Spade & the Grave

death and burial through an archaeological lens

Publications & Contributions

This page contains an up-to-date list of my peer-reviewed publications as well as other articles & media contributions. If you have any questions about any of my work, my blog, or would like to discuss anything with me, feel free to visit my ‘Contact’ page and send me an email! 

Master’s Thesis:

  • Lacy, Robyn S. 2017. ‘Here lieth interr’d’: An examination of 17th-century British burial landscapes in eastern North America’. Master of Arts Thesis. Department of Archaeology, Memorial University of Newfoundland. St. John’s, Newfoundland.
    Available through Memorial University of Newfoundland, Queen Elizabeth II Library: http://research.library.mun.ca/12933/1/thesis.pdf 

Peer-reviewed Publications: 26197659_10155486067352983_1758718614_n

  • Lacy, Robyn S. 2018. Public Engagement through Burial Landscapes: Cupids and Ferryland, Newfoundland. Forthcoming publication in: Online Journal of Public Archaeology.
  • Lacy, Robyn S., Gaulton, Barry C., and Stephen J. Piercey. 2018. Inscriptions, Outcrops, and XRF: Analysis of the Ferryland Gravestones. North Atlantic Archaeology Journal, Volume 5, 2018. Pg. 91 – 110.
  • Lacy, R. 2012. Mesoamerican ceramic vessel (illustration). In Fanning the Sacred Flame: Mesoamerican Studies in Honor of H.B. Nicholson. Edited by M.A. Box and B.D. Dillon. University of Colorado Press, Colorado.

Publications:

  • Lacy, Brendan, & Robyn Lacy. 2018. Fragments of Industry. Acorn, Vol. 43, Issue 1. Architecture Conservancy of Ontario.
  • Grimes, Vaughan, Maria Lear, Jessica Munkittrick, & Robyn Lacy. 2018. Excavation and Preliminary Analysis of a Historical Burial Ground at Foxtrap-2 (CjAf-10). Foxtrap, Newfoundland. Provincial Archaeology Office Annual Review 2017. Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry, and Innovation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Available online at: http://www.tcii.gov.nl.ca/pao/arch_in_nl/index.html
  • CaptureGaulton, Barry, Duncan Williams, Robyn Lacy, & Colleen McNulty. 2018 A brief survey of Bull Arm 1 and Backside Beach 1, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. Provincial Archaeology Office Annual Review 2017. Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry, and Innovation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Available online at: http://www.tcii.gov.nl.ca/pao/arch_in_nl/index.html 
  • Gaulton, Barry & Robyn Lacy. 2018. Archaeology at Ferryland 2017. Provincial Archaeology Office Annual Review 2017. Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry, and Innovation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Available online at: http://www.tcii.gov.nl.ca/pao/arch_in_nl/index.html
  • Lacy, Robyn S. 2017. ‘Nyne of Ten of them Dyed’: Searching for Calvert’s Colonists at Ferryland. Newfoundland Quarterly, Volume 110, Number 3, Winter 2017/2018. Aspects. Pg. 44 – 51. Memorial University, St. John’s.
  • Lacy, Robyn S. 2016. Fieldwork Summary: Searching for the lost 17th-century burial ground at Ferryland, Site Report. In Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Archaeology Office 2016 Fieldwork Review. (2017) Edited by Steve Hull. Available online at: http://www.tcii.gov.nl.ca/pao/arch_in_nl/index.html

Contributions: 

Conference Presentations: 

  • Lacy, Robyn S. ‘The Colonial Place of Death: Statistical Analysis of the 17th-century burial landscape of British North America.’ Poster. Canadian Archaeology Association 50th Annual Conference, Gatineau, QC. May 12, 2017.
  • Lacy, Robyn S. Unconsecrated Dirt: Influence and Interaction in morbid spaces. Presented at the Transmortality Conference 2017, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. March 3 -4, 2017.
  • Lacy, Robyn S. ‘Here lieth interr’d: An examination of the 17th-century burial landscape of coastal British North America’.  Presented at the Aldrich Graduate Research Conference. March 19 – 20, 2016.

 

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