How far can we trace back that which we would recognize as archaeology? Well, if we use the wide definition of archaeology, that being the study of the human past through material culture, we can trace it all the way to Bel-Shalti-Nana, a Babylonian princess and priestess who curated and ran the world’s oldest recognizable... Continue Reading →
It’s an interesting proposition for my mind to see if there’s some way to tell the story of archaeology nearly exclusively using female agents. It’s a thought I’ve been rolling around with for a while. What would it look like? Would it be complete? Could I link things back to women in the past? Possibly... Continue Reading →
Welcome to the Women in Archaeology Podcast, a podcast about, for, and by women in the field. This episode is part 2 of the SAA Poster Session interviews. While at the 2019 Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Conference in Albuquerque, NM, Chelsi, and Emily recorded a few interviews during the poster sessions. The poster sessions... Continue Reading →
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 →
As I rest at home in PA, I keep looking back on the past month where I worked on three different projects. It was a good month and I really enjoyed working with the crew that I had. They’re just good people who are good at their jobs and good to hang out with. That... Continue Reading →
I had meant for this to be a short post full of information, and it well...bloomed. So this is all the things I wish someone had told me about what to wear when I started, and all the things I've learned that I thought might be helpful to a budding CRM archaeologist. If you can... Continue Reading →
I had meant for this to be a short post full of information, and it well...bloomed. So this is all the things I wish someone had told me when I started, and all the things I've learned that I thought might be helpful to a budding CRM archaeologist. If you can think of questions you... Continue Reading →
On this episode, we explore the concept of intentional or "utopian" or "communal" communities throughout North America. Intentional communities include the Shakers, the Harmony Society, The Oneida community, Brook Farm, the Moravians, the Kawah Colony, and Mormon towns. We visit with Stacy Kozakavich, the author of a new book by University Press of Florida, The Archaeology... Continue Reading →
What can you do to combat psuedo-archaeology?
Harassment in the field needs to stop.