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 →
On this episode, the hosts talk with two of the founders of the Disabled Archaeologists Network (DAN). Alice Wolff and Dr. Katie Kinkopf discuss why DAN was established, the Network's mission, and the type of programs and information the Network provides. DAN provides incredibly important guidance on how to ask for accommodations at fieldschool, what... Continue Reading →
This episode originally aired on June 25, 2017. The hosts were Emily Long and Chelsi Slotten. The guests were Jenny McNiven, Kirsten Lopez, Lindsay Doyle, and Natalie Clark. On this episode, the hosts talked about the logistics of having kids as an archaeologist. They discuss the ups and downs, the necessary planning, and provide advice... Continue Reading →
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!
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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →