Tag Archives: Rosewood

Cedar Key Oral History Workshop

I recently facilitated an oral history workshop in partnership with the Cedar Key Library on Saturday June 29, 2013. Oral history remains an important aspect of my ongoing interest in Levy County, Florida (location of my dissertation research). The workshop was well-received and attracted nearly 30 participants. For more information, see the article in the Cedar Key News. Continue reading

New Heritage & Social Justice Publications

I am happy to announce two new publications related to new heritage and the African American past, published during the academic year 2012-2013. These publications present some of my thoughts regarding the emerging theoretical and methodological intersections between new media technologies and African American history. Continue reading

Rosewood Heritage Project – Cemetery Documentation

The last week of August marked the inaugural fieldwork of a new collaborative project exploring Rosewood’s past. The Rosewood Heritage Project is the next phase of the work I began with my dissertation. A significant portion of my PhD research combined archaeology, documentary research, and oral history to construct a more accurate history of Rosewood’s development and subsequent destruction. You can visit the Rosewood Heritage Project’s website to learn more about this previous work. This post describes the ongoing documentation of Rosewood’s African American cemetery. Continue reading