Topic ID #42186 - posted 2/26/2020 11:00 AM

2020 Field School at Spiro, Oklahoma


2020 OU Archaeological Field School

The 2020 OU Archaeological Field School will be conducted in Eastern Oklahoma at or near the site of Spiro*.  The project will teach students how to conduct archaeological excavations and to analyze the artifacts and students will earn 8 credit hours. This work is part of an effort to learn more about life at Spiro.

Craig Mound at Spiro

Classes: ANTH 3930 (5 credit hours) and ANTH 3933 (3 credit hours).

Dates: May 11 to June 12 for the field portion of the class in eastern Oklahoma and June 15 to July 3 for the lab portion of the class in Norman.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission and must be 18 years of age or older by May 11, 2020 (as a requirement of the dorms we are staying in).  Application deadline was March 13. But there are still spots open and applications will be accepted until we are full. See the web site for the application.

Eligibility: This class is open to any undergraduate students that are 18 years or older as of May 11, 2020.  In case we receive more applications than there are spots, preferences will be given to OU students and to students who will enroll in both parts.

For more information and for the application, visit the project web page at

Direct questions to Patrick Livingood at


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