Meniketti, Marco G.
Publications & Presentations
2008 “Boundaries, Borders, and Reference Points: The Caribbean Defined as Geographic Region and Social Reality.” International Journal for Historical Archaeology. 13(1): 24-62. Special edition of Caribbean Archaeology. Springer Press. M. Hauser, K. Kelly, eds.
2008 “Sugar Mills, Technology, and Environmental Change: A Case Study of Colonial Agro-Industrial Development in the Caribbean.”  Industrial Archaeology 32(1): 53-80 Winner of the Vogel Prize.
2005 “Research on the Effects of Coursework in the Arts and Sciences and in the Foundations of Education.” Chapter in Studying Teacher Preparation: The AERA Panel on Research and Teacher Education. Cochran-Smith, M. & Ziechner, K.M., (eds.) American Educational Research Association. Robert Floden and Marco Meniketti co-authors.
2001 “Shipwrecks in the Classroom: Plan for a Simulated Excavation.” History Beneath the Sea. Society for American Archaeology Publications in Education. KC Smith and Amy Douglass, eds. (Washington D.C.) pp 21-25.
2000 “Post Colonial Transformation and Invention of Cultural Identity on Nevis, West Indies.”
The Journal of Imperial and Postcolonial Historic Studies 1(1):139-163.
1998 “Port St. George: An Archaeological Assessment of a Sugar Plantation and Harbor Complex in Nevis, West Indies” Underwater Archaeology No. 2:88-95. Society for Historical Archaeology. Larry Babits, ed.
1996 “Bones in the Sand: Reconnaissance and Test Excavations of the Nineteenth Century Barkentine Jane L Stanford,” Symposium on Underwater Archaeology in California. Proceedings of the Society for California Archaeology 9:157-160, Judyth Reed, ed.
1996 “A Classroom Window to the Unseen Universe” Chapter in final report of Project LINK (Live and Interactive Network of Knowledge) Eureka Science/NASA/Exploratorium of San Francisco.
1995 “Teaming Up for Education: Shipwrecks in the Classroom. Combining Science with History,” Underwater Archaeology, pp 140-143. Proceedings of the Conference on Underwater Archaeology. Co-authored with Connie Nobles. Paul Johnston, ed.
1991 “Shipwrecks in a Bottle: Simulation Strategies for Teaching Adolescents Underwater Archaeology, pp 24-26. ,” Proceedings of the Conference on Underwater Archaeology. John Broadwater, ed.
1988 “Political Science for Archaeologists?” Underwater Archaeology, pp 40-43. Proceedings of the Conference on Underwater Archaeology. James Delgado, ed.
2010 The California Historical Maritime Community Project, Phase One: Ethnically Diverse Communities of the Maritime Pacific Coast. Annual conference of the Society for Historical Archaeology, Amelia Island, Florida.
2009 Landscapes of Capitalism: A Case Study in Economic and Social Transition at Bush Hill Estate, Nevis. XXIII Congress of the International Association for Caribbean Archaeology, Antigua.
2009 Documenting Extinction: The Decline and Loss of the Last Nevisian Sailing Lighter. Conference of the National Association of Sailing and Oceanic History. CSU Maritime Academy, Vallejo, CA.
2009 “They Were Once so Innocent.” Post-Colonial Nationalism, Identity Transformation, and Tradition in a Caribbean Context. Annual Conference of the Southwestern Anthropological Association, Las Vegas.
2008 Symposium Chair and organizer: Maritime Archaeology on the West Coast: Current and Future Prospects. Society for California Archaeology Annual Conference, Burbank, CA.
2008 “Shadow Industry: Illicit Folk Production in an 18th Century Lime Kiln.” Society for Industrial Archaeology Annual Conference, San Jose, Ca. Program chair.
