Feminist Theory (Other Keyword)

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Collaborative Archaeology at the Gage and Cheney Houses (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kim Christensen.

Studies of reformers and the sites associated with them provide an opportunity to examine how people in the past sought to better their world and in turn, powerfully connect to contemporary efforts to reform society.  In this paper, I detail the collaborative archaeological projects undertaken at two sites associated with female reformers – Matilda Joslyn Gage and May Cheney – noting the ways in which non-hierarchical, feminist-inspired research practices were employed in attempts to connect...

"I’m a lumberjack, and I’m okay . . . .": Inspiring Critical Reflection on Gender and Bias (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Valerie M. J. Hall.

The archaeology of gender is a complex field, examining the intersection of gender, sexuality, and class as performed through material culture.  Research in the field also turns a spotlight on biases inherent in Western culture that are often blindly projected onto the past.  Dr. Elizabeth Scott’s work challenges these biases, inspiring students and colleagues to think critically about perception and perspective while examining the lives of people "of little note." Her research elucidates the...

Social interaction through structured use of space in the early Hawaiian Household (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kirsten Vacca.

Archaeological investigations of pre-European contact Hawai’i rarely consider gendered space within the household—specifically, female spaces. Some scholarship addresses male spaces, yet few researchers currently attempt to understand the household and the landscape in terms of complex gendered interactions. In addition to this lack of household research, issues of androcentrism and historical linearity plague many Hawaiian ethnohistories, leaving fundamental gaps in knowledge that can be filled...