A podcast from Brown University's Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World, hosted and produced by doctoral student Karl Krusell.
10: Sue Alcock
For the final episode of the first season of the JoukBox, Karl and Ciara sat down with a special guest. Sue Alcock was the inaugural Director of the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, serving in that role from 2006 to 2015. She’s well known for her work on the archaeology of memory, particularly in Roman Greece. We had a wide-ranging discussion about her career as an archaeologist, from digging outside with a teaspoon as a child to teaching a Massive Online Open...
Episode 09: Gina Borromeo
Karl and Ciara sit down with Gina Borromeo, curator of ancient art at the RISD Museum, the art museum affiliated with the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island. We spoke to Gina about doing a PhD at Brown University before the founding of the Joukowsky Institute, the details of her job as a curator, and more personal topics like how she counsels her children who have budding careers in the arts. Tracks for this episode include: “The Fountains of Rome -- The Fountain of...
Episode 08: Sophie Moore
On this episode of The Jouk Box, Karl sat down with Dr. Sophie Moore, a Late Antique and Byzantine archaeologist whose current research is based on the historic period cemetery at Çatalhöyük. When this episode was recorded, Sophie was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Joukowsky Institute, but she has since moved on to Cardiff University as a Lecturer in Archaeological Theory. Tracks for this episode include: Yasemin Mori, “Nolur, Nolur, Nolur” Produced by the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology...
Episode 07: Sonya Atalay
Karl and Ciara speak with Sonya Atalay, an Associate Professor in the Anthropology Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, who researches indigenous archaeology and conducts community-based research. We spoke about her ongoing collaborative comic book series on repatriation called Journeys to Complete the Work, which you can view by following this link: https://blogs.umass.edu/satalay/repatriation-comic/ Tracks for this episode include: A Tribe Called Red, “Electric Pow Wow...
Episode 06: Sarah Bond
Karl and Ciara sit down with Sarah Bond, an Associate Professor of Classics and a Digital Humanist at the University of Iowa whose research focuses on Roman law, trade, artisans, and material culture. She is also well known for her use of social media to make ancient history and archaeology more accessible. Follow her on Twitter @SarahEBond and check out her writings at Hyperallergic. Tracks for this episode include: “Goldfinger” Main Title, sung by Shirley Bassey and composed by John Barry...
Episode 05: Matt Reilly
Ciara and Karl speak with Matt Reilly, an historical archaeologist of the Atlantic world who studies race formation processes, colonialism, and labor in the Caribbean and West Africa. A former postdoc and Visiting Assistant Professor at the Joukowsky Institute, he's now an Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Gender Studies, and International Studies at the City College of New York. Tracks for this episode include: The Replacements, “Can’t Hardly Wait” Produced by the Joukowsky Institute for...
Episode 04: Laurel Bestock
Ciara and Karl chat with Laurel Bestock, an Associate Professor of Egyptology and Archaeology at Brown University, who recently published a book on Egyptian warfare called Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt: Image and Ideology before the New Kingdom. To read more about Laurel's work in Sudan, visit blogs.brown.edu/archaeology/fieldwork/uronarti. Tracks for this episode include: Radiohead, "Street Spirit (Fade Out)" Radiohead, "Karma Police" Produced by the Joukowsky Institute for...
Episode 03: Katia Schörle
On this episode of The Jouk Box, Karl Krusell and Ciara Hayden sit down with Katia Schörle, a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World. Tracks for this episode include: Otis Redding, "(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay" Produced by the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University (www.brown.edu/go/archaeology)
Episode 02: Margaret Andrews
Episode 2 features a conversation between JoukBox's host, Karl Krusell, and Margaret "Meg" Andrews, Assistant Professor of Roman History at the University of Chicago and formerly a Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology at the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University. Tracks for this episode include: Queen, "Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy" Produced by the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University...
Episode 01: Craig Cipolla & Oliver Harris
JoukBox hosts Karl Krusell and Ciara Hayden sat down with two guests this week: Craig Cipolla and Oliver Harris. Craig is curator of North American archaeology at the Royal Ontario Museum and a member of the Anthropology Department at the University of Toronto. Ollie is Associate Professor of Archaeology at the University of Lester’s School of Archaeology and Ancient History. Check out Craig and Ollie's recently published book called Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium: Introducing...
Introducing The JoukBox, a podcast from the Joukowsky Institute
A trailer for The Jouk Box, a podcast from the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World (JIAAW) at Brown University