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osea 2010 – Heritage Ethnography Field School

7 WEEK PROGRAM: May 23 – July 10, 2010
Yucatán, Mexico

Based in Pisté and Maya Communities surrounding Chichén Itzá,

One of the New Seven Wonders of the World

Students do research on an issue they select according to their interests.  Possible areas of work include:

  • 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 Dzitnup, & jungle caves
  • 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

Program Requirements

  • 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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One Response to osea 2010 – Heritage Ethnography Field School

  • alireza araghieh says:

    I am a PhD
    condidate of curriculum studies in Iran.My
    thesis is about muliticultural curricullum with special focus on the
    place of the race in Iranian school curriculum.my method is ethnography .how sent article for you?