Best Humanities Education podcasts (Updated August 2017; image)
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language. Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott, Alex Rawlings, Benny Lewis, Anthony Metivier and Jonathan Levi. Learn Spanish, Learn French, Learn German, ...
 
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A Way with Words
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A Way with Words is a fun and funny radio show and podcast about language. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about linguistics, slang, new words, jokes, riddles, word games, grammar, old sayings, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, and speaking and writing well. Email your language questions for the show to words@waywordradio.org. Or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at (877) 929-9673. From a ...
 
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The History of English Podcast
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The Spoken History of a Global Language
 
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Creative Language Learning Podcast
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Kerstin from Fluent Language and Lindsay from Lindsay does Languages are obsessed with language learning - join them in this podcast!
 
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Speculative Grammarian Podcast
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Speculative Grammarian—the premier scholarly journal featuring research in the neglected field of satirical linguistics—is now available as an arbitrarily irregular audio podcast. Our podcast includes readings of articles from our journal, the occasional musical number or dramatical piece, and our talk show, Language Made Difficult. Language Made Difficult is hosted by the SpecGram LingNerds, and features our signature linguistics quiz—Lies, Damned Lies, and Linguistics—along with some discu ...
 
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Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology
 
This show targets an audience interested in archaeology. It explores myths surrounding this exotic, often misunderstood field and acquaints listeners with the contemporary practice of unearthing the human past. Themes range from Dr. Schuldenrein’s own “Indiana Jones”-like adventures in the land of the Bible to his team’s archaeological forensics effort to unearth Kurdish mass graves in Iraq. That undertaking helped convict Saddam Hussein in 2006. Topical issues contribute to the evolution vs ...
 
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The Struggling Archaeologist's Guide to Getting Dirty
 
Ever want to know more about the world of archaeology AND have a good time learning it? This podcast explores what it's like to be a young professional in the field. There's also news and discussions on cool stuff going on at the other end of trowels all over the place. In the end, it's all about learning through life and laughter. And it's all brought to you by me, Jenny, a regular gal who really DIGS history... get it?
 
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Story Archaeology Podcast
Monthly
 
Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. On StoryArchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists, Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Find shows from Cultural Resource Management Archaeology to technology to anarchy to whatever. We cover it all in this feed.
 
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LSA 2017 Linguistic Institute
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Podcast by LSA 2017
 
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Language Happy Hour
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Have you ever taken a language class? Have you taken a language class that teaches you how to say "I want to work at the United Nations" before "can you pass me the salt?" We're working to fix that. Critical Language Mentor has scoured the internet to find the best resources out there to help you learn languages better. We specialize in critical, less-commonly taught languages, like Arabic, Chinese, Korean, and Persian and want to help you learn better.Visit us on the web at criticallanguage ...
 
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An important mound complex, the Menard-Hodges Site was important to pre-Mississippian culture in Arkansas and was possibly visited by Hernando De Soto, among others. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menard-Hodges_Site https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippian_culture
 
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Today we talk with co-host Jeb Card about Mayan Hieroglyphics. We talk about the Victorian worlds discovery of them, their fascination with them, how that fascination has endured into the modern-day, and how the Mayan language, including Hieroglyphics, is still a living language today. Links FAMSI resources Maya Glyph Workbook Wayeb resources F ...…
 
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On today's episode Kenneth Feder continues the series based on his most recent book, "Ancient America: 50 Archaeological Sites You Should See For Yourself", with Hopewell's Mound City. Links Hopewell Cultural National Historic Park Discount Code: RLFANDF30 Info Sheet for Book Ancient America Book
 
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On today's episode we talk about a new book from Nomad Press by Anita Yasuda called, "Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig". It's a book intended for children ages 9 through 12 and focuses on three dynamic women who are working in archaeology around the world. Links Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig Contact Women in Archaeology on Twitter (@womenarchy ...…
 
