52 episodes

Welcome to the podcast dedicated to Anthropology. On this podcast we will investigate different topics in anthropology, as well as interviewing a wide range of guests to hear about some of their experiences and learn about the remarkable research they are producing. This podcast is based out of UC Santa Barbara, and guests will include professors, graduate students, alumni and more.

That Anthro Podcast Gabriella Campbell

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    • 4.8 • 37 Ratings

Welcome to the podcast dedicated to Anthropology. On this podcast we will investigate different topics in anthropology, as well as interviewing a wide range of guests to hear about some of their experiences and learn about the remarkable research they are producing. This podcast is based out of UC Santa Barbara, and guests will include professors, graduate students, alumni and more.

    The Benefit of Interdisciplinary Studies with Lauren Malone

    The Benefit of Interdisciplinary Studies with Lauren Malone

    Welcome Undergraduate Anthropology and Religious Studies major Lauren Malone. Lauren is currently studying at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, and has made it a point to work in a lot of different labs on campus including working with paleoethnobotanical, zoo archaeological and forensic collections. She is a dedicated scholar, who happens to be 1st generation, and is an incredible person. I really enjoy my chats with fellow undergrads the most because it means making real connections with my fellow students, and reminding each other we are strong and capable. This semester she’s pursuing a museum internship, in hopes of further developing her anthropological toolkit!

    Follow @thatanthropodcast on Instagram, and @ThatAnthroPod on Twitter for more behind the scenes content.

    Brought to you in collaboration with the American Anthropological Association check out their podcast library here https://www.americananthro.org/StayInformed/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=1629

    • 58 min
    Language and Culture with Dr. Kendra Calhoun

    Language and Culture with Dr. Kendra Calhoun

    Introducing UC Santa Barbara alum and current UCLA postdoc Dr. Kendra Calhoun!

    Kendra is a sociocultural linguist who has broad research interests and experiences but her current projects are focused on African American language and culture in new media forms, such as TikTok. She did her graduate education at UCSB under Dr. Bucholtz, before pursuing post doctoral studies at UCLA. She comments on how being a Black woman in academic affected her journey and how she found community within a predominantly white program. My favorite part of the interview was discussing her memories of the rise and fall Vine, MySpace, Facebook and the impact each had on culture. Her newest project focusing on African American speech and videos on TikTok is fascinating!! This is one of those must listen episodes, including a chat on why referring to scholars of color as “well-spoken” or "articulate" is a racist micro aggression. I appreciate Kendra’s vulnerability and poise navigating explaining the connotations of phrase, and I think everyone can benefit from understanding how our language can belittle minority communities, particularly from a the perspective of a linguist.

    Follow @thatanthropodcast on Instagram, and @ThatAnthroPod on Twitter for more behind the scenes content.

    Brought to you in collaboration with the American Anthropological Association check out their podcast library here https://www.americananthro.org/StayInformed/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=1629

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    • 59 min
    Antiquity of Money with California Archaeologist Dr. Lynn Gamble

    Antiquity of Money with California Archaeologist Dr. Lynn Gamble

    On today’s episode we explore California Archaeology with Dr. Lynn Gamble. We discuss her graduating from UCSB, returning as a professor, and the golden age of archaeology at UCSB. We also touch on her work with the Kumeyaay and the Chumash indigenous American tribes. Some of her research ground breaking research has involved Chumash bead use as money! Enjoy!

