Email: grhughes@live.unc.edu

Phone: N/A

Office: 03 Smith Building

Area of Interest

Historical Archaeology; Archaeology of the African Diaspora; Religious and Utopian Communities; Landscape, Language and Material Culture; Social Inequality and Identity; Contemporary Interpretations of the past

Education

MA Anthropology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 2005

Certificate of Graduate Study in Women’s Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 2001

BA Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 1997

Research & Activities

Entered Program in 2012

Selected Publications

2005    Salem Asleep: A Discursive Archaeology of God’s Acre, 1771-1815. Unpublished MA Thesis, University of South Carolina, Columbia.

Recent Presentations

2010    “Building Bridges and Bearing Archaeological Witness.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology, January, 2010. Amelia Island, FL.

2007    “A Discursive Archaeology of Gottes Acker, 1771-1815: Landscape, Language and the Ideology of Death in a New Moravian World.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology, January, 2007. Williamsburg, VA.

2006    “Engendering Linguistic Difference in Salem’s Moravian Graveyard: 1771 – 1815.”  Paper Presented at the Annual SC Women’s Studies Conference, February, 2006. Columbia, SC.

2005    “‘About the order in the God’s Acre:’ Deviation in Spatial Patterning as the Discursive Negotiation of Social Difference in the Graveyard.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology, November, 2005. Columbia, SC.