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On today's episode we learn about the ancient Albanian town of Buthrotum. It was ancient Greek, Roman, and disputed by others over the years. Learn about the complicated history of this city on today's podcast. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buthrotum http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/570
 
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On today's episode we learn about the heritage site in Arizona known as Honanki. It's an amazing cliff dwelling and rock art site that was inhabited by the Sinagua people of the Ancient Pueblo Peoples. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honanki https://www.verdevalleyarchaeology.org/Honanki/
 
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On today's episode Kenneth Feder continues the series based on his most recent book, "Ancient America: 50 Archaeological Sites You Should See For Yourself", with Wupatki National Monument. Links Wupatki National Monument Discount Code: RLFANDF30 Info Sheet for Book Ancient America Book
 
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The History of English Podcast
 
Magna Carta is often presented as the culmination of a dispute between King John and his barons, but it didn’t settle the debate. In fact, the charter actually sparked a new debate over the power of the king. That debate was one of many being held during the early 1200s when the art of debate permeated education, the legal profession, and even ...…
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Michael asks: "How can I listen to older podcast episodes?" Episode Summary: I've recently changed the settings in my podcast feed to display the maximum number of old episodes You can find all previous episodes on the website - simply navigate to the "podcast" tab Today's Quote: Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity. - Thor Heyerd ...…
 
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Bagram isn't just a headline - it's an ancient city in Afghanistan with a rich history. We'll give just a bit of it here. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bagram History of Afghanistan
 
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On today's show, we talk about the horrors that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, 2017. The question on everyone's minds was what to do about statues and iconography related to hate, bigotry, and a significant and changing period in our nation's history. How do we, as archaeologists deal with it? Links Charlottesville Violen ...…
 
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The Upward Sun River Site was important for many reasons. It represents the earliest and youngest infant burial, says a lot about human migration, and demonstrates aspects of early family life. Links Upward Sun River Wikipedia Entry Science: Child's Cremation Site Reveals Domestic Life in Paleoindian Alaska Ancient Alaska Infants' DNA supports ...…
 
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Today’s episode features Anna Cordova, Lead Archaeologist for the City of Colorado Springs (although, to be clear, she is not representing the city with this interview). If you are looking to understand indigenous perspectives on archaeology, this episode is a great place to start because she explains the challenges so clearly and so passionate ...…
 
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On today's episode Kenneth Feder continues the series based on his most recent book, "Ancient America: 50 Archaeological Sites You Should See For Yourself", with Nine Mile Canyon. Links Nine Mile Canyon Discount Code: RLFANDF30 Info Sheet for Book Ancient America Book
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Jane asks: "What's it like having so many languages in your head?" Episode Summary: Mostly, I focus on learning only one language at a time To that extent, I don't have much confusion in the learning process In daily life, I find that languages come and go, depending on who I'm spending time with, what I'm doing, what words I need My default is ...…
 
Echoes of the Greatest Generation, and a tasty bite of history. The language and melodies of military marching songs can connect grown children with their parents who served. Is there a collection of those military cadences somewhere? Also, a story about a woman sifting through her parents' love letters from World War II, and a puzzling phrase ...…
 
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On today's episode, we learn about Barbar temple in Bahrain. It's a fantastic set of buildings with an interesting history. Links http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/1570 https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbar_Temple
 
Today's episode is Chapter 21 in a series based on Chris Webster's book the "Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide: Getting a Job and Working in Cultural Resource Management". Today, we cover Coming Back to Archaeology. Links Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide on Amazon
 
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On today's episode, Chris and April are joined by APN co-founder Tristan Boyle to talk about his recent experiences in Italy and his revelations about archaeology. Archaeology and history are everywhere you look. Take a look around you and see - really see.
 
