[URBANTH-L] Ethnography Field School in Yucatan, Mexico, May 17-July 4, 2009

quetzil castaneda quetzil at osea-cite.org
Tue Nov 11 00:52:00 EST 2008

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osea 2009   Heritage Ethnography Field School

7 WEEK PROGRAM: May 17 –   July 4, 2009,   Yucatán, Mexico
Based in Pisté and Maya Communities surrounding 
Chichén Itzá, One of the New Seven Wonders of the World

Students learn to design, conduct & complete 
independent & interdisciplinary research in areas of:
·            Art & Intangible Cultural Heritage
·            Archaeological Heritage
·            Ethnography of Archaeology
·            Tourism Development & Urbanism
·            Community Strategies of Tourism
·            Social History through Life Histories
·            Applied and Action Research
·            Maya Medicine, Health & Healing
·            Art Exhibitions and Ethnographic Installation
·            Visual Ethnography
·            Ecological Heritage

IDEAL For Undergraduates and Grad students in 
Tourism Studies, Latin American Studies, 
Anthropology, Culture and Communication, Cultural 
Studies, Media, Indigenous Peoples, Global Studies, Museum Studies

Students enroll in two courses and receive 8 credits in Anthropology:
“Anthropology Seminar in Heritage Issues”
“Ethnographic Research & Field Work Practicum”
Program includes training in spoken Yucatec Maya 
language for ethnographic field work

osea Program Fees include:
Direct Enrollment with Accredited  University 
Transcript from the Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan
Food & Lodging, Homestays with Maya families in Pisté, Yucatan, Mexico
Local Field Trips to Chichén Itzá, Ek Balam, 
Yaxuna, Cenote Xtohil, caves and other jungle sites
Mid-Program Break (4-night/5 day) to allow 
participants free-time to explore Yucatán on 
their own (not included in program fees).

Open to Undergraduates in sophomore year and 
higher, with any social science & humanities major
Open to Graduate Students in any social science and humanities fields.
~Minimum 1-year college-level Spanish
~GPA of 2.5 or higher

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