Call for Abstracts for ASSC's 45th Annual Conference
Jan
7
to Feb 1

Call for Abstracts for ASSC's 45th Annual Conference

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ARCHAEOLOGY SOCIETY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (ASSC) PROGRAM

ASSC is currently accepting abstracts for the 45th Annual Conference on South Carolina Archaeology.

The conference will be held on Saturday, February 16th, 2019. The theme for this year's conference is "Heritage at Risk: Coastal Erosion of Archaeological Sites in South Carolina."

Please send your abstracts to archaeologysocietysc@gmail.com by February 1, 2019.

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Call for Proposals for SC Department of Archives and History Historic Preservation Conference
Jan
7
to Jan 18

Call for Proposals for SC Department of Archives and History Historic Preservation Conference

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SC DEPT. OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY CONFERENCE

2019 Historic Preservation Conference April 26, 2019

SC Department of Archives and History is accepting proposals for Education Sessions for the 2019 South Carolina Historic Preservation Conference to be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the SC Archives and History Center in Columbia.

Proposals are due Friday, January 18, 2019

Download this pdf for full details: Call for Proposals

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SCAPOD Mellow Mushroom Percentage Night
Jan
16
5:00 PM17:00

SCAPOD Mellow Mushroom Percentage Night

SCAPOD Fundraiser

Would you like to support SCAPOD and enjoy delicious pizza? Start the New Year off right by coming out to our first percentage night with Mellow Mushroom. On Wednesday January 16th From 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm head out to the Mellow Mushroom on Gervais St. in Columbia, SC. When you place your order, let your server know you’re there to support SCAPOD. A percentage of your check will go back to SCAPOD to help support our programs and mission. See you there!

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SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum Homeschool Friday Session
Jan
18
10:00 AM10:00

SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum Homeschool Friday Session

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SC CONFEDERATE RELIC ROOM AND MILITARY MUSEUM PROGRAM

“Stonewall” Jackson

January 18, 2019

A general better known by his nickname than his real one, Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson is remembered for his eccentricity, his faith, and his remarkable battlefield leadership.  Come learn about the man General Lee called “my right arm.”

“Stonewall” Jackson will be held at 10:00am and 11:00am on the date shown above. To aid in planning, please register on the museum’s website.

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Parker Annex Archaeology Center Grand Opening
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

Parker Annex Archaeology Center Grand Opening

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SC DRN HERITAGE TRUST EVENT

Be one of the first people to see inside Parker Annex Archaeology Center! Tour the first floor of Parker Annex, see the new exhibit Pockoy Island Shell Rings:  A Heritage at Risk Case Study, take a peek inside the archaeology laboratory to see what cool artifacts SCDNR archaeologists are analyzing, and visit over 10 activity and information stations. Plus, discover how you can get involved in SCDNR archaeology throughout the year with internships, workshops and volunteer opportunities.

The Parker Annex Archaeology Center open house is a free, family-friendly event with activities for kids of all ages! Activity and information stations include:

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Archaeology Laboratory Volunteer at Parker Annex
Jan
28
to Jun 7

Archaeology Laboratory Volunteer at Parker Annex

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South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Heritage Trust Program

Archaeology laboratory volunteers will work with SCDNR Cultural Heritage Trust Program archaeologists to wash artifacts from various archaeological excavations.

Dates are as follows:

January 28 – February 1, 2019

February 18 – 22, 2019

March 25 – 29, 2019

May 13 – 17, 2019

June 3 – 7, 2019

Registration is required

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Historic Mitchelville Freedom Day
Feb
2
11:00 AM11:00

Historic Mitchelville Freedom Day

HISTORIC MITCHELVILLE & GULLAH CELEBRATION EVENT

National Freedom Day was established in 1948 by President Harry Truman in remembrance of February 1, 1865 - the day President Lincoln signed the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which outlawed slavery. This year, take a journey through historic Mitchelville. On this tour you will learn more about what the people of Mitchelville were busy creating in 1862 before the Emancipation Proclamation was signed and how that those citizens would create guidepost for generations to follow.

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Archaeology Society of South Carolina's 45th Annual Conference
Feb
16
9:00 AM09:00

Archaeology Society of South Carolina's 45th Annual Conference

ARCHAEOLOGY SOCIETY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (ASSC) CONFERENCE

WHEN: February 16, 2019
WHERE: Gambrell Hall, 817 Henderson Street
Columbia, S.C. 29208
TIME: 9 AM - 4 PM (time may be subject to change)
COST: free for 2019 members, $10 for non-members

The theme of this year’s conference is “Heritage at Risk: Coastal Erosion of Archaeological Sites in South Carolina.” A keynote will be given by David Anderson, who will be speaking on coastal erosion in the broader Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains.

There will also be papers on historic and prehistoric archaeology in the state of South Carolina and across the Southeast.

Interested in presenting at the conference? Please email archaeologysocietysc@gmail.com with your paper title and brief abstract by February 1, 2019.

