Women in Archaeology Conference: A feminist critique of archaeology

23rd May 2014

Hilary du Cros and Laurajane Smith

Introduction*

The conference was held at Charles Sturt University, Albury, between 8 and 11 of February. There were 102 registrations. Overseas visitors included Dr Meg Conkey (USA), Dr Joan Gero (USA), Dr Alison Wylie  (Canada), Chris Jenkins (NZ), Pamela Russell (NZ), and  Beverly Parslow (NZ). Thirty-eight papers were given in eight sections:

  • Gender as a Dimension in Archaeological Theory
  • The Pleistocene and Physical Anthropology:  Removing the Stereotypes
  • Concurrent sessions: Gender Case Studies in Prehistory and Historical Archaeology
  • Concurrent sessions: Cultural Resource  Management and Gender Issues and Gender  and Art Studies
  • Women in the Archaeological Career Structure
  • Women in the Archaeological Workplace

*Note that an abstract was not included with this paper, and so the introductory paragraph has been included here instead of the abstract.

Du Cros, H. and L. Smith
Women in Archaeology Conference: A feminist critique of archaeology
June 1991
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