John Bachman
Symposium
20-23 April 2006
"Nature, God & Social Reform in the Old South"
The Life & Work of the
Rev. John Bachman
An International Symposium
in Honor of the

SYMPOSIUM
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Newberry College


Introduction
Personal Background
Religion & Ministry
Natural History
Audubon Connection
Politics/Social Reform
Education & Academia
Newberry Connections

Bachman Timeline

Bachman Resources



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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS & PANELISTS
The following internationally known scholars will make
John Bachman Symposium keynote presentations about particular aspects of Bachman's life.
(Click on the underlined topics below for a biographical sketch and abstract of each speaker's keynote address.)

Dr. Ronald L. Numbers
Professor of History of Science & Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison WI
(19th century science & religion)

Dr. Lester D. Stephens
Emeritus Professor of History
University of Georgia
Athens GA
(Bachman & human races)


Dr. Raymond M. Bost
President Emeritus
Newberry College
Retired, Hickory NC
(Bachman & education)


Dr. Susan W. McArver
Director & Professor
Center on Religion in the South
Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
Columbia SC
(Bachman's theology)


Mr. Bill Hilton Jr.
Executive Director & Educator-Naturalist
Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History
York SC
(Bachman, Audubon & natural history)


Dr. Peter McCandless
Professor of History
College of Charleston
Charleston SC
(Bachman's day-to-day activities in antebellum Charleston)



The Rev. John P. Trump
Pastor
St. Andrews Lutheran Church
Columbia SC
(author of original Bachman play)


Bill Oberst Jr.
Actor
, as Charles Dickens (above)
(will perform the role of John Bachman in Trump's play)


Dr. Wayne Kannaday
Associate Professor of Religion & Philosophy
Newberry College
Newberry SC
(Keynote panel moderator)


Mr. Rudy Mancke
Distinguished Lecturer in Natural History
NatureScene Host
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC
(Sunday early-morning natural history field trip)


Rev. David A. Donges
Bishop
South Carolina Lutheran Synod
Columbia SC
(Sunday mid-morning Convocation sermon)