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ONTARIO FIELD SCHOOL 2016

Drop-in Info Session

INFORMATION SESSION POSTER

Date: Thursday, 4th February

and Friday 4th March 2016

Time: 3-4pm

Location: Life & Health Sciences Building-DNA C233

Please attend, ask questions and get informed!

 

Summer 2016 Ontario Field School

2 May to 10 June, 2016

Overview

Ontario Field School

Summer 2016 Field School

The 2016 Ontario Field School provides a focused and intensive
introduction to archaeological field methods, from Stage Two (field
survey) to Stage Three and Four (excavation). Our fieldwork is
supported by digital survey methods, GIS, and digital cartography,
which provides participants with learning opportunities in GIS and
Total Station survey. We will be working in the vicinity of
Peterborough, ON, and mainly, but not exclusively, concentrating our
activities on the further definition and excavation of both Historic and
Woodland-period settlement patterns. The program runs for six weeks, between 2 May and 10 June (Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm). This is a non-residential field school, although summer accommodation is available on the Trent University campus.

The short and medium range goals of the Field School Program are:

  1. to provide participants with the technical knowledge required to
    participate effectively on archaeological field survey
    and excavation methods in Ontario;
  2. to promote understanding of the Standards and Guidelines for Consultant Archaeologists (Ontario);
  3. develop participants' theoretical understanding of the role of archaeological fieldwork and its relationship to broader issues (First Nations and heritage rights, conservation, ethics, stake holder concerns; etc.); and
  4. build participants' respect and understanding of Ontario's archaeological heritage.

In all cases, the technical and practical work will be situated in an evolving problem-oriented framework, to which you are expected to contribute through the course.

Application Procedures for Trent Students

Complete and submit the Registration Form. There is a $250 CDN course fee in addition to tuition. Please submit this fee (cheque payable to Trent University Department of Anthropology) as your deposit when applying to the Field School.

Information for Non-Trent Students

We welcome students from other universities who wish to learn about archaeological field methods. If you are a non-Trent student wishing to take this course for credit, you will need to complete and submit one of your home institution's "Letter of Permission" (i.e., these are supplied by your home institution, not Trent) to enable this course to be used towards your degree requirements at your home university. If your institution requires a copy of the course description from the Trent University calendar, it is on page 23.

There is a $250 CDN course fee in addition to tuition. Please submit this fee (cheque payable to Trent University Department of Anthropology) as your deposit when applying to the Field School.

Course enrollment is by permission of instructor.

For further information please contact:

Course Director: Professor James Conolly
Department of Anthropology
Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario
K9L 0G2
http://www.trentu.ca/anthropology/conolly.php