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March 29, 2023
Dr. Catherine Kearns
Dr. Catherine Kearns, a professor of Classics at the University of Chicago, joins Lexie to discuss why she chose to specialize in the Iron Age, how looking at ancient environmental changes can help us better understand history, and why humans are so curious about environmental apocalypse collapse narratives in the media.
March 15, 2023
Dr. Yannis Hamilakis
Dr. Yannis Hamilakis, a professor of Archaeology and Modern Greek Studies at Brown University, joins Lexie to discuss how the materiality of antiquity in Greece impacted him growing up, how he came to study the archaeology of food & drink, his new book on archaeology and nationalism, and whether he believes nationalism existed in the ancient world.
March 1, 2023
Dr. Glenn Schwartz
Dr. Glenn Schwartz, a professor of Near Eastern archaeology at Johns Hopkins University, joins Lexie to discuss defining the study of urban societies and development of cities in Syria and the Ancient Near East, different approaches to and definitions of chronology, the Uruk expansion, and the popularity of Egypt rather than Mesopotamia in the media.