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African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter

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The African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter was published quarterly up through the Spring of 2012. The Newsletter addresses the subject areas of African diasporas worldwide and related archaeological and historical studies. Our Newsletter issues serve a readership of several thousand stakeholders, researchers, and educators across the globe. This publication is a successor to the "African-American Archaeology Newsletter" that was produced in hard copy editions up through 2000.

Please contact us if you have essays, analysis papers, project reports, announcements, book reviews, or news updates that you would like to contribute to this newsletter. Send the text and images for such submissions to editors Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Kelley Deetz, or Christopher Barton. New publications of news, announcements, essays, and articles can be hosted on a related web site or our Facebook page. Thanks!

You can browse through each of the issues below, or run searches using our full-text search engine. You can also navigate within this web site by clicking on the subjects on the world map displayed at the top of each menu page.

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Spring 2012

In this Spring's newsletter, we feature: articles by Ayanna Flewellen, Justin Dunnavant, Christopher Baas, John Janzen, and David Palmer; a compiled list of archaeological fieldschools concerning African diaspora subjects by Christopher Barton; news reports and announcements; and a book review by Megan Springate.

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December 2011

In December's newsletter, we feature: articles by Christopher N. Matthews, Wendy Wilson Fall, Courtney Ng, Beth Pruitt, Kathryn Deeley and Mark Leone; news reports and announcements; and a book review by Abidemi Babatunde Babalola.

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September 2011

In September's newsletter, we feature: articles by Christina Brooks, Ywone Edwards Ingram, Bula Sirika Wayessa, Diana diZerega Wall, Nan A. Rothschild, Flordeliz T. Bugarin, and Eleanor King; news reports and announcements; and a book review by Rachel L. Horlings.

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June 2011

In June's newsletter, we feature: articles by Dana Rush, Megan Springate, David Palmer, and Blue Nelson; a compiled list of graduate programs in African diaspora archaeology by Christopher Barton; news reports and announcements; and book reviews by Kevin Farmer, Jane Baxter, John Mazzeo, Carol McDavid, and John Cimprich.

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March 2011

In March's newsletter, we feature: articles by W. Stephen McBride, Kim A. McBride, Christopher N. Matthews, Mark P. Leone, Mary Keegan Shia, Kola Adekola, and Cheryl White; a compiled list of archaeological fieldschools concerning African diaspora subjects by Christopher Barton; news reports and announcements; and book reviews by Diane E. Wallman, Oleta Prinsloo, Daniel J. McInerney, and Liam M. Brockey.

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December 2010

In December's newsletter, we feature: articles by Matthew Reeves, Carl Steen, Jodi A. Barnes, Jerome S. Handler, Christopher Fennell, Titilayo O. Olukole, and Flordeliz T. Bugarin; news reports and announcements; and book reviews by Patrick H. Morgan, Mark Elliott, and Jeff Donnelly.

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September 2010

In September's newsletter, we feature: articles by Edward González-Tennant, Samuel Oluwole Ogundele, Gail Swanson, and Mary R. Bullard; news reports and announcements; a compiled list of new dissertations in archaeology and history; and book reviews by Matthew H. Jennings, Christer Petley, and Erica Johnson.

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June 2010

In June's newsletter, we feature: articles by Kari Lentz, Megan E. Springate, Kelley Deetz, Gail Swanson, and Patrice L. Jeppson; news reports and announcements; a compiled list of graduate programs in African diaspora subjects; and book reviews by Monique Fowler-Paul Kerman, Paul Kerman, Kirt Von Daacke, Andrea Lepage, Jacqueline-Bethel T. Mougoué, Isaac Land, Kristine Frank Elias, Matthew F. Rarey and Alyson Williams.

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March 2010

In March's newsletter, we feature: articles by William C. Schaffer, E. Kofi Agorsah, James B. Odunbaku, Raphael A. Alabi, Jane Webster, Allison Manfra McGovern, Robert Marcom, Megan E. Springate, Robert Farris Thompson, Leonard Todd, and Mosheh Adamu; news reports and announcements; a compiled list of archaeology fieldschools in African diaspora subjects; and book reviews by Christopher T. Espenshade, Matthew F. Rarey, Alyson Williams, and Jill Salmons.

