Sexual Harassment Follow Up - Episode 37

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Leaving UNESCO and it's Effect on Archaeology - Episode 36

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The Changing Roles of Museums and Museum Collections - Episode 35

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On this episode of Women in Archaeology, we discussed the changing academic and social roles of museums in the United States.  We also briefly talked about the origins of museums and how museum outreach and exhibitions can be improved.

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The Impact of Tourism on Historic Sites - Episode 34

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On today's episode, we will be discussing the impact tourism can have out sites including the good, the bad and the ugly. The discussion will include how tourism impacts sites, the surrounding areas, the broader public, and individuals.

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Should All History be Saved? - Episode 33

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Utilizing Older Collections - Episode 32

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The Women of Archaeology are all professional archaeologists giving their opinions and insights into issues that affect not only women but most professionals in professional archaeology. On today's episode, the hosts will discuss the value of using older collections. Topics include some of the unique challenges posed when working with older collections, the importance of reanalyzing collections, the ethical issues of having collections that aren't used, and our personal stories to laugh at and learn from.

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Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig - Episode 31

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On today's episode we talk about a new book from Nomad Press by Anita Yasuda called, "Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig". It's a book intended for children ages 9 through 12 and focuses on three dynamic women who are working in archaeology around the world.

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Underwater Archaeology with Jessica Irwin - Episode 30

On this episode we are joined by underwater archaeologist Jessica Irwin. We will discuss what underwater archaeology is, how it differs from terrestrial archaeology, some of the unique challenges faced by underwater archaeologists, and some really cool underwater sites that have been excavated.

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'Gender' Artifacts - Episode 29

On this episodes, the hosts discuss why we view some artifacts as being intrinsically gendered. Specifically looking at why weapons are male and sewing implements are female and how our modern biases affect our views of the past. 

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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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Emily Long on Twitter (@trowel_tales)
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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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