CLAS 349 Archaeology Fieldwork: Italy (3 credits)

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Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Classics : Field course offering an introduction to archaeological field methods and laboratory work, and discussion of theoretical interpretation of archaeological data in the context of an Italian archaeological site potentially across multiple time periods (prehistoric, pre-Roman, Roman, late antique and medieval). Taught in Italy.

Terms: Summer 2017

Instructors: Darian Totten (Summer)

  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

  • Taught in Italy during the summer. Course typically includes visits to cultural, historical or archaeological sites. Students are responsible for their own airfare to Italy.

  • There is a fee of $2591 for the McGill Salapia Field School in Italy associated with registration in CLAS 349. The fee includes shared apartment accommodation for groups of four students, meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner M-R and breakfast and lunch M-F), field tools and weekday transportation to and from the dig site. Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements to Puglia and travel insurance costs.