Elizabeth Clay

Elizabeth Clay

Elizabeth Clay

Adjunct Faculty

Anthropology: Historical archaeology, Caribbean anthropology, Landscape studies, French cultural and postcolonial studies, African Diaspora archaeology, Cultural Heritage

Elizabeth Clay is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. Her current research explores 19th c. slavery and its legacies in French Guiana through an archaeological analysis of spice production.  

Selected Publications

  1. Elizabeth C. Clay and James A. Delle. “Household, Village, and Landscape: The Built Environments of Slavery in the Caribbean,” pp. 1-18. In Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of Slavery in the Caribbean, eds. James A. Delle and Elizabeth C. Clay. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

 

  1. Elizabeth C. Clay. “Labor and Landscape on the Periphery: Built Environments of Slavery in Nineteenth-Century French Guiana,” pp. 166-187. In Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of Slavery in the Caribbean, eds. James A. Delle and Elizabeth C. Clay. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

Education

M.A. in French Cultural Studies, Columbia University 

B.A. in Anthropology and American Studies, Washington College, MD