New directions

Shell with drilled hole

An artifact from the Stewart Hall collection.

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Just keep looking…

I’m already three weeks into my summer research on Bermuda, and I’m feeling very much in the “middle” of my project. It’s like taking a path into a dense forest and, finding yourself in the thickest part of it, discovering that the path has suddenly divided into ten different paths. You can choose any new path, but you can’t stay on the old one – it doesn’t continue. How do you decide which way to go next?

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Archaeology on Bermuda

I landed on Bermuda yesterday afternoon and spent the better part of the evening exploring the house where I’m staying. I’m housesitting for some friends, and Pomegranate (the name of the house) looks right out over the south shore of Bermuda. It’s absolutely beautiful this time of year.

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“An Archaeology of Enslaved Bermudians,” first post

I am ECSTATIC about the opportunity the Charles Center has afforded me to pursue my research this summer. This is my first time blogging as a Charles Center Summer Research Grant recipient and I am very much looking forward to sharing my work this summer with others, as well as following the fantastic research projects of the other bloggers. Judging from the titles and introductory posts, it promises to be an exciting summer for William and Mary undergraduate research!

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