Wishing everyone a very happy holiday season and happy new year! We're looking forward to sharing a new season of archaeology podcast episodes in 2023!
Community Connections LLC: Archaeology with a Purpose
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.
Underwater Archaeology with Jessica Irwin – Repost
This episode was originally recorded on August 6, 2017. On this episode we are joined by underwater archaeologist Jessica Irwin. We will discuss what underwater archaeology is, how it differs from terrestrial archaeology, some of the unique challenges faced by underwater archaeologists, and some really cool underwater sites that have been excavated. Links https://womenalsoknowhistory.com/individual-scholar-page/?pdb=2095 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8NagTrAgQk... Continue Reading →
Ethics in Museum Collections with Chris Stantis
Because June is always a busy month for archaeologists, this month's new episode arrives at the end of the month. We are joined by Dr. Chris Stantis, Ph.D. to discuss the ethics of working with legacy collections in museums. Chris is a bioarchaeologist who works with stable isotope studies of human remains to learn about... 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 →
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 →
Endling Crossover Episode with Alexandra Kosmides
A fascinating new podcast covering extinct species since the Pleistocene, Endling explores each species in depth. Today, Kirsten Lopez of the Women in Archaeology and Alexandra Kosmides of Endling discuss three notable North American species important to native peoples of the US and Canada, and the impact of their near or complete extinction. These species... Continue Reading →
COVID-19 Teaching Transitions
Today, in episode 73, we’re joined by Dr. Laura Murphy to discuss the teaching challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. From moving classes online to the experience from a learning or teaching angle, we provide some resources for students and professors (links in the show notes below). Also, we touch on how this will impact... 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 →
SAA 2019 Conference Recap
For the first time ever, all our hosts are in the same location for episode 65!! Come take a listen to all the amazing things that were presented at the conference. Revel in positivity as much as you can! The last segment of the episode we dive into the nitty gritty of SAA's inaction regarding... Continue Reading →