Registration for the conference will be on site and free for current ASSC members, $10 for non-members. Sign up for new members and membership renewals will be available during the conference. For full membership details please visit https://archaeologysc.org/membership/

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Living History Through the Eyes of the Enslaved
Feb
22
10:00 AM10:00

Living History Through the Eyes of the Enslaved

MAGNOLIA PLANTATION AND GARDENS EVENT

School groups and the general public are invited to a day of living history to include period cooking, blacksmithing and storytelling. Admission: Adults $20.00, Tri-county students (kindergarten through college) are admitted free with valid student ID.

For more information, please call 843-571-1266 or visit http://www.magnoliaplantation.com/whatsnew.html

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Project Archaeology Educator Workshop - Investigating Shelter
Apr
6
8:30 AM08:30

Project Archaeology Educator Workshop - Investigating Shelter

SCDNR Heritage Trust, Project Archaeology & SCAPOD Program

Learn first-hand how to help your students practice the basics of inquiry-based learning through crosscurricular lessons that teach archaeology and cultural understanding. Archaeology is an excellent tool for cross-curricular education. Subjects covered in the workshops will include science, mathematics, social studies, history, language arts, geography, and the arts. More information about Project Archaeology can be found at projectarchaeology.org.

Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science for the classroom and the award-winning curriculum guide Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter for grades 3 - 5 or Project Archaeology: Investigating Nutrition for grade 6. All K-12 educators are encouraged to apply. Many concepts within each curriculum can be taught across all grade levels. Educators employed in SC public school districts may be eligible to receive professional development credit for attending a Project Archaeology workshop. Please contact your district’s coordinator for pre-approval of credit.

Workshops will take place from 8:30am - 5pm at the Parker Annex Archaeology Center. Lunch will be provided for free.

Registration is Required

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Project Archaeology Educator Workshop - Investigating Nutrition
May
11
8:30 AM08:30

Project Archaeology Educator Workshop - Investigating Nutrition

SCDNR Heritage Trust, Project Archaeology, & SCAPOD Program

Learn first-hand how to help your students practice the basics of inquiry-based learning through crosscurricular lessons that teach archaeology and cultural understanding. Archaeology is an excellent tool for cross-curricular education. Subjects covered in the workshops will include science, mathematics, social studies, history, language arts, geography, and the arts. More information about Project Archaeology can be found at projectarchaeology.org.

Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science for the classroom and the award-winning curriculum guide Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter for grades 3 - 5 or Project Archaeology: Investigating Nutrition for grade 6. All K-12 educators are encouraged to apply. Many concepts within each curriculum can be taught across all grade levels. Educators employed in SC public school districts may be eligible to receive professional development credit for attending a Project Archaeology workshop. Please contact your district’s coordinator for pre-approval of credit.

Workshops will take place from 8:30am - 5pm at the Parker Annex Archaeology Center. Lunch will be provided for free.

Registration is Required

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Project Archaeology Educator Workshop - Investigating Shelter
Jun
8
8:30 AM08:30

Project Archaeology Educator Workshop - Investigating Shelter

SCDNR Heritage Trust, Project Archaeology, & SCAPOD Program

Learn first-hand how to help your students practice the basics of inquiry-based learning through crosscurricular lessons that teach archaeology and cultural understanding. Archaeology is an excellent tool for cross-curricular education. Subjects covered in the workshops will include science, mathematics, social studies, history, language arts, geography, and the arts. More information about Project Archaeology can be found at projectarchaeology.org.

Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science for the classroom and the award-winning curriculum guide Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter for grades 3 - 5 or Project Archaeology: Investigating Nutrition for grade 6. All K-12 educators are encouraged to apply. Many concepts within each curriculum can be taught across all grade levels. Educators employed in SC public school districts may be eligible to receive professional development credit for attending a Project Archaeology workshop. Please contact your district’s coordinator for pre-approval of credit.

Workshops will take place from 8:30am - 5pm at the Parker Annex Archaeology Center. Lunch will be provided for free.

Registration is Required

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Project Archaeology Educator Workshop - Investigating Nutrition
Jun
15
8:30 AM08:30

Project Archaeology Educator Workshop - Investigating Nutrition

SCDNR Heritage Trust, Project Archaeology, & SCAPOD Program

Learn first-hand how to help your students practice the basics of inquiry-based learning through crosscurricular lessons that teach archaeology and cultural understanding. Archaeology is an excellent tool for cross-curricular education. Subjects covered in the workshops will include science, mathematics, social studies, history, language arts, geography, and the arts. More information about Project Archaeology can be found at projectarchaeology.org.

Participants will receive full instruction in archaeological science for the classroom and the award-winning curriculum guide Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter for grades 3 - 5 or Project Archaeology: Investigating Nutrition for grade 6. All K-12 educators are encouraged to apply. Many concepts within each curriculum can be taught across all grade levels. Educators employed in SC public school districts may be eligible to receive professional development credit for attending a Project Archaeology workshop. Please contact your district’s coordinator for pre-approval of credit.

