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 →

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 →

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 →

The Women in Archaeology Podcast Ep 47 – Pseudoarchaeology with Stephanie

Today's panel discusses the wild world of pseudo-archaeology. The regular panel is joined by Stephanie Halmhofer at Bones, Stones, and Books, and Sara Head from Archaeological Fantasies to discuss the nature of pseudo-archaeology, how to identify it, what to do when you see it, and how we as archaeologists can combat it. Pseudoarchaeology with Stephanie

A Peek into the world and work of a WIA host: Textiles as Craft and as Practice

By Kirsten Lopez Textile manufacture is a unique craft in that it involves fabrication, or the addition of materials as it is made, rather than the removal of materials, as when creating stone tools or pottery. The process of making the item is recorded in the movements and materials used (Camp 2016). Textiles here include... Continue Reading →

Celebrating The Women of Archaeology – 2017 Edition

Written by: Dani Bradford, Steph Halmhofer, and Nikki Martensen *Authors and contributors listed in alphabetical order **Featured image from Steph Halmhofer ***Originally posted on Bones, Stones, and Books   It all started with a suggestion on Twitter by @ArchyFantasies to start a “women of archaeology support group”. The support group began on Twitter and then... Continue Reading →

The Effects of Corseting on Skeletal Development

On today's episode Chelsi Slotten is joined by bioarchaeologist Rebecca Gibson to discuss her work on the skeletal effects of corseting.  Working primarily in London and Paris, Rebecca's work addresses some modern misconceptions about the use of corsets in the past, and their possible health ramifications. The Effects of Corseting on Skeletal Development

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