Corsets, Robot Sex, and Supernatural, Oh My!

Today Dr. Rebecca Gibson joins us to discuss her research in the bioarchaeology of corsets. Her upcoming book is about how women's bodies were shaped by the garment. We explore some of her past research including Robot sex, and gender & the supernatural. So many incredible topics! First, we tackle how corsets impacted women's skeletal... Continue Reading →

2018 Tomb Raider Movie Review

SPOILER ALERT!! Serra, Emily, and Kirsten pick apart and discuss the finer points of the most recent Tomb Raider film. Derived from the 2010s video game reboot, the film sits in a strange point between the Tomb Raider character we know and love (or not) and her past. Join us to explore pop culture archaeology... Continue Reading →

Badass Women in Archaeology I, Re-release

Show Notes: *50 Most Important Women in Science * Dig Ventures: Pioneering Women in Archaeology * Rejected Princesses: Zelia Nuttall * Trowel Blazers: see what they are doing in 2019 at the bottom of the page! * Archaeological Fantasies: Gertrude Bell * Book: Ladies of the Field by Amanda Adams **featured image copied from the... 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 →

Bioarchaeology Interview with Julie Wesp

  In this episode, we chat with Dr. Julie Wesp about methods and ideas in bioarchaeology. We discuss on her recently published book, Exploring Gender in Bioarchaeology. This volume, co-edited with Dr. Sabrina Agarwal and published by the University of New Mexico Press, focuses on taking a critical look at interpretations of gender roles and realities... Continue Reading →

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