Best Humanities Education podcasts (Updated October 2017; image)
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language. Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott, Alex Rawlings, Benny Lewis, Anthony Metivier and Jonathan Levi. Learn Spanish, Learn French, Learn German, ...
 
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A Way with Words
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A Way with Words is a fun and funny radio show and podcast about language. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about linguistics, slang, new words, jokes, riddles, word games, grammar, old sayings, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, and speaking and writing well. Email your language questions for the show to words@waywordradio.org. Or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at (877) 929-9673. From a ...
 
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The History of English Podcast
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The Spoken History of a Global Language
 
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Creative Language Learning Podcast
 
Hi, we're Kerstin from Fluent Language (http://www.fluentlanguage.co.uk) and Lindsay from Lindsay does Languages (http://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com). We both learn languages every day in our lives, and we have learnt over 15 different languages between us.We are obsessed with language learning - join us in this podcast!
 
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Speculative Grammarian Podcast
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Speculative Grammarian—the premier scholarly journal featuring research in the neglected field of satirical linguistics—is now available as an arbitrarily irregular audio podcast. Our podcast includes readings of articles from our journal, the occasional musical number or dramatical piece, and our talk show, Language Made Difficult. Language Made Difficult is hosted by the SpecGram LingNerds, and features our signature linguistics quiz—Lies, Damned Lies, and Linguistics—along with some discu ...
 
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Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology
 
This show targets an audience interested in archaeology. It explores myths surrounding this exotic, often misunderstood field and acquaints listeners with the contemporary practice of unearthing the human past. Themes range from Dr. Schuldenrein’s own “Indiana Jones”-like adventures in the land of the Bible to his team’s archaeological forensics effort to unearth Kurdish mass graves in Iraq. That undertaking helped convict Saddam Hussein in 2006. Topical issues contribute to the evolution vs ...
 
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The Struggling Archaeologist's Guide to Getting Dirty
 
Ever want to know more about the world of archaeology AND have a good time learning it? This podcast explores what it's like to be a young professional in the field. There's also news and discussions on cool stuff going on at the other end of trowels all over the place. In the end, it's all about learning through life and laughter. And it's all brought to you by me, Jenny, a regular gal who really DIGS history... get it?
 
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Story Archaeology
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Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. On storyarchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
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LSA 2017 Linguistic Institute
 
Podcast by LSA 2017
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Find shows from Cultural Resource Management Archaeology to technology to anarchy to whatever. We cover it all in this feed.
 
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Archaeology and Ale
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Archaeology lectures from the Red Deer pub in Sheffield, England and presented by Archaeology in the City of the University of Sheffield
 
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The Archaeology Show
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The Archaeology Show is produced by the Archaeology Podcast Network. It's hosted by a contract archaeologist and an academic. We will interview people from around the world in a variety of topics. Enjoy the ride.
 
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Language Happy Hour
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Have you ever taken a language class? Have you taken a language class that teaches you how to say "I want to work at the United Nations" before "can you pass me the salt?" We're working to fix that. Critical Language Mentor has scoured the internet to find the best resources out there to help you learn languages better. We specialize in critical, less-commonly taught languages, like Arabic, Chinese, Korean, and Persian and want to help you learn better.Visit us on the web at criticallanguage ...
 
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Some of the most spectacular rock art of the Great Basin and western Colorado Plateau was created by the Fremont prehistoric people, but who were the Fremont? Links https://www.nps.gov/care/learn/historyculture/fremont.htm http://historytogo.utah.gov/utah_chapters/american_indians/thefremont.html A suggestion for further reading: Archaeology So ...…
 
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Today we talk with Ethnographer James Bielo about his work with the Ark Encounter, a life-size Noah's Ark and religious-themed experience in Kentucky. We talk about the validity of replicas, religious sightseeing, and 3D printing as a way to communicate with the public. Links Dr. James Bielo - Miami University James S. Bielo - Home James Bielo ...…
 
A highly anticipated children's book and the epic history behind a familiar vegetable. Fans of illustrator Maurice Sendak are eagerly awaiting the publication of a newly discovered manuscript by the late author. And speaking of children's literature, some wise advice from the author of Charlotte's Web, E. B. White: "Anybody who shifts gears whe ...…
 
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Famed for its over 800 stone sentinels called Moai, Easter Island was devastated by the local population but has come back to nearly half of its one-time high. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter_Island
 
On this episode of Women in Archaeology, we discussed the changing academic and social roles of museums in the United States. We also briefly talked about the origins of museums and how museum outreach and exhibitions can be improved. Links http://www.atelier-brueckner.com/en/projects/lwl-museum-archaeology http://natural-history.uoregon.edu/ h ...…
 
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Well stratified deposits and a near pristine environment make the Big Eddy Site a window into nearly 14,000 years of uninterrupted history. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Eddy_Site
 
