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 →
Here's a repeat re-release of an oldy but goodie for International Women's Day! Over 100 years celebrating women's abilities and success in society, despite our hurdles and roadblocks.
Ever wonder what information we can learn from bioarchaeology, and new directions of research? Kim Plomp shares with us her most recent work, what can it tell us about modern health? Find out, as we dive in to Dr. Plomp's expertise! Show Notes: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/archaeology-classics-and-egyptology/staff/kimberly-plomp/publications/ http://www.digitiseddiseases.org/alpha/ - University of Bradford's Digitising Diseases Project https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/tmg/vol1/iss1/6/ - Sharon... Continue Reading →
Wanna find a good TV show about archaeology for your friends, family, or students? On this episode we take a look at a few of the shows on popular television, from Ancient Aliens to Time Team America. Show Notes: Time Team America on PBS Native America on PBS Dark Tourist on Netflix Ancient Aliens (cough,... Continue Reading →
Join us as we take a closer look at what the shutdown means for archaeologists, public lands, and the consequences that will likely stretch into the rest of 2019. Show Notes: Government Contractors such as archaeologists Human Waste Issues Agency plans during shutdown: see how each agency is handling the shutdown and how you are... 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.
Serra Head is out in the field like many of us this summer, and gathered a group of women of a project to discuss what working in the field is really like. Just like everything in the CRM field this recording is rough, so please excuse the audio, kick back with a beverage of your... Continue Reading →
Ever wonder what exactly it is archaeologists do? Not an archaeologist but want to better understand some of our more jargon-heavy episodes? We created this introduction to archaeology episode in hopes of helping demystify archaeology for you! Please let us know how this has helped (or not), and let others know about this clarifying discussion... Continue Reading →
On episode 51 of the Women in Archaeology Podcast, Chelsi Slotten and Serra Head discuss topics in archaeology from the Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference (MAAC) with fellow archaeologists Ashley McCuiston, Erin Cagney, Ruth Tricolli, Heather Lapham, and Christine Ames. Panelists come from diverse backgrounds and experiences including students from American university, employees from the DC... Continue Reading →