2008 “ Laboring in the Shadow of Slavery: The Bush Hill Plantation Project, West Indies.” Society for Historical Archaeology Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM
2007 Symposium organizer, Chair and presenter: Borders Without Boundaries: Maritime Links Between the Caribbean and North American Colonies in the Chain of Commerce. “Peripheral Relations: Maritime Links Joining the Caribbean and North America During Early Colonialism.” Society for Historical Archaeology Annual Conference, Williamsburg, VA
2007 “Iron Cauldrons and Consumer Ceramics: Material Culture and Material Behavior on a West Indian Sugar Plantation.” Southwestern Anthropological Association Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA.
2006 “…to the main object all is sacrificed.” Industrial Development in the Colonial West Indies Along the Sharp Edge of European Cultural Expansion. Conference of the Society for Historical Archaeology, Sacramento, CA.
2004 “A Caribbean Context for the World System: A Case Study in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Economic and Social Interdependency.” Conference of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology. Nevis, West Indies.
2005 “Sugar Mines in the Caribbean: Technology, Environment and the Impact of Agro-industrialism in the Periphery.” Conference of the Society for Industrial Archaeology, Milwaukee, WI.
2005 “Colonial Caribbean Landscapes: An Industrial Signature Written in Sugar” Conference of the Society for Historical Archaeology, York, England.
2004 "Cades Bay, Nevis, West Indies: Report on Underwater Visual Survey." Conference of the Society for Historical Archaeology, St Louis, MO.
2004 "Socioeconomic Evolution and Environmental Change: A Case Study of Capitalism from Nevis, West Indies, 1625-1833." Conference of the Society for Historical Archaeology, St Louis, MO.
2003 "The Caribbean, Capitalism and Environment: The Evolution of a Colonial Landscape, 1627-1833." Conference for the Society of American Archaeology, Milwaukee, WI.
2003 "What's More Important, the Ships or the Sugar? The Caribbean, Capitalism and Environment: The Evolution of a Colonial Landscape, 1627-1833." Conference of the Society for Historical Archaeology, Providence, RI.
2001 “Improving Student Academic Performance Through Archaeology: A Classroom Simulation Approach.” Annual Conference for the Society for Historical Archaeology, Long Beach, Ca.
2001 “Nevisian Sailing Lighters: Small Vessels of Caribbean Inter-Island Transport.” Conference for the Society for Historical Archaeology, Long Beach, Ca.
2001 “World Systems and the Caribbean: A Framework for the Evolution of Capitalism.” Student Symposium, Michigan State University. Sponsored by the Associated Graduate Students of Anthropology.
2000 “Material Culture of a 17th Century Entrepôt: The Evidence from Underwater Archaeology at Port Royal, Jamaica.” Anthropology Seminar at Michigan State.
2000 “The Nexus of Environment and Worldview in Caribbean Colonial Context: Building an Approach for Landscape Interpretation on Nevis, West Indies.” Conference for the Society for Historical Archaeology, Quebec City, Canada.
1999 “Post Colonial Transformation and Invention of Cultural Identity on Nevis, West Indies.” Conference on Imperial and Postcolonial Historic Studies, Michigan State University.
1999 “A Bittersweet Legacy: Archaeological Assessment of Port St. George, An Eighteenth Century Sugar Plantation and Harbor Complex.” Michigan Archaeological Society, Upper Grand Valley Chapter.
Invited Presentations and Symposiums
2008 “Exploring a West Indian Plantation Landscape: The 18th century Economy of Ships, Slaves, and Sugar Estates. Santa Clara County Archaeological Society Speaker Series.
2008 “Traditional West Indian Sailing Lighters.” South bay Model Shipwrights Association.
2007 Symposium participant. Where Do I Go From Here? Archaeological Career Planning and Preparation for Undergraduate and graduate Students. Society for California Archaeology Annual conference. San Jose, CA.
2006 Becoming an Archaeologist. Career Day at Dilworth School, Cupertino, CA
2006 “Spanish California—the Early Explorers.” Costumed impersonation of Sebastian Viscaino—explorer of California in 1602 for school assembly. Shalom School, Sacramento, Ca.