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December 2009

In December's newsletter, we feature: articles by Mark W. Hauser, Jerome Handler, J. W. Joseph, Richard Price, Christopher P. Barton, Edmund Gabay, Jr., and Akujobi Remi; news reports and announcements; and book reviews by Audrey R. Dawson, Christopher Schmidt, Richard Bond, and James H. Watkins.

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September 2009

In September's newsletter, we feature: articles by Andrew Agha, Charles F. Philips, Jr., Kacie Allen, Liza Gijanto, Hannes Schroeder, Kristrina Shuler, Annelise Morris, and Maggi M. Morehouse; news reports and announcements; a compiled list of recent dissertations in archaeology and history; and book and film reviews by Paula Saunders, Ivor Miller, and Tobias Green.

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June 2009

In June's newsletter, we feature: articles, an essay, and abstract by Douglas V. Armstrong, Anna Hill, Jerome S. Handler, Mary Ann Fanning, Christian Williamson, Alan Armstrong, Titilayo O. Olukole, Peggy Brunache, and Neil L. Norman; news reports and announcements; a compiled list of graduate programs in African diaspora archaeology; and book reviews by Andrew Agha, Aaron Brummitt, Simon Lewis, Charles Orser, and Nana Yaw B. Sapong.

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March 2009

In March's newsletter, we feature: articles and essays by Charles Goode, Danielle Cathcart, Elizabeth Clites, Kolawole Adekola, Jackline Nyiracyiza, Edward Salo, Alaba Simpson, Mary R. Bullard, Tracy Moxhay Castle, and Bula Sirika; news reports and announcements; a compiled list of archaeology fieldschools in African diaspora subjects; and book reviews by Beatriz G. Mamigonian, Neil L. Norman, James G. Gibb, Holly Norton, Jeffrey Lanier Jones, and Sara Mandel.

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December 2008

In December's newsletter, we feature: articles and essays by Mark P. Leone, John Michael Vlach, Christopher N. Matthews, J. O. Aleru, K. Adekola, and Charlotte King; news reports and announcements; and book reviews by Liza Gijanto, Kevin M. Bartoy, Kenneth G. Kelly, Deb Rotman, and Jessica Zimmer.

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September 2008

In September's newsletter, we feature: articles and essays by E. Kofi Agorsah, Thomas Butler, Jane Eva Baxter, John D. Burton, John Ringquist, Marty Wild, and Zacharys Anger Gundu; a compiled list of recent dissertations in African diaspora archaeology and history; news reports and announcements; and book reviews by James G. Gibb, Christopher Espenshade, John Roby, and B. R. Fortenberry.

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June 2008

In June's newsletter, we feature: articles and essays by Akin Ogundiran, Anne Yentsch, Terrance Weik, Uzi Baram, Jerome S. Handler, Nicholas Honerkamp, Rachel L. DeVan, Mary C. Beaudry, Alaba Simpson, and Akeia A.F. Benard; a compiled list of graduate programs in African diaspora archaeology; news reports and announcements; and book reviews by Fred L. McGhee, Christopher Espenshade, Zacharys Anger Gundu, and Susan Cooksey.

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March 2008

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.

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December 2007

In December's newsletter, we feature: articles and essays by Richard Benjamin, Christopher Fennell, Jenna Coplin, Christopher Matthews, Timothy James Scarlett, and Helen Blouet; news reports and announcements; a film review and book reviews by Christopher Espenshade, John McCarthy, Liza Gijanto, and Patrick Morgan.

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September 2007

In September's newsletter, we feature: articles and essays by Nigel Sadler, Jerome Handler, Neil Norman, Chris Espenshade, Matthew D. Cochran, Lisa Kraus, Mark P. Leone, Lydia Wilson, Beatrice R. Cox, Gustavo Acioli Lopes, and Patrice L. Jeppson; a compiled list of recent dissertations in African diaspora archaeology and history; news reports and announcements; and a book commentary and reviews by John McCarthy, Yvonne Brink, and Antonio Santamaria Garcia.

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June 2007

In June's newsletter, we feature: articles and essays by Leland Ferguson, J. W. Joseph, Natalie Adams, Neil Norman, Patrice Jeppson, Alaba Simpson, and Mary Bullard; a compiled list of graduate programs in African diaspora archaeology; news reports and announcements; and book reviews by Anya Zilberstein, Jacqueline Pitts, and David Morris.

