The recent activities of the SAA have resulted in a variety of conversations on social media. The failure of the SAA to consider the safety of their female attendees is a blight on the field of archaeology. If we expect the field to become a safer and more inclusive space, we need to encourage a... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
In this episode, we chat with Dr. Julie Wesp about methods and ideas in bioarchaeology. We focus on her recently published book, Exploring Gender in Bioarchaeology co-edited with Dr. Sabrina Agarwal and published by the University of New Mexico Press . Dive into the variation in gender roles across cultures, how these imprint on bodies,... Continue Reading →
Just in time to remind you to get your 2019 abstract in, Kirsten Lopez and Serra Head recap of the 2018 SAA with an energetic group in Washington DC. Full of energy, insight, and power as six women review the high points, critiques, and insights into this years' SAA meeting. Show Notes: http://tbdthepodcast.libsyn.com/ https://www.tdar.org/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC07EjyHn5H9MqU1ubjTN1bw/videos... Continue Reading →
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 →