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On today's episode Kenneth Feder continues the series based on his most recent book, "Ancient America: 50 Archaeological Sites You Should See For Yourself", with McConkie Ranch. Links Vernal Area Rock Art PDF Discount Code: RLFANDF30 Info Sheet for Book Ancient America Book
 
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On today's episode we learn about a 7,000 year occupation site in Alabama: Dust Cave. Links http://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_gradthes/515/ https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dust_Cave
 
On today's show we talk to the creator and founder of Archaeological Analytics, Acacia Berry. Find out what she's doing with this company and how they can help you in your business. Learn about Archaeo Analytics, Open Artifact, and American Artifacts - all sites developed by Berry to help out the field of archaeology - both academic and commerc ...…
 
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In today’s episode Tristan shares his thoughts about the Archaeology of everyday life and how his understanding of local heritage changed when his visited Italy. He encourages listeners to see the archaeology in everyday things not just the grand monuments. Contact tristan@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com @anarchaeologist…
 
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Language Happy Hour
 
In this week's episode, Garrett & Drew sat down with Kiersten Rossetto Nassar, Director of Community Relations, and Autumn Orme, Director of Communications and Marketing, at Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area.We discussed LSSNCA's mission and background, their work in refugee resettlement, and what they look for in volunteers ...…
 
Archaeology and Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme. Archaeology and Ale proudly presents - Jon Bradley, on “Making a difference for heritage: What’s happening at Sheffield Manor Lodge and Joined-Up Heritage Sheffield”. This talk t ...…
 
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On today's episode Kenneth Feder continues the series based on his most recent book, "Ancient America: 50 Archaeological Sites You Should See For Yourself", with the San Juan River. Links San Juan River Discount Code: RLFANDF30 Info Sheet for Book Ancient America Book
 
Today's episode is Chapter 20 in a series based on Chris Webster's book the "Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide: Getting a Job and Working in Cultural Resource Management". Today, we cover Preparing for the Winter. Links Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide on Amazon
 
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Today we talk with Fernanda Maneses about the mysterious Easter Island statues. We talk about the actual history of the Moai statues, the culture that created them, and the many different ways these iconic statures have been used by the fringe and popular culture alike. Links Fernanda Meneses https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Fernanda_Menese ...…
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
In this solo episode, I describe what I consider to be the most effective approach to learning a language. Episode Summary: Begin by getting a thorough grounding in the basics - quantity over quality is best at first Start speaking early on with a language tutor Grow your vocabulary while getting used to the sounds of the language - listening & ...…
 
Say you have an acquaintance you always see at the dog park or the playground. But one night, you run into them at the movies, and for a moment, it's confusing. Is there a word for that disorienting sense of someone or something being out of place? Yes! Plus: the term sea change doesn't have to do with winds changing direction on the surface of ...…
 
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On today's episode - Stone Mother - a legend from the Paiute Indians of Nevada. Links Stone Mother
 
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On this episode we are joined by underwater archaeologist Jessica Irwin. We will discuss what underwater archaeology is, how it differs from terrestrial archaeology, some of the unique challenges faced by underwater archaeologists, and some really cool underwater sites that have been excavated. Contact Contact: Email Jessica: Irwinja@sc.edu Wom ...…
 
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On today's episode Kenneth Feder continues the series based on his most recent book, "Ancient America: 50 Archaeological Sites You Should See For Yourself", with Toltec Mounds. Links Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park Discount Code: RLFANDF30 Info Sheet for Book Ancient America Book
 
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On today's episode we learn about Cactus Hill in Virginia. It's rich site with controversial evidence of human occupation going back up to 20,000 years. Take a listen and form your own opinions. Links Cactus Hill Archaeological Site
 
Why does pop music matter for language learning? What influence does the industry have for which music gets made and which doesn't? Why is English such a convenient language for pop music? How should you incorporate pop music into your language learning routine...or should you? Where can language learners find music in their own target language ...…
 
Today's episode is Chapter 19 in a series based on Chris Webster's book the "Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide: Getting a Job and Working in Cultural Resource Management". Today, we cover Unemployment. Links Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide on Amazon
 
