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 →

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 →

Archaeology Gift Guide

It’s that time of the year again!  When you start racking your brain for holiday gift ideas for the archaeologically inclined in your life.  This year we’ve simplified your life by compiling a list of some of our favourite archaeological items for both field and home. In the Field Marshalltown Trowel An absolute must have... Continue Reading →

Trump v. Cultural Heritage

In the spirit of the election day this Tuesday, come back with us in time to January 2017, when we speculate the challenges ahead with the Trump administration, archaeology, and public lands. Always a good episode to return to when reviewing candidates for the upcoming 2020 election to remind us of the issues we face... Continue Reading →

SAA 2018 Recap

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 →

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