women in archaeology

We're 2!!!! - WIA 48

Archaeology News and History From a Woman's Perspective

It's hard to believe that it has been two years since we started this podcast! We hope you enjoy our reminiscing over our favorite episodes and our hopes for the podcast in the future.

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Zooarchaeology with Alex Fitzpatrick - WIA 45

Archaeology News and History From a Woman's Perspective.

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 is zooarchaeology (in short animal bones), how it has been used to learn about humans and the world in the the past, and some of the projects she works on. We also discuss some of Alex's work on various science communication projects.

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Archaeology and Climate Change in Kiribati - WIA 44

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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, the social impact of loosing heritage sites, and some suggestions for how people can get involved in combating climate change.

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Trowelblazer Gertrude Caton Thompson - Arch365 108

On today's episode we focus on the life, work and legacy of Gertrude Caton Thompson, an early female archaeologist. This episode is based on articles by Liesel Gentelli and Alison Atkin on the Trowelblazers website, links to these below.

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Why Isn't All Archaeology Publicly Available? - WIA 22

On this episode the hosts discuss why all archaeological information isn’t publicly available. The hosts also discuss what information IS available to the public and about the benefits and drawbacks of heritage tourism.

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Maintaining Long Distance Relationships - WIA 21

On this episode we discuss some of the difficulties in making friends with different crews during a field season and maintaining those relationships when you all go home. We also talk about the difficulties of maintaining relationships with close friends and significant others when you are traveling a large amount of the time, as well as our concerns for our pets while we are away.

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Emily Long on Twitter (@trowel_tales)
Chelsi Slotten on Twitter (@osteoarchaeo)
Show email: womeninarchaeology@gmail.com
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History of Badass Women in Archaeology - WIA 20

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Horror Stories and How We Survived - WIA 19

On this episode we're sharing the types of horror stories that can happen in the lab or field and how we survived each situation. We also share fun shark facts for no other reason than the fact that sharks are interesting.

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Emily Long on Twitter (@trowel_tales)
Chelsi Slotten on Twitter (@osteoarchaeo)
Show email: womeninarchaeology@gmail.com
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Field School - WIA 17

On this episode, we discuss what field school is all about, why it is important, and advice on how to have the best experience as possible. We also discuss current field school offerings and scholarship opportunities. 

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