Ai Weiwei and Heritage Destruction

Revisiting an old conversation: Ai Weiwei's Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn, Art, and Historic Preservation "The action imposed upon the Antique Han pot represents the destruction of conventional or established values, creating a work that is in turn both iconoclastic and regenerative, wile also recognizing that the significance of a cultural object is always subject... Continue Reading →

Interview in Jamaican Archaeology with Dorothy Griffiths

Today we speak with Jamaican Archaeologist, Dorothy Griffiths about her work in her home country of Jamaica. Dorothy also discusses her experiences as an archaeologist of African descent in the British universities. Now located in Brooklyn, New York, Dorothy continues her work in public education. Unfortunately due to technical issues, the second segment was not... 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 →

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 →

My Quest To Save The Rose

By Suzanne Marie Taylor My name is Suzanne Marie Taylor, and I am from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I am currently an MA student at Birkbeck University, studying Archaeological Practice. My background is in theatre, but because of my love for the archaeological site of Philip Henslowe’s 1587 Rose Playhouse, I decided to pursue my... Continue Reading →

The Women in Archaeology Podcast Ep 47 – Pseudoarchaeology with Stephanie

Today's panel discusses the wild world of pseudo-archaeology. The regular panel is joined by Stephanie Halmhofer at Bones, Stones, and Books, and Sara Head from Archaeological Fantasies to discuss the nature of pseudo-archaeology, how to identify it, what to do when you see it, and how we as archaeologists can combat it. Pseudoarchaeology with Stephanie

The Women in Archaeology Podcast Ep 45 – Zooarchaeology with Alex Fitzpatrick

Do they have squirrels in Scotland? Maybe you enjoy in depth discussions about ancient ceramics. In today's episode we discuss one of the myriad of sub-fields within archaeology, with zooarchaeologist Alex Fitzpatrick. We cover what zooarchaeology is (in short animal bones), how it has been used to learn about humans and the world in the... Continue Reading →

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