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Sulphur Springs Project Introduction

The Sulphur Springs Heritage project is part of an ongoing commitment by the University of South Florida designed to address the rising interest in, and need for, heritage management by communities, civic organizations, and other groups focused on preserving the past as a key cultural resource.  My name is Margaret Allsopp and I work with […]

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Peter Wood visits USF!

Dr. Peter Wood Lecture Near Andersonville: Winslow Homer’s Civil War View article on USF website. Monday, February 6, 2012 -3:00p.m.-3:30p.m. Reception/book sale -3:30p.m.-4:30p.m. Lecture USF Library Grace Allen Room. View flyer for more information. Thursday, February 9, 2012 -12:30pm  Open House USF Dept. of Anthropology Heritage Research Lab (SOC 6) -2:00pm-4:00pm  Graduate session (Oral History/research […]

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Newsletter Summer/Fall 2008 Volume 2

The month of October took heritage preservation to a new level as President Bush signed the National Heritage Areas Act of 2006. The law instructed the U.S. Secretary of the Interior to establish a commission that would oversee funding and develop a management plan for the Gullah/ Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor. The Gullah/Geechee culture, named one of […]

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Newsletter Summer/Fall 2007 Volume 1

Looking back on the numerous accomplishments from the Fall 2006 semester through the Summer 2007 semester, it seems that Dr. Antoinette Jackson and heritage research were made for each other. Over the past months she and her students were actively involved in a seemingly endless flow of heritage research endeavors. Her passion for furthering heritage studies was undeniable, […]

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Journal of the World Archaeological Congress

Showcasing the work of a variety of different heritage-based centers,  Alicia Ebbitt McGill, Department of Anthropology, Indiana University, recently cited the Heritage Research Lab in an article titled, “Research, Preservation, and Education: An Introduction to Various Heritage Centers, Organizations, and Projects” [Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress ( Volume 7 Number 2 August 2011) The University of South Florida (USF) […]

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Dr. Jackson profiled by OSU Alumni publication

An expert in heritage studies seeks out the untold stories of people on the fringes of history. By B.E. MELENDEZ | Ohio State University Alumni Association (May-June 2011) When Antoinette Jackson arrived in what a map designated as the town of Archery, Ga., she found a dirt road and abandoned buildings. However, back in the day—the […]

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