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One of the oldest confirmed pre-Clovis sites in the Americas, Monte Verde is located on the far southern tip of Chile and South America and caused researchers to challenge assumptions and come up with new ways people could have entered the Americas. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monte_Verde
 
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Containing a large mound and a second burial mound, the Pocahontas Mounds display Mississippian Culture in central Mississippi. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pocahontas_Mounds
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
In this solo episode, I discuss how changing your study method can have a dramatic effect. Episode Summary: My friend Jeremy and his struggles with Spanish How easy it is to get into a rut with your studying The benefits of trying new approaches to studying I challenge you to learn languages in a completely different way for a few weeks! Start ...…
 
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The History of English Podcast
 
Advances in musical notation allowed the first English folk songs to be preserved in writing in the early 1200s. These songs include “Mirie It Is While Sumer Ilast” and “Sumer Is Icumen In.” In this episode, we explore the Greek contribution to music, and trace those developments to Medieval England and the earliest songs composed in the Englis ...…
 
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Named for a curious boy that didn't fair well, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is an example of do what's working. For 5000 years the Blackfoot and their ancestors drove Buffalo off a cliff and they prospered for it. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Head-Smashed-In_Buffalo_Jump
 
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Winter is coming, as it does every year, for archaeology and archaeologists. What can you do to plan for the winter? Not just work, but, NOT working. How do you plan your finances? Where can you work throughout the winter? What can YOU do to be proactive about your career? Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch ...…
 
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She broke assumptions about the earliest peopling of the Americas and probably died in a lake. Minnesota Woman gave up only some of her secrets and could have given up more had she been properly excavated. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota_Woman
 
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Tiwanaku was a large civilization in Bolivia that created amazing architecture but ultimately fell to severe drought conditions. Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiwanaku
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
In this episode, Episode Summary: Living in bilingual areas Relationships with heritage languages How to take your listening and speaking skills from 80% to 100% Resources Mentioned In Today's Episode: Start Speaking Today: I’d like to thank italki for supporting the show. To claim your free lesson and start speaking today, visit: http://iwillt ...…
 
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Creative Language Learning Podcast
 
In this episode, I'm presenting two interviews with women who are working to change people's lives through the power of language. Madeline, Interpreter for Survivors of Torture and Trauma Community Interpreter Madeline Vadkerty gives me an overview of what it is like to interpret for survivors of torture and trauma. This interview was an incred ...…
 
Where would you find a sports commentator talking about high cheese and ducks on a pond? Here's a hint: both terms are part of what make the language of America’s pastime so colorful. And: a government official in New Zealand proposes a new, more respectful term for someone with autism. Plus, the roots of that beloved Jamaican export, reggae mu ...…
 
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Once inhabited by Native Americans for nearly 2,000 years and ceded to the United States in the Treaty of Detroit, Apple Island is a lush haven full of plants and animals. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Island_(Michigan)
 
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Angkor Wat is the largest religious complex in the world and has been a religious center for many centuries. Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angkor_Wat
 
Today we talk to Sir Barry Cunliffe, a British archaeologist and Oxford University professor. Sir Barry has worked all over the UK and Europe, written many books, and influenced British archaeology. This is an awesome chat about his career and directions in British archaeology. Oxford University Press is offering a 30% discount on On the Ocean ...…
 
Today we talk to Sir Barry Cunliffe, a British archaeologist and Oxford University professor. Sir Barry has worked all over the UK and Europe, written many books, and influenced British archaeology. This is an awesome chat about his career and directions in British archaeology. Oxford University Press is offering a 30% discount on On the Ocean ...…
 
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Nashoba is the origin of the hexagonal pencil and was a big influence on early American pencil-making. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nashoba_Brook_Pencil_Factory_Site
 
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Built to memorialize a local victory, the town of Nicopolis ad Istrum had a turbulent existence. Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicopolis_ad_Istrum
 
From a new watch to two new phones - the latest from the Apple iPhone event for Fall of 2017 has brought longer battery life and some real tools that can help make fieldwork faster, safer, and more efficient. Links www.apple.com Contact Chris Webster Twitter: @archeowebby Email: chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Paul Zimmerman Twitter: @lugal ...…
 
The Beck Northeast site was found by a farmer and has since revealed information about the middle woodland and archaic periods in Maryland. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beck_Northeast_Site_(18AN65)
 
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Found on a melting glacier between Italy and Austria, Otzi the Iceman is a virtual encyclopedia of information about the time he lived in. Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ötzi
 
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Cushnoc was a trading post built by the Plymouth Colony and used to trade with the local Native Americans. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cushnoc_Archeological_Site
 
Today we're talking about the Iximaya hoax. Who were the Iximaya, where did they come from, and what part did P.T. Barnum play in all this? We're joined by special guests Roxanne Davila and Marcello Canuto. Links MARI Roxanne Davila Marcello Canuto Iximaya Pamphlet https://archive.org/details/illustratedmemoi00vela Ix Chel John Lloyd Stephens I ...…
 
