10 episodes

History with more HER. This podcast weaves histories of women, through the lens of women, with the latest research and experts in the field. Broad and expansive, this series starts with the genesis of the dawn of life and crawls to the modern age through exciting and largely untold tales of the women who built our world.

Story of Woman Podcast Lindsay Hansen Park

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History with more HER. This podcast weaves histories of women, through the lens of women, with the latest research and experts in the field. Broad and expansive, this series starts with the genesis of the dawn of life and crawls to the modern age through exciting and largely untold tales of the women who built our world.

    Episode Eleven: The Birth of Inequality

    Episode Eleven: The Birth of Inequality

    Join Lindsay as she talks about how social stratification and inequality develop with a single seed. Featuring Dr. Winifred Creamer speaking on her work with the Norte Chico civilization.

    Links and texts mentioned and read in this podcast:



    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
    America’s Earliest Civilization
    Agriculture and the Development of Complex Societies: An Archaeobotanical Agenda
    A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    The Incredible Effects of Farming

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode Ten: Underground Astronauts, Part Two

    Episode Ten: Underground Astronauts, Part Two

    Photo by Christo Saayman. The “underground astronauts,” from left: Becca Peixotto, Alia Gurtov, Elen Feuerriegel, Marina Elliott, K. Lindsay (Eaves) Hunter, and Hannah Morris.
     

    Join Lindsay as she interviews three of the “Underground Astronauts,” Elen Feuerriegel, Becca Peixotto, and Marina Elliott about their experiences on the Rising Star Expedition.

     

    Links and text mentioned and read in this episode:


    TrowelBlazers
    Sterkfontein Caves

    • 48 min
    Episode Nine: Underground Astronauts, Part One

    Episode Nine: Underground Astronauts, Part One

    Hannah Morris in the Rising Star Cave, Photo Credit: fb3
    Join Lindsay as she interview one of the Underground Astronauts,  Hannah Morris, a new PhD student at the University of Georgia who helped discover the Naledi Fossils.

    Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:


    National Geographic: Homo Naledi
    Who are the Underground Astronauts?
    New York Times on Homo Naledi
    The Atlantic article with pictures

    • 32 min
    Episode Eight: Make a Man Out of You

    Episode Eight: Make a Man Out of You

    Photo Credit: http://tracyjthomas.me/2012/07/
     

    Join Lindsay as she discuss the death of an ancient Paleoindian girl. Featuring anthropologist Megan  Ackerman.

    Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:


    Prehistoric boats
    Yale: Early Migrations
    It Does Take a Village by Sarah Hrdy
    Joan Gero’s Genderlithics
    Women in History by Karen O. Bruhns and Karen E. Stothert

    • 48 min
    Episode Seven: Gossip Girls

    Episode Seven: Gossip Girls

    Join Lindsay as she talks about the importance of gossip and stories and how as sapiens became more “female” we became more civilized. Featuring Dr. Elise Boxer on the importance of oral tradition.

    Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:



    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
    Grooming, Gossip, and the Evolution of Language by Robin Dunbar
    Unique social structure of hunter-gatherers explained


    Gayatri Mantra in Sanskrit
    Craniofacial Feminization, Social Tolerance, and the Origins of Behavioral Modernity Author(s): Robert L. Cieri, Steven E. Churchill, Robert G. Franciscus, Jingzhi Tan, and Brian Hare
    Creativity in Human Evolution and Prehistory (Theoretical Archaeology Group)
    Neocortex Size, Group Size, and the Evolution of Language by Leslie C. Aiello; R. I. M. Dunbar
    Mormonad Gossip Poster
    Waziyatawin Angela Wilson‘s “Genocide in Your Back Yard”
    Decolonizing the 1862 Death Marches
    In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors: The Dakota Commemorative Marches of the 21st Century
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    • 59 min
    Episode Six: Granny Glutton

    Episode Six: Granny Glutton

    Join Lindsay as she talks about one of the earliest women discovered, “Flo,” the mysterious “Hobbit” of the Homo floresiensis.

    Featuring an interview with evolutionary anthropologist Dean Falk.

     

    Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:


    The Cannibal In the Jungle: When Cultural Memories Meet Science
    The Nage people of Indonesia
    Ghostly Muscles, Wrinkled Brains, Heresies and Hobbits : A Leverhulme Public Lecture Series

    by Charles Oxnard and Charles Oxnard
    Beneath the Volcano : Religion, cosmology and spirit classification among the Nage of Eastern Indonesia

     Images of the Wildman in Southeast Asia: An Anthropological Perspective 1st Edition



    Villagers speak of the small, hairy Ebu Gogo


    Photos of Homo floresiensis
    Scientists on “The Hobbit Team”
    Books by Dr. Dean Falk: Finding Our Tongues: Mothers, Infants, and the Origins of Language
    Books by Dr. Dean Falk: The Fossil Chronicles: How Two Controversial Discoveries Changed Our View of Human Evolution
    Books by Dr. Dean Falk: Primate Diversity
    Smithsonian: Why Fire Makes Us Human
    Slate: Who Invented Fire

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

Vester+70 ,

Where’s the rest?

I really enjoyed this podcast but it looks like the podcaster gave up on going further. Does anyone know if this one is coming back?

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Home run

As you would expect, Lindsay hits it out of he park with this interesting, enlightening new podcast. Love it!

Jake In Salt Lake ,

Amazing Podcast

Loved hearing about the evolution, and place in the world.

Also fascinating learning about the women of the tribal colonies, and the bias in sociological research.

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