Recommendations for Summer Reading

There are a couple of recently published books that, while not focusing solely on archaeology in North America, are good reads for those with an interest in the subject: Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble by Marilyn Johnson, and Bone Rooms: From Scientific Racism to Human Prehistory in Museums by Samuel […]

Vikings, Citizen Science, and Being Wary of Media

There are only two things of archaeological interest my friend Ralph has brought up in our daily carpool commute so far this year. The first was the discovery of a potential Viking site in Canada, by an American archaeologist. The second was the discovery of a potential Maya city in Mexico, by a Canadian kid. Ralph […]