Celebrating The Women of Archaeology – 2017 Edition

Written by: Dani Bradford, Steph Halmhofer, and Nikki Martensen *Authors and contributors listed in alphabetical order **Featured image from Steph Halmhofer ***Originally posted on Bones, Stones, and Books   It all started with a suggestion on Twitter by @ArchyFantasies to start a “women of archaeology support group”. The support group began on Twitter and then... Continue Reading →

WIA at SHA 2018

By Chelsi Slotten We’re starting off the year right by hanging out with a bunch of archaeologists in New Orleans!! That’s right, several of us will be attending the 2018 meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology.  I know it’s being held in New Orleans, so there’s lots of amazing things to see and do... Continue Reading →

2017- A Year in Review

By Chelsi Slotten WOW, we can’t believe it’s been another year, and an amazing one for the Women in Archaeology Podcast too!!!  We released 25 episodes in 2017 and saw our listenership grow to over 6,000 subscribers per episode.  None of this would be possible without you, our fantastic listeners so- THANK YOU!! Some highlights... Continue Reading →

The Women in Archaeology at the AAA’s

By Chelsi Slotten The American Anthropological Association’s yearly meeting is coming up fast. The conference officially kicks off Wednesday evening with the keynote speech- Bending the Arc of Change: A Conversation with Paul Farmer and Jim Yong Kim.  This year’s program is packed full of great presentations, including some by our hosts, guests, and other... Continue Reading →

The Women in Archaeology at PAC 2017

The Public Anthropology Conference (PAC) is an annual student run conference at American University in Washington DC.  The theme of this years conference is Scholarship and Resistance and it will take place this upcoming weekend, November 3-4.  Chelsi Slotten, who is a PhD student at American, will be attending and representing the podcast.  If you... Continue Reading →

Protest Matters!

Announcing Protest Matters! AAA 2017 Installation and Virtual Museum Protest Matters! is an interactive temporary museum of protest objects that will run in conjunction with the AAA meetings in Washington DC next month. The project invites academics, activists, and local community members to come together and consider the dynamic relationships that exist between art and activism,... Continue Reading →

WIA Talk Comics!

If you've been following along with us you know we're all nerds.  One of our hosts, Chelsi recently nerded out on the fabulous PodCapers, a podcast all about comics!  She joins Scott to discuss what exactly is wrong with female superheroes in comic books and why we don't see more female superheroes on screens big... Continue Reading →

WIA at GenCon

Heading to GenCon this weekend?  You're in luck cause our co-host Sara will be presenting.  If you've never heard of GenCon, don't think you're missing out on the best archaeology conference of the year.  GenCon is actually one of the oldest gaming conventions in the US and this years its turning 50! If you're wondering... Continue Reading →

Exploring Social Interaction Among Prehistoric Hunter-gatherers by Analyzing Stone Spear Points

We're excited to share with you that one of our amazing guests, Dr. Cheryl Fogle-Hatch, will be presenting her doctoral work at the Monocacy Archeological Society on Wednesday June 14th at 7 pm.  The lecture will take place at the C. Burr Artz Library, 110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, Maryland. Dr. Fogle-Hatch is an archaeologist... Continue Reading →

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