    • 52 min
    A Fascinating Pompeii Discovery with Emery Baty

    A Fascinating Pompeii Discovery with Emery Baty

    Welcome to the podcast my dear friend and colleague, Emery Baty (they/them). I'm extremely thankful for the vulnerability all my guests exhibit when telling their stories, but I'm particularly thankful to Emery for being so honest about their identity as non-binary and how they have come into their own identity. Not only do we talk about gender issues, but we also dive into the exciting field school discovery Emery was a part of this summer in Pompeii with ArchaeoSpain. Emery was a part of the team that uncovered a very rare burial of a Pompeiian. We also discuss their high school laboratory experiences at UC Berkley, and how it inspired them going forward. We also gush about our dogs and how coincidentally met before we even knew the others major. Enjoy!
    Follow @thatanthropodcast on Instagram, and @ThatAnthroPod on Twitter for more behind the scenes content.
    Brought to you in collaboration with the American Anthropological Association check out their podcast library here https://www.americananthro.org/StayInformed/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=1629

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Global Archaeologist Dr. Brian Fagan

    Global Archaeologist Dr. Brian Fagan

    We begin this episode with Dr. Brian Fagan, legendary archaeologist and independent scholar, detailing the various animals he has. We then touch on a wide range of topics: his philosophy about teaching, the UCSB campus back in the beginning and the growth in the 80’s, as well as his time as a student at Cambridge. He details what classes were like at Cambridge, and how different the class style was from UCSB. He found the transition to large classes at UCSB much more in-personal.
    What he is perhaps best know for is his writing, he has 9 publications - with 2 coming out this year. About 8 years ago he patterned with Nadia Durrani, who is a co-author on several of these publications. He says having her as a writing partner has been incredible and they edit seamlessly, while also her own experiences add a new depth to the work because she can speak to things he’s not an expert in (human diversity, feminism, Middle Eastern culture).
    We also discuss his many hobbies, including sailing, sea kayaking, yacht journaling, raising rabbits, and even driving luxury cars.
    Check out his most recent book Climate Chaos https://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/titles/brian-fagan/climate-chaos/9781541750883/
    Follow @thatanthropodcast on Instagram, and @ThatAnthroPod on Twitter for more behind the scenes content.
    Brought to you in collaboration with the American Anthropological Association check out their podcast library here https://www.americananthro.org/StayInformed/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=1629

    • 1 hr 14 min
    The Archaeology Cowboy with Griffin Fox

    The Archaeology Cowboy with Griffin Fox

    This week, my lab mate Griffin Fox sits down to chat with me about his experiences thus far in archaeology. Griffin's collegiate journey began at Moorpark Community College (California), where he began to take Native American studies and archaeology classes. He then had the opportunity to work with Dr. Andrew Kinkella (Season 1 Episode 39) on two indigenous American sites, as his first field training. Griffin reflects on his time in community college and offers advice for anyone considering transferring to a 4-year University afterwards. 

    In 2019, Griffin transferred to UC Santa Barbara, where he hit the ground running and started an internship with Kaitilin Brown his first day on campus! We reflect on our time working together for the P.L. Walker Bioarchaeology and Biogeochemistry laboratory, our team's effort in the recovery of Jack Cantin's remains and what it meant for Griffin. We also divulge some of our antics in the field including building a yurt, and protecting lizard eggs. 

    The work Griffin did with Kaitlin Brown has recently submitted for publishing, after a successful virtual presentation at the SCA's this year.   

    Follow @thatanthropodcast on Instagram, and @ThatAnthroPod on Twitter for more behind the scenes content.

    Brought to you in collaboration with the American Anthropological Association check out their podcast library here https://www.americananthro.org/StayInformed/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=1629

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

Meganaapple ,

One of a kind and leaves you feeling happy!

Gabby has done an AMAZING job with this podcast. This podcast is extremely beneficial to not only people in the world of anthropology and science, but to people in all walks of life. This content is easy for anyone to digest and follow, it will leave you feeling like every week you personally met a new, incredibly interesting and kind human working towards making the world a better place while learning pertinent information about all kinds of subjects along the way. Thank you Gabby for creating this!

julija zo ,

I’m having a blast

I’m having a blast listening to Gabi and her guests. There’s something so infectious when a young person does a passion project with a deep enthusiasm that not only is a high quality but heart felt and impossible to stop listening. LOVE this pod!!

thatanthropodcast ,

My new favorite podcast

Love the diversity of guests and content each week. Keep up the good work.

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