to COVID)

2019 Conference: “The Vesey Conspiracy at 200: Black Anti-Slavery in the Atlantic World”

2018 Conference: “Freedoms Gained and Lost: Reinterpreting Reconstruction in the Atlantic World”

2017 Conference: “Transforming Public History from Charleston to the Atlantic World”