Anthropology

2013 - 2017

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Fellowships

W&M Provost Dissertation Fellowship, 2016-2017. Andrew Beaupre, PhD, Anthropology.

W&M Provost Dissertation Fellowship, 2016-2017. Jenna Carlson Dietmeier, PhD, Anthropology.

W&M Provost Dissertation Fellowship, 2015-2016. Jessica Herlich, PhD, Anthropology.

Gloria S. King Fellowship, Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab. 2014. Jenna Carlson, PhD, Anthropology.

Frances Mary Hazen Fellowship, Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association. 2013-2014. Alexandra Martin, PhD, Anthropology.

Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science Research. 2013.Sarah Chesney, PhD, Anthropology.

Research Grants

The College of William & Mary Community Engagement Grant. Summer 2013. Alexandra Martin, PhD, Anthropology.

"Kukkakittoùs, I heare you": Listening to the Ceremonial Landscape of the Narragansett. Paper Presented at the Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting, Chicago, IL. May 2013. Alexandra Martin , PhD, Anthropology.

Register of Professional Archaeologists Field School Scholarship (American Anthropological Association). 2013.  Alexis Ohman, PhD, Anthropology.

James G. Leyburn Scholars Program for Anthropology – Summer Scholarship. Awarded by Washington and Lee University. 2014 & 2016. Erin Schwartz, MA/PhD, Anthropology.

Council of Virginia Archaeologists Summer Research Grant. 2015. Ellen Chapman, PhD, Anthropology.

Conference Presentations

""They Had Perfect Knowledge of…This Offensive Place”: Burial Grounds and Archaeological Human Remains in Richmond’s Public Discourse,"Paper presented at the Society of Historical Archaeology Annual Conference, In   Symposium titled Digging the River City: Richmond Archaeology Past, Present, and Future, Ellen Chapman, Terry Brock, and Derek Miller, Co-Organizers, Washington DC. 2016. Ellen Chapman, PhD, Anthropology.

"Scratching   the Surface: Understanding Richmond Archaeology Through GIS," Jolene   Smith, Lead Author, Paper presented at the Society of Historical Archaeology   Annual Conference, In Symposium titled Digging the River City: Richmond   Archaeology Past, Present, and Future. Ellen Chapman, Terry Brock, and Derek   Miller, Co-Organizers, Washington DC. 2016. Ellen Chapman, PhD, Anthropology.

“Reimagining Methods in Historical Zooarchaeology: Applying the Pathological Index (PI) to Historical Assemblages in North America,” Paper presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. 2016. Jenna Carlson, PhD, Anthropology.

“Streaking and Straight Pins: Constructing Masculinity on an Antebellum College Campus,” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Historical   Archaeology, Washington, DC. 2016. Erin Schwartz, MA/PhD, Anthropology.

“Mounds of Mollusks: Analysis of Mollusks from the Slave Village at Betty’s Hope, Antigua, British West Indies,” Paper presented at the Society for Historical   Archaeology Annual Conference, Washington, DC. 2016. Alexis Ohman, PhD, Anthropology.

“Railroads, America, and the Formative Period of Historical Archaeology: A Documentary and Photographic Investigation into the Historic Preservation Movement,"   Paper presented at A Call to Action: The Past and Future of Historical Archaeology Session, Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, Washington D.C. 2016. Lauren Alston Bridges, PhD, Anthropology.

"Richmond’s   Archaeology, 1985-2015: A GIS Examination of Archaeological Investigations   and Loss in Virginia’s Capitol," with Jolene Smith, Poster presented at   the Council of Northeast Historical Archaeology Annual Conference, Fredericksburg. 2015. Ellen Chapman, PhD, Anthropology.

"The Virginia State Penitentiary Collection: Progress on its Rehabilitation and Future Potential," Paper presented at the Archaeological Society of Virginia Annual Meeting, Manassas. 2015. Ellen Chapman, PhD, Anthropology.

“Oxen at Oxon Hill Manor: Identifying Draught Cattle from the Archaeological Record of Colonial Marylan,." Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology 80th Annual Meeting. 2015. Jenna Carlson, PhD, Anthropology.

