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Feb
20
Wed
Summer 2019 OSEA Ethnography Field School in México
Feb 20 all-day

Summer 2019 OSEA Ethnography Field School in México

 

Six Week Program:  June 2 to July 13: http://www.osea-cite.org/program/ethnography_overview.php

Four Week 1:  June 2 to June 29

Four Week  2: June 16 to July 13

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OSEA Maya Language Immersion, FLAS Eligible

 

OSEA Intensive Spanish

 

Where:   Chichén Itzá, Yucatán México

 

Enrollment & Applications: http://www.osea-cite.org/apply/application.php

  • Enrollment Opens Dec. 10 2018
  • Early Enrollment by Jan 20, 2019, $300 discount
  • Regular Enrollment by February 20, 2019

 

Students learn to do ethnography, while conducting individual or team projects on:

  • Archaeological ethnography — life histories of Maya who lived in Chichén Itzá
  • Tourism Ethnography — Studying tourist experience
  • Gender Studies — Maya sexualities, dating & concepts of self & person
  • Globalization — Maya subcultures, youth
  • Visual ethnography — photographic ethnography of Maya art, everyday life
  • Heritage Studies — Maya concepts of ruins, politics of the past as commodity
  • Anthropology of Food — identity through diet/food in globalized cultures
  • Medical Anthropology — illness narratives, healing, suffering, Self
  • Economic Anthropology — gendered strategies & visions of life success

 

Visit www.osea-cite.org for program details

 

Mar
1
Fri
2019 International Field School on Site Formation, Stratigraphy, and Geoarchaeology in the Athenian Agora
Mar 1 all-day

International Field School on Site Formation, Stratigraphy, and Geoarchaeology in the Athenian Agora

 

Deadline: March 1, 2019

 

The Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science (ASCSA) in collaboration with the ASCSA Excavations at the Athenian Agora offers a full week-long Field School on Site Formation, Stratigraphy, and Geoarchaeology in the Athenian Agora. Dr. Panagiotis (Takis) Karkanas, director of the Wiener Laboratory and Paul Goldberg, Professorial Research Fellow University of Wollongong, will supervise the intensive field school. Registered students will be involved in interdisciplinary field research in the Athenian Agora primarily focused on archaeological context, geoarchaeology, and material sciences. Through field observations, laboratory analysis, and lectures, the students will receive instruction in the study and analysis of archaeological sediments and deposits, as well as gain experience in the recording of stratigraphy, and the understanding site formation processes. A maximum of 12 students will be accepted for the course. Preference is given to advanced students and post-docs with a background in archaeology, and preferably some exposure to the natural sciences as well.

The cost for Room and Board is 300 euros for the entire week. Travel costs to Greece and to the site are not included.

The course will take place from June 2 to 8, 2019. Applications should be submitted no later than 1st March via the online application form: https://ascsa.submittable.com/submit/127620/international-field-school-on-site-formation-stratigraphy-and-geoarchaeology-in

Application materials include one paragraph explaining why the candidate is interested in participating in the course, a CV, a list of grades (unofficial transcript), and names and email addresses of two referees.

Participants who successfully complete the course of instruction will receive a certificate detailing the content of the field school.

Textbooks: Reconstructing Archaeological sites 2019 by Panagiotis Karkanas and Paul Goldberg (Wiley Blackwell), Practical and Theoretical Geoarchaeology 2006 by Paul Goldberg and Richard I. Macphail (Blackwell) and Microarchaeology 2010 by Stephen Weiner (Cambridge University Press).

A syllabus will be emailed 3 weeks before the start of the field school.

For further information or questions, please contact Dr. Panagiotis (Takis) Karkanas at  [email protected].

2019 UVic Archaeology Field School in Barkley Sound
Mar 1 all-day

Applications accepted now

Dates: July 1st – August 9th, 2019
Credits: two 1.5-credit courses (ANTH 343 & 344)
Application deadline: March 1st, 2019

6 weeks – 2 courses – 3 UVic credits

UVic Archaeology field school in Barkley Sound is a six-week field school hosted by the UVic Department of Anthropology and the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre on southwestern Vancouver Island. The field school takes place in the lands and territories of two neighbouring Nuu-chah-nulth Nations, Tseshaht and Huu-ay-aht.

The first four days of the field school will be based in Victoria followed by two and a half weeks of remote camp-based fieldwork in Tseshaht First Nation territories in the Broken Group Islands in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. The final 3-weeks of the course will be spent in Huu-ay-aht First Nation territory at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (a UVic supported teaching and research facility in Barkley Sound) where students will conduct laboratory analyses and prepare written research reports on recovered archaeological material. This course will be an immersive 6-week field experience (including hiking, camping, and boat travel) and require full days and dedicated teamwork.

For more information, please visit the field school blog here.

Information on how to apply here: https://onlineacademiccommunity.uvic.ca/coastalfieldarch/apply-to-the-field-school/