In today's episode, we talk to Jessica and Jasmine of Community Connections, LLC, a non-profit archaeological and educational organization in Colorado. Both with previous careers in Cultural Resource Management, Jessica and Jasmine wanted to bring together the "resource" and the people that give archaeology its importance and meaning. Approaching this in various ways, they hope to create a more excited, involved, and informed public in their local area. Chelsi and Kirsten discuss their work, their vision, and the experiences they've had along the way.
The Changing Roles of Museums and Museum Collections – Repost
This episode originally aired on October 15, 2017. The hosts are Emily Long, Kirsten Lopez, and Sarah Head. The guests are Cheryl Fogle-Hatch, Deidra Black, and Nicole Bodenstein. On this episode of Women in Archaeology, we discussed the changing academic and social roles of museums in the United States. We also briefly talked about the... Continue Reading →
What is Archaeology?
“You guys dig up dinosaurs, right?” Upon hearing that dreaded phrase, most archaeologists wish they could throw up their hands and scream a resounding “no!” in that person’s face and walk away. While that would be satisfying, it’s not exactly helpful in dispelling the numerous myths surrounding our field. It’s hard to not have the... Continue Reading →
Engaged Scholarship with Dr. Alex D. Ketchum
On this episode, hosts Emily Long and Kirsten Lopez chat with Dr. Alex D. Ketchum about her upcoming book 'Engage in Public Scholarship: A Guidebook on Feminist and Accessible Communication.' The book provides not only a call to action, but also real solutions and examples on how to conduct public scholarship through a variety of... Continue Reading →
Archaeological Skills and Community: Interview with Emily Taber
Whether you are an aspiring archaeologist, a veteran of the field, or someone interested in how archaeological skills can contribute to your community, you will find something inspiring in our discussion with Pacific Northwest archaeologist Emily Taber. Emily shares her experience in volunteering with local search and rescue teams, with an organization that helps fire... Continue Reading →
WHA– 5 Years Already?!
By Chelsi Slotten I’ll be honest, I’m a little amazed that I'm writing about our 5 year anniversary. How has it been 5 years?! When we started the podcast and blog back in 2016 there was no plan for how long it would continue. We simply saw an issue with representation in archaeology podcasts and... Continue Reading →
Listener Survey Results from the Women in Archaeology Podcast
By Chelsi Slotten This spring we put together a podcast listener survey with the goal of getting some feedback and learning more about what our audience wants. This was done to make sure that we continue creating content that appeals to you, our listener. A huge thank you to everyone who participated. This would not... Continue Reading →
Coalition of Master’s Scholars on Material Culture
On today's episode, we will be speaking with the founders of the Coalition of Master's Scholars on Material Culture. Formed during the summer of 2020, CMSMC coalition for the advancement of Master's scholarship and research, peer support, and discussion. We discuss their mission, goals, and plans for the future. Show Notes Find information about the... Continue Reading →
Should All History Be Saved? -Repost
Welcome to our flashback to late 2017. the Women in Archaeology speak with Cheryl Fogle-Hatch about one hot topic: What and who's history gets to be preserved, and how? How does preserved history get interpreted today and for the future? What lessons are we learning from monuments standing today? Listen to diverse opinions on the... Continue Reading →
The ABC’s of Archaeology
Looking for something to do with your kids while they are home? Why not teach them about archaeology basics with this amazing video on the ABC's of Archaeology created by our cohost Emily! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRnHL0rA-qo&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2A5qWSA45x6ebVqhXY8Bb6j1IbnXZ8jweRZo6V-igvx45JZrWYhQCIR70