Translation in Archaeology

Chinese and Honduran archaeologists collaborate at Copan. How do anthropologists work in multi-language fieldwork environments? How do we navigate cultural differences and develop international collaborations with scholars from diverse backgrounds? At the center of these questions are the processes of linguistic and cultural translation. Anthropologists are keenly aware of the roles interpreters play during fieldwork […]

Building the Next Generation of Anthropological Archaeology

American archaeology has long found its home both structurally and intellectually within the four fields of anthropology. The relationship between archaeology and socio-cultural anthropology has deep historical roots based in large part on shared interests in societies considered pre-modern or traditional, and early scholarship in both subfields mutually informed and enriched one another. The postmodern […]