Podcasts de Indiana Jones

“Digging for Fun and Profit”: Commercialization of Archaeology in Mass Media

Two recent television series, "American Diggers" and "Diggers," have thrust archaeology's image into the public...

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“Where Do They Go After They’re Dug Up?”: Curation and the Fate of Archaeological Collections

Did you ever wonder what happens to the finds that are retrieved in archaeological excavations? How extensively are...

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Audience Questionnaire: Public Interest in Archaeology

This week’s show is a follow up to the previous episode wherein we reached out to the audience to address the topics...

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Question and Answer Session with the Audience

Archaeology is viewed as an esoteric pursuit by (professional) academics and a broad range of field enthusiasts and...

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Archaeology and JPAC's Mission to Repatriate Military Combat Victims

Have you ever wondered how the criminologists popularized in such TV shows as “CSI” developed their investigative...

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Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage Under Siege: Preservation and Patrimony in Wartime

Preservation of cultural heritage is one of the main concerns for nations worldwide. Yet, the maintenance and...

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Amelia's Bones: Contemporary Archaeology and the Search for Amelia Earhart, America's First Aviatrix

What is the connection between archaeology and aviation technologies? How can archaeology be applied to the field of...

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Reflections on an Archaeological Career: Looking Backward, Moving Forward

What does it take to become an archaeologist? What is it that archaeologists do? And why is it important? These...

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Early Peopling of the West Coast of North America: New Perspectives

This episode expands our discussion of the Early Peopling of the North America to the West Coast. When did people...

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Mystery, Intrigue and Science: Recent Developments in the Interpretations of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Over 60 years ago a Bedouin boy had made a remarkable discovery in the caves of Qumran that captivated the...

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Profiles in Contemporary Archaeological Careers: A Life in Geoarchaeology

Career paths in all professions reflect adjustments to changing times and conditions. Archaeology is no different. In...

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Thanksgiving Special: The Archaeology of Ancient Diets and Environments

Thanksgiving calls to mind a series of foods whose origins are assumed to be uniquely North American or European. In...

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The Impact of Women in Contemporary Archaeology

As in many other professions, the proportion of women entering the field of archaeology has increased substantially...

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Archaeology and the Private Sector

The overwhelming majority of archaeological work in the United States is performed under the umbrella of Cultural...

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Archaeology and the Law: A Current Assessment

Archaeology was typically viewed as an academic, often esoteric pursuit until the latter 20th century. The emergence...

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The Veterans Curation Project: Rehabilitation by Archaeology

This first decade of the 21st century has witnessed two major wars resulting in serious injuries to numerous American...

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Who Were the First Americans? The Latest Theories and Evidence

Archaeologists and scientists have been fascinated with human migrations to the New World since the early-mid 20th...

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The Story of Cahokia: America’s First City

Before Europeans arrived on the North American continent, the central Mississippi River Valley formed the core of an...

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Beneath These Mean Streets: The Practice of Archaeology in New York City

New York City is considered the cultural and commercial capital of North America. Was it always this way? How did the...

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