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March 2007

In March's newsletter, we feature: articles and essays by Jerome S. Handler, Christopher Espenshade, Leland Ferguson, Amy C. Kowal, Aline Vieira de Carvalho, Christopher I. Sperling, James L. Sweeney, Giovanni Savino, Alaba Simpson, and Traore Moussa; a compiled list of archaeological fieldschools focusing on African diaspora subjects; news reports and announcements; and book reviews by Kevin C. MacDonald, Carol McDavid, Madia Thomson, and Sylvia I. Bergh.

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December 2006

In December's newsletter, we feature articles and essays by Jerome Handler, Marsha Robinson, Madia Thomson, Daniel McNeil, Sarah Croucher, Stephanie Wynne-Jones, Lisette Roura Alvarez, Alicia B. Valentino, and Jillian E. Galle, news reports, conference announcements, calls for papers, and book reviews.

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September 2006

In September's newsletter, we feature articles and essays by Hannes Schroeder, Kristrina A. Shuler, James M. Davidson, Erika Roberts, Clete Rooney, Pamela A. Johnson, and David T. Palmer, news reports, a list of recent dissertations, conference announcements, calls for papers, and book reviews.

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June 2006

In June's newsletter, we feature articles and essays by Jerome S. Handler, Frederick W. Lange, Kelly J. Dixon, Temesgen Burka, and Emily Yates, a compiled list of graduate programs for African diaspora archaeology, news reports, announcements, and book reviews.

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March 2006

In March's newsletter, we feature articles and essays by Carol McDavid, Kelley Deetz, and Matthew Reeves, a compiled list of 2006 fieldschools addressing African diaspora subjects, news reports, announcements, and book reviews.

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December 2005

In December's newsletter, we feature articles and essays by Mary McCorvie, Paul Shackel, Ywone Edwards-Ingram, Sara Bon-Harper, Kristina Shuler and others, news reports, announcements, and a book review.

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September 2005

In September's newsletter, we feature articles by Merrick Posnansky, J. W. Joseph, Alicia Valentino, and Jamie Brandon, news reports, announcements, a list of recent dissertations in archaeology and history, and book reviews.

Starting with this issue, the newsletter will be published on a quarterly basis, with issues in September, December, March, and June.

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August 2005

In August's newsletter, we feature news reports on the legacy of Free Frank McWorter, archaeology at the African Meeting House site on Beacon Hill, a new history museum, trends in DNA research services, an online exhibition entitled "Modou's Diaspora," announcements, and book reviews.

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July 2005

In July's newsletter, we feature a report by Jakob Crockett on his work in Columbia, South Carolina, news reports on the Dexter house site in Philadelphia and the Adams-Kilty house site in Annapolis, announcements, and book reviews.

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June 2005

In June's newsletter, we feature news, announcements and reviews by authors including Mark Groover, Sara Bon-Harper, Andrew Smith, and Thomas Buchanan, among others.

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May 2005

In May's newsletter, we feature online exhibits, update articles, a book review, a review of internet resources, news items, and publication announcements, by authors including John Michael Vlach, Mark Leone, Matthew Reeves, Kenneth Kelly, and Richard Paul Benjamin, among others.

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April 2005

In April's online newsletter, we present a reprint of an article entitled Rediscovering New Philadelphia: Race and Racism on the Illinois Frontier, by Paul A. Shackel, Terrance J. Martin, Joy D. Beasley, and Tom Gwaltney. You can view this article in html or pdf formats.

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African-American Archaeology Newsletter
1994-2000

The African-American Archaeology Newsletter was edited and published by Theresa Singleton through 1993, by Thomas Wheaton through 1996, and by John McCarthy through 2000. Online editions of these newsletters for the period of 1994-2000 have been provided as a public service by Tom Wheaton at New South Associates. These 1994-2000 issues are reproduced on this ADAN web site (with format editing by Fennell), so they will be accessible to our full-text search engine. You can access the full text of each these issues, view an index of links to some of the principal articles and notes in these issues, or run searches using our full-text search engine.

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