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March 2008 African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter

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  • Christopher Fennell
    Greetings! The March 2008 Newsletter is now available online at: http://www.diaspora.uiuc.edu/newsletter.html In March s newsletter, we feature: articles and
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 9, 2008
      Greetings!

      The March 2008 Newsletter is now available online at:
      http://www.diaspora.uiuc.edu/newsletter.html

      In March's newsletter, we feature: articles and essays by Ray Crook,
      Merrick Posnansky, Paul R. Mullins, K. Chris Glidden, Timothy E.
      Baumann, Lynn Rainville, Robert Marcom, Jodi Barnes, Ross Wilson,
      Maryam Sharron Muhammad, Chana Kraus-Friedberg, and Kristen R.
      Fellows; a compiled list of archaeological fieldschools focusing on
      African diaspora subjects; news reports and announcements; and book
      reviews by Deb Rotman, Sharla Fett, and Christian Hogsbjerg. A table
      of contents is set out below.

      Please contact me if you have essays, analysis papers, book reviews,
      project reports, announcements, or news updates that you'd like to
      contribute to the African Diaspora Archaeology Network and
      Newsletter. This Newsletter is published quarterly, in March, June,
      September, and December. We serve an expanding readership of over
      5,000 per Newsletter issue.

      Cheers,
      Chris

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      March 2008 Newsletter

      ** Articles, Essays, and Reports **

      Gullah-Geechee Archaeology: The Living Space of Enslaved Geechee on
      Sapelo Island, by Ray Crook

      The Archaeology of Imperialism: A Contribution to African Education,
      by Merrick Posnansky

      Grassroots Politics and Archaeological Engagement along the Color
      Line, by Paul R. Mullins and K. Chris Glidden

      Ragtime Archaeology: Excavations in Scott Joplin's Neighborhood, by
      Timothy E. Baumann

      Social Memory and Plantation Burial Grounds, a Virginian Example, by
      Lynn Rainville

      Remote Sensing Analysis at Olivewood Cemetery, Houston, Texas, by
      Robert Marcom

      Wilderness: A Contemporary Archaeology of an Appalachian Landscape,
      by Jodi Barnes

      Representing the Diaspora: Performances of "Origin" and "Becoming" in
      Museums, by Ross Wilson

      "Scattered Africa" in Asia: Evolution in Research, by Maryam Sharron
      Muhammad

      Report from the SHA Meetings in Albuquerque: Exploring a More Global
      Perspective on Plantation Archaeology, by Chana Kraus-Friedberg and
      Kristen R. Fellows

      ** News and Announcements **

      2008 Fieldschools Addressing African Diaspora Subjects, by
      Christopher Fennell

      Call for National Holiday Designation for Harriet Tubman, by Debra M.
      Johnson

      Museum Unveils Artifacts From African Americans in Annapolis, by
      Raymond McCaffrey

      Congressional Hearing Held on Slavery Reparations Bill, by Askia
      Muhammed

      New Books: African American Foodways; Subfloor Pits and the
      Archaeology of Slavery; Archaeology of Race and Racialization

      ** Conferences and Calls for Papers **

      International Association for Caribbean Archaeology Congress

      93rd Annual ASALH Conference

      Atlantic Emancipations

      Obeah and Other Powers

      Landscapes at Risk

      Religious Identities in Africa and the African Diaspora

      Conversations on Black Religion in the American Diaspora

      Tales of Slavery: Narratives of Slavery

      Interdisciplinary Conference on Race

      Corpus of Older African American Letters

      ** Book Reviews **

      Review of "I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the
      Underground Railroad," by Deb Rotman

      Review of "Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to
      American Diaspora," by Sharla Fett

      Review of "After Abolition: Britain and the Slave Trade since 1807,"
      by Christian Hogsbjerg
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