Archaeology Can Empower Community College Women

[pquote] I wonder how my experience as a student and burgeoning professional might have been different had I developed mentorships with great women in the profession.[/pquote]My students and I do some “myth busting” on the first class meeting of the semester. “How does pop culture portray archaeology?” I ask. Students are quick to identify classic […]

Caring in Ancient Times

A new bioarchaeological approach suggests health care has a long human history.

Archaeology for the Next Generation

The Society of Black Archaeologists (SBA), founded in 2011, represents the only professional organization that focuses on specifically addressing the concerns of black archaeologists and, more generally, scholars of African descent across the diaspora. Today, the exact number of African Americans employed as archaeologists in America is unknown. Our best estimates can be gleaned from […]

About a Boy and a Wig Curler

Dress is personal, symbolic, and multifaceted; it is tied to taste, emulation, production, and consumption. How one covers and adorns the body is a powerful statement of political and personal identities.