In Conclusion…

I am so happy to have come here. So many interesting experiences and ideas that I cannot really recount them all. However, there are many things I have learned. I will speak of two for the sake of time and ease of reading. First, academically, I learned what I would...

Battle of the Employee

Being asked about a Turkish archaeology internship I completed in the past in a job interview setting would certainly not be the oddest thing to ever happen, yet still oddly specific. If a potential employer were to ask, I would likely spend a lot of time discussing...

Jokes Are Great

There are plenty of people in the world who do not understand the truth about archaeology. Pretty much everyone I’ve told that I was doing this made an Indiana Jones joke, and to be frank, not all of them were unfunny or gross misconceptions about archaeology....

Mostly Familiar

Things have changed a great deal from when I first came here, and more often than not in a positive rather than negative way. First major change: I thought archaeology was a much more isolated field of study than most others, but the more I stay here, the more...

First Impressions

Oh my is there so much to talk about, even in the first two/three days. I’ll get the things I had issues with first, as they are probably fewer and I can spend more time doing what I really want: raving about how good this is. I have three problems with where I...