Sarah Platt accepted position for Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (DAACS)
Sarah Platt has accepted a full time job
as an archaeological analyst for the Digital Archaeological Archive of
Comparative Slavery (DAACS) based out of the archaeological labs of Thomas
Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia.DAACS is a collaborative digital humanities initiative focused on creating a large comparative archaeological dataset focused on sites related to slavery in the Mid-Atlantic, Carolinas, and Caribbean. Along with serving as the point person for South Carolina based collaborators and sites Sarah will be working of the Flowerdew Hundred project- a new grant geared towards exploring one of the earliest sites of slavery in Virginia. DAACS will be supporting Sarah through dissertation write up.