Intersectional Theory and Skeletal Studies

Listen to this episode of The Arch and Anth Podcast in which Derek Boyd (Ph.D. student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville) discusses intersectional theory and a range of topics in biological anthropology (including forensic anthropology, bioarchaeology, and paleopathology).

“What was happening socially and technologically in industrial-era #England? How does Derek want to study historical health in this context through a combination of scientific methodologies and archival research? Why is the application of #intersectionaltheory to studies of archaeological human remains becoming a more common approach? πŸ­πŸ“šπŸ’­ How may we understand the past better by considering the intersections of age, sex, #race, #class and geographical location when interpreting data? What about Derek’s other research in #taphonomy facilities (or otherwise known as #bodyfarms), and does intersectional thinking play into his work as a forensic anthropologist too? πŸ“ŠπŸ¦΄ Listen to Derek’s answers on archandanth.com, or iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher and anywhere else you find #podcasts! 🎧