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Blog: Archaeology and Aliens: Teaching the Myth of Atlantis
December 13, 2018
A recent surge of critical focus on pseudoscience and classics focused on issues from Hippocrates and scientific racism to the racial bias of Ancient Aliens sees scholars doing the work to convince our field that classicists, historians, and archaeologists ought to take action to address the dissemination of pseudoscientific views in popular media. Yet once we’ve accepted that we should confront pseudoscience in classics and archaeology, we find ourselves confronted with a rather different question: how can we best teach this in our classrooms?
When I was assigned as a teaching assistant for Intro to Greek Art and Archaeology last Read more …