Restaurant jargon, military slang, and modern Greek turns of phrase. Some restaurants now advertise that they sell "clean" sandwiches. But that doesn't mean they're condiment-free or the lettuce got an extra rinse. In the food industry, the word "clean" is taking on a whole new meaning. Plus, a Marine veteran wonders about a phrase he heard oft ...…
 
It only lasted a few hundred years, but, the capital of the First Bulgarian Empire was a large village with intricate buildings and design. Even though it was destroyed... Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pliska
 
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On today's episode, we will be discussing the impact tourism can have out sites including the good, the bad and the ugly. The discussion will include how tourism impacts sites, the surrounding areas, the broader public, and individuals. Links http://www.cnn.com/travel/article/tourists-arrested-rome-colosseum/index.html http://news.nationalgeogr ...…
 
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Dating from the 4th Century BCE, this tomb was festooned with frescoes showing the changing styles of fashion as Greek influence took hold of the local aristocracy. Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thracian_tomb_of_Aleksandrovo
 
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Once a Tunica Village, Trudeau Landing was looted, excavated, and finally preserved and honored by the Tunica people. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trudeau_Landing
 
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An archaeological district of over 800 sites, hundreds of rock art panels, and some controversial dates for human occupation. Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedra_Furada
 
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Kim Biddulph and friends spent the night in an Iron Age Hillfort sharing food, exchanging stories, and discussion ideas. It was an amazing night full of fun and excitement. The audio is a bit challenging at times, as you would expect it to be in this situation, but we've cleaned it up a bit and most should be OK. Contact Kim Biddulph @kimbiddul ...…
 
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Archaeologists don't just dig in the dirt - statistics are often used to find trends in the data and show things that weren't visible with just excavation.
 
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Ever wonder why you get paid a fraction of what your employer charges the client for you? Well, there's a reason for that and it's a tool that companies use to win work, make a profit, and keep you employed. Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @processarch; Chris W @Archeowebby,@DIGTECHLLC, and @Arc ...…
 
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A fortified village in Kentucky - Hardin Village was a place people lived and died for several hundred years. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardin_Village_Site
 
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Caracol was an important Maya city that controlled a massive region. Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caracol
 
Hundreds of years ago, the word girl didn't necessarily mean a female child. In the 14th and 15th centuries, the term "girl" could refer to a child of either sex. Only later did its meaning become more specific. Plus, some people think that referring to a former spouse as an ex sounds harsh or disrespectful. So what DO you call someone you used ...…
 
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The History of English Podcast
 
In this special 100th episode, we review the major consonant sound changes that have impacted English since the Proto-Indo-European language. These sound changes provide us with a set of general rules that we can use to distinguish loanwords from native Old English words.
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
In this episode, I speak with Alex Rawlings about his new book: How To Speak Any Language Fluently. Episode Summary: Alex's upbringing with languages Did he learn languages quickly because he was a kid? How an 11-language test was administered to Alex in 2012 The process of writing a book Advice to bloggers wanting to write a book Working at Me ...…
 
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Creative Language Learning Podcast
 
In this episode, polyglot expert Shannon fills in for Lindsay - we catch up on our language learning and Duolingo, and then discuss why and how reading makes you fluent and smart and cultured. Remember: If you visit our sponsor Clozemaster at www.clozemaster.com/cllp, you'll be supporting the Creative Language Learning Podcast for free! Listen ...…
 
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Born from the remnants of the Angle Phase, the Caborn-Welborn Culture was a short-lived cultural manifestation that existed near the Ohio river. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caborn-Welborn_culture
 
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The oldest human remains found in Kansas - but how old are they? Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lansing_Man
 
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On today's show we talk to two archaeologists that have organized an amazing outreach system that they're using in the mid-west. It's called the Artifact Roadshow and it's a place where people can bring in their finds and have them recorded and evaluated. It's a great tool for public outreach and can be modeled anywhere. Links http://www.unl.ed ...…
 
On today's show we talk to two archaeologists that have organized an amazing outreach system that they're using in the mid-west. It's called the Artifact Roadshow and it's a place where people can bring in their finds and have them recorded and evaluated. It's a great tool for public outreach and can be modeled anywhere. Links http://www.unl.ed ...…
 
Located in Belgium, the flint mines at Spiennes were notable for their size and technological skill involved with the extraction and mining of flint. Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neolithic_flint_mines_of_Spiennes
 
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Known as the Fortress of Blood, Erebuni Fortress was a force to be reckoned with for over 2,500 years. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erebuni_Fortress
 
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Every been out in the field and had NO cell service? Of course you have! Well, in a world where we are increasingly relying on technology and internet connectivity to do our jobs, what do we do when that connectivity isn't there? Go back to paper? No! There are other ways and all is not lost. Links https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/ju ...…
 
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