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 →
Can We Tell the History of Archaeology Through the Voices of Women?
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 →
SAA19 Poster Session Interviews, Part 2
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 →
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 →
The Art of CRM Field Tech-ing, pt 2: What To Wear.
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 →
The Art of CRM Field-Tech-ing Part 1, Fill in the Holes!
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 →
The Importance of Intentional Communities in North America, an Interview with Stacy Kozakavich.
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 →
Why Isn’t All Archaeology Publicly Available? – Episode 22
Women in Archaeology brings a feminist perspective to a diverse range of topics in archaeology.
Mother********* Episode about F***ing A**-Kicking Women of that Patriarchal Bull***t We Call Archaeology HISTORY! – Episode 20
The Women in Archaeology podcast takes a feminist approach to many issues in archaeology.
The Women in Archaeology Podcast Ep 1 – ARAP and the Oregon Militia Standoff
In our first episode the panel discusses the application of ARPA in recent court cases and how ARPA could be used in the prosecution of the Oregon Militia Standoff. Go give it a listen and tell us what you think.