Archaeology. Indiana Jones. Time Team. Travel. Adventure. As any Archaeologist knows, archaeology is rarely any of the above. Ok maybe two of the above- but not those two! So what, […]
Explore the wonderful world of objects, materials, crafting and making in a new five-part archaeology series called “The Archaeology of THINGS” at VIU Powell River.
Confession. I am horrible at selling myself in job interviews. Mired in complexity I find it difficult to encapsulate and communicate my passions, interests and abilities with easeful humanity. I don’t […]
Last week I wrote and read a poem about Late Iron Age Brooches in Northern France as part of a poetry slam contest. Being able to write about brooches was […]
This spring, Dr. Mel Edgar gives interested learners in Powell River a chance to dig deep into the past with a four-part Introduction to Archaeology course.
A series of transcribed interviews with Charles Borden, UBC’s “Founding Father” of Archaeology. The thesis tells the tale of misbegotten surveys with sunken boats, lost equipments and car fires as well as Borden’s musing on his students’ laziness…
Look into any academic scholarship and there you will find a white, bearded man from the 17th or 18th century with an opinion. How much time should be spent disproving the assumptions of yore?
The “dark side” of BC’s archaeology boom. Is it cultural genocide?