WIA at TAG - Episode 28

The Women of Archaeology went to the TAG conference in Toronto this year and had a great conversation about theory. Check it out!

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Kids and Archaeology - Episode 27

On this episode, the hosts talked about the logistics of having kids as an archaeologist. They discuss the ups and downs, the necessary planning, and provide advice for future archy parents.

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National Monuments - Episode 26

On this episode, the hosts talk about President Trump’s Executive Order that reviews National Monuments, like Bears Ears National Monument. The hosts also give a brief history of the Antiquities Act to provide a background of the creation of National Monuments. With the review, who stands to gain and who stands to lose if certain monuments are deceased in size or eliminated altogether? Realistically, could the Exectutive Order change existing National Monuments?

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ENCORE: What's In Your Pack - Episode 25

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Colleen Strawhacker of the National Snow and Ice Data Center - Episode 24

On this episode the hosts are joined by Colleen Strawhacker to discuss her work in the Arctic and the American Southwest.  They discuss the importance of understanding the Arctic's role in climate change.  The focus of much of this episode is on the importance of working with local groups and making information widely available to communities and scholars.

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Drinking Culture in Archaeology - Episode 23

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.

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Why Isn't All Archaeology Publicly Available? - Episode 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 - Episode 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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Mother********* Episode about F***ing A**-Kicking Women of that Patriarchal Bull***t We Call Archaeology HISTORY! - Episode 20

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Horror Stories and How We Survived - Episode 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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Feminist Archaeology - Episode 18

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Field Schools - Episode 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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Trump vs. Cultural Heritage - Episode 16

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.

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Avocational Archaeology - Episode 15

Mandy Ranslow joins the show to talk about an avocational archaeology program in Connecticut. The value of para-professional contributions to the field is also discussed.

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Destruction of Cultural Sites as a War Crime - Episode 13

Today the panel discusses the Hague's decision to try the destruction of Cultural Sites a War Crime. What is the benefit to this? What does this mean for the future of protecting sensitive cultural sites? And how can we prevent the destruction in the first place?

 

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The Dakota Access Pipeline - Episode 12

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Back to Grad School - Episode 11

Today the panel discusses getting back into the grove of grad-school, especially after taking a break. They discuss reasons to delay going into grad-school, how to pay for it when you do go back, how to survive school/life balance, and what to do with your degree once you get out.

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Sexual Harassment in Archaeology - Episode 10

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The Representation of Women Archaeologists in Media - Episode 9

Today the panel discusses the way women archaeologists are represented in a variety of media including TV, Movies, and Video Games. We talk about what there is out there for us, and what kinds of role models we'd like to see going forward. We're also joined by special guests Chelsea Rose of Time Team America fame and Meghan Dennis aka @GingeryGamer.

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