Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 with WIA!

  An oldie-but-goodie for International Women's Day! Celebrate over 100 years of badass women's abilities and success in society and archaeology, despite our hurdles and roadblocks. This episode originally recorded in 2017 is one of our favorites. Women in archaeology from the 1950s all the way back into the early days of the written historical... Continue Reading →

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#DiggingWhileDepressed, Mental Health, and Archaeology, with Alex Fitzpatrick – The WIA Podcast

Today we're talking with Alex Fitzpatrick about her presentation, Digging While Depressed: A call for Mental Health Awareness in Archaeology. We also delve into mental health in the field and how we can help each other out. Links: https://twitter.com/ArchaeologyFitz/status/1169603547392032768 The Mighty: https://themighty.com/ Doug's Archaeology: https://dougsarchaeology.wordpress.com/2016/04/20/mental-health-in-archaeology/ The four and a half-inch pointing trowel ... and the... Continue Reading →

Interview in Jamaican Archaeology with Dorothy Griffiths

Today we speak with Jamaican Archaeologist, Dorothy Griffiths about her work in her home country of Jamaica. Dorothy also discusses her experiences as an archaeologist of African descent in the British universities. Now located in Brooklyn, New York, Dorothy continues her work in public education. Unfortunately due to technical issues, the second segment was not... Continue Reading →

The Tenacity of Zella Nuttall.

Something I find a little curious is the lack of actual quotes *from* early female archaeologists, but there's a plethora of quotes *about* them. I can imagine this is probably true about any early minority group in a field. I'll do more digging as the year goes on to find quotes by female archaeologists about... Continue Reading →

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