Posts Tagged "saba"

EAA/SAA EUROTAST Presentation: Ryan Espersen on Race, Class, and Gender in Colonial Saba

EUROTAST Fellow Ryan Espersen is presenting a paper at the upcoming EAA-SAA Joint Meeting Archaeological Perspectives on Slavery, Trade, and Colonialism in Curaçao, 5-7 November, 2015. Title: Manifestations of Race, Class, and Gender in Pre-Emancipation Colonial Saba, Dutch Caribbean Abstract: Saba is a small and steep island in the Dutch Caribbean, just 13 square kilometers in area and 890 meters in elevation,…

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EUROTAST fellow Ryan Espersen is conducting his PhD in Archaeology at the University of Leiden under the supervision of Dr. Jay Haviser and Prof. Corinne Hofman. His research is on the historical archaeology of the Caribbean islands of Saba and St. Eustatius and his interest how notions of ‘race’ developed in the northern Dutch Caribbean. In this video…

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JULY 2014: Ryan Espersen – Excavations on Saba

EUROTAST fellow Ryan Espersen had returned to Saba, a Caribbean island governed as a Public Entity within the Netherlands, between May and August to continue writing his PhD dissertation and create maps of excavated sites from the previous year using a differential GPS. During the last week in May, the Saba Archaeology Center, a non-profit organization…

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