A Peek into the world and work of a WIA host: Textiles as Craft and as Practice

By Kirsten Lopez Textile manufacture is a unique craft in that it involves fabrication, or the addition of materials as it is made, rather than the removal of materials, as when creating stone tools or pottery. The process of making the item is recorded in the movements and materials used (Camp 2016). Textiles here include... Continue Reading →

The Women in Archaeology Podcast Ep 46 – History of Badass Women in Archaeology Pt II

On this episode, the hosts return to one of their favorite topics - the amazing women who have helped make archaeology the field it is. We'll talk about some of our personal heroes, women who definitely don't get enough credit, and how archaeological drawing is super hard and becoming somewhat of a lost art. History... Continue Reading →

The Women in Archaeology Podcast Ep 45 – Zooarchaeology with Alex Fitzpatrick

Do they have squirrels in Scotland? Maybe you enjoy in depth discussions about ancient ceramics. In today's episode we discuss one of the myriad of sub-fields within archaeology, with zooarchaeologist Alex Fitzpatrick. We cover what zooarchaeology is (in short animal bones), how it has been used to learn about humans and the world in the... Continue Reading →

The Women in Archaeology Podcast Ep 44 – Archaeology and Climate Change in Kiribati

Climate change is impacting archaeological sites at an alarming rate, and more importantly, the lives of people around the globe. We're joined by Mike Roman to discuss how climate change is impacting Kiribati, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean.  We discuss some Kiribati history, the social impact of loosing heritage sites, and some suggestions... Continue Reading →

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