Archaeologists Working from Home: Carolyn Dillian

We're back with another Archaeologists Working from Home entry, this time from Carolyn Dillian, Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Department of Anthropology and Geography at Coastal Carolina University. Thanks to Carolyn for taking the time to share her work with us! "On March 7, 2020, Coastal Carolina University recessed for Spring Break, and … Continue reading Archaeologists Working from Home: Carolyn Dillian

Archaeologists Working from Home: Karen Smith

Today we're continuing our Archaeologists Working from Home series with Karen Smith, Heritage Trust Archaeologist at the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR). Thanks to Karen for letting us take a peek into her work during the lockdown. "I have been working from home since March 23. So I think that means I’m in … Continue reading Archaeologists Working from Home: Karen Smith

Archaeologists Working from Home: Martha Zierden

Though things are currently shutdown, South Carolina archaeologists are still finding ways to get the work done. We reached out to archaeologists during the lockdown to see how they are working from home. Here's Martha Zierden, curator of Historical Archaeology at the The Charleston Museum, on how she's adapted: "Folks at The Charleston Museum have … Continue reading Archaeologists Working from Home: Martha Zierden

2020 Grant-in-Aid Deadline – March 20

Graduate students working on archaeology projects in South Carolina: the deadline for the 2020 program is March 20, 2020. Please visit our How to Apply page for information on how to submit an application. About the Program The Archaeological Society of South Carolina sponsors a Graduate Student Grant-in-Aid program to provide assistance to deserving graduate … Continue reading 2020 Grant-in-Aid Deadline – March 20

2020 Conference Schedule

8:15-9:00              Registration 8:45-9:00              Administrative Announcements; Welcome and Introduction by President Keith Stephenson Morning Session “Avocational Archaeology: The Role and Contributions of Avocational Archaeologists” 9:00-9:20              The Fisher Has A Good Cache: After 10 Years of Excavations, the Fisher Site 38BR1373 Reveals its First Cache, by Lamar Nelson (Avocational Archaeologist, Foothills Chapter, Archaeological Society of South Carolina) … Continue reading 2020 Conference Schedule

2020 Conference Keynote Speaker: Jodi Barnes

We're excited to announce that Dr. Jodi A. Barnes will be our keynote speaker for the 2020 Annual Conference! Jodi A. Barnes is an Associate Research Professor and Research Station Archeologist with the Arkansas Archeological Survey, a unit of the University of Arkansas system. She earned a Ph.D. in Anthropology from American University in Washington, DC … Continue reading 2020 Conference Keynote Speaker: Jodi Barnes

46th Annual Conference on South Carolina Archaeology – February 15, 2020

WHEN: February 15, 2020 WHERE: Gambrell Hall, 817 Henderson Street Columbia, S.C. 29208 TIME: 9 AM – 4 PM (time may be subject to change), Registration opens at 8:15 AM COST: free for 2020 members, $10 for non-members. membership renewals/new applications will be taken at registration The theme of this year’s conference is Avocational Archaeology. … Continue reading 46th Annual Conference on South Carolina Archaeology – February 15, 2020

Call for Papers: 2020 ASSC Conference

We are currently accepting abstracts for the 46th Annual Conference on South Carolina Archaeology. The conference will be held on Saturday, February 15th, 2020 in Columbia, SC.    Each year the society holds a conference on South Carolina archaeology, focusing on the archaeological work being done within the state. In past years, the conferences has included … Continue reading Call for Papers: 2020 ASSC Conference