Publications

Books

*Atalay, Sonya 2012 Community-Based Archaeology: Research with, by and for Indigenous and Local Communities. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.

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Journal Articles

* denotes peer-reviewed items

*Atalay, Sonya 2010  ‘We don’t talk about Çatalhöyük, we live it’: building community capacity through archaeological research using a community-based participatory research (CBPR) methodology. World Archaeology 42(3):418-429.

*Atalay, Sonya; Duygu Çamurcuoğlu-Cleere; Ian Hodder; Stephanie Moser, Aylin Orbaşli; Elizabeth Pye 2010  Protecting And Exhibiting Çatalhöyük. The Turkish Academy of Sciences Journal of Cultural Inventory (TÜBA-KED) 6:7-18.

*Atalay, Sonya  2007 Global Application of Indigenous Archaeology: Community Based Participatory Research in Turkey. Archaeologies 3 (3): 249-270.

*Atalay, Sonya  2006 Introduction: Decolonizing Archaeology – Efforts to Transform a Discipline’. American Indian Quarterly 30(3):269-279.

*Atalay, Sonya  2006 Indigenous Archaeology as Decolonizing Practice. American Indian Quarterly 30(3):280-310.

*Atalay, Sonya and Christine Hastorf  2006 Food, Meals, and Daily Activities: The Habitus of Food Practices at Neolithic, Çatalhöyük.  American Antiquity 71(2): 283-319.

*Atalay, Sonya 2006 No Sense of the Struggle: Giving voice to our survivance at the National Museum of the American Indian. American Indian Quarterly, 30(4):597-618.

Edited Journals

*Atalay, Sonya (ed.) 2006 Decolonizing Archaeology – Efforts to Transform a Discipline. American Indian Quarterly 30:3.

Book Chapters

*Atalay, Sonya 2012 Analysis of Clay Balls from the BACH Area. In House Lives: building, inhabiting, excavating a house at Çatalhöyük. Reports from the BACH Area, Çatalhöyük 1997-2003.  Ruth Tringham and Mirjana Stevanović (eds.), Ch. 14. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press.

*Atalay, Sonya 2010 Diba Jimooyung Telling Our Story: Colonization and Decolonization of Archaeological Practice from an Anishinabe Perspective. In World Archaeological Congress (WAC) Handbook of  Postcolonial Archaeology. Uzma Rizvi and Jane Lydon (eds.) Chapter 4, p. 61-72. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, CA.

Atalay, Sonya  2010 No Sense of the Struggle: Creating a Context for Survivance at the NMAI. In Contemporary Archaeology in Theory: the new pragmatism. Robert Preucel and Stephen Mrozowski (eds.) Chapter 29, p.558-570. Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA. (Reprint from American Indian Quarterly 30(4):597-618)

Atalay, Sonya 2010 Indigenous Archaeology as Decolonizing Practice. In Indigenous Archaeologies: a reader on decolonization. Margaret M. Bruchac, Siobhan M. Hart, and H. Martin Wobst (eds.) Chapter 9, p.79-86. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, CA. (Reprint from American Indian Quarterly 30(3): 280-310)

Atalay, Sonya 2009 Raise your head and be proud Ojibwekwe. In Being and Becoming Indigenous Archaeologists.  George Nicholas (ed.). Chapter 4, p.45-54,  Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, CA.

*Atalay, Sonya 2008 Pedagogy of Decolonization: Advancing Archaeological Practice through Education. In Collaborating at the Trowel’s Edge: Teaching and Learning in Indigenous Archaeology. Stephen W. Silliman (ed.), Chapter 7, p. 123-144, University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Atalay, Sonya and Amy Lonetree 2008 The Writing Process: Tips for Writing your Dissertation and Beyond. In Archaeologist’s Field Handbook. Heather Burke, Claire Smith, and Larry Zimmerman (eds.), p. 357-358, AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek: CA.

Atalay, Sonya 2008 No Sense of the Struggle: Creating a Context for Survivance at the NMAI. In The National Museum of the American Indian: critical conversations. Amy Lonetree and Amanda Cobb (eds.), Chapter 10, p. 267-289, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln. (Reprint from American Indian Quarterly 30(4):597-618)

*Atalay, Sonya  2007 Multivocality and Indigenous Archaeologies. In Evaluating Multiple Narratives: Beyond Nationalist, Colonialist, and Imperialist Archaeologies. Junko Habu, Clare Fawcett, and John Matsunaga (eds.), Chapter 3, p.29-44.  Springer Press, New York.

*Atalay, Sonya  2005 Domesticating Clay: the Role of Clay Balls, Mini Balls, and Geometric Objects in Daily Life at Çatalhöyük.  In Changing Materialities at Çatalhöyük: reports from the 1995-99 seasons.  Ian Hodder (ed.), Chapter 6, p. 139-168. Çatalhöyük Project Volume 5.  McDonald Institute Monographs/British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara.