Panel Member, “Meet Me in the Bottom: Film Viewing and Panel Discussion,” Part of the Created Equal Film Series at the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond. 2015. Ellen Chapman, PhD,   Anthropology.

“Caribbean Salt(water) Mobilities: Historical Archaeology of Seafarers in the Long Eighteenth Century. EAA-SAA joint meeting, Connecting Continents: Archaeological Perspectives on Slavery, Trade, and Colonialism, Curacao, November 2015. Konrad A. Antczak, PhD, Anthropology.

“Reading, Writing, and Riots: Constructing Masculinity on an Antebellum College   Campus,” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Historical   Archaeology, Seattle. 2015. Erin Schwartz, MA/PhD, Anthropology.

“Caribbean Salt(water) Mobilities: Historical Archaeology of Seafarers in the Long Eighteenth Century EAA-SAA joint meeting Connecting Continents: Archaeological Perspectives on Slavery, Trade, and Colonialism, Curacao, November 2015. Konrad A. Antczak, PhD, Anthropology.

“Zooarchaeological Analysis of the Kitchen Yard Excavation at Betty’s Hope Sugar Plantation, Antigua, West Indies,” Paper presented at the Society for Historical   Archaeology Annual Conference, Seattle. Chairs: Shea Henry and Alexis Ohman. 2015. Alexis Ohman, PhD, Anthropology.

“Exploration in Portable X-ray Fluorescence (PXRF) applications to zooarchaeology,” Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Conference, San   Francisco. 2015. Alexis Ohman, PhD, Anthropology.

Antczak, K., Antczak A., and Antczak M., "A High Price for White Gold: Historical Archaeology of the Dutch Salt Enterprise on La Tortuga Island, Venezuela, 1624–1638". International Association for Caribbean Archaeology (IACA) Congress, Sint Maarten/Saint Martin. July 2015. Konrad A. Antczak, PhD, Anthropology.

Antczak, O. and Antczak K., "On the heels of Robinson Crusoe: Historical archaeological insights into the relationship between Henry Pitman’s account (1687), Daniel Defoe's novel, and La Tortuga Island, Venezuela". International Association for Caribbean Archaeology (IACA) Congress, Sint Maarten/Saint Martin. July 2015. Konrad A. Antczak, PhD, Anthropology.

Invited lecture entitled "Małe Wyspy—Wielki Biznes: Archeologia Historyczna Rzeczy i Ludzi na Południowych Karaibach, 1595–1880". Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Kraków, Poland. June 12, 2015. Konrad A. Antczak, PhD, Anthropology.

“From Environment to Individual: Colonial Spanish Insights into Apalachicola,”   Paper presented in The Origins of the Creek Confederacy: A Decade of Research at Apalachicola Session at Southeastern Archaeology Conference, Nashville. 2015. Patrick Johnson, PhD, Anthropology.

“Emblems of Authority: Signs, War, and Status Among Eighteenth-Century Southeastern   Native Americans,” Paper presented in Native Materiality and Political Action   in War Session, Society for Early Americanists and Omohundro Institute for   Early American History and Culture Joint Meeting, Chicago. 2015. Patrick Johnson, PhD, Anthropology.

“Emblems of Authority: Signs and Socio-Political Capital in Native North America,” Co-chaired session at December 2014 American Anthropological Association   conference in Washington, DC with Michelle Lelievre, Paper presented “Metaphors, Ritual Speech, and Emblems of Authority in the Eighteenth-Century Southeast.” 2014. Patrick Johnson, PhD, Anthropology.

“Mobility, Multilingualism, and Metaphor in Colonial Florida: Timucua Linguistics, History, and Archaeology,” Paper presented in Linguistic Brokerage on the Borderlands Session at American Society for Ethnohistory Meeting, Indianapolis. 2014. Patrick Johnson, PhD, Anthropology.

"The 'Sweetness' of Salt: Historical Archaeology of Salt Exploitation in the Venezuelan Caribbean," Leiden, Netherlands. March 4, 2014. Konrad Antczak, PhD, Anthropology.

