A Word From the WIA on the Capitol Attack

Living through historical moments is not always an enviable position to be in.  We have seen dramatic and chilling events take place throughout 2020 that will have lasting effects on the American people and culture.  The seditious behavior perpetrated by Trump supporters on Wednesday, January 6th, is no exception.  The Women of Archaeology are appalled... Continue Reading →

WIA Podcast: SAA Poster Session Interviews, Part 1

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 are a great way to meet a variety of archaeologists hoping share their research with the rest of the community.  Please excuse the poor sound quality; we were... Continue Reading →

Ethics Cases and the Real World

I think every student should have a good grasp of cultural resource management (CRM) legislation, from the Antiquities Act of 1906 to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA).  It’s important to know how and why we practice archaeology in the United States, to show the effort necessary to protect the... Continue Reading →

To Be or Not to Be An Archaeologist

Consider the following: "You know you're an archeologist... when with a BA in Anthropology, field school, and post grad work as a field tech, you have never labeled yourself as an archeologist because in the purest form, you haven't earned that title. Then you cringe when the non-degree holding, no field school, no anthro studies,... Continue Reading →

MAAC Recap: Episode 51

On episode 51 of the Women in Archaeology Podcast, Chelsi Slotten and Serra Head discuss topics in archaeology from the Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference (MAAC) with fellow archaeologists Ashley McCuiston, Erin Cagney, Ruth Tricolli, Heather Lapham, and Christine Ames.  Panelists come from diverse backgrounds and experiences including students from American university, employees from the DC... Continue Reading →

We’re 2!!!! – Episode 48

Click here to listen to the episode on the APN or you can download the episode from iTunes: It's hard to believe that it has been two years since we started this podcast! We hope you enjoy our reminiscing over our favorite episodes and our hopes for the podcast in the future. *PLEASE NOTE: All... Continue Reading →

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