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.
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.
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.
The Women in Archaeology hosts discuss the infamous drinking culture in archaeology, and explore the line where socializing, networking, and enjoying tasty beverages becomes substance abuse and performance issues.
- Self-Help Groups for Alcohol Addiction
- National Sexual Violence Resource Center
- US National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
- "Addiction and Substance Abuse" CRM Archaeology podcast (Episode 98)
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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.
- National Park Service Public Laws on Archaeology
- SAA Bulletin on Public Information
- Civic Tourism
- ACHP Site
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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.
On Today's episode, the hosts talk about the history of women in archaeology, influential figures, and their all-time favorite barrier breaking women of the field.
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.
This episode the panel discusses Feminist Archaeology. What is it? How does it affect the field of archaeology, and how can it be used to improve archaeology?
- Boutin, AT. 2016. “Exploring the social constructions of disability: An application of bioarchaeology of personhood model to a pathological skeleton from ancient Bahrain.” IJP 12:17-28
- Conkey, M. and Spector, J. 1984. “Archaeology and the Study of Gender.” Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory. 7: 1-38
- Gero, J and Conkey, M. 1991. Engendering archaeology: women and prehistory. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.
- Hodgson, D. 2016. The Gender, Culture, and Power Reader. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Introduction to “Binary Binds”: Deconstructing Sex and Gender Dichotomies in Archaeological Practice.
- Lara Ghisleni, Alexis M. Jordan, Emily Fioccoprile
- Feminist Theorizing of Patriarchal Colonialism, Power Dynamics, and Social Agency Materialized in Colonial Institutions. by Suzanne M. Spencer-Wood
- Black Feminist Archaeology by Whitney Battle-Baptiste
- The Invisible Sex: Uncovering the True Roles of Women in Prehistory by J. M. Adovasio, Olga Soffer, Jake Page
- Go Dig a Hole, Episode 16 – Queer Archaeology (featuring Chelsea Blackmore and Megan Springate)
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.
On this episode of the Women in Archaeology Podcast, we discuss our growing concerns over the future of archaeology in the Trump Administration. We provide insight on the ACRA webinar, whether or not Trump even appears to care about heritage and/or cultural resources, and the cultural resource management laws that are under potential threat. And of course, a call to action by all archaeologists and concerned citizens.
- "In Renovation of Golf Club, Trump Also Dressed up History"
- HuffPo post on Historic Presidential Election
- SHA Post on Presidential Election
- Archaeology in Trump's America
- Archaeology in the Times of Trump
- DAPL and the Senate Committee of Indian Affairs
- List of US Elected Officials
- ACRA Webinar
- "Hoeven, Udall Elected Chairman, Vice Chairman of Senate Indian Affairs Committee"