The publication of the Underwater Archaeology Proceedings has been on a long and winding road, from the first effort in 1963 to the latest in 2021 in the midst of a global pandemic. Sheli Smith and Annalies Corbin provide a great recap.
Roberto Junco shares the interesting tale of the WII Canadian merchant ship SS Westbank Park loss and rediscovery off the island of Margarita, Baja California. INAH and the Kaxaan Nautical Foundation team up to make the discovery Read all about it!
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.