Workshops will take place from 8:30am - 5pm at the Parker Annex Archaeology Center. Lunch will be provided for free.

Registration is Required

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American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting
Nov
20
to Nov 24

American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting

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AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (AAA) CONFERENCE

Changing Climates. Join AAA, the Canadian Anthropology Society, and thousands of your friends and colleagues at the Vancouver Convention Center November 20-24, 2019 to build lasting connections, uncover new career and mentoring opportunities, and explore the latest research. 

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Native American Art and Craft Winter Sale
Dec
1
9:00 AM09:00

Native American Art and Craft Winter Sale

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Native American Studies Center

USC Lancaster

 Native American Art and Craft Sale Just in time for the holiday season, see and shop for jewelry, Catawba pottery, baskets, quilts, and more one-of-a-kind artwork at the sixth annual festival, held in conjunction with the City of Lancaster's Christmas in the City. During the festival, visitors also will have the opportunity to see Artist-in-Residence Beckee Garris and speak with her about her pottery and basket making techniques

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Native American History Lantern Tour
Nov
17
6:00 PM18:00

Native American History Lantern Tour

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12,000 Year History Park at Cayce Riverwalk 12,000 Year Trail

Cayce, SC

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month and Awareness Day with a candlelight walk with volunteers in period attire to learn about the lifeways and strategic roles Native Americans played in the economy and welfare of the Carolina colony and later periods.

Learn about varied cultures and traditions of peoples who lived in the area beginning about 12,000 years ago and how their culture and traditions are alive and well in South Carolina today.

 

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Catawba Indian Nation 4th Annual Craft and Food Fair-“Fall Harvest Fest”
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Catawba Indian Nation 4th Annual Craft and Food Fair-“Fall Harvest Fest”

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Catawba Indian Nation Longhouse

Rock Hill, SC

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month and Awareness Day with the Catawba Indian Nation at their reservation Longhouse located at 996 Avenue of the Nations Rock Hill, SC. This event will have Native American Vendors, Pottery and Beadwork, Arts and Crafts, Drumming and Dancing, Catawba Language Presentations, Food tasting contests, and more.

Open to the public!

Sponsored by Catawba Service Unit, Catawba Cultural Preservation Project & Wellness Warriors

For more information, please contact Ashely Sexton 803-328-2427 for cultural information; food contest contact Lisa Martin 803-372-5663 & Tolani Franks 803-280-2545 for all other questions.

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Copy of Native American Studies Center Galleries: Artist-in-Residence-Beckee Garris
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Copy of Native American Studies Center Galleries: Artist-in-Residence-Beckee Garris

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Native American Studies Center

USC Lancaster

Join the Center’s Artist-in-Residence, Beckee Garris, as she demonstrates pottery and basket making. She will share Catawba oral histories and traditions. Garris will be at the Center between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 803-313-7172 or email criswese@mailbox.sc.edu.

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Native American Studies Center Galleries: Artist-in-Residence Beckee Garris
Nov
16
10:00 AM10:00

Native American Studies Center Galleries: Artist-in-Residence Beckee Garris

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Native American Studies Center

USC Lancaster

Join the Center’s Artist-in-Residence, Beckee Garris, as she demonstrates pottery and basket making. She will share Catawba oral histories and traditions. Garris will be at the Center between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 803-313-7172 or email criswese@mailbox.sc.edu.

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Native American Heritage Month
Nov
1
to Nov 30
Arkhaios Film Festival
Oct
12
to Oct 14

Arkhaios Film Festival

The historical knowledge of our cultural heritage is an important basis for the development of our culture. The task of archaeology and historic preservation is to discover and preserve the cultural heritage. The purpose of projecting films at the Festival is the dissemination of this knowledge to make past civilizations better understood to people from different backgrounds.

For a full schedule and list of films to be shown, please visit the Arkhaios website.

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Science Education Enrichment Day (S.E.E.D.)
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Science Education Enrichment Day (S.E.E.D.)

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Science Education Enrichment Day (S.E.E.D.) is a family themed festival celebrating science, technology, engineering and math. The 33rd annual S.E.E.D. will provide opportunity for engagement and exchange between children, teens, families, and local STEM professionals.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 10:00am until 3:00pm on the campus of USC Aiken

SCAPOD will have a table with hands-on archaeology activities for kids including 2D pottery re-fit and coloring sheets and will be sharing a tent with other archaeology organizations.

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ASSC Fall Field Day
Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

ASSC Fall Field Day

Each fall the Archaeology Society of South Carolina sponsors a free gathering of archaeologists, prehistoric and historic skills demonstrators, story tellers, and others, who present how the people of South Carolina’s distant and recent pasts experienced their daily lives through work, play, food, and community. This year our Annual Fall Field Day event will take place on September 29th in Cayce at the 12,000 Year History Park on Congaree Creek.

SCAPOD will be participating in this year’s Fall Field Day event with hands-on archaeology themed kids activities.

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