Category Archives: Blogging

I’m Internet Famous! (Not Really)

I heard yesterday that an article co-authored by Katy Meyers Emery and Kristina Killgrove  was published in the journal Internet Archaeology. It was a piece I was particularly interested to read because last year Meyers Emery and Killgrove contacted me to ask if I’d answer some … Continue reading

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Bone Broke Year in Review 2014

2014 was a big year for me, both professionally and personally. I applied for grants, finished my dissertation data collection, attended two conferences, had an article published, and spent seven and a half months living outside of the U.S. while … Continue reading

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Blogging Archaeology: March

So far this year I have applied for thirteen different fellowships or grants.  It’s pretty much par for the course in today’s academia to apply for as much as you possibly can and hope you get lucky somewhere, but it’s … Continue reading

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Blogging Archaeology: January

The January 2014 #blogarch question asks bloggers to describe their best and worst posts. This can be either a quantitative or qualitative judgement. Because I’m a pessimist (read: a graduate student with a realistic understanding of  job market prospects for … Continue reading

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The Grand Challenge of Archaeology: Getting young people to respond to a survey, apparently

While trawling the internet recently, I was directed to a post on SEAC underground, a southeastern archaeology blog jointly authored by a number of graduate students and junior faculty. One of its authors was perplexed by the results of a … Continue reading

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Blogging Archaeology: December

This month’s blogarch theme is the good, the bad and the ugly of blogging. I have a spectacularly short attention span since I’m saturated with holiday sugar, so I’m going to break the topic down as simply as possible. In … Continue reading

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Blogging Archaeology: November

A few days ago I got an email asking me to participate in the Society for American Archaeology Blogging Carnival. There’s a session called “Blogging Archaeology” at this year’s conference in Austin, and a number of archaeological blogs have been … Continue reading

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