“Fraction   Extraction: Machine-Assisted Flotation Analysis of Washington and Lee’s Graham Hall Site,” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Archeological   Society of Virginia, Richmond. 2014. Erin Schwartz, MA/PhD, Anthropology.

“Saltfish   vs. Parrotfish: The Role of Fish and Mollusks in English Colonial Foodways at   Betty’s Hope Plantation, Antigua, West Indies,” Paper presented at the   International Council of Archaeozoology Conference, San Rafael, Argentina. Chairs: Francisco Zangrando and Philippe Béarez. 2014. Alexis Ohman, PhD, Anthropology.

“Ritual Speech and Tattooed Action: An Unknown Eighteenth-Century ‘King of the Indians,’” Paper presented at the Southern Anthropological Society Meeting, Cherokee. 2014. Patrick Johnson,PhD, Anthropology.

“Metaphors, Ritual Speech, and Emblems of Authority in the Eighteenth-Century Southeast,” Paper presented in Culture, Gender, and Traditional Power in the Eighteenth-Century Native South Session at American Society for Ethnohistory Meeting, Indianapolis. 2014. Patrick Johnson, PhD, Anthropology.

“Mobile Methods: Connecting Continuity and Change” Co-chaired session at 2013 Southeastern Archaeology Conference in Tampa, FL with Lindsey Cochran, Presented paper entitled “Ritual Speech and Tattooed Action: An Unknown Eighteenth-Century ‘King of the Indians.’” 2013. Patrick Johnson, PhD, Anthropology.

"Máuchase, Be my guide": Using GIS to Re-imagine the Historic Narragansett Landscape. Paper Presented at the International High-Tech Heritage Conference at the UMass Center for Heritage and Society. May 5, 2013. Alexandria G. Martin, PhD, Anthropology.

"A Preliminary Approach to the Archaeology of the 19th Century Saltpans of Cayo Sal," Los Roques Archipelago, Venezuela, San Juan, Puerto Rico. July 15-20, 2013. Konrad Antczak, PhD, Anthropology.

Publications

"“Useful Ornaments to his Cabinet”: An Archaeological and Historical Project to   Recreate an Eighteenth Century Articulated Human Skeleton," In   Discovering What Counts in Archaeology and Reconstruction: Lessons from Colonial Williamsburg. Edited by Ywone D. Edwards-Ingram and Andrew C. Edwards. University Press of Florida, Gainesville. 2016. Ellen Chapman, PhD, Anthropology.

"Faunal  Report for Potato Hill, Montserrat, West Indies." Submitted to Dr. John   F. Cherry (Brown University) and Dr. Krysta Ryzewski (Wayne State   University). 2016. Alexis Ohman, PhD, Anthropology.

“Excavation Continues at Royal Military College, Saint-Jean ” Le Journal, Center for French Colonial Studies/Centre pour l’etude du pays des Illinois. Vol. 32,   no. 2 Spring. 2016. Andrew Beaupre, PhD, Anthropology.

“Old Stone House Museum, Brownington, VT Supplemental Report Archaeological   Monitoring of Excavation” Filed as APPENDIX D to the Report of Previous Field   Work at VT-OL 0082. Prepared on behalf of The Old Stone House Museum. 2016. Andrew Beaupre, PhD, Anthropology.

“Phase I Archaeological Survey, Brownington Academy Site (VT-OL-0082), Brownington, Orleans County, Vermont” Prepared for Project Sponsor: Orleans Country   Historical Society Old Stone House Museum. Submitted to the Office of the Vermont State Archeologist. 2016. Andrew Beaupre, PhD, Anthropology.

Translation of Bartolomé Benites y Gálvez 1790 Florida Expedition Diary Excerpts, Early Americas Digital Archive. 2016. Patrick Johnson, PhD, Anthropology.

(with   Mark Kostro) "A Dissection at the Coffeehouse? The Performance of   Anatomical Expertise in Colonial America," In Bioarchaeology of   Dissection and Autopsy in the United States, edited by Kenneth Nystrom.   Springer Press, New York. 2016. Ellen Chapman, PhD, Anthropology.

