Topic ID #42185 - posted 2/26/2020 5:24 AM

2020 Field School at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello


Monticello - University of Virginia

Archaeological Field School

The Archaeology of Chesapeake Slavery and Landscape

Anthropology 5589

Six-week session: June 1 - July 10, 2020

The Monticello-UVA Field School is an intensive six-week course in archaeological field and laboratory methods, offering six undergraduate or graduate credits through UVA's College of Arts and Sciences.  

The Field School offers unique opportunities to:

Participate in the entire archaeological research process, including survey, excavation, field recording, artifact processing, and analysis.

Interact with and learn from collaborating scholars in a variety of fields including digital archaeology, archaeological data analysis, palynology, paleoethnobotany, zooarchaeology, geoarchaeology, dendrochronology, forest ecology, and history.

Contribute to cutting-edge interdisciplinary research into the lost world of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Plantation.

Monticello will offer successful applicants half-tuition scholarships. Since space is limited to twelve students, please be sure to have all application materials submitted by deadline: April 6, 2020.

For more information, please visit Monticello’s website:


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