Slavery and Archaeology: A Look at the Archaeology of Slavery in America with Holly Norton

Just as we leave behind Black History Month, we cannot relegate #BlackHistory and #BlackFutures solely to the month of February. In this episode we honor a small bite of black history through a closer look at the archaeology of slavery with archaeologist Holly Norton. We take a lens to Colonoware pottery of the South and... 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 →

#DiggingWhileDepressed, Mental Health, and Archaeology, with Alex Fitzpatrick – The WIA Podcast

Today we're talking with Alex Fitzpatrick about her presentation, Digging While Depressed: A call for Mental Health Awareness in Archaeology. We also delve into mental health in the field, and discuss how we can support each other. Links: https://twitter.com/ArchaeologyFitz/status/1169603547392032768 The Mighty: https://themighty.com/ Doug's Archaeology: https://dougsarchaeology.wordpress.com/2016/04/20/mental-health-in-archaeology/ The four and a half-inch pointing trowel ... and the... Continue Reading →

Interview in Jamaican Archaeology with Dorothy Griffiths

Today we speak with Jamaican Archaeologist, Dorothy Griffiths about her work in her home country of Jamaica. Dorothy also discusses her experiences as an archaeologist of African descent in the British universities. Now located in Brooklyn, New York, Dorothy continues her work in public education. Unfortunately due to technical issues, the second segment was not... Continue Reading →

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