Ethics is not a sexy subject. Despite its importance and significance in archaeological sciences, ethics and ethical practices remain a much neglected and rarely discussed aspect of the profession. Marco tackles this very important issue in his thoughtful blog that has implications beyond our profession and impacts much of our lives.
Actor to Ally to Accomplice: A New ACUA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Student Travel Conference Award
Actions speak louder than words and ACUA is committing to making overdue changes to our organization to be more inclusive by launching a DEI Student Travel Award and implementing several initiatives to support inclusion more broadly. Read Jen McKinnon’s post to learn more about it.
ACUA Grad Student Associate members Kirsten Hawley and Aleck Tan hosted a lively discussion on public outreach and accessibility in the time of Covid19 with an excellent panel. Read more about it!
Normally the ACUA Deep Thoughts Blogs are written by ACUA members. This blog is an exception because it is written by Susan Langley’s graduate student, McKenna Litynski, who organized an international virtual conference on climate change. Susan wrote the preface and McKenna provides links to the recordings. Find out more about it.
This discussion focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion in maritime archaeology supporting the goals of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. It compliments and builds upon a similar discussion on the ODHN website.
Are you are an underwater archaeologist wondering: how can I contribute? How can I make this world a better place? How can I use my unique perspective to give back to my chosen profession and to the public at large? If so, the ACUA wants you! To find out how you can get involved and run for the ACUA board, check out Kendra Kennedy’s blog.
The new year brings new opportunities and new partnerships. This year is also the beginning of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Check out Ashley Lemke’s blog with all you need to know about what is planned for the ACUA in 2021.