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Interdisciplinary Field Study Abroad

Open School of Ethnography and Anthropology (OSEA)
Quetzil Castaneda
2244 Martha Street
Bloomington, IN  47408
Int'l Phone: 352 870 8878
E-Mail:
Site:
Western Hemisphere: Mexico: Chichen Itza, Mexico: Merida, Mexico: Piste


Host Inst.: OSEA -- Open School of Ethnography and Anthropology

Dates: June to August, variable dates

Subject: Alternative medicine, Anthropology, Applied arts, Ethnography, Field study, Gender studies, Historical preservation and restoration, Independent study, Mayan languages, Mayan studies, Mexican studies, Midwifery, Photography, Spanish language, Traditional medicine

Eligibility:
Level: Sophs, Jrs, Srs, Grads, Adults, Teachers, Professionals
Requires: 2.40 GPA, Spanish; coursework in anthropology or other humanities, social sciences
Age Min: 18

Credit:
Undergrad Credit: Avail
Undergrad: variable. 6 to 8 credits
Grad Credit: Avail
Grad: variable 6 to 8 credits
Transfer Credit Through: Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan
Document Awarded: transcript

Cost:
Overall Program Costs: variable based on program.
Cost Include: excursions, fees, housing included, some meals, tuition
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: $2,500 to $5,000 not incl intl travel

Instruction:
Instruction Language: English, Mayan, Spanish
Format: Directed field study, Independent study format, Internship, Lab, Lang study, Lecture, Practical training, Seminar, Study tour, Volunteer svc, Workshop
Students: mainly US

Housing:
Housing Arrangement: Arr by pgm
Housing Type: homestays, hotels, pensions
Other Housing: homestay is typical for most programs, with optional lodging in family run posadas

Deadline: January 10 Early Decision deadline, variable program deadlines

Other Info:
Orientation Location: in US & abroad
Orientation Description: Video-conference March 5, follow up April 20, and on-site on arrival
Activities: cultural events activity, excursions activity, field trips activity, pgm travel activity
Misc: Visual Ethnography & Documentary, Maya Health & Healing, Ethnography Training, Maya Language, Intensive Spanish, Tourism
Financial Aid: scholarships, work-study
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