On today's episode Chris reads a blog post from a while back about NOT starting a business. A lot of people think it's a way to personal and financial freedom. It can be, but, you have to do it for the right reasons.
On today's show we revisit another blog post written by Chris Webster. In it, he references a journal article that mentions the need to visit a site's location in order to truly understand it. Let's have that discussion.
- Leach, Melinda, William Swearson, Amber Summers-Graham, and Katie Graham
- 2013 "Good Luck in Making Unexpected and Fortunate Discoveries: Teaching and Learning at Serendipity Shelter." Nevada Archaeologist 26:85-103.
On today's episode we will be discussing the androcentric bias in archaeology. We will focus on what it is, how it was first recognized, and it's continued existence.
- Gero, Joan and Conkey, Margaret. 1991 Engendering Archaeology: Women and Prehistory. Cambridge: Basil Blackwell.
- Gilchrest, Roberta. 1999 Gender and Archaeology: Contesting the Past. London: Routledge
- Slocum, Sally. 2012  Woman the Gatherer: Male Bias in Anthropology. In Anthropological Theory: An Introductory History. R. Jon McGee and Richard L. Warms, eds. Pp 399-407. New York: McGraw-Hill.
- Chelsi Slotten on Twitter (@osteoarchaeo)
Christopher Sims, creator and host of the Go Dig A Hole podcast and blog of the same name talks about what you can expect to hear on his show. GDAH is a great resource for archaeologists and people interested in archaeology. Go check out the links below, then, go dig a hole!
On today's show we learn about the real story behind Saint Patrick's Day. Be safe out there today.
On today's episode we talk to Beth Padon about the archaeological site stewardship that she helps run in California. We find out what it is and how you can get involved.
On today's episode Dr. Alan Gold tells us about Newberry Cave - a fantastic prehistoric resource in southeastern California.
On today's episode we'll be talking about one of the most famous Viking Ship burials- The Oseberg Ship. Why is this ship so special? What can we learn from it? Why, 100 years after it's discovery, are we still so enthralled with it's mysteries?
- Chelsi Slotten on Twitter
On today's show Chris Webster is at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology talking to Steve Shaw, a volunteer with the Oregon-California Trails Association.
On today's episode we're going to learn about historic bottles. What are the parts of a bottle? How are they recorded by archaeologists? How can I date a bottle?
This information is a companion to a video from Professional Certifications for Scientists. Check out there video in the links below.
On today's show we learn about obsidian. No, not the dragon glass from Game of Thrones - the volcanic glass used for millennia by prehistoric peoples around the world.
- Obsidian Wikipedia Entry: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsidian
- Dictionary of Archaeology - Edited by Paul Bahn
- 2004 “Dictionary of Archaeology”. Penguin Reference, Penguin Books, London, England.
The host of the Prehi/stories podcast, Kim Biddulph, explains what it's all about, some of the highlights of the show over the past year and what's coming up in the near future.