2019 Conference Program

45th Annual Conference on South Carolina Archaeology
February 16th, 2019
Schedule of Events

8:15-9:00              Registration

9:00-9:20              Welcome and Introduction by President Keith Stephenson

Morning Session

“Heritage at Risk: Coastal Erosion of Archaeological Sites in South Carolina”

9:20-9:40              Positive and Negative Impacts on Archaeological Research Resulting from Erosion along the Upper Lake Marion Shoreline, by Robert C. Costello (Division of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, University of South Carolina, Sumter)

9:40-10:00           Is it a Funding Problem, or Do We Just Not Give a Shit? by David Jones (South Carolina State Parks)

10:00-10:20         Break

10:20-10:40         Our Heritage at Risk: Archaeological Salvage of Two Late Archaic Period Shell-Bearing

Sites on Edisto Island, South Carolina, by Karen Y. Smith, Meg Gaillard, David Jones, and Sean Taylor (South Carolina Department of Natural Resources)

Keynote Presentation

10:40-11:40         Climate Change and Cultural Response: The Future of South Carolina Archaeology, by David G. Anderson (University of Tennessee)

11:40-12:00         Presentation of Awards and DNR Recognition

12:00-1:30           Lunch

Afternoon Session

1:30-1:50              The Office of the South Carolina State Archaeologist Introduces the Avocational Site Form, by Joseph E. Wilkinson (South Carolina Department of Archives and History), Christopher Judge (Native American Studies Center, University of South Carolina, Lancaster) and Jonathan Leader (South Carolina State Archaeologist)

1:50-2:10            Bascom Points and Caches and their Possible Role in the Terminal Late Archaic in Georgia and South Carolina, by Albert C. Goodyear (South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of South Carolina, Columbia)

2:10-2:30           Archaeological Research on the Brookgreen Rice Plantation, 2016-2018 Findings Update, by David T. Palmer (Coastal Carolina University)

2:30-2:50             Analysis of Wood Charcoal from Brookgreen Rice Plantation, by Steven Luse (Coastal Carolina University)

2:50-3:10             Archaeology 2.0: Anthropology and Outreach in the Internet Age, by Jason Pentrail, James Waldo and Micah Hanks (Seven Ages Research Associates)

3:10-3:30              Break

3:30-3:50              South Carolina- Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Cooperative Agreement Final Results, by James D. Spirek (South Carolina State Underwater Archaeologist)

3:50-4:10              Pro-Social Archaeology in South Carolina: Archaeology as Interface for Slave Descendants, the Public and Enlightened Racial Discourse at Historic Brattonsville, by J. Christopher Gillam and Richard J. Chacon (Winthrop University, Rock Hill)

4:10-4:30              Archaeological Evidence of Coal Use at the Founding of Clemson Agricultural College, by Grace A. Lockett and David M. Markus (Clemson University)

4:30-4:50              Procurement and Consumption: Preliminary Analyses of Foodways at Stono Plantation, by Brandy Joy (University of South Carolina Columbia)

4:50-5:10              ASSC Business Meeting

5:10-5:20              Concluding remarks by President Stephenson