On today's episode Kenneth Feder continues the series based on his most recent book, "Ancient America: 50 Archaeological Sites You Should See For Yourself", with Town Creek Indian Mound. Links Town Creek Indian Mound Discount Code: RLFANDF30 Info Sheet for Book Ancient America Book
 
On today's episode, Bill White talks about his upcoming job at Berkeley as a professor. What should he teach? What should any college teach? What can you learn and what should you learn? Lots to unpack in this episode. Enjoy. Links Bureau of Applied Research Follow Our Panelists on Twitter: Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @pro ...…
 
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On today's episode we talk about a common dating method for many different kinds of archaeological artifacts and sites - cross-dating.
 
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On this episode we learn about LIDAR. It's been a high tech tool for archaeologists for a while now and it's also coming to drones. Learn about it here! Links LIDAR on Wikipedia https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/lidar.html https://youtu.be/eBUCGxZq_xg
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
In this solo episode I discuss the design and creation of my new Spanish course for beginners. Episode Summary: Why I created a Spanish Beginner course The main aims of the course The concept I landed on How it all came together through story Resources Mentioned In Today's Episode: Fluent Spanish Academy Beginner - Join as a BETA member (limite ...…
 
Clean cursing for modern times, more about communicating after a brain injury, and 1970's TV lingo with roots in the Second World War. A young woman wants a family-friendly way to describe a statement that's fraudulent or bogus, but all the words she can think of sound old-fashioned. Is there a better term than malarkey, poppycock, or rubbish? ...…
 
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On today's episode Kenneth Feder continues the series based on his most recent book, "Ancient America: 50 Archaeological Sites You Should See For Yourself", with Hovenweep National Monument. Links Hovenweep National Monument Discount Code: RLFANDF30 Info Sheet for Book Ancient America Book
 
Today's episode is Chapter 18 in a series based on Chris Webster's book the "Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide: Getting a Job and Working in Cultural Resource Management". Today, we cover The Munsell Book of Color. Links Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide on Amazon
 
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On today's show, we talk to Dr. Shara Bailey about what ancient teeth can tell us about human evolution and ultimately about ourselves. What is paleoanthropology? What can we learn from the shape of teeth and how they are worn? All this and more on this episode of the Archaeology Show. Links Science Friday episode Nature Article Thermoluminesce ...…
 
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On today's show, we learn about the White River Narrows Archaeological District in Lincoln County, Nevada. WRN has some of the best examples of petroglyphs in the area and has a lot to teach us about prehistoric lifeways in that area. Links http://www.nvrockart.org/aan_pages/txt/WRN%20Brochure.pdf
 
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On today's episode Kenneth Feder continues the series based on his most recent book, "Ancient America: 50 Archaeological Sites You Should See For Yourself", with Crow Canyon. Links Crow Canyon Petroglyphs Discount Code: RLFANDF30 Info Sheet for Book Ancient America Book
 
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The History of English Podcast
 
The early 13th Century saw a massive increase in the production of government documents, including charters and official letters. In this episode, we explore the changing role of the written word in the Middle Ages. We also examine how King John’s financial exploitation of his barons led to revolt and Magna Carta.…
 
Cú Chulainn meets his match In this episode we get to meet the marvelous Emer, the woman who bests the young Cú Chulainn, at least, in terms of her sharp witted and far-sighted eloquence. Join the Story Archaeologists as we try to decode how Emer manages her young and unpredictable suitor and deals with her uncompromising father. Read the ……
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Daco asks: "Should I learn Mandarin or Cantonese?" Episode Summary: Mandarin is the main international Chinese language, with around 1bn speakers Cantonese is a related language/dialect of Mandarin, with far fewer speakers - around 60m In many Chinatowns around the world, Cantonese is spoken, due to historical migration However, Mandarin is the ...…
 
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