Women in Archaeology Podcast: Zooarchaeology with Alex Fitzpatrick

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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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Women in Archaeology: State of the Monuments

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-1The Bears Ears and Escalante National Monuments were recently reduced in size by the present administration. Chelsi, Emily, Kirsten, and Jessica discuss the action and its impacts on local populations and archaeology.

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Women in Archaeology Podcast: The Period Episode

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-1On this episode we discuss PERIODS!! A lot of us have them, they can be really inconvenient, and dealing with them in the field is often less straightforward than normal. We discuss pros and cons of the various products on the market, how to deal with that ‘oops’ moment, and suggestions for making your life easier when you’re on your period.

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Women in Archaeology Podcast: Leaving UNESCO and it’s Effect on Archaeology

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On this episode of the Women in Archaeology Podcast we discuss the US’s decision to leave UNESCO. We cover what this means for archaeology in the US and abroad, why the US made this decision, and potential political ramifications.

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Women in Archaeology Podcast: The Changing Roles of Museums and Museum Collections

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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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Women in Archaeology Podcast: The Impact of Tourism on Historic Sites

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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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