2008 Symposium on Southeastern Coastal Plain Archaeology

Submitted by Dwight Kirkland (dkirk@alltel.net)

The South Georgia Archaeological Research Team (SOGART) will hold its annual research symposium on Saturday, August 9, 2008, at South Georgia College, Douglas, Georgia. The meeting will be held in the Stubbs Hall auditorium (Science Building) with the morning session beginning at 8:30 AM and ending at noon. It will reconvene for an afternoon session at 1:00 PM and continue until around 5:00 PM. Come for a day of sharing, learning, and camaraderie. For more information, contact:
S. Dwight Kirkland, Program Planner
367 Julian Minchew Road
Douglas, GA 31533
912.309.9637
dkirk@alltel.net

Scheduled presentations are:

Fred Cook—Delineation and Mitigation of the Nelson-Passmore Cemetery
Keith Ashley—Report on the 2008 University of North Florida Field School
James Waggoner—Back-Fire in the Forest: Implications for Anthropogenic Burning in the Interior Coastal Plain
Rochelle Marrinan—Recent Research at Spanish Missions in Florida and Georgia
Thomas Whitley—Ongoing Research at the Cabin Bluff Tract, Camden County, Georgia
Dennis Blanton & Frankie Snow—Evidence of Early Spanish Activity on the Lower Ocmulgee River
Aaron Brumitt—Site Selection Strategies in the Atlantic Coastal Plain, circa A.D. 1000
Neill Wallace—Chemical Composition of Swift Creek Pottery from the Atlantic Coast: Results of INAA
Matthew Williamson—On the Contributions of Bioarchaeology to the Study of the Protohistoric and Historic Periods Around the Southeast U.S. and Coastal Georgia
Stephen Hammack—Archaeology at Robins Air Force Base
Don Gordy and Terry Jackson—Mound Research in the Lower Chattahoochee Valley
Dwight Kirkland and Thomas Whitley—Global Warming and Sea Level Rise: Implications of an Archaeological Disaster
Kevin Kiernan— Polynomial Texture Mapping and Image-Based Encoding for Archaeological Projects