Border Wars Conference Session
The Border Reconstructed and Remembered, moderated by Gary Kremer, The State Historical Society of Missouri, and featuring talks by:
Aaron Astor, Maryville College; The Lexington Weekly Caucasian: White Supremacist Discourse in Post-Civil War Western Missouri
John McKerley, The State Historical Society of Missouri; Across the Bloody Chasm: Race, Liberalism, and the Reconstruction of Missouri Politics
Brent Campney, University of Texas – Pan American; “A Negro Hunting Ground?”: White Supremacy and Racist Violence in Kansas from the Civil War to the Exodus
Jeremy Neely, Missouri State University; The Quantrill Men Reunions: The Border Wars, Fifty Years On
Jennifer Weber, University of Kansas; “William Quantrill Is My Homeboy,” or, The Border Wars Go to College
Regular breaks are scheduled throughout this session. A question and answer session follows the presentations.