Archaeology in a Post-Truth World Interdisciplinary Conference ♥ ★ ✚

Dear colleagues, We are excited to announce that on Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, our campus will host the Department of Philosophy's Archaeology in a Post-Truth World Interdisciplinary Conference.   The popularity of false narratives about history (alternative history) and archaeology (pseudoarchaeology) poses a unique threat. In a post-truth world, false stories — e.g. that [...]

Archaeology in a Post-Truth World Interdisciplinary Conference ♥ ★ ✚2020-01-27T15:28:24-08:00

Archaeology in a Post-Truth World Interdisciplinary Conference ♥ ★ ✚

Dear colleagues, We are excited to announce that on Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, our campus will host the Department of Philosophy's Archaeology in a Post-Truth World Interdisciplinary Conference.   The popularity of false narratives about history (alternative history) and archaeology (pseudoarchaeology) poses a unique threat. In a post-truth world, false stories — e.g. that [...]

Archaeology in a Post-Truth World Interdisciplinary Conference ♥ ★ ✚2020-01-27T15:28:24-08:00

Debunking 101: How to spot fake (archaeology) news and what to do about it

From fake mummies to artificial ancient artifacts, history has shown us—even recent history—that our will to believe the validity of things can hinder our ability to see the truth. Join us on Tuesday, November 19 for Debunking 101, an opportunity to learn strategies that combat the spread of misinformation today.   Debunking 101: How [...]

Debunking 101: How to spot fake (archaeology) news and what to do about it2019-11-13T11:01:42-08:00