Slavery and Archaeology: A Look at the Archaeology of Slavery in America with Holly Norton

Just as we leave behind Black History Month, we cannot relegate #BlackHistory and #BlackFutures solely to the month of February. In this episode we honor a small bite of black history through a closer look at the archaeology of slavery with archaeologist Holly Norton. We take a lens to Colonoware pottery of the South and... Continue Reading →

#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 discuss how we can support each other. 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 →

SAA 2019 Conference Recap

For the first time ever, all our hosts are in the same location for episode 65!! Come take a listen to all the amazing things that were presented at the conference. Revel in positivity as much as you can! The last segment of the episode we dive into the nitty gritty of SAA's inaction regarding... Continue Reading →

Interview in Bioarchaeology with Dr. Kim Plomp

 Ever wonder what information we can learn from bioarchaeology, and new directions of research? Kim Plomp shares with us her most recent work, what can it tell us about modern health? Find out, as we dive in to Dr. Plomp's expertise!  Show Notes: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/archaeology-classics-and-egyptology/staff/kimberly-plomp/publications/  http://www.digitiseddiseases.org/alpha/ - University of Bradford's Digitising Diseases Project https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/tmg/vol1/iss1/6/ - Sharon... Continue Reading →

GBAC 2018 Recap!

A look back over the Great Basin Anthropological Conference of 2018 at Salt Lake City, Utah. Dive into a look at what is up and coming, including a number of our guests! Recorded in the conference hotel, sound quality is variable, please excuse any audio funk. Support your independent podcast below by becoming a WIA... Continue Reading →

Interview with Chelsea Blackmore

In this episode, professor Chelsea Blackmore of the University of California, Santa Cruz joins us to discuss her work in Belize, and in archaeology at large. Topics discussed in this episode include queer archaeology, archaeology of identity and oppression, public outreach, the Maya, and of course, pirates. Show Notes: Queer Archaeology Blog: https://queerarchaeology.com Queer voices... Continue Reading →

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