- ANTH 4350: Archaeological Field
and Laboratory Research.
Students participate in archaeological field research or conduct laboratory analysis of archaeological materials and data. Students work with faculty on archaeological research projects with a field or lab focus, depending on the project undertaken. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Prereq., instructor consent. Same as ANTH 5350.
Bluff Great House dig
Every summer the CU Department of Anthropology conducts an archaeological field school for interested undergraduate and graduate students. From 2002-2004, the field school was conducted in the Southwest. In the summers of 2005 through 2012, students set up camp on the Great Plains with Doug Bamforth.
Summer Archaeological Field School 2013: The 2013 Anthropology Department summer archaeological field school will focus on the Ceramic Period (AD 1 through 1500) occupation of the Pine Ridge area in northwestern Nebraska. The class will provide training in detailed archaeologicl site excavation and, depending on ongoing negotiations with local groups, site survey and recording. For review, a course syllabus and application are available.
The Southwest Archaeology Field School: this field school offers 6 semester hours of undergraduate or graduate instruction learning archaeological skills from a large, experienced staff. Catherine Cameron supervises research at Bluff, Utah and Stephen Lekson directs work at Cañada Alamosa, New Mexico. Cameron and Lekson each have over twenty-five years of experience in Southwestern archaeology, with fieldwork at Bluff since 1995 and at Cañada Alamosa since 1999.