*Atalay, Sonya and Christine Hastorf  2005 Foodways at Çatalhöyük. In Çatalhöyük Perspectives: themes from the 1995-99 seasons.  Ian Hodder (ed.), Chapter 8, p.109-124.  Çatalhöyük Project Volume 6.  McDonald Institute Monographs/British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara.

 

Work forthcoming, in press, or in progress

*Atalay, Sonya (book manuscript in preparation) Braiding Knowledge: critical issues and future challenges in Transforming Scholarship. Submission date for external review: December 1, 2015.

*Atalay, Sonya (in press 2014) Clay Balls, Mini Balls, and Geometric Objects. In Substantive technologies at Çatalhöyük: reports from the 2000-2008 season, edited by Ian Hodder, Chapter 11. Çatalhöyük Project Volume 7.  McDonald Institute Monographs/British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara.

*Atalay, Sonya (in press 2014) Community-Based Archaeology at Çatalhöyük: Participatory planning in cultural tourism, heritage management, and community development. In Integrating Çatalhöyük: themes from the 2000-2008 season, edited by Ian Hodder,  Chapter 2. Çatalhöyük Project Volume 8.  McDonald Institute Monographs/British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara.

Academic Research Reports

Atalay, Sonya 2010 Community Based Research Project Report 2010. Çatalhöyük 2010 Archive Report, p. 165-176.   http://www.catalhoyuk.com/archive_reports/

Atalay, Sonya 2009 Clay Balls and Fire Installations. Çatalhöyük 2009 Archive Report, p. 111-113. http://www.catalhoyuk.com/downloads/Archive_Report_2009.pdf

Atalay, Sonya 2009  Building Sustainable Archaeology at Çatalhöyük. Çatalhöyük 2009 Archive Report, p. 168-174. http://www.catalhoyuk.com/downloads/Archive_Report_2009.pdf

Atalay, Sonya 2008 Community Archaeology Research. Çatalhöyük 2008 Archive Report, p. 286-288. http://www.catalhoyuk.com/downloads/Archive_Report_2008.pdf

Atalay, Sonya 2006 Community Archaeology. Çatalhöyük 2006 Archive Report, p. 362-375. http://www.catalhoyuk.com/downloads/Archive_Report_2006.pdf

Atalay, Sonya 2004 Clay Balls and Geometric Shapes. Çatalhöyük 2004 Archive Report. http://www.catalhoyuk.com/archive_reports/2004/index.html

Atalay, Sonya 2001 BACH Area Clay balls, Mini balls and Geometric Objects. Çatalhöyük 2001 Archive Report. http://www.catalhoyuk.com/archive_reports/2001/ar01_13.html

Atalay, Sonya 2000 Tracing the Hermeneutic Circle in the Analysis of Clay Balls and Objects. Çatalhöyük 2000 Archive Report. http://www.catalhoyuk.com/archive_reports/2000/ar00_15.html

Atalay (Suponcic), Sonya 1999 Clays, Clay Balls, and other Clay Objects. Çatalhöyük 1999 Archive Report http://www.catalhoyuk.com/archive_reports/1999/ar99_16.html

Atalay (Suponcic), Sonya 1998 Clay Ball Archive Report 1998. Çatalhöyük Archive Report. http://www.catalhoyuk.com/archive_reports/1998/ar98_16.html

Community Research Reports

Atalay, Sonya  2010  Çatalhöyük Community Research Newsletter: Çatalhöyük’s Value as a potential World Heritage Site. (Published a Turkish and English version for local distribution in 5 villages)

Atalay, Sonya  2010  Çatalhöyük Community Research Comic Series: Impacts of  being a World Heritage Site. (Turkish and English version for local distribution in 5 villages)

Atalay, Sonya 2009 Çatalhöyük Community Research Newsletter: Laboratory Analysis and Excavation Research at Çatalhöyük. (Turkish and English version for local distribution in 5 villages)

Atalay, Sonya 2009 Çatalhöyük Community Research Comic Series: Çatalhöyük’s Future – Site Management, Protection, and Development. (Turkish and English version for local distribution in 5 villages)

Atalay, Sonya 2008 Çatalhöyük Community Research Newsletter: Laboratory Analysis at Çatalhöyük. (Turkish and English version for local distribution in 3 villages)

Atalay, Sonya 2008 Çatalhöyük Community Research Comic Series: Methods of Excavation and Analysis used at Çatalhöyük. (Turkish and English version for local distribution in 3 villages)

Atalay, Sonya 2006 Çatalhöyük Community Research Comic Series: What is Çatalhöyük? (Turkish and English version for local distribution in 3 villages)

Book and Research Reviews

Atalay, Sonya 2012 SHARE(ing) the Benefits of Anthropological Research. Public Anthropology Review Essays. American Anthropologist 114(1): 141-142.

Atalay, Sonya  2009 Review of Collaboration in Archaeology Practice: Engaging Descendant Communities edited by Chip Colwell- Chanthaphonh and T. J. Ferguson. AltaMira Press, 2008 for Museum Anthropology 32(2):1-3.