Archives for: January 2011

Evolving the German ideal?

by Cornel  

First of all, I should say that this post shouldn't be taken too seriously. It represents a simple elaboration on my first impressions of the Neanderthal museum, which I visited last summer. I must also note that at the time of my visit I was exceedingly… more »

Histories of archaeology

by Cornel  

I've always been interested in the more, shall we say, juicy aspects of the history of the discipline, in the personal histories of archaeologists who left their mark. Archaeologists are interesting people, and histories of the discipline could indeed ea… more »

virtual skeletons

by Cornel  

I'm currently TAing a course on Forensic Anthropology, one which, for a variety of reasons beyond anyone's control, does not have a good lab component. Because of this, I really wanted to share a few good links to virtual skeletons with my students. Afte… more »

Sally Binford interview

by Cornel  

I came across this interview with Sally Binford a couple of years ago, when writing a paper on the intellectual biography of Lewis Binford. At the time the blog in which it was posted was a rather obscure one, at least in academic circles. Now, however,… more »

Neanderthal speech, BBC style

by Cornel  

A fellow TA showed me this wonderful little video, in which Patsy Rodenburg, apparently "one of the world's top voice coaches" (see BBC web site linked below), attempts to reproduce Neanderthal speech with the help of a colleague. The results are hillari… more »

Some interesting links

by Cornel  

In the last few days I came across interesting free sources of old French publications, including full volumes of l'Anthropologie. I thought I'd start this blog by sharing them with the world: 1. Persee 2. Gallica That's it for now. It's 3am over h… more »