[URBANTH-L]2009 Heritage Ethnography Fieldschool, Mexico

Sarah Taylor sarah at osea-cite.org
Thu Jan 29 17:33:49 EST 2009

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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
 ·           Art Exhibitions and Ethnographic Installation
 ·           Maya Forms of Health & Healing 
 ·           Environmental Heritage

Students enroll in two courses and receive 8 credits in Anthropology:
"Anthropology Seminar in Heritage Issues"
"Ethnographic Research & Field Work Practicum"
Program includes intensive training in spoken Yucatec Maya language for
ethnographic field work 
osea Program Fees include:
Direct Enrollment with Accredited  University Transcript
Food & Lodging, Homestays with Maya families in Pisté
Local Field Trips to Chichén Itzá, Ek Balam, Yaxuna, Cenote Xtohil, & jungle
Mid-Program Break (4-night/5 day) to allow participants free-time to explore
Yucatán on their own (not included in program fees).

 Students can use their state and federal financial aid for OSEA Programs

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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