Why is UNESCO important for cultural resources?
How artifacts and history have been view through a gendered lens and how to change that.
The Theoretical Archaeology Group Conference
Women in Archaeology brings a feminist perspective to a diverse range of topics in archaeology.
The Women in Archaeology podcast takes a feminist approach to many issues in archaeology.
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.
Amelia Edwards got a late start in her career as an advocate and promoter of Egyptology, at least by Victorian standards. Born to a retired army officer and a Irish mother, Amelia was taught from the start to be independent, curious, and fearless. Her mother home schooled her and refused to teach her anything about homemaking. Her mother, Alicia Edwards, apparently didn't want to domesticate her daughter and instilled a fiercely independent streak in Amelia
I present a woman who was the first and best in her field. Mary Anning, Fossil Hunter, Geologist, Naturalist. Provider of rare fossils to the great minds of her day, and the first person to discover the ichthyosaur and the plesiosaur.
In our second episode the panel discuses why they created the show and what they hope to give and get out of it. They also discuss the importance of breaking preset expectations about a show with word Women in it is about.
There is so much that has been written about this incredibly stunning woman. I'm not even going to try to and repeat it all, rather I'll just link you to one of the better posts about her which is Elizabeth Kerri Mahon's post over at Scandalous Women. She gives a very thorough recounting of Stanhope's life.