Lecture Series

*PLEASE NOTE- In order to keep our members and the public safe, PAS is meeting virtually on Zoom! Meetings take place at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month and the meeting links are available on our website, Facebook, via email, and in the newsletter. We hope that you will join us!

Fall 2021 Lecture Series

Fall 2020 Lecture Series

Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 Lecture Series 

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Fall 2018- Spring 2019 Lecture Series

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Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 Lecture Series

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Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Lecture Series

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Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 Lecture Series

SEPT 8, 2015 – “Dear Friends at Home”: Accounts of a Union Soldier in Pensacola. Tristan Harrenstein, UWF Graduate.

OCT 13, 2015 – Into Darkness: The Archaeology and Use of Caves in Florida. Gregg Harding, UWF Graduate Student & FPAN Public Archaeology Intern.

NOV 10, 2015 – Bricks on the Blackwater: Archaeology in Public Education at the Scott Site. Jess Hendrix, UWF Graduate Student.

DEC 8, 2015 – Blackwater Past: The Start of a Maritime Heritage Trail. Ben Wells, UWF Graduate Student.

JAN 12, 2016 – Colonial and Early American Water Management in Downtown Pensacola. Dr. Elizabeth Benchley, UWF Archaeology Institute.

FEB 9, 2016 – A French Huguenot Colony in British West Florida: The Tragedy at Campbell Town. Jennifer Knutson, UWF Graduate Student.

MAR 8, 2016 – UWF Field Schools: Summer 2015 Recap – Summer 2016 Preview: USS Massachusetts, San Pablo, and Blackwater River wrecks – Dr. John Bratten; UWF Campus historic sites and Natural Bridge Battlefield – Dr. Ramie Gougeon; Mission San Joseph de Escambe – Dr. John Worth; Arcadia Mill – Adrianne Sams.

APR 12, 2016* PAS Annual Dinner – *ticket required, dinner included*. Recent Developments in the Investigation of Luna’s 1559 Fleet. Dr. Greg Cook, UWF Department of Anthropology.


Fall 2014 – Spring 2015 Lecture Series

SEPT 9, 2014 – Draglines and Bunkhouses: The Archaeological Remains of Northwest Florida’s Cypress Logging Industry; Rebecca Booker-Demonbreun, UWF Graduate Student

OCT 14, 2014 – The Evolution of Underwater Archaeology in Madagascar and the Serapis Project; Norine Carroll, UWF Archaeology Institute

NOV 4, 2014 (note 1st Tuesday date!) – Prelude to a Portrait: The Search for Maria Belle; Margo Stringfield, UWF Archaeology Institute

DEC 9, 2014 – Illegal Cargoes and Hot Pursuits: Rum-running along the Gulf Coast; Wayne Abrahamson, UWF Dept of HistoryJAN 13, 2015 – The Rediscovery of City of Tampa, a 19th-Century Single-Screw Steamer; Andrew Derlikowski, UWF Graduate Student

FEB 10, 2015 – Living and Dying at Gabii: A Bioarchaeological Look at the Roman Suburbs (10th c BC to 3rd c AD); Dr Kristina Killgrove, UWF Dept of Anthropology

MAR 10, 2015 – UWF Field Schools: Summer 2014 Recap – Summer 2015 Preview: Emanuel Point II, USS Mass, Escambia River, & Blackwater River – Dr John Bratten; UWF Campus, Keyser Homestead, & Marianna Missions – Dr Ramie Gougeon; Mission San Joseph de Escambe – Dr John Worth; Arcadia Mill – Adrianne Sams

APR 14, 2015* PAS Annual Dinner – *ticket required, dinner included*. Vampires and the Bioarchaeology of the Undead; Dr Lesley Gregoricka, University of South Alabama


Fall 2013 – Spring 2014 Lecture Series

SEPT 10, 2013 – A Fine Wreck in Shallow Water: The Soldier Key Wreck. Allen Wilson, UWF Graduate Student and PAS Student Award Recipient.

OCT 8, 2013 – Garden Archaeology in the Colonial Fort of Pensacola: 2012 Excavations at the Governor’s Garden. April Holmes, UWF Archaeology Institute.

NOV 13, 2013 – A Journey Along the Pathway of Souls: The Native American Cosmos. (Note: Wednesday date!) Cindy Sommerkamp, UWF Archaeology Institute.

DEC 10, 2013 – Talking Smack: The Sailing Vessels of Pensacola’s Fishing Industry. Nicole Bucchino, FPAN NW Outreach Coordinator and UWF Graduate Student.

JAN 14, 2014 – Molino Mills: The Maritime Cultural Landscape of a Reconstruction-Era Sawmill in Molino, Florida. Joe Grinnan, SEARCH Dive Safety Officer/Maritime Archaeologist.

FEB 11, 2014 – Spanish Frontiers: A Study of Social and Economic Exchange Networks Present in 18th Century Spanish Missions. Danielle Dadiego, UWF Graduate Student.

MAR 11, 2014 – UWF Field Schools: Summer 2013 Recap – Summer 2014 Preview. Emanuel Point II, Escambia River, and Blackwater River by Dr John Bratten. UWF Campus Survey and Garcon Point by Dr Ramie Gougeon

APR 8, 2014 – PAS Annual Dinner – ticket required, dinner included. Prehistoric Underwater Archaeology in Florida. Dr James Dunbar, BAR Senior Archaeologist (retired).