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?
At first, archaeology in the UK was a dream….
I think of archaeology at work sometimes, and wonder what it will be in the future- say when Jean-Luc Picard’s doing it.
A not too serious look at BC’s other home grown industry.