Episode 127: How do you do public anthropology writing, podcasting and illustrating?

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Dr. Anna Goldfield (SAPIENS, The Dirt Podcast, Cosumnes River College, UC Davis) is an anthropology lecturer, zooarchaeologist, podcaster, popular science writer, enthusiast of all things human and science communicator.

On this episode, we talk about her foray so far into the world of archaeology, anthropology and online communications. Anna received her PhD from Boston University, looking at ancient animal bones and what they indicate about the diets of Neanderthals and Upper Palaeolithic modern humans. We spend some time also discussing the meaning behind our work as anthropologists, what it feels like to consider the large questions of what makes us human and how we came to be (in other words, What Does It All Mean™???)

Additionally, Anna and co-host Amber Zambelli have recorded an archaeology and anthropology podcast of their own over the past two years. Anna has also illustrated in various media, and written a number of articles for the public anthropology magazine, SAPIENS. What motivates Anna to do all of this outreach? How did she and her good friend Amber decide to create The Dirt, and how do they approach choosing what topics to cover?

You can find more information in the show notes under the episode on our website.

Anna can be found on Twitter, and her articles for SAPIENS can be found here.

The Dirt can be found on the podcast website, their online merch store and shirt store, and Patreon, as well as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Spotify, SoundCloud, Stitcher and iTunes.

You can find Michael on Twitter and Instagram too.

The Arch and Anth Podcast is on Twitter and Instagram, and it has a Facebook page.

If you liked this episode and you want to help support the show, please leave us a review on iTunes or visit the Patreon page for details on how to give a little each month to this public anthropology and archaeology project!

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