Schedule for the SGA’s Fall Meeting, October 17th

Submitted by Catherine Long (


The SGA’s Fall Meeting organizer, Catherine Long, has announced the meeting schedule. The Fall SGA Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 17 at the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center in Buford (see map below).

Registration will begin at 8:30am, and will be $10 for adults and $5 for students. Registration for the SGA meeting will not include entry into the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center (due to deep budget cuts). Click here to review the Center’s general admission fees.

8:30am / Registration

9:30am / Welcome / SGA President Dennis Blanton

9:45am / Interpreting Site Layout, Community Structure, and Domestic Activities at the Long Swamp Site (9CK1), a Mississipi Period Settlement in the Etowah River Valley / Tom Lewis / Edwards – Pitman Environmental, Inc.

10:05am / Update on Fernbank’s Investigation of Early Contact along the Lower Ocmulgee / Dennis Blanton / Fernbank Museum of Natural History

10:25am / Coffee Break

10:45am / Autossee: An Image of Conflict / Terry Jackson / Georgia Department of Community Affairs

11:30am / SGA Business Meeting

12:00pm – 1:15pm / Lunch

1:30pm / Current Research in the Archaeology of the Atlanta Campaign / Garrett Silliman / Edwards – Pitman Environmental, Inc.

1:50pm / A Silent Choir Sings: Formal, Informal Cemeteries and the Old School Cemetery / Hugh Matternes & Staci Richey / New South Associates, Inc.

2:10pm / Class Struggle in the Dining Room: Ceramic Consumption of a Planter Household at the Margins of Elite Respectability
John McCarthy / ECA – History, Inc.

2:30pm / Alkaline – Glazed Pottery from Georgia: A Guide for Archaeologists / J.W. Joseph, New South Associates, Inc.

2:50pm / The Asbury Manual Training School (1822-1830) and Schooling in the Creek Nation Prior to Removal / Jack Tyler

3:15pm / Walking Tour of the Shadrack Bogan/Woodward Mill Site / Led by Tom Gresham

Concurrent Student Poster Presentations
Wes Patterson & Caitlin Farley / Site Formation Processes at 9TF145

A downloadable schedule, with abstracts, is available by clicking here.

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