The History and Archaeology of Thanksgiving

On this episode, Chelsi, Kirsten, and Emily chat about the history and archaeology of the Thanksgiving holiday. What was the original harvest celebration all about? Were the Pilgrims an absolute bummer? What are our misconceptions about this holiday? What can archaeology tell us about the relationship between the Pilgrims and indigenous communities? The hosts also... Continue Reading →

Engaged Archaeology Book Review and Interview

Join Emily Long and Kirsten Lopez as we bring in two of the editors of "Engaged Archaeology in the Southwestern U.S. and Northern Mexico," Dr. Sara Herr and Dr. Kelley Hays-Gilpin, to discuss their new book. We discuss how archaeologists can create an engaged archaeological practice. We explore what engaged archaeology is, what that means... Continue Reading →

The PERIOD Episode – Repost

This episode originally aired on December 10, 2017 - Enjoy! On this episode we discuss PERIODS! A lot of us have them, they can be really inconvenient, and dealing with them in the field is often less straightforward than normal. We discuss pros and cons of the various products on the market, how to deal... Continue Reading →

The Dirt Crossover Episode!

Cohosts of The Dirt Podcast, Anna and Amber join Women in Archaeology hosts Chelsi, Kirsten, and Emily, to discuss the creepy and creature-y field and lab stories! From bugs, parasites, large herbivores to omnivores and beyond, take a listen to the fun, dreadful, and heeby-jeebies we've had over the years. Plus, camel facts! Take a... Continue Reading →

Maintaining Long Distance Relationships – Repost

This episode originally aired on April 2, 2017. On this episode hosts Dr. Chelsi Slotten, Emily Long, and Kirsten Lopez discuss some of the difficulties in making friends with different crews during a field season and maintaining those relationships when you all go home. They also talk about the difficulties of maintaining relationships with close... Continue Reading →

All About Sally Binford with Liz Quinlan

We are joined by Liz Quinlan to learn about the extraordinary life of trowelblazer Sally Binford. Feminist, archaeologist, free spirit, and all around badass. This is one you don't want to miss. Quinlan also discusses her research, presentation, and future publication on the work and legacy of on Sally Binford. Show Notes Trowelblazers- Sally Binford... Continue Reading →

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