"Richmond’s   Archaeology of the African Diaspora: Unseen Knowledge, Untapped   Potential," In Historic Black Lives Matter: Archaeology as Activism in   the 21st Century. Edited by Kelley Deetz, Ana Edwards, and Ellen Chapman.   African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter 15 (1): 12-29. 2015. Ellen Chapman, PhD, Anthropology.

Book review of The Archaeology of American Cities. Journal of Mid-Atlantic   Archaeology 31: 159-162. 2015. Ellen Chapman, PhD, Anthropology.

“Fraction Extraction: Machine-Assisted Flotation Analysis of Washington and Lee’s   Graham Hall Site.” Archeological Society of Virginia Quarterly 70, no.1 (2015):1-10. 2015. Erin Schwartz, MA/PhD, Anthropology.

"‘Tavern’ by the Saltpan: New England Seafarers and the Politics of Punch on La Tortuga Island, Venezuela, 1682–1781." International Journal of Historical Archaeology 19(1): 159–187. 2015. Konrad A. Antczak, PhD, Anthropology.

"Fare for Empire: Commensal Events in Colonial Bermuda."  International Journal of Historical   Archaeology 19(3):568-600. 2015. Brent Fortenberry and Jenna Carlson, PhD, Anthropology.

"Faunal Report for the Service Quarters at Betty’s Hope Plantation, Antigua."  Submitted to Genevieve Godbout, University of Chicago. 2014. Alexis Ohman, PhD, Anthropology.

Translation of Fernando Ortiz 1929 Los Afrocubanos Dientimellados Archivos del Folklore Cubano 16-33. Available at  https://www.academia.edu/9918235/Afro-Cuban_Dental_Modification_1929. 2014. Patrick Johnson, PhD, Anthropology.

Review of Island Shores, Distant Pasts: Archaeological and Biological Approaches to the Pre-Columbian Settlement of the Caribbean, edited by Scott M, Fitzpatrick & Ann H, Ross, New West Indian Guide 87(1&2). 2013. Derek Miller, PhD, Anthropology.

"Apalachee Identity on the Gulf Coast Frontier," Native South 6: 110-141. 2013. Patrick Johnson, PhD, Anthropology.

Antczak, Andrzej, Konrad A. Antczak and Ma. Magdalena Antczak. “Risky Business: Archaeology of the Dutch Salt Enterprise on La Tortuga Island Venezuela (1624-1638). Journal for Post-Medieval Archaeology 49(2): 189-219. Konrad A. Antczak, PhD, Anthropology.

Community Service/Outreach

Organizer, Can You Dig It? Public Archaeology by W&M students at the 2nd Sunday Arts & Music Festival in Williamsburg. 2016. Lauren Alston Bridges, PhD, Anthropology.

Designer and curator of Public Archaeology exhibit in SWEM for Virginia Archaeology Month. 2016. Lauren Alston Bridge, PhD, Anthropology.

“Yamasee Diplomacy and Daily Life: Interpretations of a Spanish Colonial Mission in Pensacola,” Invited Public Lecture, Arcadia Mill Museum, Pensacola, Florida. 2016. Patrick Johnson, PhD, Anthropology.

Chair-elect, Southeastern Archaeology Conference Student Affairs Committee. 2016. Patrick Johnson, PhD, Anthropology.

Volunteer Lecturer at DUG! The Cleaner side of Archaeology, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. 2015-2016. Jenna Carlson, PhD, Anthropology.

Volunteer for the William & Mary Graduate Research Symposium Organizing Committee, College of William & Mary. 2013-2016. Jenna Carlson, PhD, Anthropology.

Assistant Instructor during a weeklong community archaeology workshop and rescue excavation of pre-Hispanic human remains on the Island of Krasky, Los Roques Archipelago, together with middle and high school students from the Escuela Bolivariana Los Roques, Venezuela. July 2015. Konrad A. Antczak, PhD, Anthropology.

Summer Volunteer Project Director at Nulhegan Tribal Forest Archaeological Survey. 2012. Andrew Beaupre, PhD, Anthropology.