It's a bit of a different show today. Chris talks about Team Black and what it's hoping to do for archaeology. From resources to webinars, there is a lot over there. The last half of this shorter episode is an example of a Team Black Webinar on getting a job in archaeology.
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Interested in learning about archaeology or working at a fantastic site? Then a field school might be just the thing! Whether you want an extended working vacation, are starting your career, or are trying to figure out whether you chose the right major, an archaeology field school could be the answer. April and Chris talk about what to expect out of a field school, who can go, where they happen, and how much they cost.
On today's episode, Bill White talks about his upcoming job at Berkeley as a professor. What should he teach? What should any college teach? What can you learn and what should you learn? Lots to unpack in this episode. Enjoy.
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Dr. Alex Jones, founder and director of Archaeology in the Community, joins the show to talk about her work in the very public-facing nonprofit organization. Learn what makes AITC a model for how public archaeology should be done.
I today's show we talk to Dr. Jonathan Marks about his latest publication, "Is Science Racist?". If science is racist, what can we do as citizens and scientists to combat that ideology? What can we do to rid science of it's racism? It's a complicated problem and we hope this starts some conversations.
Today's episode kicks off a series based on Chris Webster's book the "Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide: Getting a Job and Working in Cultural Resource Management". Today, we cover the opening section and Chapter 1, Education.
APN presents the live podcast forum from the 82nd Annual Meeting of Society for American Archaeology. The APN hosts in attendance for the discussion included Michael Ashley, Jeb Card, Ken Feder, Kirsten Lopez, Chris Sims, Stephen Wagner, and Chris Webster. The audience also joins the panel for this first-of-its-kind session at the SAA.
The forum covered the growth of the APN, the variety of programs on the network, and the education and outreach paradigms developed through the medium of podcasting. Use the APN website's search tool from the main page to find other shows from "SAA2017" - roughly a dozen hours of programming were recorded from the exhibition hall!
Michael Ashley and Tom Noble join the show to talk about photogrammetry. They discuss equipment, workflows, and limitations, as well as the way forward. Info on photogrammetry workshops are discussed in this show, and included in the show notes.
Dr. Alexandra Jones, founder and director of Archaeology in the Community, talks about public outreach, professional development, education, and community archaeology.
Today's show is a live recording from the 35th Great Basin Anthropological Confernce held in early October in Reno, Nevada. From the podcast we have Chris Sims, Sonia Hutmacher, Bill White, and Chris Webster. We have a special guest as well - Michael Ashley from Codifi. We talk about our experiences at the conference and about diversity and racism as they relate to Bill's project and a number of other topics.
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35th Great Basin Anthropological Conference, Reno, Nevada, Oct. 6 - Oct. 8
WEBSTER, CHRIS (DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONSULTING); ASHLEY, MICHAEL (CODIFI, INC.) DUNN, JOSHUA (PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS FOR SCIENTISTS) SHELMIRE, JESSE (PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS FOR SCIENTISTS) ERICSON, ANDREW MITCHELL (PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS FOR SCIENTISTS) Certification and Education: A New Way to Think About Professional Environmental Science
For decades archaeologists have tried to figure out how to educate, license, and legitimize all levels of field archaeologist. The Register of Professional Archaeologists is a start, but in a world where you need a license to cut someone's hair but not to record the cultural history of an entire nation, something has to change. Professional Certifications for Scientists is a non-profit organization that aims to provide training and certification for all levels of archaeologist and other scientific fields. Through short educational videos and