Ethics Cases and the Real World

I think every student should have a good grasp of cultural resource management (CRM) legislation, from the Antiquities Act of 1906 to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA).  It’s important to know how and why we practice archaeology in the United States, to show the effort necessary to protect the... 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 →

Interview in Bioarchaeology with Dr. Kim Plomp

 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 →

The Shutdown

  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. What became the longest government shutdown in US history is explored during the fact, recorded during January 2019. Revisit this and our other political posts... Continue Reading →

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