Posts about academic topics

What the heck have I been working on anyway?

Well, internet, I asked on Twitter what I should write my semi-regular blog post about, and half of the people who responded said they wanted to hear some preliminary insights from my dissertation.   Hey frands, if I were to write a blog post this weekend which of these would […]

From the Web: Archaeology & Twitter Survey

Archaeology & Twitter Since 2011, I have undertaken an annual survey of Twitter users who post about archaeology topics – be they archaeologists working in the profession, students, ‘amateur archaeologists’ or interested bystanders and participants. The aims of the survey are: to gather longitudinal data on how the platform is/has […]

From the Web: Science Communication in Theory and Practice (Copenhagen, 1-12 August 2016) | JCOM

Science Communication in Theory and Practice (Copenhagen, 1-12 August 2016) 24/03/2016 A summer school for Master’s students Science Communication in Theory and Practice is an interdisciplinary summer school for international and Danish Master’s students. This school is highly interactive and offers students the opportunity to gain skills in the understanding and […]

Planning ahead for the archaeology conference gauntlet

I was planning and writing my time at the upcoming SAA (‪#‎saa2016‬) conference and started making two documents, one with digital archaeology stuff and one with public archaeology stuff. I decided that I’d make a copy publicly editable. Hopefully this will be a nice addition to the conference program for my […]

Academic writing month

Coming up in the next couple weeks is academic writing month (#acwrimo) a spinoff of National novel writing month (#nanowrimo) hosted by PhD2Published. Last year my colleague Dr. Donna Yates started an open spreadsheet for heritage and archaeology folks so we could form a sort of support group. Being that […]

#pubarch session at 2016 SAA

Title: Assessing Outcomes in Public Archaeology: Imperatives, Perils, and Frameworks Sponsored by the SAA Public Archaeology Interest Group Organizer: Kate Ellenberger (Binghamton University)   ABSTRACT: Public archaeology is an important means of advocacy and ethical practice for many archaeologists. In planning and seeking funding for such work, archaeologists consider the […]